New York Times, Saturday, March 7, 1987

Author:Judith Perry
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

1
W
2
A
3
T
4
T
5
S
6
O
7
A
8
P
9
S
10
S
11
T
12
E
13
T
14
E
N
O
W
15
A
R
G
U
E
16
C
O
S
A
17
A
T
O
O
18
T
H
F
O
R
A
19
T
O
O
T
H
20
R
A
T
H
O
L
E
21
P
L
O
T
T
E
R
22
S
H
A
H
23
L
E
A
S
H
E
S
24
S
N
O
25
R
26
E
27
E
R
D
28
W
29
O
O
D
L
O
T
30
S
31
W
32
H
33
I
34
P
35
A
R
M
E
D
T
O
T
36
H
37
E
38
T
E
E
T
H
39
S
E
E
D
40
D
E
M
E
A
N
E
D
41
P
42
S
43
I
44
P
E
A
R
S
45
P
46
A
47
S
48
S
I
N
G
49
P
I
T
50
A
51
A
S
P
I
R
I
N
52
S
53
O
O
N
E
S
54
T
55
S
K
I
N
O
F
O
56
N
E
S
T
E
E
T
H
57
T
E
T
E
58
F
R
I
E
S
59
S
T
O
A
60
E
W
E
S
61
S
E
N
N
A
62
S
H
R
I
© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unit of power : WATT
5. TV offerings : SOAPS
10. Printer's direction : STET
14. Enough, to FitzGerald : ENOW
15. Debate : ARGUE
16. ___ Nostra : COSA
17. Biblical retribution : ATOOTHFORATOOTH
20. Burrow : RATHOLE
21. Cabal member : PLOTTER
22. Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
23. Restraints : LEASHES
24. Breathe stertorously : SNORE
27. Kind of shrew : ERD
28. Tree farms : WOODLOTS
31. Legislative V.I.P. : WHIP
35. Fully accoutered : ARMEDTOTHETEETH
39. Germ : SEED
40. Behaved : DEMEANED
41. Greek letter : PSI
44. Boscs : PEARS
45. Transitory : PASSING
49. Round, flat bread : PITA
51. Analgesic compound : ASPIRIN
52. Most promptly : SOONEST
55. Narrowest of margins : SKINOFONESTEETH
57. Mal de ___ (headache) : TETE
58. Sautés : FRIES
59. Portico : STOA
60. Female ovines : EWES
61. Medicinal plant : SENNA
62. Indian title of respect : SHRI
1. Deteriorate gradually : WEAR
2. Piers : ANTAS
3. Delectable : TOOTHSOME
4. Ambidextrous : TWOHANDED
5. Comedian Mort : SAHL
6. Colorful fish : ORFE
7. Past : AGO
8. Imperial power : PURPLE
9. Sizing substance : SEALER
10. The Bruce's men : SCOTS
11. Dentifrice, with 45 Down : TOOTH
12. A Lauder : ESTEE
13. Wild goats : TAHRS
18. Part of a Mary Johnston title : TOHOLD
19. Bufo, e.g. : TOAD
25. Nonsense! : ROT
26. D.D.E.'s arena : ETO
28. Used to be : WAS
29. Crude metal : ORE
30. Norm: Abbr. : STD
31. Fatigue : WEARINESS
32. Symbols of scarcity : HENSTEETH
33. Resident of: Suffix : ITE
34. Academic deg. : PHD
36. Drill sergeant's word : HEP
37. Uncle, in Ayr : EME
38. Hot-drink dispenser : TEAPOT
41. N.M. Indian : PIRO
42. Evinces disdain : SNIFFS
43. Disregard : IGNORE
45. See 11 Down : PASTE
46. Out of kilter : ASKEW
47. Malice : SPITE
48. Math ratios : SINES
50. Mary or John J. : ASTOR
52. Observed : SEEN
53. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
54. Cambodian's neighbor : THAI
56. Author Anaïs : NIN

Found bugs or have suggestions?