New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1987

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mexican sandwich : TACO
5. Dog's bane : FLEA
9. Escape : ELUDE
14. Payment for Charon : OBOL
15. Mislaid : LOST
16. Venerable, to Virgil : CANUS
17. Scram : HEADFORTHEHILLS
20. Changed : ALTERED
21. Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
22. Canadian export : ALE
23. American thrush : VEERY
24. Title for Emma Bovary : MME
25. Ballet bird : SWAN
26. Feminine suffix : ESS
27. Balletic knee bend : PLIE
29. Actress Woodard : ALFRE
30. Patron saint of cripples : GILES
32. Obscures : CLOUDS
33. Deeply : HEADOVERHEELS
36. Hawed's partner : HEMMED
37. Dissolute dandies : ROUES
38. Photographer Diane : ARBUS
39. Stop up : CLOG
40. Target of Philip Wylie : MOM
43. "South Pacific" ingenue : LIAT
44. Campanella or Rogers : ROY
45. Bakery bonus : AROMA
47. Orch. section : STR
48. Court follower : IER
49. Ebbs : RECEDES
51. Scram : TAKETOONESHEELS
54. S-shaped moldings : OGEES
55. Famous sister ship : NINA
56. "Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
57. TV actress Volz : NEDRA
58. Ben Adhem : ABOU
59. Fast fliers : SSTS
1. Start of a Hemingway title : TOHAVE
2. White poplars : ABELES
3. "The Dam Busters" composer : COATES
4. More antiquated : OLDER
5. Drifting sea ice : FLOE
6. Mountbatten, for one : LORD
7. Superlative finish : EST
8. Awaiting visitors : ATHOME
9. Alpine sound : ECHO
10. Chou En-___ : LAI
11. Illicit : UNLAWFUL
12. Blockheads : DULLARDS
13. Ancient group of mystics : ESSENES
18. Use a spider : FRY
19. Night before : EVE
24. Penurious : MISERLY
25. Wild plums : SLOES
27. Walk wearily : PLOD
28. O.T. book : LEV
29. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
30. Entire range : GAMUT
31. March 15, e.g. : IDES
32. Puff : CHUG
33. Birthright : HERITAGE
34. Started out : EMBARKED
35. Kanga's baby : ROO
36. U.S. fashion designer : HALSTON
39. Type of cigar : CORONA
40. Paragons : MODELS
41. Egg concoction : OMELET
42. The common people : MASSES
44. Auto maker's monogram : REO
45. "___ Du Lieber . . . " : ACH
46. Exudes fumes : REEKS
48. TV's "___ Living" : ITSA
49. Gambler's town : RENO
50. A son of Isaac : ESAU
52. Ending for auction : EER
53. Projecting end : NIB

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