New York Times, Saturday, October 17, 1987

Author:Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 233 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sign of healing : SCAB
5. Soho cleaning woman : CHAR
9. Repaid : ATONED
11. University stints : THESES
13. Barley appendages : ARISTAE
14. Waist nipper : ELASTIC
16. Ripken or his son : BALTIMOREORIOLE
18. Lat. case : ABL
19. Calmed : SEDATED
20. Kin: Abbr. : REL
21. Thread of a narrative : CLEW
23. Pierre's soul : AME
24. Borough NNE of Pittsburgh : ETNA
25. Bowdler was one : EDITOR
28. An anagram for tapers : REPAST
31. Piquancy : NIP
32. La Brea pits' substance : TAR
33. A Louvre display : MONETS
36. Mountains, to Hawaiians : MAUNAS
39. Bene preceder : NOTA
40. Application : USE
42. Untermeyer book: Abbr. : ANTH
44. Teammate of Bill Terry : OTT
45. Property receiver : ALIENEE
49. Hallux : TOE
50. New England cell? : RHODEISLANDREDS
53. Transfers by leave : DEMISES
54. Enclosing frames : CASINGS
55. Gulch : RAVINE
56. Chaucer's infinite time : ETERNE
57. Saul's uncle and grandfather : NERS
58. Ancient town near Salerno : ELEA
1. Quieted : STILLED
2. Part of h.c.l. : COST
3. Those against : ANTIS
4. Former New York mayor : BEAME
5. Milne's "___ Marr" : CHLOE
6. Got intelligence : HEARD
7. American holly : ASSI
8. Lab vessels : RETORTS
9. Fit for plowing : ARABLE
10. E. Indian cedar : DEODAR
11. Broadway's Lara : TEETER
12. R.Carson's "___ Spring" : SILENT
13. Rhyme scheme : ABAC
15. He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
17. Eric Dickerson is one : RAM
22. "I ___ blaw about mysel'": Burns : WINNA
24. "To ___ little . . . ": R.L.S. : EARNA
26. When extra time is needed : TIE
27. Choose : OPT
29. Between zeta and theta : ETA
30. Gave de ___, French river : PAU
33. She might be superior : MOTHER
34. Seat : OTTOMAN
35. Switzerland, to René : SUISSE
36. Word for Ketcham's holy terror : MENACE
37. Fly's feeler : ANTENNA
38. Heavy, filling food, in Soho : STODGE
39. Norwegian fjord : NORD
41. French seasoning : SEL
43. Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
45. Norse gods : AESIR
46. Certain holdings : LIENS
47. Growing out of : ENATE
48. Lincoln's unpopular little cousin : EDSEL
51. Joint : DIVE
52. To laugh, in Rouen : RIRE

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