New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1987

Author:Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Welty's "___ Wedding" : DELTA
6. Not very bright : DIM
9. Floor, in Paris : ETAGE
14. French girlfriends : AMIES
15. Opposite of WNW : ESE
16. Grease jobs, for short : LUBES
17. The Big Apple, originally : DUTCHSETTLEMENT
20. Serves : HELPS
21. Stroll : AMBLE
22. Past or future : TENSE
24. Nothing : NIL
25. Commotion : TODO
26. Scrape : ERASE
30. Collection of Norse poems : EDDA
34. Ring name : ALI
35. Onset : START
36. Primp : PREEN
37. Big name in 17 Across : PETERSTUYVESANT
40. Conceits : IDEAS
41. Greek name for Greece : ELLAS
42. Be situated : LIE
43. Mandrels : RODS
44. Locust and loquat : TREES
45. North Sea feeder : TEES
46. Prefix for angle or pod : TRI
48. Declares : AVERS
50. Contradict : BELIE
52. Rival of Captain Absolute : ACRES
54. Records from Hudson to Koch : NEWYORKSHISTORY
59. Catkin : AMENT
60. Airport abbr. : ETA
61. Hogan's cousin : TEPEE
62. What some people storm : BARNS
63. Pile : NAP
64. Conform : ADAPT
1. Pop : DAD
2. Flightless bird : EMU
3. Sozzled : LIT
4. Craft: Comb. form : TECHNO
5. Residues : ASHES
6. Profound : DEEP
7. Adherents : ISTS
8. Choo Choo Coleman was one : MET
9. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
10. Glasses : TUMBLERS
11. First shepherd : ABEL
12. Hereditary unit : GENE
13. Sum, es, ___ : EST
18. Rains icy particles : SLEETS
19. Hugo work : LANE
22. "Holy" city : TOLEDO
23. Corrected copy : EDITED
25. An ungulate : TAPIR
27. Assessor : RATER
28. As ___ (usually) : ARULE
29. Mode : STYLE
31. Casino employee : DEALER
32. Gainsays : DENIES
33. Sweetens the pot : ANTES
35. Grads-to-be : SRS
36. Foot, to Fabius : PES
38. Town near Huntington, W. Va. : EASTLYNN
39. Italian artist: 16th century : VASARI
44. Row upon row : TIER
45. Tried : TESTED
47. Disorders : RIOTS
49. Goddess of the hearth : VESTA
50. Synagogue platform : BEMA
51. Pitcher : EWER
52. Movie dog : ASTA
53. Fellow : CHAP
54. Arrest : NAB
55. Knowledge : KEN
56. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
57. Tie fabric : REP
58. Thus far : YET

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