New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 1987

Author: Tom W. Underhill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Bad Ems and Evian : SPAS
5. ___ it (on the carpet) : INFOR
10. Skillful : ABLE
14. Fastener : HASP
15. Snow, to Pierre : NEIGE
16. Ship's prison : BRIG
17. Can. province : ALTA
18. Siegfried's slayer : HAGEN
19. Custor's last major : RENO
20. Start of a rhyme by E. C. Bentley : GEORGETHETHIRD
23. Sun. lecture : SER
24. Peter and Nicholas : TSARS
25. Offenbach heroine and namesakes : HELENES
29. " . . . ___ now speak . . . " : LETHIM
33. Three ___ match : ONA
34. Bars at the bar : ESTOPS
37. Byron poem : LARA
38. Rhyme: Part II : OUGHT
40. Celtic sea god : LER
41. Rhyme: Part III : NEVER
42. Spanish linen fabric : CREA
43. Knobbed : TOROSE
45. Suffix with differ : ENT
46. Ike's second Sec. of State : HERTER
48. Music of the ___ : SPHERES
50. Kind of knife or lock : CLASP
53. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
54. End of rhyme : TOHAVEOCCURRED
60. Halt : LAME
61. Caesar or Cato, once : EDILE
62. Bern's river : AARE
63. Foster a felon : ABET
64. Light-amplification device : LASER
65. Companion of int. : PRIN
66. Bits of wit : PUNS
67. Dirks of yore : SNEES
68. Dry run : TEST
1. Catch a fly : SHAG
2. Enclosure : PALE
3. Anent : ASTO
4. Scant : SPARSE
5. Belongs : INHERES
6. Far from slovenly : NEAT
7. Bout : FIGHT
8. Curved moldings : OGEES
9. Certain cars or cottages : RENTALS
10. Like some porcupines : ABRISTLE
11. ___ Rabbit or Fox : BRER
12. Swedish soprano : LIND
13. Psychiatrist's concern : EGO
21. Citizen ___ (French diplomat) : GENET
22. Otho's dom. : HRE
25. Moonshine : HOOCH
26. Habituate : ENURE
27. Light beer : LAGER
28. Norman town of W.W. II : STLO
30. Actress June from Rock Island : HAVER
31. A Forsyte : IRENE
32. Emporiums : MARTS
35. Atop, to Keats : OER
36. Lakers or Lions : PROS
39. Tomahawks : HATCHETS
41. Indian Prime Minister: 1947-64 : NEHRU
43. Emulates Gulliver : TRAVELS
44. Typewriter parts : SPACERS
47. Guido's high note : ELA
49. Bewitched : ENRAPT
51. Prussian victory site: 1870 : SEDAN
52. Diplomat's asset : POISE
54. Freud's "Totem und ___" : TABU
55. Harbinger : OMEN
56. England's ___ Hills : CLEE
57. Like Ben Jonson : RARE
58. Goddess of discord : ERIS
59. Reed wire : DENT
60. Race unit : LAP

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