New York Times, Saturday, February 14, 1987

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Greek god of love : EROS
5. Sound seeking attention : HIST
9. Food: Comb. form : SITO
13. Composer Schifrin : LALO
14. Prevent, in court : ESTOP
16. Problem for Peete : TRAP
17. Drying oven : KILN
18. Paramour : LOVER
19. Uncommon : RARE
20. Unexpected obstacle : SNAG
21. Degrade : ABASE
22. Type of collar : ETON
23. ___ metabolism : BASAL
25. Darling : SWEETHEART
27. Custom : HABIT
30. Warm up again : REHEAT
32. Puts on a pedestal : ADORES
34. Conventuals : NUNS
35. Chew the fat : RAP
38. Disembark : LAND
39. Group of eight : OCTET
41. Missing the bus : LATE
42. Prior, to Prior : ERE
43. Russian range : ALAI
44. Flour, sugar or salt, e.g. : STAPLE
46. Some about-face actions : UTURNS
48. External : OUTER
49. Sentimental emotion : HEARTTHROB
52. Jewish priest's vestment : EPHOD
54. Stupid person : BOOB
55. Cotton thread : LISLE
57. Land measure : ACRE
61. Code word for M : EMMA
62. Of Old Norse poems : EDDIC
63. Ink stain : BLOT
64. Last word at the altar : AMEN
65. Loose : SLACK
66. Bathe : LAVE
67. Seaport in SW Lebanon : TYRE
68. Views : EYES
69. Homophone for use : EWES
1. B.P.O.E. members : ELKS
2. Shower : RAIN
3. Earthenware stewpot : OLLA
4. Thrush, for one : SONGBIRD
5. Alas, in Arles : HELAS
6. Line on a map : ISOBAR
7. February 14 : STVALENTINESDAY
8. These are often stubbed : TOES
9. Bond or Baker : STREET
10. Wrathful : IRATE
11. Mystic card : TAROT
12. Type of surgery : OPENHEART
15. Bestows : PRESENTS
24. Olympic imp : ATE
26. Part of "TW 3" : WAS
27. Healthy : HALE
28. Jewish month : ADAR
29. Vomer, e.g. : BONE
31. Tint : HUE
33. Dissolvable materials : SOLUBLES
35. Engrossed : RAPT
36. Tamarisk salt tree : ATLE
37. Kind of group : PEER
40. Telpher : CAR
41. Praiseworthy : LAUDABLE
43. From ___ izzard : ATO
45. Also : TOO
46. Refined : URBANE
47. Join wire ends together : SPLICE
49. Vital center : HEARTBEAT
50. Word with gun or rot : TOMMY
51. Great epicist : HOMER
53. Mild oaths : HECKS
56. Recumbent : IDLE
58. Type of hammer : CLAW
59. Peregrinate : ROVE
60. Hot times in Tours : ETES

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