New York Times, Thursday, April 30, 1987

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Long, feathery scarfs : BOAS
5. Opposite the middle of a ship's side : ABEAM
10. Farewell, to Fabius : VALE
14. Italian currency : LIRE
15. Mea ___ (my fault) : CULPA
16. Author Ludwig : EMIL
17. Creamy cocktails : ALEXANDERS
19. Baker's flute : ROLL
20. High-backed wooden bench : SETTLE
21. Low, light carriage : VICTORIA
23. Cornered : TREED
24. Sheriff's action : ELOIN
25. Basketball shot : TAPIN
28. Warp-knitted fabric : TRICOT
32. Word with cake or meal : OAT
35. ___ Alamos : LOS
36. French school : ECOLE
37. S.C. university : CLEMSON
40. Auction events : RESALES
42. Songwriters' org. : ASCAP
43. Droop : SAG
44. Little one : TOT
45. Son in an Arnold poem : SOHRAB
47. Ire : ANGER
50. Key : ISLET
52. Bowling-alley button : RESET
56. Aromatic spice : ROSEMARY
59. Engaged man : FIANCE
60. Instigate : ABET
61. Daisy or frosted cookie : MARGUERITE
63. Ticonderoga is one : FORT
64. Furthermore: Lat. : ETIAM
65. Dutch cheese : EDAM
66. Greek cheese : FETA
67. Column part : SOCLE
68. Crandall and Ennis of baseball : DELS
1. Explosion : BLAST
2. Tex. athlete : OILER
3. Mountain ridge : ARETE
4. Double trio : SEXTET
5. Anagram for cane : ACNE
6. Kind of mite or moth : BUD
7. Cricket teams : ELEVENS
8. "The cruellest month" : APRIL
9. U.S.N.A. goat : MASCOT
10. Matador's move : VERONICA
11. Dart thrower : AMOR
12. Caron role: 1953 : LILI
13. A Fitzgerald : ELLA
18. Alan from N.Y.C. : ALDA
22. Flags : TIRES
26. Middle Eastern org. : PLO
27. Free electron : ION
29. Indianapolis athlete : COLT
30. Spread not fit for a bed : OLEO
31. Assay : TEST
32. Edible tubers : OCAS
33. Too : ALSO
34. Cal or Georgia : TECH
38. Ohio city on the Ohio : MARIETTA
39. Burst of energy : SPASM
40. Dashed : RAN
41. Nog ingredient : EGG
43. Lecherous : SATYRIC
46. Censures : BLAMES
48. Part of HOMES : ERIE
49. Erected : REARED
51. Muse for Pindar : ERATO
53. Slyly disparaging : SNIDE
54. Outer, to an M.D. : ECTAL
55. Pours : TEEMS
56. Rabble : RAFF
57. Reed instrument : OBOE
58. Spanish muralist : SERT
59. Chafe : FUME
62. Sal of songdom : GAL

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