New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, 1987

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Damp : MOIST
6. Bravura : DASH
10. Third man : ABEL
14. Goose genus : ANSER
15. Division word : INTO
16. Doll's word : MAMA
17. Pelt : STONE
18. Nova, e.g. : STAR
19. Writer Bagnold : ENID
20. "Let the prisoner come down," said Tom ___ : CONDESCENDINGLY
23. German river : EDER
24. 100-yr. period : CEN
25. Vidal novel : BURR
28. Plexus : RETE
30. Spare, e.g. : TIRE
34. Rosary bead : AVE
35. Boxer Max : BAER
36. Prepares steak : BROILS
38. "I'm wearing sneakers," said Tom ___ : SURREPTITIOUSLY
41. Skater Zayak : ELAINE
42. Kiss : BUSS
43. German article : EIN
44. Ampersands : ANDS
45. Saucy : PERT
46. Cut, old style : SNEE
47. Sculler : OAR
49. Unruly child : BRAT
51. "No ifs," said Tom ___ : UNCONDITIONALLY
59. Peruse : READ
60. "___ and a Woman" : AMAN
61. Fictitious name : ALIAS
62. Beach cover : SAND
63. ___ Noël : PERE
64. Holiday pie : MINCE
65. Fine ___ : ARTS
66. Dos chaser : TRES
67. Inscribe : ENTER
1. Opposite of fem. : MASC
2. Not fooled by : ONTO
3. "The heat ___" : ISON
4. Mailer : SENDER
5. Cornered : TREED
6. Prudent : DISCREET
7. Stake : ANTE
8. Position : STANCE
9. Vast number : HORDE
10. So be it! : AMEN
11. Gun sound : BANG
12. Actor Jannings : EMIL
13. Noblewoman : LADY
21. Tijuana blanket : SERAPE
22. Pop-song lead-ins : INTROS
25. Military station : BASE
26. Lobe in the mouth : UVULA
27. Showed again : RERAN
29. Fox or Crow : TRIBE
31. Chit : IOU
32. Gone up : RISEN
33. Miss ___ of "Dallas" : ELLIE
35. Robert Guillaume series : BENSON
36. Cafe : BISTRO
37. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
39. Exterminate : RID
40. Certain engines : TURBINES
45. Preliminary coat of paint : PRIMER
46. A Yalta conferee : STALIN
48. Conform : ADAPT
50. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
51. ___ Major : URSA
52. Close-by : NEAR
53. Whine : CANT
54. Race-track listings : ODDS
55. Darnel : TARE
56. Fuzz : LINT
57. Intertwine : LACE
58. North Sea feeder : YSER

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