New York Times, Monday, March 23, 1987

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { C Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Venetian traveler : POLO
5. Golden Horde member : TATAR
10. Novelist Wister : OWEN
14. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
15. Dispense with nuptials : ELOPE
16. Polynesian gesture dance : SIVA
17. Actress from Wash. : ELLARAINES
19. Plod in mire : SLOG
20. Singer from Mich. : DELLAREESE
21. Seine sights : ILES
22. Buddhist branch : ZEN
23. Anagram for dote : TOED
25. Subsided gradually : LAPSED
29. TV performer's reward for reruns : RESIDUAL
33. Aids a felon : ABETS
34. Sail afore the foremast : JIB
35. Slow, to Mehta : LARGO
36. Stinging sensation : BITE
37. Springsteen's birthplace : USA
38. Spanish length unit : VARA
39. Medieval bailiff : REEVE
41. Hideaway : DEN
42. Yearned : PINED
43. Appraiser : ASSESSOR
45. Sews loosely : BASTES
46. Bridge position : EAST
47. Small island : AIT
48. Peat, for one : FUEL
50. Actor from Egypt : OMARSHARIF
57. Eng. : ANGL
58. Drummer-songwriter from England : RINGOSTARR
59. ___ fixe : IDEE
60. Singer John : ELTON
61. Hautboy : OBOE
62. Desolate : LORN
63. Revue components : SKITS
64. Candy flavor : MINT
1. ___-à-terre : PIED
2. Make eyes at : OGLE
3. Lounge : LOLL
4. Preacher Roberts : ORAL
5. Started to cry : TEARED
6. Outlander : ALIEN
7. Whole step, in music : TONE
8. Gibbons : APES
9. Treats a broken bone : RESETS
10. Actor-writer from Ga. : OSSIEDAVIS
11. Historian from Mass. : WILLDURANT
12. Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
13. Badgers : NAGS
18. Tears down : RAZES
24. Neat's-foot ___ : OIL
25. Insect's lips : LABRA
26. "___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
27. Singer from N.Y. : PETESEEGER
28. Entertainer from N.Y. : STEVEALLEN
29. Staircase part : RISER
30. Author of "My People" : EBAN
31. Coincide : AGREE
32. Oodles : LOADS
34. A martial art : JUDO
40. Curve : ESS
42. Tracks : PATHS
44. Caches : STORES
45. Buffaloes : BISONS
47. Patois : ARGOT
48. Go bankrupt : FAIL
49. Loosen : UNDO
51. Exploit, in a way : MILK
52. Opponent : ANTI
53. Energy source : ATOM
54. Physics Nobelist: 1944 : RABI
55. Do laundry work : IRON
56. Guitar part : FRET

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