New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1987

Author: Elaine George
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Wedels : SKIS
5. TV's Barnaby Jones : EBSEN
10. Prefix for graph or medic : PARA
14. Fraction : PART
15. Ravel's "La ___" : VALSE
16. Arabian cloaks : ABAS
17. Discomfort : UNEASINESS
19. City in Calif. : LODI
20. Predetermined : DESTINED
21. Muse of comedy : THALIA
23. Pop's brother : UNC
24. Whodunit finale : SOLUTION
26. Brutes : SAVAGES
30. Heaps : PILES
31. Informed : AWARE
32. Hippodrome : ARENA
34. Lennon's "___ Do You Sleep?" : HOW
37. Singer Orlando : TONY
38. Smart : STING
39. Feast : DINE
40. Ancient times, to Poe : ELD
41. Loyal : LIEGE
42. Because : SINCE
43. "Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
45. Hurt : DAMAGED
47. Animates : ENLIVENS
50. Immie's kin : MIB
51. Dried grape : RAISIN
52. Made-to-order : TAILORED
57. City SE of Belgrade : NISH
58. Ornate fixture : CHANDELIER
60. Egyptian dancer : ALME
61. Chalet features : EAVES
62. Arctic abode : IGLU
63. Lip : SASS
64. Clark role : RHETT
65. Dramatis personae : CAST
1. Garden tool : SPUD
2. Batman's creator : KANE
3. Angers : IRES
4. Branch of sculpture : STATUARY
5. Manifest : EVINCE
6. Ruination : BANE
7. Luges : SLEDS
8. Ar chaser : ESS
9. Chick : NESTLING
10. Sense of taste : PALATE
11. Action demanded by W. L. Garrison : ABOLISHING
12. Ham's companion : RADIO
13. Indian, e.g. : ASIAN
18. Burn slightly : SINGE
22. ___ hoop : HULA
25. Unlocked : OPENED
26. Glut : SATE
27. Truant G.I. : AWOL
28. Malicious defacements : VANDALISMS
29. Soft fabric : SATEEN
33. Trucker's wheels : RIG
35. Former : ONCE
36. Dock or knawel : WEED
38. Hit man's purchase : SILENCER
39. Fiendish : DIABOLIC
41. Manufacturer Strauss : LEVI
42. Show friendship : SMILE
44. Cookbook contents : DISHES
46. Surrounded by : AMIDST
47. Soprano Berger et al. : ERNAS
48. Waltz composition by Delibes : NAILA
49. Keg part : STAVE
53. Dill of yore : ANET
54. Baltic port : RIGA
55. Lampreys : EELS
56. French hurdles champ : DRUT
59. Cry of triumph : HAH

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