New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1987

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Magellan discovery : GUAM
5. Contraction : SPASM
10. Kind of American : AFRO
14. "The ___ Love," 1924 song : ONEI
15. Forearm bones : ULNAE
16. Fly high : SOAR
17. Captains' right-hand men : FIRSTMATES
19. Medical result : CURE
20. Picnic competition : FOOTRACE
21. " . . . ay, ___ the rub": Hamlet : THERES
23. Red Sox slugger : RICE
24. Emaciated : GAUNT
25. Actor John from Baltimore : ASTIN
28. Robot drama : RUR
30. An Allen : ETHAN
33. Upholstery fabric : MOHAIR
35. It follows chop : SUEY
37. A rel. : BRO
38. Blue dye : ANIL
39. "The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
41. Home to Leo : LAIR
42. Persian unit of length : ZAR
43. Eager : AGOG
44. Deletes : ERASES
46. Presbyter : ELDER
48. Above, to Whittier : OER
50. Fashion designer Varens : ADELE
51. Inflict : WREAK
53. "___ Aces" of radio fame : EASY
55. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
57. Construction material no-no : ASBESTOS
61. Rail member : SORA
62. Used : SECONDHAND
64. Pinball word : TILT
65. Papal cape : ORALE
66. "La Douce" : IRMA
67. Actor in "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
68. Arno or Lorre : PETER
69. Glimpse : PEEK
1. Jurist John of N.Y.: 1848-1924 : GOFF
2. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
3. Air: Comb. form : AERO
4. Court snafu : MISTRIAL
5. Singer Yma ___ : SUMAC
6. Kind of mining : PLACER
7. Prefix for room or date : ANTE
8. Thus, to Burns : SAE
9. A Perle of society : MESTA
10. Elevation : ASCENT
11. Home plate : FOURTHBASE
12. Steak order : RARE
13. Mine finds : ORES
18. Singer Lopez : TRINI
22. Long, for one : HUEY
24. Uproot : GRUB
25. Fill with wonder : AMAZE
26. Of the speed of sound : SONAL
27. Emergent countries : THIRDWORLD
29. Treatment : USAGE
31. Servant of Prospero : ARIEL
32. Natives of Telemark : NORSE
34. Duster or tatter : RAG
36. Red or black follower : EYE
40. Castle : ROOK
41. Way to address a peeress : LADYSHIP
43. Kind of rug or code : AREA
45. Brought down a Soho flat : RASED
47. Newspaper goofs : ERRATA
49. Do a cobbler's job : RESOLE
52. Columnist Joseph : ALSOP
54. Doubleday or Yokum : ABNER
55. Movie dog : ASTA
56. Drudgery : MOIL
57. "___ may look on a king": Heywood : ACAT
58. Biblical weed : TARE
59. "This one's ___" : ONME
60. Pierre is its cap. : SDAK
63. Poet's word : ERE

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