New York Times, Tuesday, December 22, 1987

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Enclose : CAGE
5. Roster : LIST
9. Roman emperor: 68-69 : GALBA
14. Kind of test : ORAL
15. Court name : ASHE
16. Mishmashes : OLIOS
17. ___ me tangere (hands off!) : NOLI
18. Erode : WEAR
19. Setting for "Rain" : SAMOA
20. Robert Donat film: 1939 : GOODBYEMRCHIPS
23. Electrical unit : AMPERE
24. Fictional Jane : EYRE
25. Novelist Levin : IRA
27. Maroon : ENISLE
32. Woven with ridges : WALED
36. Captures, as game : BAGS
39. Bender : TEAR
40. Film starring Gary Cooper: 1932 : AFAREWELLTOARMS
43. Moslem magistrate : CADI
44. Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
45. Accordion part : PLEAT
46. Meredith's "The ___ of Richard Feverel" : ORDEAL
48. Finial : EPI
50. Advantage : EDGE
53. State of lawlessness : ANOMIE
58. Dreyfuss-Mason film: 1977 : THEGOODBYEGIRL
62. Small cabaret : BOITE
63. Money in Milan : LIRE
64. ___ the finish : INAT
65. Omni or Kingdome : ARENA
66. Freeman's "Robert ___" : ELEE
67. Interdiction : VETO
68. Fortification : REDAN
69. European gulls : MEWS
70. Barbara or Anthony : EDEN
1. Cuban dance : CONGA
2. "___ Without Windows," 1964 song : AROOM
3. Lively dance : GALOP
4. Suppress, in a way : ELIDE
5. F. Lee Bailey, e.g. : LAWYER
6. "___ the Moon," 1953 song : ISEE
7. Abash : SHAME
8. English actress: 1847-1928 : TERRY
9. Land of plenty : GOSHEN
10. Jai ___ : ALAI
11. Flaccid : LIMP
12. Bronx cheers : BOOS
13. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
21. "The Bartered ___" : BRIDE
22. Arête : CREST
26. Fourth person : ABEL
28. Cit. of Padua : ITAL
29. Dry : SERE
30. Tibetan monk : LAMA
31. Once, once : ERST
32. City on the Brazos : WACO
33. Out yonder : AFAR
34. Star of "Shane" : LADD
35. Lake or canal : ERIE
37. October potable : ALE
38. Kind of club : GLEE
41. Ralph ___ Emerson : WALDO
42. Deem : OPINE
47. Sea between Greece and Turkey : AEGEAN
49. Earners : PAYEES
51. Jewish folklore figure : GOLEM
52. Roman official : EDILE
54. Pointed arch : OGIVE
55. Dug for coal : MINED
56. Incensed : IRATE
57. Singer John : ELTON
58. Sped : TORE
59. Sped : HIED
60. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
61. Concoct : BREW
62. Estop : BAR

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