New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1987

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Duration measure : TIME
5. Landed : ALIT
9. Hardwood tree : ASH
12. First man : ADAM
13. Spokes of a circle : RADII
15. Bar order : BEER
17. Oscar winner in "Sayonara" : REDBUTTONS
19. Soprano Eames : EMMA
20. Daub : SMEAR
21. Found : ESTABLISH
23. Despot : TSAR
25. Exist : ARE
26. Relating to mail : POSTAL
29. One-tenth: Comb. form : DECI
31. Part of a min. : SEC
34. Seed covering : ARIL
35. Beseech : PRAY
37. Wall Street term : NOPAR
39. Fonda's co-star in "Julia" : VANESSAREDGRAVE
42. Piano exercise : ETUDE
43. Yield : CEDE
44. Pulled : DREW
45. Since, in Savoie : DES
46. Barrel-bottom stuff : LEES
48. Takes sap from trees : BLEEDS
50. Friend, in Pau : AMI
51. Ending for old or young : STER
52. Star-shaped figure : PENTAGRAM
57. Marner's creator : ELIOT
61. Bad : EVIL
62. "I Am Woman" composer-singer : HELENREDDY
64. Brain tissue : TELA
65. Add up : TALLY
66. Mud puddle : SLOP
67. Thing, to Belli : RES
68. Distribute : DOLE
69. Withered : SERE
1. ___ and feathers : TARS
2. The same, to Severus : IDEM
3. Constructed : MADE
4. Fortified : EMBATTLED
5. Garfunkel : ART
6. Subsequently : LATER
7. Words exchanged at a wedding : IDOS
8. Color slightly : TINT
9. White poplar : ABELE
10. Half: Prefix : SEMI
11. Garment borders : HEMS
14. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
16. Cheer : RAH
18. ___ Major : URSA
22. Take with one : BRING
24. Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
26. Asphalted a road : PAVED
27. Speak pompously : ORATE
28. Cranial cavity : SINUS
29. Defies : DARES
30. Gazed upon : EYED
31. Extra tire : SPARE
32. Like chalets : EAVED
33. Worker gangs : CREWS
36. Running contest : RACE
38. Out of sequence : ORDERLESS
40. Ala. city : SELMA
41. Liability : DEBT
47. Figure in skating : EIGHT
49. Sly look : LEER
50. Book of maps : ATLAS
51. Sniff : SMELL
52. Favorite : PET
53. Always : EVER
54. World's longest river : NILE
55. Peruse : READ
56. Different: Comb. form : ALLO
58. Inactive : IDLE
59. Aroma : ODOR
60. Sort : TYPE
63. U.S. humorist : NYE

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