New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1987

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cut, in Cheshire : SAWN
5. One of the rails : SORA
9. Water diverter : WEIR
13. "The ___ Love . . . ," Kahn song : ONEI
14. Singing group : OCTET
15. Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
16. Record : DISC
17. Pa. borough : NORTHWALES
19. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
20. Ike's command : ETO
21. Newspaper goofs : ERRATA
22. Map feature : INSET
24. L–P connection : MNO
25. With logic : SANELY
27. Trouble : DISTRESS
32. Kind of ball or fellow : ODD
33. "___ of Galilee . . . ": Acts 1:11 : YEMEN
35. Erica : HEATH
36. Weather word : FAIR
38. Evil spirit : DEMON
40. One of the Minors : ASIA
41. Dills of the Bible : ANETS
43. Topic in a dorm : DATES
45. Far: Comb. form : TEL
46. Sculptured ornaments : ROSETTES
48. Least narrow : WIDEST
50. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
51. Pioneer fur trader : ASTOR
52. Ukrainian bay : ODESSA
56. Edge : RIM
57. Latin abbr. : ETAL
60. Boston commuter area : SOUTHSHORE
62. Facet : SIDE
63. Tempt : LURE
64. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
65. Nones kin : IDES
66. Famed round-the-world solo flier : ODOM
67. Dashed : SPED
68. Aloha State bird : NENE
1. Kind of jerk : SODA
2. Indigo : ANIL
3. Locale of the Antilles : WESTINDIES
4. Christian creed : NICENE
5. Key's middle name : SCOTT
6. Other: Sp. : OTRO
7. Soak timber : RET
8. Where St. Paul preached : ATHENS
9. Tear's partner : WEAR
10. Cinders or Fitzgerald : ELLA
11. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
12. Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
14. Like the Cyclops : ONEEYED
18. Incensed : WROTH
23. Sneaky : SLY
24. City on the Souris, in N.D. : MINOT
25. Up to now : SOFAR
26. Bell town : ADANO
27. Colleague who forsook Paul : DEMAS
28. Farm-improvement org. of the 30's : REA
29. Spring time : EASTERTIDE
30. Piggeries : STIES
31. Commandment verb : SHALT
34. King Cyaxares' subjects : MEDES
37. Way to go: Abbr. : RTE
39. Brokaw and Reasoner : NEWSMEN
42. Hide away : STASH
44. Pose : SIT
47. Annoys : TEASES
49. Slays : DOESIN
51. Made public : AIRED
52. Christiania, today : OSLO
53. Mamie Eisenhower's maiden name : DOUD
54. Large kangaroo : EURO
55. Watch part : STEM
56. Memorization method : ROTE
58. Yemeni seaport : ADEN
59. ___-majesté : LESE
61. Occur by chance : HAP

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