New York Times, Friday, February 6, 1987

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tall, coarse grass : GAMA
5. Reduce : BATE
9. Run producer : SNAG
13. Film holder : REEL
14. Emulate Paul Revere : ALERT
16. Whit : IOTA
17. Wild female buffalo : ARNI
18. Flight maker : STAIR
19. Actress Verdon : GWEN
20. Gambler's phrase : DOUBLEORNOTHING
23. Late-show time : IAM
24. Rent : LET
25. Strike out : FAN
28. Desk-top gear : PENCILS
32. Lobster eater's garb : BIB
35. Lat. catchall : ETAL
37. "We" for those who say "oui" : NOUS
38. Like the White Rabbit : TARDY
40. Wheeler-dealer's phrase : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
43. Untainted : CLEAN
44. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
45. Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
46. Mary follower : HAD
47. Set straight : DRESSED
50. Dolls based on a film : ETS
51. Casey's org. : CIA
52. "Auld ___ Morris": Burns : ROB
54. Achiever's phrase : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
63. Bring up : REAR
64. Summer month on the pampas : ENERO
65. Turkish regiment : ALAI
66. Gross, in a way : EARN
67. Fortification : REDAN
68. Good or bad ending : NESS
69. Domino side : TREY
70. Novelist Franken : ROSE
71. Puncta : DOTS
1. Rank after sr. : GRAD
2. Dynamic beginner : AERO
3. Small, in Sedan : MENU
4. Suspect's need : ALIBI
5. Bargain chaser : BASEMENT
6. Tall, in Torino : ALTO
7. Go like lightning : TEAR
8. Hibernia : ERIN
9. Espy : SIGHT
10. "___ lay me down . . . " : NOWI
11. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
12. China's ___ of Four : GANG
15. Gnome's kin : TROLL
21. Track distance : LAP
22. Episperm : TESTA
25. What retrievers do : FETCH
26. Novel by Chateaubriand : ATALA
27. Fast's "The ___ God" : NAKED
29. Loop for Captain Lynch : NOOSE
30. Ringlets : CURLS
31. Mallorca and Menorca : ISLAS
32. Alla ___ : BREVE
33. Victim of anoesia : IDIOT
34. Computer lunches? : BYTES
36. Savanna : LEA
39. Hail, to Caesar : AVE
41. City in SE Calif. : INDIO
42. All : EVERYONE
48. Croupier, at times : RAKER
49. A dwarf : DOC
51. Like some oaters : CORNY
53. Ibsen verse drama : BRAND
54. Pitcher Saberhagen : BRET
55. Once around Sol : YEAR
56. Lagomorph : HARE
57. Unique fellow : ONER
58. Decorate anew : REDO
59. Bikini parts : BRAS
60. Airplane's ___ strut : OLEO
61. Kiln : OAST
62. Osculate : KISS

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