New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1987

Author: Mary S. Snyder
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Kind of test : ACID
5. Boring people : DRAGS
10. "___ Musketeers" : THE3
14. Make a new chart : SORA
15. Plummer role : REMAP
16. ___ match (bad omen) : IAGO
17. Early animal conservationist : NOAH
18. " . . . get you ___ of horns": Shak. : APAIR
19. Level : EVEN
20. Velvet chaser : EEN
21. Kurt Weill work, with "The" : 3PENNYOPERA
23. Prefix for scope : WRITTEN
25. Egyptian king : SETI
26. Lion's share, usually : MOST
27. Ring-shaped object : RONDEL
31. " . . . can make ___" : ATREE
34. Kind of field : AIR
37. Begum's spouse : AGA
38. Hillock : MOUND
39. Hunters' org. : NRA
40. Card in a Yarborough : 3SPOT
42. Poet Hughes : ARF
43. Moat : TED
44. Indifferent : FOSSE
45. Examined closely : SIFTED
49. Family of a Japanese statesman : ITOS
51. Scope : AREA
53. Of heat : CALORIC
57. Site that caused fright : 3MILEISLAND
61. A Young Hickory : ONE
62. Tra-___ : POLK
63. Blanch : SCALD
64. Dogboat : SLED
65. Early physician : LUKE
66. Soho candle : TOLLY
67. Form of oinochoe : OLPE
68. Kind of book : YEAR
69. Matches a poker bet : STAYS
70. Ollas : POTS
1. As good ___ : ASNEW
2. Dove, e.g. : COOER
3. Khomeini is one : IRANI
4. Morse-code word : DAH
5. Lets fall carelessly : DRAPES
6. Sorry about that : REPENTANT
7. Galsworthy's "___ of Devon" : AMAN
8. Profits : GAINS
9. More agile : SPRYER
10. Foulard fastener : TIEPIN
11. Own : HAVE
12. Rome of Hungary : EGER
13. Rail : 3ONA
21. Kind of sloth : 3TOED
22. Penned : OTO
24. Fed. agents : TMEN
28. Dips bait lightly : DAPS
29. Parts of the psyche : EGOS
30. Deceased : LATE
31. Latin I verb : AMAS
32. Convex moldings : TORI
33. Bridge ploy : RUFF
35. Wrath : IRE
36. Thoroughly : RADICALLY
40. Treble : 3FOLD
41. Sandy's sound : SOSO
46. Loquacious one : TALKER
47. Prior, to Poe : ERE
48. Voltaire and Franklin, e.g. : DEISTS
50. Hume Cronyn's in-laws : TANDYS
52. Neckwear : ASCOT
54. Early Norse chieftain : ROLLO
55. Clumsy : INEPT
56. Conveys : CEDES
57. Having a triple thickness : 3PLY
58. Pout : MOUE
59. Author Chase : ILKA
60. Uno : LALA
64. Bribe : SOP

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