New York Times, Monday, February 2, 1987

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lunch, e.g. : MEAL
5. Indigo : ANIL
9. Lab animals' milieus : MAZES
14. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
15. Fogy : DODO
16. Kind of acid : AMINO
17. Reporters' subject on February 2 : GROUNDHOG
19. Annie's companion : SANDY
20. Rounded hills : MORROS
21. "___ Fall in Love," 1933 song : LETS
23. Romaine lettuce : COS
24. Floor covering : AREARUG
26. Petroleum : OIL
28. Seasonal listlessness : SPRINGFEVER
34. Try out : PROVE
38. Draft status : ONEA
39. Granular snow : NEVE
40. A son of Leah : LEVI
41. Swiftly : APACE
42. Follow closely : TAIL
43. Purse stuffers : ONES
44. Fulfilled, as a promise : KEPT
45. Jackassery : FOLLY
46. Shakespeare play, with "The" : WINTERSTALE
49. Fuss : ADO
50. Of part of the eye : RETINAL
55. Poke : JAB
58. Monogram pt. : INIT
61. Isolated mathematical point : ACNODE
62. Skipper's "Halt!" : AVAST
64. Radio character who "knows" : THESHADOW
66. Very, in music : MOLTO
67. Rescue : SAVE
68. Actress Velez : LUPE
69. Curse : SWEAR
70. Inspired reverence : AWED
71. W.W. II vessels : LSTS
1. Igneous-rock producer : MAGMA
2. Slip : ERROR
3. Love, in Livorno : AMORE
4. Author Hobson : LAURA
5. Makes sense : ADDSUP
6. Japanese drama : NOH
7. Fan-club hero : IDOL
8. Theater part : LOGE
9. Range backbone : MASSIF
10. Drs.' org. : AMA
11. Kind of oxide : ZINC
12. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
13. Oriental sauces : SOYS
18. Vikings : NORSE
22. Garments for Cato : TOGAE
25. Feels one's way : GROPES
27. Slow, in music : LENTO
29. Lacking skill : INAPT
30. Bees' collection : NECTAR
31. Calf meat : VEAL
32. Wicked : EVIL
33. Depend (on) : RELY
34. Word with man or share : PLOW
35. Painter Guido ___ : RENI
36. Kitchen feature : OVEN
37. Outlook : VISTA
41. City SE of Cleveland : AKRON
45. "To ___ a pail of water" : FETCH
47. Redactor : EDITOR
48. Rented : LEASED
51. On the whole : INALL
52. Complication : NODUS
53. Take as one's own : ADOPT
54. George Eliot's mate : LEWES
55. Toast spreads : JAMS
56. Admit frankly : AVOW
57. Cotton bundle : BALE
59. "___ boy!" : ITSA
60. Spell of warm weather : THAW
63. RR depot : STA
65. Abel's mother : EVE

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