New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1987

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Haydn sobriquet : PAPA
5. One-horse town : BERG
9. Silent one : CLAM
13. Borodin prince : IGOR
14. Kind of power : SOLAR
15. Hit the roof : RAGE
16. Theater section : LOGE
17. Carpentry tool : PLANE
18. Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
19. Matter for Rollo May : EGO
20. Little League "lumber" : ALUMINUMBAT
22. Rancho rooms : SALAS
24. Farewell : AVE
25. Approve : RATIFY
27. Succeeded at the plate : MADEAHIT
32. Etching agents : ACIDS
33. Cretan city : CANEA
34. Huxtable or Rehan : ADA
35. Medics : DOCS
36. Catalogues : SORTS
37. Mid-21st-century year : MMLI
38. Bug : IRK
39. Compensate, in a way : ATONE
40. Luce's "The ___" : WOMEN
41. Picket's sign : ONSTRIKE
43. Under wraps : COVERT
44. Polar helper : ELF
45. Less experienced : RAWER
46. Part of a black suit : FIVEOFCLUBS
51. Border : HEM
54. G. Eliot drew a Bede on him : ADAM
55. Diminish gradually : ERODE
56. Frank's place : DELI
57. What one little pig had : NONE
58. "No way!" : NEVER
59. Smooth the way : EASE
60. Luge or pung : SLED
61. Prophet : SEER
62. TV genie : EDEN
1. Rug factor : PILE
2. Excited : AGOG
3. Bouncing toys : POGOSTICKS
4. Land measure : ARE
5. Dose for Dobbin : BOLUS
6. Jack of films : ELAM
7. Shah Jahan's wife, for one : RANI
8. G.I. Joe's pineapples : GRENADES
9. Black Sea peninsula : CRIMEA
10. A stew base : LAMB
11. Where 7 Down lived : AGRA
12. Oval attraction : MEET
14. Expand : SPLAY
20. Landon et al. : ALFS
21. Eye part : UVEA
23. Gives succor : AIDS
25. Marconi's interest : RADIO
26. Incipient oak : ACORN
27. Seine feeder : MARNE
28. Pot builder : ANTE
29. Shark or African bird : HAMMERHEAD
30. Believer in more than half a loaf? : IDLER
31. Sully : TAINT
33. Child of TV, e.g. : COOK
36. Becomes taut : STIFFENS
37. Spassky decision : MOVE
39. Woody's boy : ARLO
40. Smash hits : WOWS
42. Came down cats and dogs : TEEMED
43. Scottish beam : CABER
45. More insolent : RUDER
46. Strikes out : FANS
47. Lion : IDOL
48. Windmill arm : VANE
49. Algonquian : CREE
50. Pam Shriver's zilch : LOVE
52. Choice word : ELSE
53. Appearance : MIEN
56. Kiki ___, rock star : DEE

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