New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1987

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Captain of the Pequod : AHAB
5. It must go on : SHOW
9. Fundamentals : ABCS
13. Salami shop : DELI
14. Man in a cage : TAMER
16. Pinball problem : TILT
17. Spoken : ORAL
18. Allan-___ : ADALE
19. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
20. Snooker's relative : BILLIARDS
22. X years before Hastings : MLVI
23. Garrison : FORT
24. Approved : OKAYED
26. Hercules's dozen : LABORS
29. Brawny : STRONG
31. Nimble : AGILE
32. Outscores : BEATS
33. Feed-bag morsel : OAT
36. Canasta play : MELD
37. Aluminum wraps : FOILS
38. Unadorned : BARE
39. Adult elver : EEL
40. Genetic duplicate : CLONE
41. Metric measure : LITER
42. Guarantee : ASSURE
44. Beach Boy Brian : WILSON
45. Eli's rival : CANTAB
47. Medicine ball? : PILL
48. Ye follower : OLDE
49. Quartering : BILLETING
54. Compete against the clock : RACE
55. Lake Geneva spa : EVIAN
56. Alley Oop's love : OOLA
58. Cupid : AMOR
59. Cut a rug : DANCE
60. Exigency : NEED
61. Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
62. ___-do-well : NEER
63. Coaster : SLED
1. Bother : ADO
2. Sage or mint : HERB
3. U.S.S.R. mountain range : ALAI
4. Wallet : BILLFOLD
5. Elevator's alternative : STAIRS
6. Attacked : HADAT
7. The Tentmaker : OMAR
8. Fuse metal : WELD
9. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
10. Certain butters : BILLYGOATS
11. British India empire founder : CLIVE
12. Demure : STAID
15. Vacation spots : RESORTS
21. Knowledge : LORE
25. Boxing stats : KOS
26. Kind of duck : LAME
27. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
28. Whisper sweet nothings : BILLANDCOO
29. Fishing net : SEINE
30. Yarn : TALE
32. Ill-mannered lout : BOOR
34. Mars: Comb. form : AREO
35. Sea swallow : TERN
37. Bungled : FLUBBED
38. Huge amounts : BILLIONS
40. Letters for Lee : CSA
41. Swingy rhythm : LILT
43. Takes the wheel : STEERS
44. Frankfurter : WIENER
45. Shade of red : CORAL
46. Memorable shrine : ALAMO
47. Finish second : PLACE
50. Terrible czar : IVAN
51. End to end, on the gridiron : LINE
52. Coward : NOEL
53. Jubilation : GLEE
57. Do sum work : ADD

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