New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1987

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Benchley novel : JAWS
5. Harsh : ACERB
10. Levantine coffee cup : ZARF
14. He was: Lat. : ERAT
15. Kepi part : VISOR
16. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
17. Cause disappointment : STRIKEASOURNOTE
20. Vale of ___, near 71 Across : TEMPE
21. Hawks' arena : OMNI
22. Insect catcher : NET
23. Tyrrhenian Sea island : ELBA
26. Elway target : END
28. Certain estimates : BALLPARKFIGURES
36. Midianite ruler : EVI
37. Fabulist : LIAR
38. Silvery fish : SMELT
39. Beanie : DINK
41. Hills : MOTES
43. ___ spumante : ASTI
44. "___ Like It" : ASYOU
46. Scarf : SASH
47. High fashion : TON
48. Gambler's plunge : DOUBLEORNOTHING
52. Abstract being : ENS
53. The Cornish Wonder : OPIE
54. Sharp turn : ZIG
57. A-one : ACES
60. ___ salts : EPSOM
64. Avenges : EVENSUPTHESCORE
68. English river : NENE
69. Catfish : DORAD
70. Trammell of baseball : ALAN
71. Thessaly peak : OSSA
72. Georgian Aryan : OSSET
73. Sharp point : TINE
1. Rigoletto's forte : JEST
2. Prada offering : ARTE
3. Cordial : WARM
4. Leaflet-base appendage : STIPEL
5. Rosary bead : AVE
6. O.S.S. successor : CIA
7. He, in Taranto : ESSO
8. Space : ROOM
9. Sultanate in Borneo : BRUNEI
10. Buddhist sect : ZEN
11. Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
12. Lavabo : RITE
13. Trilbies : FEET
18. Japanese kombu ingredient : KELP
19. Annuli : RINGS
24. Oswego tea : BALM
25. Direction from Levine : ARIOSO
27. Defunct Russian parliament : DUMA
28. Father of King Hadad: Gen. 36:35 : BEDAD
29. Dispatch boat : AVISO
30. Great Wall town : LINYU
31. A U.N. member: Var. : KATAR
32. Raisin capital of the world : FRESNO
33. Remnants, in Roma : RESTI
34. Author of "The Augustan Ages" : ELTON
35. Bee bite : STING
40. Honshu port : KOBE
42. Kind of steward : SHOP
45. Cubiti : ULNAS
49. Portuguese dollar : ESCUDO
50. Rail supports : TIES
51. Swinger in the 40's : HEPCAT
54. Eastern Roman emperor : ZENO
55. He played Big Daddy : IVES
56. Roman family group : GENS
58. Poetry of a people : EPOS
59. Sights on the Atl. : STRS
61. One-man shows : SOLI
62. City having a casbah : ORAN
63. Ancient wall word : MENE
65. Teachers' org. : NEA
66. Have, in Haddington : HAE
67. N.Y.C. time zone : EDT

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