New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1987

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grouse : CRAB
5. Supply with new weapons : REARM
10. What it takes to tango : TWO
13. Bar : RAIL
14. Attention-getting call : HOLLOA
15. "___ come?" : HOW
16. In disgrace : UNDERACLOUD
18. Inspiration for Keats : URN
19. Brochette : SKEWER
20. Some nouns : GERUNDS
22. Singles : ONES
24. Convinced : SOLD
25. Shade of purple : MAUVE
28. Math-proof initials : QED
31. Has to have : NEEDS
34. Ancient wine jug : OLPE
35. Garb for a gala : TUXEDO
37. Bro. or dau. : REL
38. Medieval fur : VAIR
39. Salutes : HAILS
40. Hawaiian port : HILO
41. Travel stop : INN
42. Fine parchment : VELLUM
43. Begrudge : ENVY
44. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
46. Part of a journey : LEG
47. Summoned, in a way : PAGED
48. Sharpen : HONE
50. Atlas stat. : ELEV
52. Dusk : EVENING
55. Relaxed : ATEASE
59. Meadow : LEA
60. Trouble spot : STORMCENTER
63. ___ Lanka : SRI
64. At a diner, they're short : ORDERS
65. ___ over backward : LEAN
66. Otologist's concern : EAR
67. Fits one within another : NESTS
68. Desires : YENS
1. Shank : CRUS
2. File's partner : RANK
3. Girl Friday, e.g. : AIDE
4. Subsided : BLEWOVER
5. Bird of fable : ROC
6. Plumber's pipe : ELL
7. Slept like ___ : ALOG
8. Rakes : ROUES
9. Western arbutus : MADRONO
10. Zane Grey's "The ___ Herd" : THUNDERING
11. By ___ of mouth : WORD
12. Possesses : OWNS
14. ___ and hounds : HARE
17. Director Clair : RENE
21. Rubber tree : ULE
23. Cry loudly : SQUALL
25. Capra opus : MOVIE
26. Thicke and Bates : ALANS
27. Undecided : UPINTHEAIR
29. Pearl Buck's "The ___" : EXILE
30. Overwhelming amount : DELUGE
32. Search (into) : DELVE
33. Manual-training system : SLOYD
35. Tea, in Tours : THE
36. Milit. award : DSM
40. Out of this world : HEAVENLY
42. Pemmican ingredient : VENISON
45. Ages upon ages : EON
47. A Rose : PETE
49. ___ nous : ENTRE
51. Resins : LACS
52. Other : ELSE
53. Beth Howland role in "Alice" : VERA
54. "___ Little Acre": Caldwell : GODS
56. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
57. Actor Connery : SEAN
58. Ospreys' cousins : ERNS
61. Soak, as flax : RET
62. "___ Miniver," 1942 film : MRS

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