New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1987

Author: Mary S. Snyder
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. At a distance : AFAR
5. Homophone for pique : PEAK
9. Hit show : SMASH
14. Loy role : NORA
15. Soil: Comb. form : AGRO
16. Cellist Casals : PABLO
17. Tinsel, e.g. : TRIM
18. Lynx becomes list maker : CATALOGUER
20. Collected : AMASSED
22. Weds : UNITES
23. Sound before drum : HUM
24. Ice follower : BERG
26. Canonized woman of Fr. : STE
27. Speeder's snare : RADAR
30. Required : ASKED
32. Toklas or Faye : ALICE
33. Paul follower : ETTE
34. Relative of a shawm : OBOE
38. Polio conqueror : SALK
39. Passé : DATED
40. ___ voce : VIVA
41. Upgrade : HILL
42. "Rock of ___" : AGES
43. Pan or Grimes : PETER
44. Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
46. Passageways in the brain : ITERS
47. Vol. measures : CCS
50. Like some rooms : AIRY
51. Teachers' org. : NEA
52. Roofed-in gallery : ARCADE
54. Wounds : LESIONS
58. Otary becomes document closure : SEALINGWAX
61. Celebrity : LION
62. Fruit for Eris : APPLE
63. Japanese aborigine : AINU
64. Otherwise : ELSE
65. Remains : STAYS
66. Followers of Trotsky : ITES
67. Like some hair : DYED
1. Pilaster : ANTA
2. Shape : FORM
3. Operatic highlight : ARIA
4. Butter becomes shaky : RAMSHACKLE
5. "___ in Terris" : PACEM
6. Minced oath : EGAD
7. Knack : ART
8. Hawaiian tree : KOA
9. Kind of cake : SPONGE
10. Crèche trio : MAGI
11. Touches upon : ABUTS
12. Highway hazard : SLEET
13. Kind of play or sense : HORSE
19. Moved furtively : LURKED
21. Certain : SURE
24. Cave dweller becomes source of light : BATTERY
25. Kefauver : ESTES
27. Reckless : RASH
28. Jai ___ : ALAI
29. ___ pickle : DILL
31. Bird becomes neatly joined : DOVETAILED
33. Gung-ho : EAGER
35. Munch : BITE
36. Consummated : OVER
37. Parts of pitchers : EARS
39. Father ___ (Joseph de Veuster) : DAMIEN
43. Mud formations : PIES
45. Speech beginning : LADIES
47. These have habitaciones : CASAS
48. Moved like a reptile : CREPT
49. ___ Flow : SCAPA
51. Tie : NEXUS
53. Co-fighter : ALLY
54. Rustic road : LANE
55. Unctuous : OILY
56. Kind of dive : NOSE
57. Prune: Scot. : SNED
59. Cheerful, in Cherbourg : GAI
60. Quipper : WIT

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