New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1987

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Council : BOARD
6. Rearward, at sea : ABAFT
11. Squat : HUNKER
12. Relishes : SAVORS
14. Berlin song: 1929 : PUTTINONTHERITZ
17. Acrylic fabric : ORLON
18. Actress Kelton : PERT
19. To boot : MORE
20. Kind of sch. : PREP
21. Entreaties : PLEAS
22. A neighbor of Pa. : DEL
23. Nasser's realm : UAR
24. Ungainly : WEEDY
25. Kind of basket : BREAD
27. Bodily : PHYSICAL
29. The Last Frontier : ALASKA
30. Avowed : PROFESSED
32. Osmond and Dressler : MARIES
35. Smarty : WISEACRE
39. Plays the diaskeuast : EDITS
40. Presaged : BODED
41. Man and boy : HES
42. Clean up : MOP
43. Vixen teammate : COMET
44. Forfeiture : LOSS
45. Draft status : ONEA
47. Rehan and Huxtable : ADAS
48. "Le ___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
49. Freed-Brown song: 1929 : SINGININTHERAIN
52. Soap opera, e.g. : SERIAL
53. Atelier props : EASELS
54. Quotidian : DAILY
55. Sycamore, e.g. : PLANE
1. Servant's pantry : BUTLERY
2. Sitting pretty : ONTOP
3. Similar : AKIN
4. Actress Woods : REN
5. Kind of table : DROPLEAF
6. Wandering : ASTRAY
7. They replaced ticals : BAHTS
8. Mad. or Lex. : AVE
9. Shape : FORM
10. Vacuum tubes : TRIODES
11. "The Last ___": O'Connor : HURRAH
13. Unbroken series : STREAK
14. Infield fly : POPUP
15. Seamstress : NEEDLEWOMAN
16. F. Scott's wife : ZELDA
21. Rio Grande feeder : PECOS
24. Current conductors : WIRES
25. Let air out : BLEED
26. Ukrainian legislature : RADA
28. Rotisserie part : SPIT
29. Poise, for one : ASSET
31. Dodge : SIDESTEP
32. Office mail : MEMOS
33. Classical dreamboat : ADONIS
34. Came along nicely : RIPENED
36. Singing group : CHORALE
37. "The ___ silence": Shak. : RESTIS
38. Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
40. In person : BODILY
43. System of locks : CANAL
44. "The Millionairess" actress : LOREN
46. Tourist city in India : AGRA
48. City E of Phoenix : MESA
50. Clock numerals : III
51. Actor Linden : HAL

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