New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1987

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F H J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Uncommon : RARE
5. Relative of corn : CAMP
9. ___ plexus : SOLAR
14. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
15. Et ___ (and others) : ALII
16. Moment : TRICE
17. F clef : BASS
18. Actress Mia ___ : SARA
19. An early ocean crosser : PINTA
20. The sincerest of flattery : IMITATION
22. Up : ASTIR
23. Give to a fund : DONATE
24. Work : OPUS
26. Succinct : TERSE
29. Floating on air : ELATED
33. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
36. Draft animals : OXEN
38. Stat for Boggs : RBI
39. The thief of time : PROCRASTINATION
43. Neighbor of Leb. : SYR
44. Anon : SOON
45. Opposite of supine : PRONE
46. Glorifies : EXALTS
49. Contract : LEASE
51. An Olympic twin : ARES
53. Extracted juice, in a way : REAMED
57. Blab : PRATE
60. The mother of invention : NECESSITY
63. Like a successful soufflé : RISEN
64. Egyptian deity : AMON
65. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
66. Made a choice : OPTED
67. Monster or river : GILA
68. Fad : RAGE
69. Showy flower : PEONY
70. Anne and Marie, e.g. : STES
71. Chemical endings : ENES
1. Fanatical : RABID
2. "Remember the ___!" : ALAMO
3. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
4. Carried away : ECSTATIC
5. Cruet : CASTER
6. Word in the name of a pelota game : ALAI
7. Spanish Surrealist painter : MIRO
8. Softly, to Solti : PIANO
9. Saul of Tarsus : STPAUL
10. Its capital is Bhubaneswar : ORISSA
11. Fluff : LINT
12. Play opener : ACTI
13. Bring up : REAR
21. "And every woe ___ can claim": Byron : ATEAR
25. Sean of films : PENN
27. Mediocre : SOSO
28. Laud : EXTOL
30. Chamber work : TRIO
31. Dark, in poesy : EBON
32. Banquet : DINE
33. ___ dixit : IPSE
34. Gemsbok : ORYX
35. " . . . ___ lender be": Shak. : NORA
37. "___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
40. African fox : ASSE
41. Church features : APSES
42. It is often sunken : TREASURE
47. Mediterranean sail : LATEEN
48. Faddish : TRENDY
50. Punta ___, Chilean port : ARENAS
52. Hampers, in a way : SNAGS
54. Fine kind of straw : MILAN
55. French story : ETAGE
56. Units of force : DYNES
57. Piece of stage setting : PROP
58. Ready : RIPE
59. Concerning : ASTO
61. Discharge : EMIT
62. Singer Natalie : COLE

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