New York Times, Monday, March 16, 1987

Author:Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { C J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Fisherman's barbed spear : GAFF
5. Thick slice : SLAB
9. Ointment : BALM
13. ___ Range, U.S.S.R. : URAL
14. "___ We Dance?": 1951 hit song : SHALL
15. Jai ___ : ALAI
16. Actress Albright : LOLA
17. Rice dish : PILAU
18. Promontory : NESS
19. Get rich via opportunism : FEATHERONESNEST
22. Cause to incline : TILT
23. Ta-ta : BYE
24. Show displeasure : RESENT
27. Broadway, e.g., in slanguage : MAINDRAG
32. Manifest : OVERT
33. River at Orléans : LOIRE
34. Evangelist's inst. at Tulsa : ORU
35. Squarish : BOXY
36. Steak or table preceder : ROUND
37. Senator Hart : GARY
38. D.D.E. : IKE
39. He wrote "John Brown's Body" : BENET
40. Slipped : ERRED
41. Rainy-day resources : NESTEGGS
43. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
44. Above, poetically : OER
45. "M*A*S*H" actor : ALDA
46. People with common interests : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
54. Saharan : ARID
55. Excessive : ULTRA
56. Bern's river : AARE
57. Dickens girl : NELL
58. Feigned : PUTON
59. "Trinity" author : URIS
60. ___ of Capri : ISLE
61. Caspian et al. : SEAS
62. Illustrator Rockwell ___ : KENT
1. Chasm : GULF
2. Indonesia's ___ Islands : AROE
3. F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
4. Excessive praise : FLATTERY
5. Ascetic's hair ___ : SHIRT
6. "Namouna" composer : LALO
7. Comedian King : ALAN
8. Colorful songster : BLUEBIRD
9. Interdicted : BANNED
10. To shelter, on a ship : ALEE
11. Jeune fille : LASS
12. Fine spray : MIST
14. Type of wheat : SPELT
20. Allusion : HINT
21. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
24. Redbreast : ROBIN
25. Draw forth : EVOKE
26. Battle of the ___ : SEXES
27. Grimaces : MOUES
28. "___ She Sweet?": 1927 song : AINT
29. Booms : ROARS
30. Canadian decree : ARRET
31. ___ Maupassant : GUYDE
33. Protracted : LONG
36. Arranges again : REGROUPS
37. Large extinct bird : GREATAUK
39. Honey bunch : BEES
40. Collection of Old Norse poetry : EDDA
42. Unsteady gait : TODDLE
43. " . . . ___ and hungry look": Shak. : ALEAN
45. Wig styles : AFROS
46. Rumanian coins : BANI
47. Angers : IRES
48. Brooklet : RILL
49. Chimney duct : FLUE
50. "___ boy!" : ATTA
51. Long-eared mammal : HARE
52. Emerald Isle : ERIN
53. The others : REST

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