New York Times, Wednesday, May 13, 1987

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Corpsman : MEDIC
6. Post : MAIL
10. Bad actors : HAMS
14. Kind of coffee : IRISH
15. Director of "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
16. Stalin biographer : ULAM
17. College lounge : COMMONROOM
19. What grooms groom : MANE
20. Compass dir. : ESE
21. Talk wildly : RANT
22. A weasel : ERMINE
24. Clock : TIME
25. Opposed : ANTI
26. Oscar winner in 1956 : MALONE
29. Lobsters have them : ANTENNAE
33. "And sat beneath ___ tree . . . ": I. Krylov : ALIME
34. Excavation : MINE
35. Judy Garland, née ___ : GUMM
36. Bang : SLAM
37. Aped : MIMED
38. Derby part : BRIM
39. Makarova award: 1983 : TONY
40. Holm oak : ILEX
41. Prospect : VISTA
42. Enveloped : SWADDLED
44. Harry and Hugh : CAREYS
45. "Against All ___," 1984 film : ODDS
46. Praise : LAUD
47. Fruitless : BARREN
50. Intention : GOAL
51. Period : ERA
54. Possible sky sightings : UFOS
55. Swiss cheese : EMMENTALER
58. Lansbury Broadway role : MAME
59. Bering and Caspian : SEAS
60. Irish patriot : EMMET
61. Victim : PREY
62. Without : SANS
63. Vacuum tube : DIODE
1. Victims of the farmer's wife : MICE
2. Psyche's beloved : EROS
3. Type of novel : DIME
4. Doctrine : ISM
5. Pony, perhaps : CHORINE
6. French river : MARNE
7. What "little things mean" : ALOT
8. Response to a J.P. : IDO
9. Deplored : LAMENTED
10. Swift's relative : HUMMINGBIRD
11. Turkish regiment : ALAI
12. Author of "The Magic Mountain" : MANN
13. A foe of Pan : SMEE
18. Designate : NAME
23. Map abbr. : RTE
24. Sinatra's boss after James : TOMMYDORSEY
25. Wing : ANNEX
26. Spars : MASTS
27. Let : ALLOW
28. Tropical vine : LIANA
29. Pointed : AIMED
30. Hayes's role in "A Farewell to Arms" : NURSE
31. Friendship : AMITY
32. Lady Hamilton et al. : EMMAS
34. Trumpeter Davis : MILES
37. " . . . ethereal ___, come": Thomson : MILDNESS
41. Leapt : VAULTED
43. Pres. before J.F.K. : DDE
44. "Comes a Horseman" costar : CAAN
46. Loamy deposit : LOESS
47. Thank-you-ma'am : BUMP
48. From a distance : AFAR
49. City sacked in 1527 : ROME
50. F.B.I. agent : GMAN
51. Sailor's patron saint : ELMO
52. Movie critic Rex : REED
53. Subject of a Puccini aria : ARTE
56. ". . . give ___ torch!": D. H. Lawrence : MEA
57. Jacques's friend : AMI

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