New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1987

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Finishing nail : BRAD
5. Miles of jazz : DAVIS
10. Kind of prof : ASST
14. Elegance : LUXE
15. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
16. Tick's cousin : MITE
17. Industrialist von Skoda : EMIL
18. Shipworm : BORER
19. Danube hue : BLUE
20. Crawford-MacMurray film: 1943 : ABOVESUSPICION
23. Least feral : TAMEST
24. Military storehouse : ETAPE
25. 195 and 40 : RTES
27. Uhlan weapons : LANCES
31. Ichabod Crane's domain : CLASSROOM
36. Journalist I. F. : STONE
37. Nautical record : LOG
38. Done in : SLAIN
40. Heredity factor : DNA
41. Plumed bird : EGRET
44. Host of TV's "The Blue Angel": 1954 : ORSONBEAN
47. Emulates Silas Marner : WEAVES
49. Anagram for riot : TRIO
50. Berlin's "When ___ You" : ILOST
53. Three-horse Russian vehicle : TROIKA
57. Up for auction : UNDERTHEHAMMER
60. Patella site : KNEE
61. Clark Kent off screen : REEVE
62. Bathe : LAVE
63. Collar or jacket : ETON
64. Neatness : ORDER
65. Protection : EGIS
66. Former Wolverine coach : YOST
67. Deteriorates by use : WEARS
68. Yurt : TENT
1. Meadow sound : BLEAT
2. Hip-moving dance : RUMBA
3. Postulate : AXIOM
4. Helpful librarians : DELVERS
5. Dilettantes : DABSTERS
6. Baseball family name : ALOU
7. Merrill's milieu : VERSE
8. Bungling : INEPT
9. "Perils of Pauline" was one : SERIAL
10. Encompassing : AMBIENT
11. Farmland tower : SILO
12. Bedazzle : STUN
13. Ess follower : TEE
21. Superlative endings : ESTS
22. Apr. computers : CPAS
26. "Star Wars" captain : SOLO
28. Area ___ : CODE
29. City in Sicily : ENNA
30. Actor Connery : SEAN
31. Lower corner of a square sail : CLEW
32. Renoir's "Dans la ___" : LOGE
33. Pearl Mosque city : AGRA
34. It fits a thole : OAR
35. Aerosol output : MIST
39. Storms from the Arctic : NORTHERS
42. Obvious : EVIDENT
43. Prefix with scope : TELE
45. Early New Deal org. : NIRA
46. Small upswing on Wall Street : BOOMLET
48. Deep distress : SORROW
51. Metric measure : STERE
52. Gardner's "___ Calls It Murder" : THEDA
54. Likeness : IMAGE
55. Actor McCarthy : KEVIN
56. "There's no music in ___ . . . ": Ruskin : AREST
57. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
58. Avant-garde : NEOS
59. Green preceder : EVER
60. Cartoonist who created "Hazel" : KEY

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