New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1987

Author: Christopher Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Christopher Page has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hops oven : OAST
5. Place : LOCUS
10. Tonsure site : PATE
14. Camembert cousin : BRIE
15. Silly : INANE
16. Andy's buddy : AMOS
17. Company for rabid canines : ENGLISHMEN
19. Liquidates, in a way : PAYS
20. Tokyo tender : YEN
21. Comedian Wilson : FLIP
22. Portage burden : CANOE
23. Place for 17 Across : THEMIDDAYSUN
26. Venerates : ADORES
29. "Celeste Aïda," e.g. : ARIA
30. Middle : CORE
31. Less irrational : SANER
33. Catered a banquet : FED
36. What poor Uncle Harry wanted : TOBEAMISSIONARY
40. "___ longa . . . " : ARS
41. Past or imperfect : TENSE
42. Ely's river : OUSE
43. Statesman Douglas-Home : ALEC
44. Brought into balance : EVENED
46. Gertrude Lawrence hit : PRIVATELIVES
51. Germanic inscriptions : RUNES
52. Part of F.D.R. : INIT
53. Gowiddie, e.g. : TEA
56. Redolence : ODOR
57. Co-star of 46 Across and star of this puzzle : NOELCOWARD
60. Outlet : VENT
61. Sired : BEGAT
62. King of the Huns : ATLI
63. Contents of lodes : ORES
64. Manpower, afloat : CREWS
65. Subject for a best seller : DIET
1. Comply : OBEY
2. "Judith" composer : ARNE
3. Manifestation : SIGN
4. ___ quel (such as it is, in Tours) : TEL
5. Fine knits : LISLES
6. "To think ___ that's far awa": Burns : ONHIM
7. College precincts : CAMPI
8. French article : UNE
9. J.F.K.: 1953-61 : SEN
10. Tropical fruit : PAPAYA
11. "The way to ___ heart . . . " : AMANS
12. "Happy birthday ___" : TOYOU
13. Steel city : ESSEN
18. " . . . ___ shall gain the whole world . . . " : IFHE
22. The City of Victory : CAIRO
23. Banyan or baobab : TREE
24. "___ Macabre" : DANSE
25. Vier predecessor : DREI
26. Minutes : ACTA
27. Portal : DOOR
28. Spheres : ORBS
31. Because : SINCE
32. Burro : ASS
33. Mythical man-beast : FAUN
34. Padraig's tongue : ERSE
35. Gave hue : DYED
37. Mercator work : ATLAS
38. Proper : MEET
39. Negative answers : NOES
43. Turns away : AVERTS
44. Turns out : EVICTS
45. Turndown : VETO
46. Utah city : PROVO
47. Less refined : RUDER
48. Golfer's hole-___ : INONE
49. Sovereign : LIEGE
50. A type of mother : INLAW
53. Jacques of film : TATI
54. A Gardner : ERLE
55. Colliery entrance : ADIT
57. A TV network : NBC
58. Across, in poesy : OER
59. Bankroll : WAD

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