New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 1987

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Some August babies : LEOS
5. One kind of rain : ACID
9. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
13. Affirmation : OATH
14. Singer Patti : PAGE
15. G.I. therapy : REHAB
17. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
18. Last Stuart ruler : ANNE
19. Betel palm : ARECA
20. Ozzie Smith, for one : SHORTSTOP
22. Like a mad dog : RABID
23. Coach : TUTOR
24. Abandon a building : VACATE
25. Nautical direction : ABAFT
28. Send payment : REMIT
30. Broadway Joe : NAMATH
32. Rather or McGrew : DAN
33. Wearing brogans : SHOD
37. Artist's milieu : ATELIER
39. Give new form : RESHAPE
41. European blackbird : MERL
42. Actor Vigoda : ABE
44. Miner's tool : SHOVEL
45. Friable : CRISP
47. Good-night girl : IRENE
48. Hearsay : REPORT
52. Artfulness : CRAFT
54. Grass genus : AVENA
55. Cattle breed : SHORTHORN
59. Like some skirts : GORED
60. Strauss, the trousers maker : LEVI
61. Jai ___ : ALAI
62. Toast word : SKOAL
63. Is indebted : OWES
64. Singer Diamond : NEIL
65. German duck : ENTE
66. Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
67. Finished : DONE
1. She wrote "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : LOOS
2. "To ___ His Own," 1946 song : EACH
3. Preminger of filmdom : OTTO
4. Deficiency : SHORTFALL
5. "I like . . . women who have ___": Wilde : APAST
6. He knew Susie : CANTOR
7. Disregarded : IGNORED
8. Fathomless : DEEP
9. Noah's "port of call" : ARARAT
10. Glacial ice form : SERAC
11. Inge pooch : SHEBA
12. Implied : TACIT
16. Invited : BADE
21. ___-frutti : TUTTI
24. Wall climbers : VINES
25. Vietnam region: Var. : ANAM
26. Moderate : BATE
27. U.S. cit. : AMER
29. Deface : MAR
31. Courage : HEART
33. Steno's need, sometimes : SHORTHAND
34. Possess : HAVE
35. Door or road preceder : OPEN
36. Editor's notation : DELE
38. Brett stat. : RBI
40. Dress style : SHIFT
43. Shuns : ESCHEWS
45. Support : CRADLE
46. Documented : PROVEN
48. Riches' predecessor : RAGS
49. Bring to mind : EVOKE
50. Evita or Juan : PERON
51. ___ a time (singly) : ONEAT
53. Originate : ARISE
55. Gin flavoring : SLOE
56. Kitchen staple : OLEO
57. Downpour : RAIN
58. Cleo's river : NILE

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