New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. First fratricide : CAIN
5. Musical family : BACHS
10. Japanese religious center : NARA
14. Actress Sommer : ELKE
15. Apportion : ALLOT
16. Victim of 1 Across : ABEL
17. Reclines : LIES
18. Free : LOOSE
19. Fervor : ZEAL
20. Leonardo masterpiece, with "The" : LASTSUPPER
22. ___ Moro, memorable Italian statesman : ALDO
23. Some M.I.T. grads : EES
24. ___ Diego : SAN
25. Offshore hazard : REEF
26. Written order : MANDATE
30. Parched : SERE
32. Expert : ACE
33. Telescope part : LENS
35. Wed : UNITE
39. Genesis place : THEGARDENOFEDEN
43. Meuse River city : SEDAN
44. Word with fatted or golden : CALF
45. Break a fast : EAT
46. A homophone for meat : METE
49. Newspaper V.I.P.'s : EDITORS
51. Rio Muni seaport : BATA
54. They, in Tours : ILS
56. West of Hollywood : MAE
57. Russian lake : ARAL
58. Occupants of 30 Across : ADAMANDEVE
63. Fire: Comb. form : IGNI
64. Furnish a new crew : REMAN
65. Christian and Abraham : ERAS
66. Third Gospel : LUKE
67. Biblical lyres : ASORS
68. Fixed amount : UNIT
69. Signet : SEAL
70. Plant support : STAKE
71. Wall word: Dan. 5:25 : MENE
1. Monastery part : CELL
2. Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
3. D.D.E.'s namesakes : IKES
4. Fitted together : NESTED
5. Staircase railing part : BALUSTER
6. Crooked : ALOP
7. Hoof sounds : CLOPS
8. Namesakes of a Hebrew prophet : HOSEAS
9. Tristram Shandy's creator : STERNE
10. Asch's "The ___" : NAZARENE
11. White poplar : ABELE
12. Peg Woffington's creator : READE
13. ___ a sudden (unexpectedly) : ALLOF
21. Liner's path : SEALANE
26. Tatamis : MATS
27. Yearn : ACHE
28. Want : NEED
29. Finis : END
31. Hoodlum : RUFFIAN
34. Dry, as wine : SEC
36. Idea: Comb. form : IDEO
37. Rent : TEAR
38. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
40. Teacher of Saul of Tarsus: Acts 22:3 : GAMALIEL
41. Scottish negative : NAE
42. "Mosses from an ___": Hawthorne : OLDMANSE
47. Coronets : TIARAS
48. Adjective for 1 Across : ELDEST
50. Hymn of praise to God : TEDEUM
51. Scoops : BAILS
52. Dispute : ARGUE
53. Japanese poem : TANKA
55. Islands north of Tonga : SAMOA
59. Second gospel : MARK
60. Sea bird : ERNE
61. Peacockish : VAIN
62. Ferrara name : ESTE

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