New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1987

Author:Dorothy Smitonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. "Positive thinking" exponent : PEALE
6. Drizzly phenomena : MISTS
11. Force; power : VIS
14. Jargon : ARGOT
15. Not bottled or canned : ONTAP
16. Suffix with persist : ENT
17. Briefly : INANUTSHELL
19. QE2, e.g. : STR
20. Mignonette : RESEDA
21. Space : AREA
22. Calendar abbr. : TUE
23. Abuse verbally : REVILE
25. Amazon Indians : TUPIS
27. Chinese idol : JOSS
30. Fifth sign of the zodiac : LEO
31. Jogs : TROTS
32. Locale of a radius : ARM
33. Sculpt : MOLD
35. Dau., e.g. : DESC
36. Goblets : BEAKERS
38. Asian sheep : KARAKUL
41. Kind of price : LIST
42. City conveniences : CABS
43. Suffix with journal : ESE
44. Is tedious : PALLS
46. Samovar : URN
47. Fume : STEW
48. Cotton thread : LISLE
49. Type of chip : POTATO
52. Relief agcy. : ARC
53. TV offering : NEWS
55. Dance step : CHASSE
59. O.S.S. successor : CIA
60. Knee-high to a ___ : GRASSHOPPER
62. Annex of a sort : ELL
63. Wading bird : EGRET
64. Appears : SEEMS
65. Henna or eosin : DYE
66. Actor McDowall : RODDY
67. Fisher or Cantor : EDDIE
1. ___ off (team up) : PAIR
2. Sea bird : ERNE
3. Moslem officials : AGAS
4. Anchorites : LONERS
5. Swinburne's "___ Réaliste" : ETUDE
6. P.O. transactions : MOS
7. Took a breath : INHALED
8. Sound system : STEREO
9. Conte : TALE
10. Strews liquid : SPLATTERS
11. Kind of park or dictionary : VESTPOCKET
12. Apprehend sans reasoning : INTUIT
13. Tension : STRESS
18. Hebrew letter : TAV
24. Misfortunes : ILLS
26. Major or Minor preceder : URSA
27. Punch : JAB
28. Raw material : ORE
29. Like toy trains : SMALLSCALE
33. Courier : MESSENGER
34. Crumb : ORT
35. Pat : DAB
37. Veto a bill : KILL
38. Philosopher Immanuel ___ : KANT
39. Employ : USE
40. Actor Ayres : LEW
42. Traversed : CROSSED
44. Put : PLACED
45. In a light way : AIRILY
46. To the top : UPWARD
47. Lathered : SOAPED
50. Alas, in Berlin : ACH
51. "___ Were the Days" : THOSE
54. Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
56. Hurried along : SPED
57. Prefix with circle : SEMI
58. Gaelic : ERSE
61. Pigpen : STY

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