New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1987

Author: Rash
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Rash has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Very small antelope : SUNI
5. Times of prosperity : BOOMS
10. Secondhand : USED
14. Exposed : OPEN
15. Incus : ANVIL
16. Wheel hub : NAVE
17. Greeting : HOWDOYOUDO
19. Prattle : BLAB
20. Tricky football kick : ONSIDE
21. Reckon wrong : MISCOUNT
23. ___ acre (churchyard) : GODS
25. Sentry's command : HALT
26. Sealing disk : WAFER
29. A.M.A. members : MDS
32. Die mark : STAMP
35. Actor Bates : ALAN
36. Plane figure : CIRCLE
38. Shoelace : TIE
39. Love's antithesis : HATE
40. Hilo hi : ALOHA
41. Keglers' targets : PINS
42. Fragment for Fido : ORT
43. Get a promotion : STEPUP
44. Pop-music type : ROCK
45. "The ___ Man," 1971 Heston film : OMEGA
47. Lusitania's last gasp : SOS
48. Sol and kip : MONEY
49. Coal-mine gas : DAMP
51. Aussie vagrant's bundle : SWAG
53. Puritan Mather : INCREASE
57. Pester : HARASS
61. Male guinea pig : BOAR
62. Out-of-doors greeting : WELCOMEMAT
64. Run but go nowhere : IDLE
65. Snoot-y : NASAL
66. Evening, in Roma : SERA
67. Skillful : DEFT
68. Like old jokes : STALE
69. Run producer : SNAG
1. N.Y.C. area south of Houston : SOHO
2. "___ the Roof," 1962 song : UPON
3. Intelligence : NEWS
4. Autochthon : INDIGENE
5. Howled : BAYED
6. Yoko : ONO
7. Gamete : OVUM
8. South of France : MIDI
9. Watery snow : SLOSH
10. Withdraw a lock : UNBOLT
11. Greeting : SALUTATION
12. John, in Wales : EVAN
13. This may cause vigorish : DEBT
18. Frangipani, e.g. : ODOR
22. Twenty-four cans of beer : CASE
24. Pop song since 1917 : SMILES
26. Winged elm : WAHOO
27. Strike with fear : ALARM
28. Entree greeting a prodigal son : FATTEDCALF
30. Walter ___, Red Sox All-Star: 1950 : DROPO
31. Ski downhill : SCHUSS
33. Kind of pie : MINCE
34. Vexatious : PESKY
36. Fraidy-___ : CAT
37. Race circuit : LAP
41. Advance : PROGRESS
43. Equal, in a way : SAME
46. Loft : GARRET
48. Address to a queen : MAAM
50. Some chessmen : PAWNS
52. Integral : WHOLE
53. Footnote wd. : IBID
54. Knob : NODE
55. Box or aisle follower : SEAT
56. Lohengrin's lady : ELSA
58. TV sitcom : AMEN
59. A Roosevelt : SARA
60. Hind's mate : STAG
63. Designer Klein, to friends : CAL

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