New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1987

Author: R. S. Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Germinated grain : MALT
5. Kefauver : ESTES
10. Atlanta arena : OMNI
14. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
15. Pathetic : TEARY
16. Garish light : NEON
17. Musial's nickname : STANTHEMAN
19. Fix a leak : CALK
20. Parasol : SUNSHADE
21. Viva voce : ORALLY
23. Alpenstock's cousin : CANE
24. Mature : ADULT
25. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
28. Rain check of a sort : DAM
30. Suave : SLICK
33. Used a Baedeker : TOURED
35. World Series M.V.P.: 1975 : ROSE
37. Between phi and psi : CHI
38. Actress Velez : LUPE
39. Finished a nap : AWOKE
41. Hide : SKIN
42. Goddess of infatuation : ATE
43. Hydroplane : SKIM
44. Francis of films : ARLENE
46. Suit fabric : SERGE
48. Algonquian from Wis. : SAC
50. Peripheral : OUTER
51. Pancake : CREPE
53. " . . . a bug in ___" : ARUG
55. Pallas ___ : ATHENA
57. Rx person : DRUGGIST
61. Tab : CHIT
62. Branch Rickey's nickname : THEMAHATMA
64. Harold of old comics : TEEN
65. Finished 18, with "out" : HOLED
66. Chess piece : ROOK
67. Chesterfield : SOFA
68. Backbone : SPINE
69. Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
1. Congeries : MASS
2. Aleutian island : ATTU
3. Like Miniver Cheevy : LEAN
4. Two hundred : TENSCORE
5. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
6. Rated, at Flushing Meadows : SEEDED
7. Domesticated : TAME
8. Stat for Clemens : ERA
9. Vatican event : SYNOD
10. In the bullpen : ONCALL
11. Carl Hubbell nickname : MEALTICKET
12. Steelers' coach : NOLL
13. Very dark : INKY
18. Title for Macduff : THANE
22. Trojan horse, e.g. : RUSE
24. Murderous frenzy : AMOK
25. Paper size : ATLAS
26. U.S. 1 is one : ROUTE
27. Allie Reynolds's nickname : SUPERCHIEF
29. Fragrance : AROMA
31. Ridge or crest : CHINE
32. Pirates' slugger: 1946-53 : KINER
34. East Indian transport : DAK
36. One of seven : SEA
40. Sage : WISE
41. Lazy one : SLUGGARD
43. Gossip-column word : SEEN
45. Place for a niblick : ROUGH
47. New Orleans neighbor : GRETNA
49. Bizet opera : CARMEN
52. Primrose and bridle : PATHS
54. Skier's maneuver : RUADE
55. New Testament book : ACTS
56. Dr. Huxtable's son : THEO
57. Where heros are made : DELI
58. "And ___ . . . have not been idle": Russell : ITOO
59. Inversion problem : SMOG
60. Casino portion : TAKE
63. Flight on a shuttle : HOP

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