New York Times, Saturday, April 4, 1987

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Inside stuff : PITH
5. Westcott's "David ___" : HARUM
10. Fogeaters : ARCS
14. Dictator's phrase : INRE
15. Tubby : OBESE
16. Originate : SIRE
17. Atomic number 10 : NEON
18. Mme. du Barry's transportation : SEDANCHAIR
20. Solidify : GEL
21. Howard Pyle hero : OTTO
22. "___ Seeing You," 1938 song : ILLBE
23. Methaqualone pills: Slang : LUDES
25. Common vetch : TARE
27. Cordwood measures : STERES
29. Junior's transportation : TRICYCLE
33. Trifles : TOYS
34. Type of saw : SCROLL
36. Hood's comeuppance : RAP
37. One of the San Juan Islands : ORCAS
39. Dull routine : RUT
40. Avoid captivity : ELUDE
42. Daly's "___ Carlotta" : MIA
43. Eocene and Neocene : EPOCHS
46. Miss's equivalent : MILE
47. The Wrights' transportation : AIRPLANE
49. Tightens up : TENSES
51. Friend : ALLY
52. Hiawatha's transportation : CANOE
53. Follow a line : TRACE
56. Cooking fat : LARD
57. Hwy. sign : SLO
60. Channel crosser's transportation : HOVERCRAFT
63. Charcuterie, e.g. : SHOP
64. "Porgi ___," Mozart aria : AMOR
65. Water bird : OUZEL
66. QB's call : HIKE
67. Kind of cast : NEWS
68. Gatherers in gaggles : GEESE
69. Joy ride : SPIN
1. "Turandot" trio member : PING
2. Urare's kin : INEE
3. Judy Garland's transportation : TROLLEYCAR
4. Partlet : HEN
5. Mesta or Maxwell : HOSTESS
6. Incites : ABETS
7. Change the décor : REDO
8. Dos Passos subject : USA
9. Pyle's "___ of Iron" : MEN
10. Scarlett's true love : ASHLEY
11. Irani's money : RIAL
12. Pony : CRIB
13. Dried up : SERE
19. Hora feature : CIRCLE
21. Ghazel : ODE
24. Bearer of catuli : URSA
25. Pledged word : TROTH
26. Afflict : AIL
27. Mouthlike opening : STOMA
28. Shinto temple's gateway : TORII
29. Armistice : TRUCE
30. Vacation transportation, for some : CRUISESHIP
31. Spoon up : LADLE
32. Blunted swords : EPEES
35. Sidekick : CRONY
38. Tradesman : SELLER
41. Alphabetic run : LMNO
44. "Our Gang" dog : PAL
45. Surprise : STARTLE
48. Ind. five : PACERS
50. Limit : END
52. Eating places : CAFES
53. Comparison word : THAN
54. Harold of songdom : ROME
55. Attest : AVOW
56. Be indolent : LAZE
58. Hel raiser : LOKI
59. Candid : OPEN
61. Gear part : COG
62. Paris's Royale, e.g. : RUE
63. Library sounds : SHS

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