New York Times, Wednesday, November 18, 1987

Author: Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Beach toy : PAIL
5. Small children : TADS
9. ___ Dame : NOTRE
14. Piedmontese commune : ASTI
15. "___ penny, two a . . . " : ONEA
16. N.Y. city : OLEAN
17. Page : LEAF
18. Kind of skirt : MINI
19. English woodland : WEALD
20. Capital of Ore. : SALEM
22. Distance: Comb. form : TEL
23. Fire-fighting needs : HOSES
24. Board game : SCRABBLE
27. Bakers' products : LOAVES
29. Sculler's implement : OAR
30. Filing aid : TAB
33. Ardent : FERVID
34. Team game : BASEBALL
36. Fits to ___ : ATEE
37. Friendly touch : PAT
38. Competent : ABLE
39. Parlor game : CHARADES
42. Susan Jaffe's milieu : BALLET
44. Poet Hughes : TED
45. Sword's superior : PEN
46. Race horse that has not won : MAIDEN
47. Card game : PINOCHLE
49. Interval : SPACE
53. Circle part : ARC
54. Ana or Barbara : SANTA
58. ___ cotta : TERRA
59. Colt's mother : MARE
61. Equipment : GEAR
62. " . . . a man without ___": Campbell : ATEAR
63. Handy abbr. : ETAL
64. Delicate fabric : LACE
65. Light rays : BEAMS
66. Appear : SEEM
67. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
1. Buddies : PALS
2. On the deep : ASEA
3. Verdi was one: Abbr. : ITAL
4. Swimming guard : LIFESAVER
5. Sawyer or Seaver : TOM
6. Loos and O'Day : ANITAS
7. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
8. Opposite of a stinkpot : SAILBOAT
9. Not at any place : NOWHERE
10. Spread of a sort : OLEO
11. Social affairs : TEAS
12. Respiratory sound : RALE
13. Purposes : ENDS
21. Twice DLIII : MCVI
25. Stop signal : RED
26. ___ Palmas : LAS
27. River in Hades : LETHE
28. Mountain nymph : OREAD
30. Postpone : TABLE
31. He took Ticonderoga : ALLEN
32. Fruit decay : BLET
33. The real thing : FACT
34. Kind of relief : BAS
35. U.S. bird : BALDEAGLE
37. Elia and Carroll : PENNAMES
40. Is suddenly seen : APPEARS
41. The gods, to Cicero : DEI
42. Scrooge's word : BAH
43. Is unwell : AILS
46. Canadian physician-poet : MCCRAE
48. Imitate Demosthenes : ORATE
49. Wild try : STAB
50. Rose or Rozelle : PETE
51. Vicinity : AREA
52. Study hard : CRAM
55. In the neighborhood : NEAR
56. Cantina fare : TACO
57. Olympian hawk : ARES
60. Shade tree : ELM

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