New York Times, Monday, November 9, 1987

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Spill the beans : BLAB
5. ___ California : ALTA
9. Michael Caine role : ALFIE
14. Theater section : LOGE
15. Char : SEAR
16. Bearings : MIENS
17. Spanish seaport : ADRA
18. Vocalized : SANG
19. Clumsy : INEPT
20. Very generous nature : HEARTOFGOLD
23. Calendar abbr. : TUE
24. Suffix with quack : ERY
25. Showy neckpieces : ASCOTS
27. Mississippi explorer : JOLIET
31. "The ___ Everything," 1959 film : BESTOF
33. Alter : AMEND
34. Land map : PLAT
35. Western campus : UCLA
38. Henpecks : NAGS
39. Plants' beginnings : SEEDS
40. Winter vehicle : SLED
41. Old tongue : ERSE
42. Gridiron play : PASS
43. Filmdom's Keaton : DIANE
44. Planets' paths : ORBITS
46. Long, narrow valley : CANYON
47. Ceiling beam : RAFTER
49. Eggs' companion : HAM
50. ___ at ease : ILL
51. Government leader : HEADOFSTATE
58. Winged : ALATE
60. Wheeler or Lahr : BERT
61. Saharan : ARID
62. Lexicons, e.g. : TOMES
63. Armbone : ULNA
64. Pealed : RANG
65. Facing Darling : ATBAT
66. Burger buyer : TEEN
67. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
1. Tasteless : BLAH
2. Miner's strike : LODE
3. Indian tourist city : AGRA
4. Yogi, e.g. : BEAR
5. Classify : ASSORT
6. Like elms in summer : LEAFY
7. Sharp flavor : TANG
8. Ex-constellation : ARGO
9. In the hub of : AMIDST
10. Writer Yutang : LIN
11. Weakness of character : FEETOFCLAY
12. Computer data : INPUT
13. Baritone Simon ___ : ESTES
21. ___ off (annoyed) : TEED
22. Endures : LASTS
26. "My ___ Rachel," 1952 film : COUSIN
27. Fonda or Wyman : JANE
28. The Tentmaker : OMAR
29. Butcher-shop items : LEGSOFLAMB
30. Envelope enclosure : INSERT
31. Sanctify : BLESS
32. Bridge at St. Louis : EADS
34. ___ moss : PEAT
36. Jay of comedy : LENO
37. Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
39. Steeple top : SPIRE
43. Coulee and Boulder : DAMS
45. Command : BEHEST
46. Loose garment : CAFTAN
47. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
48. Apportion : ALLOT
49. Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
52. Be adjacent to : ABUT
53. Remove : DELE
54. Home near Twelve Oaks : TARA
55. City on the Mures : ARAD
56. Singer Turner : TINA
57. Tense : EDGY
59. Social : TEA

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