New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 1987

Author:George Madrid
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Cookies : SNAPS
6. "___ the Great," Dumm cartoon : ALEC
10. Campus in Dallas, Tex. : SMU
13. Leg bone : TIBIA
14. Prepares to plaster : LATHS
16. Kind of end or team : TAG
17. ___ provocateur : AGENT
18. Look forward to : AWAIT
19. Like Abner : LIL
20. Spot for some sun worshipers : THENUDISTCOLONY
23. Exist : ARE
24. Till : HOE
25. Elements : GOLDANDSILVER
32. Miss Piggy, to Miss Piggy : MOI
33. Ornament : ADORN
34. Former spouses : EXES
36. Outstanding person : DILLY
38. An area of Italy : TOE
39. "Give a man a horse ___ ride" : HECAN
40. Snicker-___ : SNEE
41. Cake, in Madrid : TORTA
43. Suffix with cook or rook : ERY
44. Apt anagram for 25 Across : GRANDOLDEVILS
48. Preacher ___, ex-pitcher : ROE
49. Author Deighton : LEN
50. Apt anagram for 20 Across : NOUNTIDYCLOTHES
59. Act like a human : ERR
60. Conform : AGREE
61. Snow, in Savoie : NEIGE
62. Kind of roll : EGG
63. Fits of pique : SNITS
64. Begin : ENTER
65. Archil or puccoon : DYE
66. Polish partner : SPIT
67. Solid: Comb. form : STERE
1. Datum, for short : STAT
2. Almost : NIGH
3. Busy as ___ : ABEE
4. Of part of the ear : PINNAL
5. "Juke Box ___ Night" : SATURDAY
6. Jai ___ : ALAI
7. Concerns of judges : LAWS
8. Utah, to René : ETAT
9. Arty : CHICHI
10. Norman battle site : STLO
11. Chief : MAIN
12. Surly : UGLY
15. Seat at a bar : STOOL
21. ___ Sea (part of Jordan's boundary) : DEAD
22. White House reception : LEVEE
25. Progress : GOING
26. Houston N.F.L. player : OILER
27. "Theirs ___ reason why": Tennyson : NOTTO
28. Nonsense : DROOL
29. Bergen's Mortimer : SNERD
30. Shine : EXCEL
31. Rises high : REARS
32. Hosp. workers : MDS
35. Shipbuilder's concern : SNY
37. Hear : LEARN
39. ___ hands full (be pressed) : HAVEONES
42. Tattle : TELL
45. "___ a Stranger": Thompson : NOTAS
46. Condescends : DEIGNS
47. Aim : INTENT
50. Penury : NEED
51. Wild time : ORGY
52. Yen : URGE
53. Nerd : DRIP
54. Asian Bigfoot : YETI
55. "___ la guerre" : CEST
56. Kathy ___, pro golfer : HITE
57. Historic Hungarian city : EGER
58. Parched : SERE

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