New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 1987

Author: Mary S. Snyder
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cavils : CARPS
6. Corvine sound : CAW
9. Kind of door : TRAP
13. N.Y. city : OLEAN
14. Turkish title : AGA
15. Israeli dance : HORA
16. Italian poet : DANTE
17. Protector of the public : POLICEMAN
20. Exact by way of levy : ESTREAT
22. Adds a glossy coating : ENAMELS
23. A deck : ORLOP
25. R.E. Lee's cause : CSA
26. Abbr. after a list : ETAL
29. Bouquets : AROMAS
31. Diving bird : AUK
34. Protector of the public : FBIMAN
36. Prepare to ride again : RESADDLE
38. Tibetan priests : LAMAS
39. Dep. : STA
40. Geological seam, in Sedan : VEINE
41. Russian composer's family : ARENSKYS
43. Comics hero : BATMAN
44. W.H.A. contemporary : TSE
45. Bacterium needing oxygen : AEROBE
47. Wide shoes : EEES
48. ___ generis (unique) : SUI
49. Coin for René : FRANC
51. Affront, in Asti : INSULTO
55. Ape : IMITATE
59. Protector of the public : CONSTABLE
61. ESP word : VIBES
62. To me, in Tours : AMOI
63. Dumbbell : OAF
64. Blessed ___ : EVENT
65. Dir. at sea : NEBE
66. Asner and Sullivan : EDS
67. Snuggeries : NESTS
1. Penal ___ : CODE
2. Word of woe : ALAS
3. Tear : RENT
4. Protector of the public : PATROLMAN
5. Look of derision : SNEER
6. Hercules, to Iole : CAPTOR
7. In the past : AGO
8. Lashing aftermath : WALE
9. Unit of discourse : THEMA
10. "Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
11. Inland sea : ARAL
12. Slates : PANS
18. Peruvian group : INCAS
19. Tapioca source : CASSAVA
21. Ladd of films : ALAN
24. ___ call (where ships stop briefly) : PORTSOF
26. Musical key : EFLAT
27. Structural units : TBARS
28. Actress Anouk : AIMEE
30. ___ culpa : MEA
31. " . . . can you spare ___?" : ADIME
32. Forearm bones : ULNAE
33. Wails : KEENS
35. Invasion : ASSAULT
37. Protector of the public : DETECTIVE
39. Leb. neighbor : SYR
42. Former Mali statesman : KEITA
43. Show delight : BEAM
46. Abridgments : BRIEFS
48. Girl in a song : SUSIE
50. Actor David : NIVEN
51. "___ Dream . . . " : ICAN
52. Alaskan city : NOME
53. Uppity one : SNOB
54. Hautboy : OBOE
56. Lincoln's namesakes : ABES
57. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
58. Superlative endings : ESTS
60. Stripling : LAD

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