New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 1987

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Sheds skin : MOLTS
6. French secular clergyman : ABBE
10. Bears' lairs : DENS
14. Idolize : ADORE
15. Bearing : MIEN
16. Dies ___ : IRAE
17. Presidential Chief of Staff : REGAN
18. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
19. Résumé : VITA
20. Be decisive : CROSSTHERUBICON
23. "How's that?" : HEH
24. Palindromic document : DEED
25. Doubtful : IFFY
28. Séance sounds : RAPS
31. "Three ___," Glyn novel : WEEKS
35. Denver Nuggets' coach : MOE
36. Pride of the Prado : GOYA
37. Word with oil or split : BANANA
38. Be decisive : BURNONESBRIDGES
41. Like a teenager's bed? : UNMADE
42. Plane or level : TOOL
43. Brown of the Band of Renown : LES
44. Emulates Robert Giroux : EDITS
45. Educator Horace : MANN
46. Wriggling : EELY
47. Native state of Meredith Willson : IOWA
49. Type of game or man : CON
51. Be decisive : PUTONESFOOTDOWN
59. Land in the news : IRAN
60. What eagles do : SOAR
61. Ringworm : TINEA
62. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
63. Leprechaun land : ERIN
64. Tinker's target : EVERS
65. What gropers do : FEEL
66. Respiratory sound : RALE
67. Calibrate anew : RESET
1. Grapes' residue : MARC
2. Baltic feeder : ODER
3. Trademark : LOGO
4. Worthless : TRASHY
5. Kinesthesia, for one : SENSE
6. Oriental nurse : AMAH
7. Choler : BILE
8. Vandykes : BEARDS
9. Come afterward : ENSUE
10. Stockholder's bonus : DIVIDEND
11. Greenland discoverer : ERIC
12. Defense org. formed in 1949 : NATO
13. Actor Connery : SEAN
21. King's support : THRONE
22. Lament : BEWAIL
25. Permeate : IMBUE
26. Half of a store department : FOUND
27. Physicist Enrico : FERMI
29. Parliamentary response : AYE
30. Vermicelli, e.g. : PASTA
32. Birdie's better : EAGLE
33. Genuflect : KNEEL
34. Like minxes : SASSY
36. Future Don Corleone? : GODSON
37. John Elway, for one : BRONCO
39. Kind of park : NATIONAL
40. ___ mot : BON
45. Hebrew Old Testament notes : MASORA
46. Salad ingredient : ENDIVE
48. River found in "sewer" : WESER
50. Aquatic animal : OTTER
51. French chanteuse : PIAF
52. Advance an argument : URGE
53. Biblical weed : TARE
54. Be lacking : FAIL
55. River in NW France : ORNE
56. Wallet fillers : ONES
57. "___ No Angels," Bogart comedy : WERE
58. Tammany Hall detractor : NAST

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