New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1987

Author:Christopher Sherwood
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chutzpah, in the extreme : GALL
5. Atlantis proprietor : NASA
9. Dwell on tediously : HARP
13. Fugitive's moniker : ALIAS
15. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
16. G.I.'s transgression : AWOL
17. Mute bird : STORK
18. Caron role : GIGI
19. W.W. II offshoot : NATO
20. Together : HANDINHAND
22. Dew or rain follower : DROP
23. Deserter : RAT
24. Mr. Fudd : ELMER
26. Incantations : SPELLS
30. Railroad flare : FUSEE
32. Exhort : URGE
33. Chester ___ Arthur : ALAN
35. Take as one's own : ADOPT
39. Complain : MOAN
40. "___ Be," Beatles song : LETIT
42. Medley : OLIO
43. Rice field : PADDY
45. Throw a party for : FETE
46. Sight in an OPEC land : WELL
47. Adds seasoning : SALTS
49. Enmesh : TANGLE
51. Tremble : SHAKE
53. Actor Voight : JON
54. Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
55. "___ Rose," Streisand hit : SECONDHAND
62. What Antofalla might spew : LAVA
63. Bombay garment : SARI
64. Adjective for a séance : EERIE
65. South Yemen's capital : ADEN
66. Kiln : OVEN
67. "There is a ___ of love": Blake : SMILE
68. Hawk : VEND
69. Salamander : NEWT
70. Winter plaything : SLED
1. Wound : GASH
2. Utah resort : ALTA
3. N.F.L. participant : LION
4. Rendered fat : LARD
5. This has "a thousand eyes" : NIGHT
6. Singapore's location : ASIA
7. "Stop" or "Falling Rocks" : SIGN
8. Thespians' words with the audience : ASIDES
9. Item from a sib : HANDMEDOWN
10. Cognizant : AWARE
11. Part of a Sikorsky vehicle : ROTOR
12. Noise from a fall : PLOP
14. Sound o' the pipes : SKIRL
21. Twangy : NASAL
25. Meadow : LEA
26. Pit : SUMP
27. Malayan canoe : PROA
28. "Consarn it!" : EGAD
29. Acts neighborly : LENDSAHAND
30. Clotho et al. : FATES
31. Gram or meter : UNIT
34. A Parisian Bank : LEFT
36. Designer Cassini : OLEG
37. Bolus : PILL
38. Japanned metalware : TOLE
41. Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
44. Tibetan ox : YAK
48. Concern for a student : LESSON
50. Bogotá's location : ANDES
51. Hades habitué : SHADE
52. Place to seek sanctuary : HAVEN
53. Knee or elbow : JOINT
54. Wend or Croat : SLAV
56. Building part : EAVE
57. Stars & Stripes heroes : CREW
58. ___ and haws : HEMS
59. Seed covering : ARIL
60. Christie's "Death on the ___" : NILE
61. Feat : DEED

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