New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1987

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Weaving machine : LOOM
5. Famed fabulist : AESOP
10. Honey bunch : BEES
14. Prefix for potent : OMNI
15. Serf : SLAVE
16. Home of the Jazz : UTAH
17. So-so school grades : CEES
18. Seized : TAKEN
19. Hindu teacher : GURU
20. Musician : INSTRUMENTALIST
23. Permit : LET
24. Fruit-flavored drink : ADE
25. Island east of Borneo : CELEBES
29. Self : EGO
30. High mountain : ALP
33. Choice : ELITE
34. Foot: Comb. form : PEDO
36. Wild plum : SLOE
37. Musician in the reed section : ALTOCLARINETIST
40. Withered : SERE
41. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
42. Indian princess : RANEE
43. Compass point : ENE
44. Political officeholders : INS
45. Climbers : SCALERS
47. Unit of work : ERG
48. Consumed : ATE
49. Musician in the brass section : SLIDETROMBONIST
58. Chinese dynasty : TANG
59. Of an hour : HORAL
60. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
61. ___ homo (behold the man) : ECCE
62. Raise one's spirits : ELATE
63. Line of juncture : SEAM
64. Decay through use : WEAR
65. Cozy places : NESTS
66. Wise : SAGE
1. Places : LOCI
2. Portent : OMEN
3. Units : ONES
4. Christmas decoration : MISTLETOE
5. Cunning : ASTUTE
6. Its capital was Susa : ELAM
7. Japanese beverage : SAKE
8. Baking chamber : OVEN
9. Five-sided building in Va. : PENTAGON
10. A signal horn : BUGLE
11. Small needle case : ETUI
12. Fall on deaf ___ : EARS
13. Closed : SHUT
21. Violin's precursor : REBEC
22. Fuss : ADO
25. Halt : CEASE
26. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
27. Metric liquid measure : LITRE
28. Boxes : SPARS
29. Blue-pencils : EDITS
30. Adjust : ALINE
31. Defeated contestant : LOSER
32. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
35. Period in history : ERA
36. Vapidity : STALENESS
38. Extend, as a hemline : LENGTHEN
39. Muse of poetry : ERATO
44. Anger : IRE
46. Wire ropes : CABLES
47. Lawn trimmer : EDGER
49. Fret : STEW
50. Nottingham product : LACE
51. Peruvian Indian : INCA
52. Romeo or Juliet : ROLE
53. Old Danish money : ORAS
54. Actor Dillon : MATT
55. Notion : IDEA
56. Unexpected obstacle : SNAG
57. Docile : TAME

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