New York Times, Wednesday, December 30, 1987

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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. Medicinal plant : ALOE
5. Psychic inits. : ESP
8. Ye olde gift ___ : SHOPPE
14. Self-reproachful one : REPENTER
16. Roma, to Cato : PATRIA
17. Beguile : ENTRANCE
18. Rubinstein and Bruckner : ANTONS
19. "___ was going to St. Ives" : ASI
20. Hesitating : PAUSING
22. A Ron in baseball : CEY
23. Region in Spain : LEON
25. Luges : SLEDS
26. Encountered : MET
27. Fit of pique : SNIT
29. Black bird : ANI
30. Baltic island : AERO
32. Map : CHART
34. Inclined : TENDED
36. Rankle : FESTER
39. Certain decrees : UKASES
40. Bivouac : ENCAMP
41. Lab tube : PIPET
43. Condition, in Cannes : ETAT
44. Grampus : ORC
45. Art ___ : DECO
48. Dudgeon : IRE
49. A Yugoslav : CROAT
51. Apiece : EACH
53. Where Lts. are made : OTC
54. Cowpoke's companion : PARDNER
56. Name meaning "high" : ELI
57. Baseball pitch : SLIDER
59. Irrationality : UNREASON
61. Other: Comb. form : HETERO
62. Shrink : CONTRACT
63. Refuge : ASYLUM
64. French connections : ETS
65. Broadhorns : ARKS
1. Of a region : AREAL
2. Parts of eyes : LENSES
3. Choice : OPTION
4. Poetic contraction : EER
5. Lab heaters : ETNAS
6. Laic : SECULAR
7. Gift : PRESENT
8. Durations : SPANS
9. Suspend : HANG
10. Famous Giant : OTT
11. Earnings from a sale : PROCEEDS
12. Me. symbol : PINETREE
13. This does it : EASY
15. Downy surface : NAP
21. March 15, in Italy : IDI
24. Wink : NICTATE
26. Sirenian seen off Fla. : MANATEE
28. Oates book : THEM
31. G.I. uniforms : ODS
33. French sculptor-painter: 1887-1966 : ARP
34. Ram : TUP
35. Made do, with "out" : EKED
36. Charge : FEE
37. Names : ENTITLES
38. Dearth : SCARCITY
41. Yield : PRODUCE
42. "___ tell a lie" : ICANNOT
44. Hockey great : ORR
46. Comedian from Yonkers : CAESAR
47. "A ten ___ scholar" : OCLOCK
49. Billiard shot : CAROM
50. Medricks : TERNS
52. Intimates : HINTS
53. Govt. safety agcy. : OSHA
54. Ill. city : PERU
55. Soak flax : RET
58. Actress Dolores ___ Rio : DEL
60. A neighbor of Scorpio : ARA

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