New York Times, Saturday, December 26, 1987

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Some residents of Iowa and Okla. : SACS
5. Dash : TEAR
9. More recherché : RARER
14. "___ the Roof," 1963 tune : UPON
15. Place of pasturage : ACRE
16. Avoid a formal wedding : ELOPE
17. San ___, Italy : REMO
18. Steep cliff : CRAG
19. Chimney channels : FLUES
20. Reason earnestly : EXPOSTULATE
23. $1,000: Slang : GEE
24. Case for needles : ETUI
25. Most comprehensive : LARGEST
27. Wernher ___ Braun : VON
29. Asset : PLUS
32. Recent: Prefix : NEO
33. Shoppe modifier : OLDE
35. Hyperbolize : EXAGGERATE
40. City of Victory : CAIRO
42. Border, to Brutus : ORA
43. Furnishings : DECOR
44. Annoy extremely : EXASPERATE
47. Heroin, to a narc : SCAG
48. Bohea or bancha : TEA
49. British nor'easter : HELM
51. French king: 888-98 : ODO
52. Become joyful : CHEERUP
56. A Cather biographer : EDEL
58. 'Neath's opposite : OER
59. Wipe out : EXTERMINATE
64. French revolutionary : MARAT
66. Co-Nobelist Metchnikoff: 1908 : ELIE
67. First name : ADAM
68. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
69. Control : REIN
70. Dub : TERM
71. Damascus locus : SYRIA
72. Cockle : OAST
73. Pronoun for the Andrea Doria : ESSA
1. Inevitable : SURE
2. Pinnacle : APEX
3. Surveys : COMPENDIA
4. Treat with disdain : SNOOT
5. Sensed by touch : TACTILE
6. Curtain color : ECRU
7. Oxianus Lacus : ARAL
8. Majestic : REGAL
9. Arbitrated : REFEREED
10. "___ is gas and gaiters": Dickens : ALL
11. Makeup : ROUGE
12. Dueling swords : EPEES
13. Adjusted a clock : RESET
21. Eat late : SUP
22. Chinese dynasty : TANG
26. Skirt panels : GORES
27. Sotto ___ : VOCE
28. Asian evergreen : OLAX
30. Calpurnia was one : UXOR
31. Lamb's Mrs. ___ Battle : SARAH
34. First, in Frankfurt : ERSTE
36. Corral exit : GATE
37. Awards : ACCOLADES
38. Spadefoot : TOAD
39. "Tantum ___," hymn section : ERGO
41. "H.M.S. Pinafore," e.g. : OPERETTA
45. Waters of the Seine : EAUX
46. Krypton, for one : ELEMENT
50. Nero's 1501 : MDI
52. Perry's kinfolk : COMOS
53. Intoxicating : HEADY
54. Boo-boo : ERROR
55. Feather: Comb. form : PTERO
57. Maternally akin : ENATE
60. Ancient city in S Italy : ELEA
61. Social reformer Jacob : RIIS
62. Salts : TARS
63. Madame Bovary : EMMA
65. Black cuckoo : ANI

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