New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
6. Johann Sebastian ___ : BACH
10. Mandible : JAW
13. Hautboys : OBOES
14. Regular: Comb. form : ORTHO
15. Corrida sound : OLE
16. Toward the stern : ABAFT
17. Jeopardy : PERIL
18. Weep aloud : SOB
19. Yeats work, with "The" : CELTICTWILIGHT
22. Branch of sci. : HYD
23. Apr. and Nov. : MOS
24. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
25. Linger : LAG
26. August's shooting stars : PERSEIDS
31. Paris legislature : SENAT
34. Withered : SERE
35. Pluck : GRIT
36. "The Playboy of ___": Synge : THEWESTERNWORLD
39. Cupid : EROS
40. Plays on words : PUNS
41. Ph.D. hurdle : ORALS
42. Yehudi and Hephzibah : MENUHINS
44. Use a crowbar : PRY
45. Condition: Suffix : ION
46. Part of U.S.D.A. : AGR
47. Thus, to Burns : SAE
50. "A Portrait of the ___ Man": Joyce : ARTISTASAYOUNG
55. Turkish title : AGA
56. Pursue stealthily : STALK
57. Silly : INANE
58. Moroccan city : FEZ
59. "___ of Endearment," hit film : TERMS
60. Alexander Hamilton's birthplace : NEVIS
61. Football support : TEE
62. Sp. Miss : SRTA
63. Hail : GREET
1. Trample : POACH
2. Dublin theatre : ABBEY
3. Writer Dahl : ROALD
4. Departed : LEFT
5. Judgment : ESTIMATE
6. Plot : BREW
7. Longfellow town : ATRI
8. Offspring : CHILDREN
9. Sacred places : HOLIES
10. Banter : JOSH
11. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
12. Network : WEB
14. Chooses : OPTS
20. Gear tooth : COG
21. Lady ___, a founder of Irish National Theatre : GREGORY
25. Court case : LAWSUIT
26. Hammer parts : PEENS
27. Bungles : ERRS
28. Soprano Petina : IRRA
29. Cousin of parsley : DILL
30. Bases of meas. of value : STDS
31. Check : STEM
32. Honor, in Ulm : EHRE
33. Light gas : NEON
34. Daze : STUN
37. Dickens's Miss Havisham, e.g. : SPINSTER
38. "What's the use of ___?" : WORRYING
43. Elevators : HOISTS
44. Org. for Corey Pavin : PGA
46. Invites : ASKS
47. Urbane : SUAVE
48. Rooney or Laurie : ANNIE
49. Perspire, e.g. : EGEST
50. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
51. Demolish : RAZE
52. Sour : TART
53. College in Mich. : ALMA
54. Rare person : ONER
55. P.M. period : AFT

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