New York Times, Thursday, November 26, 1987

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, 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. Square column : ANTA
5. Weaving defects : SCOBS
10. Spoil : MAR
13. Former Spanish coin : REAL
14. " . . . neither cast ye your ___ before swine": Matt. : PEARLS
15. Shoshonean : UTE
16. Holiday desserts : PUMPKINPIES
18. Havana Mrs. : SRA
19. Members of a fourth-century sect : ARIANS
20. White House nickname : RON
21. Suffix with axiom : ATIC
22. "La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
23. Dessert filling : MINCEMEAT
25. Gas: Comb. form : AERI
27. Not so bold : SHIER
28. Pierre's soul : AME
31. Pt. of Q&A : ANS
33. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
36. Thanksgiving tradition : FAMILYGATHERING
41. Zodiacal sign : LIBRA
42. French vineyard : CRU
43. Initials at Pensacola : NAS
44. Helping theorem : LEMMA
47. Prime for a crime : ABET
50. Thanksgiving sauce : CRANBERRY
53. Quoted : CITED
57. Mental vagueness : HAZE
58. Roman's 2001 : MMI
59. Biological hollow : AREOLA
60. G.I. address : APO
61. Main course on Thanksgiving : ROASTTURKEY
63. Err : SIN
64. ___-camp (military secretary) : AIDEDE
65. Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
66. Asner and Begley : EDS
67. Bamboo, e.g. : GRASS
68. Hebrew letter : AYIN
1. Hungarian hero : ARPAD
2. Nerve: Comb. form : NEURO
3. Native of Sri Lanka : TAMIL
4. Guanaco cousin : ALPACA
5. A mem. of Congress : SEN
6. Bay of Naples island : CAPRI
7. ___ Hound (Canis Major) : ORIONS
8. Whiten : BLENCH
9. Draft org. : SSS
10. Enlists as a private : MUSTERSIN
11. Entrance courts : ATRIA
12. Respond to a stimulus : REACT
14. Greek letters : PIS
17. Leg joint : KNEE
21. Eastern bigwig : AMEER
23. Chinese dynasty : MING
24. Gaelic country : EIRE
26. Skate, e.g. : RAY
28. Workers' gp. : AFL
29. Avril follower : MAI
30. Celebrates or proclaims : EMBLAZONS
32. Pouch : SAC
34. One ___ million : INA
35. "Thumbs down" letters : NGS
37. A Castle : IRENE
38. Elia : LAMB
39. Waiter's need : TRAY
40. Center of activity : HUB
45. Biographical item : MEMOIR
46. Fleet : ARMADA
48. Beige : ECRU
49. ___ del Fuego : TIERRA
50. Pursue : CHASE
51. Fast : RAPID
52. Loses a lap : RISES
54. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
55. See 33 Across : ELEMI
56. Israeli general : DAYAN
59. Ingested : ATE
61. Tatter : RAG
62. Thanksgiving scores: Abbr. : TDS

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