New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1987

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. City on the Truckee : RENO
5. British baby buggy : PRAM
9. Make reparation : ATONE
14. Zenith : APEX
15. Italian painter Guido ___ : RENI
16. Ceremonies : RITES
17. Sinewy : WIRY
18. Corrupt : EVIL
19. Mizzen and jib : SAILS
20. Flip-flop, geometrically? : COMEFULLCIRCLE
23. Pointed arch : OGEE
24. Hebrides island : IONA
25. Nanny, for one : REARER
28. Spoils : GOESBAD
32. Hodgepodges : OLIOS
33. Malt-liquor yeast : BARM
35. ___ carte : ALA
36. Flip-flop, in the dining room? : TURNTHETABLESON
40. Pindaric poem : ODE
41. Attention getter : AHEM
42. Actress Dunne : IRENE
43. Exhibit anew : RESTAGE
46. Conquers the Matterhorn : SCALES
47. Calla lily : ARUM
48. Waikiki wreaths : LEIS
49. Flip-flop, musically? : CHANGEONESTUNE
55. Fraught with peril : RISKY
56. Big top : TENT
57. Ready to be plucked : RIPE
59. "The Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
60. Detest : HATE
61. Ancient Italian town : ELEA
62. Civil War general : MEADE
63. Vending-machine feature : SLOT
64. Crystal gazer : SEER
1. Like a greenhorn : RAW
2. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
3. Infamous fiddler : NERO
4. Combination like "thundering silence" : OXYMORON
5. "Gentlemen ___ Blondes" : PREFER
6. Theatrical production : REVUE
7. Indigo : ANIL
8. Small weight : MILLIGRAM
9. Poisonous gas : ARSINE
10. Diadems : TIARAS
11. Auricular : OTIC
12. Gershwin's "Our ___" : NELL
13. To live, to Livy : ESSE
21. Void : EGEST
22. About four bushels, in England : COOMB
25. Whirlybird part : ROTOR
26. Dodge : ELUDE
27. Buenos ___ : AIRES
29. City on the Rhine : BASEL
30. Without peer : ALONE
31. Andersen and Borge : DANES
33. Job 40:15 beasts : BEHEMOTHS
34. Mischievous Olympian : ATE
37. Justice center, with "The" : HAGUE
38. On the up and up : LICIT
39. Signs of mistakes : ERASURES
44. Squiffed : TANKED
45. Gravy vessel : ARGYLE
46. Sonnet finish : SESTET
48. Slowly, to Solti : LENTO
49. Miler Steve : CRAM
50. Engage : HIRE
51. Largest of seven : ASIA
52. Best Actress: 1963 : NEAL
53. World's longest river : NILE
54. Fencing sword : EPEE
58. Site for a drum : EAR

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