New York Times, Saturday, October 3, 1987

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Bean curd : TOFU
5. Molt : SHED
9. Tapered tuck : DART
13. Kind of corner : AMEN
14. Jinxes : HEXES
16. "Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
17. Parisian's bench : BANC
18. Ancient strongboxes : ARCAE
19. Not non compos mentis : SANE
20. Quota-shy output : UNDERPRODUCTION
23. Get regretful : RUE
24. Plaque target : MOLAR
25. Attention-attracting word : AHEM
27. K–O connection : LMN
28. Mountain cats : PUMAS
32. Saroyan boy : ARAM
33. Without a ___ (penniless) : SOU
34. Bucolic Greek region, in poesy : ARCADY
35. Confusion : DISORGANIZATION
38. Aphrodite's love : ADONIS
39. Rite response : IDO
40. As to : INRE
41. Choreographer Ruth St. ___ : DENIS
42. Top of a suit : ACE
43. Level : EVEN
44. "Hope of Heaven" novelist : OHARA
46. Loch ___, Scotland : AWE
47. Quidnunc's trait : INQUISITIVENESS
54. Highest intellect : NOUS
55. Digression : ASIDE
56. He was, to Horace : ERAT
57. Spiral : COIL
58. Hardy, in the Highlands : STOUR
59. Term of respect : SIRE
60. Ferber's Cap'n ___ : ANDY
61. Jillian and Reinking : ANNS
62. Clothes closer : SNAP
1. End of a Freud title : TABU
2. Japanese comic strip : OMAN
3. ___ off (repel) : FEND
4. With abruptness : UNCEREMONIOUSLY
5. Configuration : SHAPE
6. Münster mister : HERR
7. Ostracism of a sort : EXCOMMUNICATION
8. ___ one's feet (exhausted) : DEADON
9. Vandal's trait : DESTRUCTIVENESS
10. Russian range : ALAI
11. The Rhine, to Rocco : RENO
12. Coed, often : TEEN
15. Lac ___, Ont. : SEUL
21. Hot-toddy ingredient : RUM
22. "It's a Wonderful Life" film maker : CAPRA
25. Take for ___ (deceive) : ARIDE
26. Is wearing : HASON
27. Chilean river : LOA
29. Down East : MAINE
30. Festoon : ADORN
31. Since then, in Ayr : SYNE
32. Coarse fiber : ADAD
33. Hospital V.I.P.'s : SGS
34. Kind of dye : AZO
36. Hindu sage : RISHI
37. Orfe : IDE
42. Awn : ARISTA
43. Farm animal : EWE
45. Botanist Gray et al. : ASAS
46. States : AVERS
47. Peruvian of yore : INCA
48. Koestler's "Darkness at ___" : NOON
49. Tobacco chew : QUID
50. Norse goddess : IDUN
51. A Walton : ERIN
52. A Roosevelt : SARA
53. Perron part : STEP

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