UN-AUTHOR-IZED-POETIC LICENSE

New York Times, Sunday, April 19, 1987

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Pinnacle : ACME
5. Bivouac : CAMP
9. Singing syllable : TRA
12. Unshut : AJAR
16. Molts : SHEDS
18. The Wright stuff : AVIATION
20. Propriety mossback : PRUDE
21. Roman nonsensical verse? : HORACEFEATHERS
23. Hungered for : CRAVED
24. Jackie's second : ARI
25. Completed : OVER
26. "Such ___ have sown . . . ": Lydgate : ASYE
27. Twits : RIDES
28. Town in Hungary : MADARAS
30. Verse or form start : UNI
31. Grate builder : MASON
32. Beethoven's "Für ___ " : ELISE
33. Hangover problems for Conrad? : AIKENHEADS
37. Eur. sea : ADR
40. Repos, e.g. : DEALS
41. Due follower : TRE
42. Dickinson or a Brontë : EMILY
43. Poe's Annabel : LEE
44. Navy V.I.P. : SNO
45. Movie pooch : ASTA
47. Dirt : GRIME
48. Polygonal recess : APSE
49. Family man's home group? : WIFEANDKEATS
53. Fouled up : ERRED
54. Herr's "Alas!" : ACH
57. Al Tarf is one : STAR
58. Streams in "America" : RILLS
59. Washington, e.g. : SQUARE
60. Snug Elizabethan attire : DOUBLET
62. Summoned to court : HALED
63. Knockout : STUNNER
64. Attorney, e.g. : ARGUER
65. Etamine's cousin : VOILE
66. Franklin's mother : SARA
67. Chess pcs. : KTS
68. Heaths for Heathcliff : MOORS
69. Sports to wax lyrical over? : TENNYSONGOLF
72. Involved with : INTO
73. Cretan king : MINOS
74. Coque : LOOP
75. Conservation org. : EPA
78. Chinese truth : TAO
79. Kind of scheme : COLOR
80. Fiacre : CAB
81. Biota division : FLORA
83. Fruit tree : ELB
84. Coarse, witty New England verse? : HOLMESPUNS
87. What tyros must learn : ROPES
88. Tends (toward) : LEANS
90. High spot : ALP
91. Biblical cheater : ANANIAS
93. Soup server : LADLE
94. Medieval have-not : ESNE
96. Nile denizen, for short : CROC
97. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
98. More slothful : LAZIER
99. Cleaned up Walden well? : DIDATHOREAUJOB
103. Happening : EVENT
104. Malediction : ANATHEMA
105. Plow sole : SLADE
106. Ariz. city : MESA
107. Brooks or Allen : MEL
108. Divorcées : EXES
109. Witness : EYER
1. Feeling guilt or remorse : ASHAMED
2. Sacred voice music : CHORALES
3. Zenith : MERIDIAN
4. Author LeShan : EDA
5. Eateries : CAFES
6. State : AVER
7. "Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
8. Soft touch : PAT
9. Is appropriate : TIESIN
10. Lover's "___ O'More" : RORY
11. Faulkner hero : ANSE
12. Cultivated land in the Southwest : ARADO
13. Latin lad's practical joke? : JUVENALPRANK
14. Fruit drinks : ADES
15. Blushing : RED
17. Berates : SCORES
19. Man in the van of a clan : THANE
20. Very prim or precise : PRISSY
22. Ballerina Evdokimova : EVA
23. Cat's ___ (game) : CRADLE
29. "On ___ Boat to China," 1948 song : ASLOW
30. Musical instr. : UKE
31. Injures : MAIMS
33. Perfume base : ATTAR
34. Mideast nation : IRAN
35. Messenger : HERALD
36. Gives off : EMITS
38. Mormon state: 1849 : DESERET
39. Group in a textile plant : REEDERS
45. In honor of : AFTER
46. Center : SEAT
47. Certain Parisian desserts : GELEES
48. River through the Downs : ARUN
50. "The ___ of Greece! . . . ": Byron : ISLES
51. Exhausts : DRAINS
52. Famed French skier : KILLY
53. Peer : EQUAL
54. Human : ADAMITE
55. Diadem or wreath : CORONAL
56. Angry words to a Parisian fireman? : HUGOTOBLAZES
59. Hone : STROP
61. Desk for Cervantes : BURO
62. M. Balzac : HONORE
63. Palm of Malaysia : SAGO
65. Spite : VENOM
66. Supercilious sniffers : SNOBS
69. Cashboxes : TILLS
70. Buck character : OLAN
71. Arsonist, e.g. : FELON
73. One who scrapes hides : MOONER
76. Fop : POPINJAY
77. Dialer's need : AREACODE
79. Swiss herdsman's hut : CHALET
80. Green hole : CUP
81. Donnybrook : FRACAS
82. ___ as a judge : ASSOBER
85. Patten or huarache : SANDAL
86. Dress feature : PLEAT
89. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
91. Hanging for Polonius : ARRAS
92. Flood foiler, to Frederico : NOE
93. Wash : LAVE
94. Muenster's cousin : EDAM
95. ___ qua non : SINE
96. "___ In," Frost poem : COME
98. Author Stanislaw ___ : LEM
100. Start of many a title : THE
101. Whammy : HEX
102. Rubber source : ULE

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