New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1987

Author: Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 232 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Booted : SHOD
5. Census figs. : STATS
10. But, to Juan : PERO
14. TV starter : TELE
15. Deloul or hageen : CAMEL
16. ___ hygiene : ORAL
17. Seed covering : ARIL
18. Scene in "Quo Vadis?" : ARENA
19. Clothes chaser : LINE
20. New Orleans mecca : BOURBONSTREET
23. Kind of heat : GAS
24. Medical suffix : OSIS
25. Staffs : CANES
28. Title of respect : SIR
30. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
34. Mine product : ORE
35. Jorge or José : SAN
36. Catches : SNARES
37. Atlanta mecca : PEACHTREESTREET
41. A Brokaw rival : RATHER
42. Friendly touch : PAT
43. Item in Ali's rec. : TKO
44. Pale : ASHEN
45. Old Siamese coin : ATT
46. Suckling's forte : POESY
48. Business-letter abbr. : ENCL
50. Houston or Browne : SAM
51. Windy City mecca : LASALLESTREET
57. Be solicitous : CARE
58. Spooky : EERIE
59. Placed : LAID
61. Prefix with body : ANTI
62. Quick : AGILE
63. Early domestic : ESNE
64. Take five : REST
65. Harmony part : TENOR
66. One of the ages : TEEN
1. RR stop : STA
2. Jacob's ladder, e.g. : HERB
3. Vaudeville entr'acte : OLIO
4. Reason for Ham's lam : DELUGE
5. Strikebreakers : SCABS
6. Tropical plant : TARO
7. Hemsley TV vehicle : AMEN
8. Muscle that stretches : TENSOR
9. Shortstop Marion's nickname : SLATS
10. Mariner's guide : POLESTAR
11. One of five "Greats" : ERIE
12. Carry on : RANT
13. Cheer in Toledo : OLE
21. Ethiopian title : RAS
22. Laughing : RIANT
25. Dried coconut meat : COPRA
26. Neighborhoods : AREAS
27. Under, to Bryant : NEATH
28. Patriotic org. : SAR
29. Awkward : INEPT
31. Valor or virtue : ARETE
32. Onions' cousins : LEEKS
33. I am, to Pedro : ESTOY
35. Riv. boat : STR
36. Fast plane : SST
38. "___, the cops!" : CHEESEIT
39. Hair rinse : HENNA
40. "The pig was ___ . . . " : EAT
45. Cite : ALLEGE
46. Stock-market word : PAR
47. Fluffy fare : OMELET
49. Rope fastener : CLEAT
50. Guide : STEER
51. Strip on a track : LANE
52. Beaux-___ : ARTS
53. Shamrock land : ERIN
54. Spot for a missile : SILO
55. Simplicity : EASE
56. Prong : TINE
57. Cord or Javelin : CAR
60. Haunt : DEN

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