New York Times, Monday, April 20, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Witticisms : JESTS
6. Brag : BOAST
11. Brit. defenders : RAF
14. What "ye faithful" do : ADORE
15. Printers' daggers : OBELI
16. Wallach or Whitney : ELI
17. Seemingly contradictory : PARADOXICAL
19. Bagel accompaniment : LOX
20. Comes forth : EMANATES
21. Make ineffective : NEGATE
23. Rouse : STIR
24. Saharan antelope : ADDAX
25. Saturn's wife : OPS
28. Ancient Jewish ascetic : ESSENE
30. Byron work : LARA
33. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
35. Broadcast : AIR
36. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
37. Skirt style : MAXI
38. Crumbly earth deposits : MARLS
40. The act of: Br. suffix : XION
41. A Slaughter : ENOS
42. Elec. unit : AMP
43. Bondage : YOKE
44. Beat pounders : COPS
45. Wrestle : TUSSLE
49. Goddess of night : NYX
50. Ishmael's mother : HAGAR
52. Vehicle for Judd Hirsch : TAXI
54. Green stuff : MOOLAH
56. Dressing ingredient : SALADOIL
60. Have : OWN
61. Extremist socialist faction : MAXIMALISTS
63. Trevino or Remick : LEE
64. Rich or Dunne : IRENE
65. For rent : TOLET
66. Teeth spec.'s deg. : DDS
67. Curtain fabric : NINON
68. Attic promenades : STOAS
1. Make fun of : JAPE
2. Cheese town : EDAM
3. Carolina rail : SORA
4. Across: Prefix : TRANS
5. Composed : SEDATE
6. Louis and Charles : BOXERS
7. Sashes in Sendai : OBIS
8. N.R.C. predecessor : AEC
9. Defames : SLANDERS
10. Like some roofs : TILED
11. Workaholic's need : RELAXATION
12. "I'm quite illiterate, but I read ___": Salinger : ALOT
13. Idée ___ : FIXE
18. Elevator man : OTIS
22. Milky Way, e.g. : GALAXY
24. Indigo : ANIL
25. Veracruz Indian : OLMEC
26. Serkin's instrument : PIANO
27. Instruments for Getz and Parker : SAXOPHONES
29. Wyatt's family : EARPS
31. Full of crows : ROOKY
32. Ell : ANNEX
34. Mass book : MISSAL
38. W.W. I spy : MATAHARI
39. Asian river : AMUR
46. Flower part : STAMEN
47. Gershwin's "___, Lucille" : LALA
48. Elevates : EXALTS
51. Street urchin : GAMIN
53. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
54. Shape : MOLD
55. Was indebted : OWED
56. ___-Japanese War : SINO
57. Site of Akershus Castle : OSLO
58. Virginia willow : ITEA
59. Utah Beach craft : LSTS
62. Foreign: Comb. form : XEN

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