New York Times, Tuesday, April 14, 1987

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain recording : DISC
5. Seeps : LEAKS
10. Papa's partner : MAMA
14. Native of Peru : INCA
15. Anchor position : ATRIP
16. "___ Old Cow Hand" : IMAN
17. Former governor of Alaska : EGAN
18. Roman robe : STOLA
19. Force : DINT
20. Gaelic greeting : TOPOTHEMORNIN
23. Office wkr. : STENO
24. Concerning : ASTO
25. "___ la la!" : OOH
28. Recede : EBB
31. Video-games establishment : ARCADE
33. Hawaiian garland : LEI
36. Medicinal plant : ALOE
39. Attacked with a deterrent : MACED
40. Equilibrium point : CENTEROFGRAVITY
43. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
44. Minimum follower : WAGE
45. Asner and Wynn : EDS
46. Sound system : STEREO
48. Memorable impresario ___ Hurok : SOL
50. Male turkey : TOM
51. Louts : CADS
54. Kilns : OASTS
59. Abyss : BOTTOMLESSPIT
63. Discovery at Sutter's Mill : GOLD
65. Northern tribesmen : ERIES
66. Yugoslav hero: 1892-1980 : TITO
67. Served perfectly at Wimbledon : ACED
68. Moreno and Hayworth : RITAS
69. Algerian port : ORAN
70. Go by : PASS
71. Picture on a postcard : SCENE
72. Director Clair : RENE
1. Counts calories : DIETS
2. Chunk of 63 Across : INGOT
3. Column shaft : SCAPE
4. Clergyman : CANON
5. Eye feature : LASH
6. Room or lay follower : ETTE
7. Bouquet : AROMA
8. Weight measures, for short : KILOS
9. Ancient rival of Athens : SPARTA
10. Southern France : MIDI
11. Important factor in growth : AMINOACID
12. Homo sapiens : MAN
13. Picnic pest : ANT
21. Kind of dance : TOE
22. "___ Rae," Field film : NORMA
26. "Sweet Smell of Success" author : ODETS
27. Actress Lamarr : HEDY
29. Refuse admission : BAR
30. Use a bubble pipe : BLOW
32. Mountain opening : CAVE
33. Slowly, in music : LENTO
34. Outfits : ENSEMBLES
35. Ancient road : ITER
37. One ___ kind : OFA
38. Omelet requirements : EGGS
40. Show roster : CAST
41. Choose : ELECT
42. Collectible car : REO
47. Westerns : OATERS
49. ___ Alamos : LOS
52. Architectural style : DORIC
53. Strike down : SMITE
55. Former N.Y.C. meeting place : ASTOR
56. Steeple top : SPIRE
57. Mythical giant : TITAN
58. Pebble or boulder : STONE
60. Bettor's concerns : ODDS
61. Fatless : LEAN
62. To be, to Tacitus : ESSE
63. Opening : GAP
64. Wood sorrel : OCA

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