New York Times, Saturday, March 21, 1987

Author: Elio Desiderio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
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1. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
6. Prefix with thesis : ANTI
10. Where a padlock goes : HASP
14. Colo.'s Great Sand ___ : DUNES
15. Convivial : BOON
16. Medieval silk fabric : ACCA
17. Nunki and Nekkar : STARS
18. Cases : INSTANCES
20. Unrefined : CRUDE
22. Actress Sarah ___: 1755-1831 : SIDDONS
23. Look at fixedly : STARE
24. Lincoln portrayer: 1939 : MASSEY
25. Welk's Champagne Lady: 1955-59 : ALICELON
28. Landed : ALIT
29. Utter wildly : RAVE
30. Fur-bearing animal : MARTEN
32. Reverential fear : AWE
33. First words in Genesis : INTHE
34. Chi.'s locale : ILL
37. Queen of the Adriatic : VENICE
39. Snick and ___ : SNEE
40. Certain missiles, for short : SAMS
41. Needy people : HAVENOTS
44. Shade of red : CLARET
46. Native of Kerman : IRANI
47. Jean Harlow, née ___ Carpenter : HARLEAN
49. Angelic instrument, to Henri : HARPE
50. O'Neill's "Strange ___" : INTERLUDE
52. In a vertical line, at sea : APEAK
55. Vendor's place : MART
56. Fibs : LIES
57. Pester : TEASE
58. Jays' cousins : PIES
59. Dele that dele : STET
60. Quiver article : ARROW
1. Classified items : ADS
2. Macadamia, e.g. : NUT
3. Retired : INACTIVE
4. O'Hara's "From the ___" : TERRACE
5. Make confident : ASSURE
6. Nichols hero : ABIE
7. Sine qua ___ : NON
8. Throw lightly : TOSS
9. Hint : INTIMATE
10. Gives over, as a term paper : HANDSIN
11. Approach abruptly : ACCOST
12. Diorama : SCENE
13. A Nobelist for Peace: 1901 : PASSY
19. Alan-___, Hood's friend : ADALE
21. Shofner of football fame : DEL
23. Cole ___ : SLAW
25. Goddess of vengeance : ARA
26. Atlanta arena : OMNI
27. Of course: Slang : NATCH
31. Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
33. Puts in place : INSTALLS
34. "___ and out . . . " : INONEEAR
35. Indonesian island : LETI
36. Liszt's "___ Préludes" : LES
37. Rogues : VARLETS
38. Turkish title : EMEER
39. Food fish : SNAPPER
40. "No Exit" author : SARTRE
42. Amtrak's Canadian cousin : VIA
43. Printing mistakes : ERRATA
44. Jungle animal, for short : CHIMP
45. Hawaiian porch : LANAI
48. Night, to Pierre : NUIT
49. Command, old style : HEST
51. Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
53. Japanese national park : ASO
54. ___ Gardens, Queens, N.Y. : KEW

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