New York Times, Wednesday, December 9, 1987

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Yellow stone : TOPAZ
6. Grease : LARD
10. Shear : CLIP
14. Dumbfound : AMAZE
15. Jug : EWER
16. Storyteller's material : LORE
17. St.-John's-bread : CAROB
18. Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
19. " . . . the playing fields of ___" : ETON
20. Knotty : KNARRED
22. Wind instrument : OCARINA
24. Mole's prey : EARTHWORM
26. Lily of opera : PONS
29. ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
30. Furors : TODOS
34. Spanish landlady : AMA
35. Rooster's cap : COMB
36. Accustom : INURE
37. Carp : CAVIL
39. "___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
41. Wristlet : STRAP
42. Macduff, at one time : THANE
43. Savoir-faire : TACT
45. SHAEF sector : ETO
46. Mambolike dance : SALSA
47. Distinctive air : AURA
48. Writer of westerns : GREY
49. Man from the Yard : INSPECTOR
52. Sentences to prison : SENDSUP
55. Seminole chief : OSCEOLA
59. Sylvan plant : TREE
60. Sod for fuel : PEAT
62. Purposeful : TELIC
63. Love, for Plácido : AMOR
64. Branches : RAMI
65. Fanfare : ECLAT
66. Forbids : BANS
67. Actor Guinness : ALEC
68. Rents : TEARS
1. Change course : TACK
2. Site of Muscat : OMAN
3. Yugoslav coin : PARA
4. Atlantic island group : AZORES
5. Veld equine : ZEBRA
6. Manufacturer's need : LEADTIME
7. Arista : AWN
8. Fame : RENOWN
9. Ursa Major neighbor : DRACO
10. Fulton's steamboat : CLERMONT
11. Novelist Pierre : LOTI
12. Ferrum : IRON
13. Tony of baseball : PENA
21. Therefore : ERGO
23. Hopper or Turner : ARTIST
25. Frequenter : HABITUE
26. Agreements : PACTS
27. City on the Missouri : OMAHA
28. Of ships at sea : NAVAL
31. Engraver Albrecht : DURER
32. Declaim : ORATE
33. British-Indian soldier : SEPOY
35. Launders : CLEANS
38. Some on Wall Street : INSIDERS
40. Sleep-producing : NARCOTIC
44. Broadway musical : CATS
47. Beg : APPEAL
48. Place to spend drachmae : GREECE
50. Above: Comb. form : SUPRA
51. Two foursomes : OCTET
52. Pierce : STAB
53. Bombeck : ERMA
54. Argon's kin : NEON
56. Pot for Pedro : OLLA
57. Ananias : LIAR
58. Bible book : ACTS
61. Pierre's soul : AME

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