New York Times, Thursday, March 5, 1987

Author:William S. McIlrath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Beersheba's locale : NEGEV
6. Behold, to Brutus : ECCE
10. Panic : FEAR
14. "A robin redbreast in ___": Blake : ACAGE
15. "If ___ My Way," 1913 song : IHAD
16. Bugbear : OGRE
17. Parkman's Italian cookbook? : THEOREGANOTRAIL
20. Sun : SOL
21. Road: Ger. : BAHN
22. Pass on : RELAY
23. Forfeit or forfeited : LOST
24. Large ratites : EMUS
26. Eschews hotdog garnish? : CUTSTHEMUSTARD
32. Le ___, Parisian journal : MONDE
33. First Earl of Chatham : PITT
34. Route : WAY
35. Black birds : ANIS
36. Thrash : BASTE
38. Middleweight champ: 1941-47 : ZALE
39. Trp. member : SCT
40. Up ___ good : TONO
41. Feeling ennui : BORED
42. Busy chef's ironic lament? : THYMEONMYHANDS
46. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
47. A daughter of Eurytus : IOLE
48. Graph : CHART
51. Cooler, for some : CELL
52. African hemp : IFE
55. Dangerous entree at a Greek deli? : HEROANDOLEANDER
59. "Topaz" author : URIS
60. Tennyson character : ENID
61. Windy City maestro : SOLTI
62. Buck or bull, e.g. : MALE
63. Winnows : FANS
64. Rembrandt's "Three ___" : TREES
1. One-time D.C. team : NATS
2. Canyon phenomenon : ECHO
3. Celt : GAEL
4. Conceit : EGO
5. Prolix : VERBOSE
6. Octave : EIGHTH
7. Oland role : CHAN
8. Put up : CAN
9. Tokyo, once : EDO
10. Weald : FOREST
11. Equal, in Arles : EGAL
12. "Mi chiamano Mimi," e.g. : ARIA
13. Depend : RELY
18. Shrine Bowl team : EAST
19. Confidence : TRUST
23. Some trains: Abbr. : LTDS
24. Radiate : EMIT
25. Violin attachment : MUTE
26. Sea mollusk : CONCH
27. Solidarity : UNITY
28. Certain salts : EPSOM
29. Trophy : AWARD
30. Breathing sounds : RALES
31. Stained : DYED
32. Part of a derrick : MAST
36. To ___ (besides) : BOOT
37. Bancroft or Meara : ANNE
38. Torrid or Temperate : ZONE
40. Seed coat : TESTA
41. Stabilize : BALLAST
43. Gloomy : MOROSE
44. Gives way : YIELDS
45. Target on the green : HOLE
48. Buddy : CHUM
49. Olympian figure : HERA
50. See 40 Down : ARIL
51. Invent : COIN
52. Otiose : IDLE
53. Honor, in a way : FETE
54. A sister of Ares : ERIS
56. Ship-shaped clock : NEF
57. Hereditary letters : DNA
58. And not : NOR

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