New York Times, Saturday, May 2, 1987

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Longest river in Spain : EBRO
5. Bogus : FALSE
10. Thwart : BALK
14. Two, in Nice : DEUX
15. N.A. Indian : OMAHA
16. Turkish regiment : ALAI
17. Partner of bitsy : ITSY
18. Society's elite : UPPERCRUST
20. TV show based on "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" : THEGIRLS
22. Affection : WARMTH
23. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
24. He wrote "The Left Bank" : RICE
25. Goober : PEANUT
28. Wordless comic bit : SIGHTGAG
32. Tennis term : ALL
33. New Guinea : PAPUA
35. Eiffel Tower division : ETAGE
36. Ancient temples : NAOI
38. Guidance of a sort : REINS
40. Author of "My People" : EBAN
41. Jackets and collars : ETONS
43. Successful : ONTOP
45. Norwegian coin : ORE
46. Hockey position : LEFTWING
48. Opposes courageously : BEARDS
50. Counting-out word : EENY
51. TV's talking horse : MRED
52. Amphibious vehicle : AMTRAC
55. Push a bill through abruptly : RAILROAD
59. Legislative branch : LOWERHOUSE
61. Greek flask : OLPE
62. Blue flag, for one : IRIS
63. "Four Quartets" poet : ELIOT
64. French land masses : ILES
65. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
66. Ainge of the Celtics : DANNY
67. Assignment : TASK
1. What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
2. Hebrew letter : BETH
3. Artifice : RUSE
4. Type of mask : OXYGEN
5. Kind of general : FOURSTAR
6. Spacious : AMPLE
7. Drinks like a dog : LAPS
8. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
9. Cause bias by insinuations : EARWIG
10. Hair ornament : BARRETTE
11. Astringent : ALUM
12. Wear well : LAST
13. Acquaintances et al. : KITH
19. Hidden store : CACHE
21. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
24. Laughing : RIANT
25. One-picture cartoon : PANEL
26. Delight : ELATE
27. Reserved : ALOOF
28. Engaged in litigation : SUING
29. Miss Hungary of 1936 : GABOR
30. Henry Wallace's middle name : AGARD
31. Chromosome constituents : GENES
34. Showy spring flower : PEONY
37. What banks give and receive : INTEREST
39. Temperance : SOBRIETY
42. Depone : SWEAR
44. Strip : PEEL
47. Crept along : INCHED
49. Dexterous : ADROIT
51. Kind of jar : MASON
52. Came to earth : ALIT
53. Additional : MORE
54. Minn. ballplayer : TWIN
55. Downfall : RUIN
56. Spanish jar : OLLA
57. Mimics : APES
58. Office necessity : DESK
60. Biographer Winslow : OLA

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