New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1987

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Martha J. DeWitt has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Singer Lenya : LOTTE
6. Clinker : SCAR
10. Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
14. Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
15. Well : HALE
16. Site of the Pison : EDEN
17. Changeable : PERMUTABLE
19. At variance with : AJAR
20. Tasted : SAMPLED
21. Vacuum abhorrer : NATURE
23. Slackens : EASES
25. Aunts, in Almeria : TIAS
26. Skivvies : SHIRTS
29. Wear out one's welcome : OVERSTAY
33. Medieval merchants' guild : HANSE
34. Litigant : SUER
35. Lives : ARE
36. A pt. of speech : ADV
37. Dishearten : DEPRESS
40. Actress Arthur : BEA
41. Season after printemps : ETE
42. Bursae : SACS
43. A Chan portrayer : TOLER
45. Kind of conclusion : FOREGONE
48. Wainscot sections : PANELS
49. Use a pony : TROT
50. Durocs : SWINE
52. Thrum : FRINGE
54. Impedimental officialese : REDTAPE
58. Chimere : ROBE
59. Changeable : REVERSIBLE
62. Moreporks : OWLS
63. Actor Dixon : IVAN
64. Plant inflorescence : UMBEL
65. Fitting : MEET
66. Margays : CATS
67. Resembling a certain fuel : PEATY
1. Enfolds : LAPS
2. Concert halls : ODEA
3. Duration : TERM
4. Moderates : TEMPERS
5. Tried to equal or excel : EMULATED
6. Faint adumbration : SHADE
7. Bandleader Calloway : CAB
8. The works : ALL
9. Comes back onstage : REENTERS
10. Gauchos' lariats : REATAS
11. Changeable : ADJUSTABLE
12. Grin's companion : BEAR
13. About : INRE
18. Trueheart of comics : TESS
22. Melody : AIR
24. Origins : SOURCES
26. W.W. II big-brass base : SHAEF
27. "It ___ Be You," 1924 song : HADTO
28. Changeable : INVERTIBLE
30. Fivers : VEES
31. Spinning : AREEL
32. Age components : YEARS
34. Nine inches : SPAN
38. Abstruse : ESOTERIC
39. Wears well : STANDSUP
44. Quondam : ONETIME
46. ___ Evans (Chubby Checker) : ERNEST
47. Guildhall statue : GOG
48. ___ glass (tall mirror) : PIER
51. Br. naval group : WRENS
52. "___ Sea to Sea": Kipling : FROM
53. Poet laureate: 1715-18 : ROWE
55. Swedish pop quartet : ABBA
56. Kind of whip : PLET
57. Slippery : EELY
60. A Gabor : EVA
61. Keeve : VAT

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