New York Times, Thursday, December 10, 1987

Author: Charlotte Shore
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smears : DAUBS
6. Tut's home : TOMB
10. Mosque minister : IMAM
14. Shoelace tip : AGLET
15. 20th-cen. calamity : WWII
16. Dayukku, for one : MEDE
17. Matthau-Jackson film : HOUSECALLS
19. Jewish month : ADAR
20. Hudson River city : TROY
21. German dramatist-critic: 1729-81 : LESSING
23. Action onstage during an ovation : BOWING
26. Hunt's partner : PECK
27. Miler Sebastian : COE
28. Word denoting excess : OVER
29. Ostrich's look-alike : EMU
31. Small monkey : TITI
33. Gov. or sen. : POL
34. Receive a benediction : KNEEL
36. Infamous collar item : RING
38. The cold shoulder : SILENTTREATMENT
42. Pedestal part : DADO
43. Breathing passage : SINUS
44. Do gardening : HOE
45. ___ contendere : NOLO
47. Nautical notes : LOG
48. Willing : GAME
49. Blue : SAD
51. Guitar's kin : LUTE
53. Was impassioned : EMOTED
55. Capital of Me. : AUGUSTA
57. Theme-dominated times : ERAS
58. Perfumery input : ODOR
59. Streisand-O'Neal film : WHATSUPDOC
64. Rialto light : NEON
65. A Hebrides island : IONA
66. Early American patriot : DEANE
67. Termination points : ENDS
68. Triangular structure : TENT
69. Broncos' QB : ELWAY
1. Lah-di-___ : DAH
2. Of yore : AGO
3. Eskimo's curved knife : ULU
4. Move : BESTIR
5. Area to the rear : STERN
6. P.G.A. champ: 1986 : TWAY
7. Temple athlete : OWL
8. ___-feuille (type of pastry) : MILLE
9. Halve : BISECT
10. "___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
11. City in SE Alberta : MEDICINEHAT
12. Hersey town : ADANO
13. On-ramp sign : MERGE
18. Convincing, polemically : COGENT
22. Circles around : SKIRTS
23. Conks : BOPS
24. Elliptical : OVOID
25. Fine! : WELLANDGOOD
26. Inane : PUERILE
30. Giants' successors : METS
32. Conway or Holt : TIM
34. Hummocks : KNOLLS
35. Jay of comedy : LENO
37. Fanciful being : GNOME
39. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
40. Boring tools : AUGERS
41. Emulated 6 Down, with "up" : TEED
46. Think faster : OUTWIT
48. Evangel : GOSPEL
49. River to the Rhone : SAONE
50. "The Ascent of F6" co-author : AUDEN
52. Western resort : TAHOE
54. Bea Arthur role : MAUDE
56. Vases : URNS
57. Suzette's state : ETAT
60. Actress Harding : ANN
61. Crow's cousin : DAW
62. Three ___ match : ONA
63. Baseballer Ron : CEY

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