New York Times, Wednesday, April 15, 1987

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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1. Roman main rooms : ATRIA
6. Evanesce : FADE
10. Mess-hall serving : CHOW
14. Clumsy fellows : LOUTS
15. First fratricide victim : ABEL
16. Jack rabbit : HARE
17. French Impressionist : MONET
18. ___-majesté : LESE
19. Of grandparents : AVAL
20. Kind : ALTRUISTIC
22. Let : RENT
23. Waste allowance : TRET
24. Entities : THINGS
26. Constructive U.S. sailor : SEABEE
30. Beginning : ONSET
32. Kind of seaman : ABLE
33. Vaudeville singer Bayes : NORA
35. Error : LAPSE
39. More imposing : GRANDER
41. Fails to enunciate : MUMBLES
43. More irate : SORER
44. Counterfeiters' nemeses : TMEN
46. Penitential period : LENT
47. Nash's long suit : VERSE
49. Think : IDEATE
51. Walked like Marshal Dillon : STRODE
54. One way to learn : ROTE
56. Skin : PEEL
57. Kind : BIGHEARTED
63. Facility : EASE
64. Neighborhood : AREA
65. Laszlo Loewenstein : LORRE
66. "___ confessed is half forgiven": John Ray : ASIN
67. Region: Abbr. : TERR
68. Author Zola : EMILE
69. Rockwell, the artist : KENT
70. Chimney, in Bonn : ESSE
71. Was in a high dudgeon : RAGED
1. Mme. Gluck : ALMA
2. Device : TOOL
3. Smallest litter member : RUNT
4. Aqueduct of Sylvius : ITER
5. Canny : ASTUTE
6. Describing a denture : FALSE
7. Lockout for a holdup man : ABETTOR
8. ___ Arnaz, memorable entertainer : DESI
9. Opts : ELECTS
10. Kind : CHARITABLE
11. Sort of port : HAVEN
12. Malayan ape, for short : ORANG
13. Beats severely : WELTS
21. Pax, to Athenians : IRENE
25. Steersman's charge : HELM
26. Droops : SAGS
27. Tortosa's river : EBRO
28. Winged : ALAR
29. Kind : BENEVOLENT
31. Kind of dropper : NAME
34. Table scraps : ORTS
36. Kind of bargain : PLEA
37. Transported : SENT
38. East: Sp. : ESTE
40. One of the Scotts : DRED
42. Marry : UNITE
45. These may generate conglomerates : MERGERS
48. Kickback : REBATE
50. Monger : DEALER
51. Utter : SPEAK
52. Rib : TEASE
53. Elaterite : RESIN
55. Chicago's airport : OHARE
58. Vexes : IRES
59. Capital of Italia : ROMA
60. Neat : TRIG
61. Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
62. Possessor's paper : DEED

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