New York Times, Monday, March 9, 1987

Author: Frank Geary
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Gypsy ___ : MOTH
5. Driving force : STEAM
10. King or Alda : ALAN
14. Away from the gusts : ALEE
15. Late, in Siena : TARDO
16. Pottery : WARE
17. Cauterize : SEAR
18. Church instrument : ORGAN
19. On the briny : ASEA
20. Windy-day advice : HOLDONTOYOURHAT
23. ___ Moines : DES
24. Opposite of arr. : LVE
25. Astonishes : AMAZES
29. President of Albania : ALIA
31. Possesses : HAS
34. Like Silver's rider : LONE
35. Patton portrayer : SCOTT
36. Unit : ONE
37. Mitchell masterpiece : GONEWITHTHEWIND
41. Canton follower : ESE
42. Pierre's notions : IDEES
43. Large land mass : ASIA
44. Harrison or Reed : REX
45. Retreats : DENS
46. Weasel's cousin : MARTEN
48. Lion in the sky : LEO
49. Rhine tributary : AAR
50. Headed for Sugar Loaf Mountain : FLYINGDOWNTORIO
59. Thin : LEAN
60. Type of type : ROMAN
61. Portal : DOOR
62. Concerning : INRE
63. Similar : ALIKE
64. Sicilian menace : ETNA
65. Tablets : PADS
66. Matched : MATED
67. Genuine : REAL
1. TV series : MASH
2. Margarine : OLEO
3. Duck or color : TEAL
4. Group of wildebeests : HERD
5. Gems : STONES
6. Pastries : TARTS
7. Hence : ERGO
8. "Let's call it ___" : ADAY
9. Obelisk, e.g. : MONOLITH
10. Not in the dark : AWARE
11. Part of an eyelid : LASH
12. Scope : AREA
13. Trim : NEAT
21. Sappho creation : ODE
22. Conserve of grapes : UVATE
25. Author of "Phil the Fiddler" : ALGER
26. Deer's cousin : MOOSE
27. Append : ANNEX
28. American's omega : ZEE
29. Yearns : ACHES
30. Parcels of land : LOTS
31. Raise : HOIST
32. Broadway musical: 1977 : ANNIE
33. Type of car : SEDAN
35. British gun : STEN
38. Enlarge : WIDEN
39. Graphic symbol : IDEOGRAM
40. Conflict : WAR
46. Equipped with crew : MANNED
47. Actor Carney : ART
48. Queues : LINES
49. Not napping : AWAKE
50. Toss : FLIP
51. River in Russia : LENA
52. Three feet : YARD
53. Russian weight : DOLA
54. Neglect to include : OMIT
55. Frankfurt's river : ODER
56. Old-school method : ROTE
57. One of the Hebrides : IONA
58. Of the mouth : ORAL

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