New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1987

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Repose : EASE
5. Assyrian's supreme God : ASHUR
10. Cinema's Clifton : WEBB
14. Rubican bank : RIPA
15. Udon ___, Thai city : THANI
16. Zaragoza's river : EBRO
17. Castor's slayer : IDAS
18. Used a strop : HONED
19. Bar order : SOUR
20. Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea : EASTWOOD
22. Trollope's "The Belton ___" : ESTATE
24. Hops heaters : OASTS
25. Emulated Tandy : ACTED
26. Fetch : BRING
29. One of the Nereids : ERATO
32. A comforter for David : ROD
33. Diaskeuast : EDITOR
36. Hals's "Jolly ___" : TRIO
40. Modified : AMENDED
42. London section : WESTEND
44. Exec's note : MEMO
45. Kind, in Angoulême : CLASSE
47. A partner of day : AGE
48. Croupier : RAKER
50. Onomasticon's contents : NAMES
52. Meat pie : PASTY
55. Roles for Marie Wilson et al. : IRMAS
58. Dam constructions : ARCHES
60. Gomez or Spahn : SOUTHPAW
64. Munich's river : ISAR
65. Entire : TOTAL
67. Table in a casa : MESA
68. ___ contendere : NOLO
69. Clean off : ERASE
70. Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
71. Crackle : SNAP
72. Converges : MEETS
73. Bandbox : NEAT
1. Border water : ERIE
2. Amonasro's daughter : AIDA
3. Evian and Baden-Baden : SPAS
4. City near Bethlehem : EASTON
5. Comte de la Fère : ATHOS
6. Photograph : SHOOT
7. Part of a telephone : HANDSET
8. ___ de Mai, famed trotter : UNE
9. First U.S. woman in space : RIDE
10. Author of "David Harum" : WESTCOTT
11. Fast threat to British ships : EBOAT
12. Yahoo : BRUTE
13. Afflicted with ennui : BORED
21. Carried on : WAGED
23. Posed : SAT
26. ___ Stoker, Dracula's creator : BRAM
27. Kind of apple : ROME
28. Footnote word : IDEM
30. Propels a wherry : ROWS
31. Enyo's companion : ARES
34. Kayo : DECK
35. Pointless : IDLE
37. Bevel out : REAM
38. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
39. Serenatas : ODES
41. A chemistry Nobelist: 1946 : NORTHROP
43. French legislature : SENAT
46. Grain appendages : ARISTAE
49. Affirmative vote : AYE
51. Trash collector : ASHMAN
52. Assiduous care : PAINS
53. Hot crime : ARSON
54. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
56. Ridicule : ROAST
57. Hybrid animals : MULES
59. Part of a watch : STEM
61. Rozelle or Rose : PETE
62. Voyaging : ASEA
63. Kind of ad : WANT
66. Mesabi product : ORE

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