New York Times, Monday, April 13, 1987

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bench garb : ROBE
5. Split : APART
10. Dome, e.g. : ROOF
14. Soviet lake : ARAL
15. L.A.'s Cedeño : CESAR
16. Sailor's patron saint : ELMO
17. Reggie Jackson was one : CALIFORNIAANGEL
20. Pass catcher : END
21. Followed a curving course : ARCED
22. Chin cover : BEARD
23. Bacon bringer : EARNER
25. Put-on : GAG
26. Upsets : ALARMS
28. Boggs or Barrett : BASEMAN
32. Coach's communication : SIGN
33. N.L. M.V.P. in 1971 : TORRE
35. Past : AGO
36. John Tudor is one : STLOUISCARDINAL
40. "You ___ Love": Kern : ARE
41. Playing surface : GRASS
42. Grumpy state : SNIT
43. Postloss reaction, sometimes : DESPAIR
45. A Dahl : ARLENE
47. Connector : AND
48. Profession : CAREER
50. Cy Young, e.g. : AWARD
53. Appointments : POSTS
54. Cantor's wife : IDA
57. Comiskey Park team : CHICAGOWHITESOX
60. Tease : RIDE
61. Tommy and James : AGEES
62. Cato's 2051 : MMLI
63. Roundup phrase: Abbr. : ETAL
64. Bottom level : WORST
65. Dupes : USES
1. Quest for a pennant : RACE
2. Algerian port : ORAN
3. U.S. symbols : BALDEAGLES
4. Whitney of the gin : ELI
5. Incipient forest : ACORNS
6. Nez ___, Indian tribe : PERCE
7. TV's Grant : ASNER
8. Foray : RAID
9. ___-la-la : TRA
10. Goren goof : RENEGE
11. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
12. Ephah fraction : OMER
13. Sheep pen : FOLD
18. Kind of team : FARM
19. Lowered : ABASED
24. Florence's river : ARNO
25. Actress Teri : GARR
26. Syrian statesman : ASSAD
27. Metric unit in England : LITRE
28. Certain lingerie : BRAS
29. Base-stealer's study re a pitcher : MANNERISMS
30. Twice : AGAIN
31. "The Deep" star : NOLTE
33. Autocrat : TSAR
34. Lt.'s "birthplace" : OCS
37. Sudan neighbor : UGANDA
38. Crocus : IRID
39. England, to W.S. : ISLE
44. Part's partner : PARCEL
45. Strikeout ___, such as Clemens : ARTIST
46. Day off : REST
48. Quail : COWER
49. Whence the phoenix rises : ASHES
50. Grange unit : ACRE
51. Jot : WHIT
52. La Scala offering : AIDA
53. Kelly's swamp dweller : POGO
55. Charity : DOLE
56. W.W. II foe : AXIS
58. Trench: Scot. : GAW
59. Big bird : EMU

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