New York Times, Wednesday, April 1, 1987

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Number for tea : TWO
4. Seven Years' War treaty site : PARIS
9. Make a ___ (succeed) : GOOF
13. Mrs. Oop : OOLA
15. Protestant group : AMISH
16. Best musical: 1982 : NINE
17. Battle involving retreat? : TNEMEGAGNE
19. "So that's it!" : ISEE
20. Prima ballerina : ETOILE
21. TV's "Diff'rent ___" : STROKES
23. Philippine palm : NIOG
25. Photo, in a roto : PIC
26. Go to great lengths? : REVODNEB
30. "Where did Idaho?" "Wait, ___!" : ALASKA
34. Nero's eggs : OVA
35. Conger catchers : EELERS
37. Horse of another color : ROAN
38. Throes of hunger : PANGS
40. Japanese board game : IGO
41. MDII ÷ II : DCCLI
42. He succeeded Churchill : EDEN
43. Fit for consumption : EDIBLE
45. Bandleader Brown : LES
46. Emulate Beene : DESIGN
48. Ex-senator's comeback? : NOITCELE
50. ___ Mahal : TAJ
51. Autocrat : TSAR
52. Completely and finally : FORGOOD
56. Lots : SCORES
60. Part of Lyra : VEGA
61. What teachers apply? : YGOLOHCYSP
63. Vehicle for Blanche? : CART
64. Downs or salts : EPSOM
65. Bingo's cousin : KENO
66. Hwys. : RTES
67. First N.Y.C. mayor : DUANE
68. All ready : SET
1. Lug : TOTE
2. Custom : WONT
3. It fills some tubs : OLEO
4. Where to find a banner : PAGEONE
5. Its sym. is the caduceus : AMA
6. Prearranges illegally : RIGS
7. "Say it ___ so" : ISNT
8. Mountain men of Asia : SHERPAS
9. Going crazy? : GNIKCARC
10. Beauvais's department : OISE
11. Fin components : ONES
12. Legal charge : FEE
14. Kind of acid : AMINO
18. Suppresses : ELIDES
22. J.R.'s business : OIL
24. Very cold : GELID
26. Lassoed : ROPED
27. Give the slip to : EVADE
28. Windmill parts : VANES
29. Initiate : BEGIN
31. Wall projection : SOCLE
32. Superman's real name : KALEL
33. Carrot's kin : ANISE
36. Artoo-Detoo, for one : ROBOT
39. Setting in motion? : GNITRATS
41. Tear off : DETACH
43. Relished : ENJOYED
44. Flexible : LISSOME
47. Youngman offering : GAG
49. Baloney : CROCK
52. Act of derring-do : FEAT
53. Grimm heavy : OGRE
54. N.K.V.D.'s predecessor : OGPU
55. ___-dos (back-to-back) : DOSA
57. Deli loaves : RYES
58. Feudal toiler : ESNE
59. What X marks : SPOT
60. TV attachment : VCR
62. ___ Nol of Cambodia : LON

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