New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1987

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Au, to chemists : GOLD
5. First woman governor : ROSS
9. At an angle : ATILT
14. An Iroquoian : ERIE
15. Dill herb : ANET
16. Entertainer Tucker : TANYA
17. November news : ELECTIONRETURNS
20. Repairs the lawn : RESOWS
21. Space agcy. : NASA
22. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
23. Caddoan Indian : REE
24. Orbit part : APSIS
26. Kind of lettuce : COS
29. Dutch commune : EDE
31. Confine a canary : ENCAGE
35. Sparked : ARCED
37. Number suffix : TEEN
40. "The Pearl of ___ Island": Stowe : ORRS
41. Political meeting : PARTYCONVENTION
44. Greenland town : ETAH
45. Stake : ANTE
46. Type of orange : OSAGE
47. Earth tones : SEPIAS
49. Sister : NUN
51. Draft initials : SSS
52. Bow or Barton : CLARA
55. So, to Burns : SAE
57. Air: Abbr. : ATM
60. Tattle : BLAB
61. Everglades birds : EGRETS
65. Declaration . . . leader : THOMASJEFFERSON
68. Mystic card : TAROT
69. Felipe of baseball : ALOU
70. Norwegian river : OTRA
71. Bouquet : AROMA
72. Foot part : HEEL
73. Noose : LOOP
1. Grandpa Walton : GEER
2. Heraldic band : ORLE
3. Whoppers : LIES
4. Ornamentation : DECOR
5. Elevated : RAISED
6. "Sail ___ Union . . . !" : ONO
7. Medicinal herb : SENNA
8. Thong : STRAP
9. Achieve : ATTAIN
10. Greek T : TAU
11. Concerning : INRE
12. Singer Loretta : LYNN
13. Russian news agency : TASS
18. Informal in taste : TWEEDY
19. Ancient Jewish sect member : ESSENE
25. Ayr natives : SCOTS
26. Hatteras et al. : CAPES
27. Declaim : ORATE
28. Fight : SCRAP
30. Collar or jacket : ETON
32. Solos : ARIAS
33. Quaffs for tars : GROGS
34. Serfs : ESNES
36. Moral : ETHIC
38. Suffix with persist : ENT
39. Level : EVEN
42. Memorable cellist : CASALS
43. Youthful period : NONAGE
48. Type of German silver : ALBATA
50. Beneficial : USEFUL
53. Indian prince : RAJAH
54. White poplar : ABELE
56. Flynn of films : ERROL
57. "___ boy!" : ATTA
58. "___ she blows!" : THAR
59. Hero of a Katz book : MORO
62. "___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
63. Corrida beast : TORO
64. Cinch : SNAP
66. Pop's mate : MOM
67. Opponent : FOE

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