New York Times, Friday, October 30, 1987

Author:Kathryn Righter
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Container : DISH
5. Collier's cooler : ALE
8. Unit in physics : ATOM
12. Provides : DISPENSES
14. Good reviews : RAVES
16. Excites curiosity : INTERESTS
17. Cardinal feature : CREST
18. Oeillade : OGLE
19. Memo : NOTE
20. Morgan, e.g. : HORSE
21. Owing : DUE
22. Calm : SERENE
24. Cicatrix : SCAR
25. Lamb product : ESSAY
27. Tendency : TREND
29. Vital statistic : AGE
30. Northern ___ (apples) : SPIES
32. Russian coins : RUBLES
34. Manner or mode : METHOD
36. Atoll material : CORALS
37. Allotment : RATION
38. Drawing room : SALON
39. Capital of medieval Armenia : ANI
40. Thornton ___ Wilder : NIVEN
42. Hotelkeeper Ritz : CESAR
46. Springsteen, to some : IDOL
48. Lesser Antilles Indians : CARIBS
50. Blue Eagle initials : NRA
51. Funny fellow from N.C. : SALES
53. ___ en scène : MISE
54. Viewed : SEEN
55. One of the Nereids : ERATO
56. Device for determining a vessel's speed : PATENTLOG
58. Idem : DITTO
59. Forever : ETERNALLY
60. Caliologist's concern : NEST
61. German article : DER
62. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Thingamajig : DINGUS
2. Agave fibers : ISTLES
3. Von ___, German count : SPEE
4. Ferlinghetti novel : HER
5. Mixed : ASSORTED
6. Gifts to the varsity : LETTERS
7. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
8. Coy : ARCH
9. Roots used in poi : TAROS
10. Type of bridge bid : OVERCALL
11. Communiqués : MESSAGES
12. Type of semiconductor : DIODE
13. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
15. Metric units : STERES
22. Suction device: Var. : SYPHON
23. Register : ENROL
26. Wine area of Italy : ASTI
28. Large red hogs : DUROCS
31. Greek architecture style : IONIC
33. Cause of distress : BANE
34. Chinese language : MANDARIN
35. Bleach : ETIOLATE
36. Small box for tea, etc. : CANISTER
37. Like rostrums : RAISED
38. Arrange in numerical order : SERIATE
41. Played the siren : VAMPED
43. Tackle-box items : SNELLS
44. Tiny open space : AREOLE
45. Tall and slender : RANGY
47. Baltic people : LETTS
49. Stube offering : BEER
52. A pollutant : SOOT
54. Reference mark : STAR
57. Santa Fe-to-Taos dir. : NNE

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