New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1987

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Copy, for short : STAT
5. Glacial leftover : SERAC
10. Kind of concert : POPS
14. Jason's ship : ARGO
15. Criminal's concern : ALIBI
16. Director Kazan : ELIA
17. Shaw opus : YOUNEVERCANTELL
20. One way to travel : STEERAGE
21. Golfer's coup : EAGLE
22. Some : ANY
23. Celt : GAEL
25. Unassuming : MODEST
29. Homer or Shakespeare : BARD
30. E.M.K. is one : DEM
33. Wading bird : IBIS
34. Conspiratorial group : CABAL
35. Vein contents : ORE
36. Shaw opus : TOOTRUETOBEGOOD
40. "Perfect" number : TEN
41. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
42. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
43. Compass pt. : SSE
44. Creditor's claim : LIEN
45. Maiden : DAMSEL
47. N.Y. heroes in 1986 : METS
48. A rel. : DAU
49. Poetic placement : TWEEN
52. Cake date : BIRTHDAY
57. Shaw opus : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
60. Viscount's superior : EARL
61. High-climbing vine : LIANE
62. Theater org. : ANTA
63. Sea eagle : ERNE
64. Golden Horde member : TATAR
65. Bring up : REAR
1. Pronounces : SAYS
2. Jog : TROT
3. Chills and fever : AGUE
4. Dial ___ : TONE
5. Scholar : SAVANT
6. Gray poem : ELEGY
7. To laugh, in Lyon : RIRE
8. First letters : ABC
9. Secret letters? : CIA
10. Flower part : PETAL
11. Designer Cassini : OLEG
12. Aspirin, e.g. : PILL
13. Shopper's special : SALE
18. Ages : ERAS
19. Tailor's tool : NEEDLE
23. Eva or Magda : GABOR
24. OPEC member : ARAB
25. Catchers' necessities : MITTS
26. Woodwind instruments : OBOES
27. A consort of Zeus : DIONE
28. Superlative suffix : EST
29. Stick for Ozawa : BATON
30. Entrances : DOORS
31. Wear : ERODE
32. Decoration for a G.I. : MEDAL
34. Surrenders : CEDES
37. Soften : RELENT
38. Entity : UNIT
39. Jewel : GEM
45. Less bright : DARKER
46. Anon., e.g. : AUTH
47. Actress Oberon : MERLE
48. Artemis, to a Roman : DIANA
49. Quaker word : THEE
50. Have on : WEAR
51. Merit : EARN
52. Licked : BEAT
53. White frost : HOAR
54. Cape Cod hill : DUNE
55. Charles's pooch : ASTA
56. Time span : YEAR
58. Short-order order : BLT
59. Creek : RIA

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