New York Times, Tuesday, December 15, 1987

Author:William Lutwiniak
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
William Lutwiniak has 189 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Open somewhat : AJAR
5. Twinklers : STARS
10. Pequod's skipper : AHAB
14. No great shakes : SOSO
15. Martinique peak : PELEE
16. Pram pusher : NANA
17. First change to 35 Across : THEBILLOFRIGHTS
20. Memorabilia : ANA
21. Count calories : DIET
22. Bribe : GREASE
23. Ditty : SONG
24. Chicago gridder : BEAR
25. Actress McDaniel : HATTIE
28. Verve : ELAN
29. Sch.-zone sign : SLO
32. Bitter : ACRID
33. Briefed : INON
34. Manifestation : SHOW
35. Masterpiece of 1787 : THECONSTITUTION
38. Wales's floral emblem : LEEK
39. Corrida kudos : OLES
40. T.L.C. maven : NURSE
41. Strange : ODD
42. Say it is so : AVER
43. Squabble : BICKER
44. Chafe : FRET
45. Baseball's Connie : MACK
46. Warning of yore : ALARUM
49. Bit of ice : CUBE
50. Song introduced in "Sunny" : WHO
53. Day to celebrate 17 Across : DECEMBERFIFTEEN
56. Roy's wife : DALE
57. Raise the spirits : ELATE
58. Extremely : VERY
59. Pitcher Chandler : SPUD
60. Unbending : RIGID
61. Summit : APEX
1. Nick and Nora's pooch : ASTA
2. A Barrymore : JOHN
3. On the Aegean : ASEA
4. Burgle : ROB
5. Carpentry groove : SPLINE
6. Part of A.T.&T. : TELEG
7. Heaps : ALOT
8. Ump's cousin : REF
9. "___ York," 1941 movie : SERGEANT
10. Wrath : ANGER
11. Guffaw : HAHA
12. Certain colonists : ANTS
13. Diamond feature : BASE
18. A Broadway hit: 1966 : IDOIDO
19. Ex-shahdom : IRAN
23. Cudgel : STICK
24. City on the Loire : BLOIS
25. Creator of "Little Iodine" : HATLO
26. Throbbed : ACHED
27. At bay : TREED
28. Inscribe : ENTER
29. Goldbrick : SHIRK
30. At large : LOOSE
31. Person of property : OWNER
33. Key : ISLET
34. Adhered : STUCK
36. Election time : NOVEMBER
37. Halloween beneficiary : UNICEF
42. Cuckoopint : ARUM
43. Handled tenderly; humored : BABIED
44. Unbound : FREED
45. Civilian wear : MUFTI
46. Amplifies : ADDS
47. Vault : LEAP
48. Rights org. : ACLU
49. Rugged rock : CRAG
50. Cry : WEEP
51. On earth : HERE
52. Gemstone : ONYX
54. Inventor Whitney : ELI
55. U.S. dam complex : TVA

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