New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1987

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of hygiene : ORAL
5. Lawyers' org. : ABA
8. Ferber novel : SOBIG
13. Slight : PUNY
14. Gun a motor : REV
15. Voyager II 1986 target : URANUS
17. Go in advance : ANTECEDE
19. Up-creek necessity : PADDLE
20. Ho neckwear : LEI
21. Romberg's "___ Alone" : ONE
22. Coterie : SET
23. Milton's Ugandan successor : IDI
24. Fruit tree : PAPAW
26. Opener for corn or cycle : TRI
27. Army V.I.P. : GEN
28. Kitchen emanations : AROMAS
30. Audience sleep-producer : MONOTONE
32. Antiseptic substance : IODOL
33. Singer Lola : FALANA
34. Smirk's cousin : LEER
35. Suntan-preparation ingredient : SALOL
36. Expressed contempt : SPAT
40. Kermit is one : ANURAN
42. Expiate : ATONE
43. Like Cesar Chavez : PROLABOR
46. Zoroastrian sacred books : AVESTA
47. Johnny of 1861 : REB
48. O'Neill play : ILE
49. Forestall : AVERT
50. He preceded Andy : ABE
51. Author Whitten : LES
52. Needlefish : GAR
53. Mater or Zadora : PIA
56. Brewer from Toledo : TERESA
58. Figures that interest geometers : POLYGONS
60. Milieux for instructeurs : ECOLES
61. Ray Floyd, for one : PRO
62. Being bearing ailes : ANGE
63. A first name in coaching : KNUTE
64. Seek gold : PAN
65. "___ pin and . . . " : SEEA
1. Black or harlequin follower : OPAL
2. Mystical mark : RUNE
3. Precise opposite : ANTIPODE
4. Lixivium : LYE
5. Kemper and Reunion : ARENAS
6. Moisten, in a way : BEDEW
7. Vale's partner : AVE
8. Coming from above : SUPERNAL
9. Red Jacket specialty : ORATION
10. Decomposed : BAD
11. Spectrum hue : INDIGO
12. Arnhem dollar : GULDEN
16. Rouen's river : SEINE
18. Varnish component : COPAL
22. Plant runner : STOLON
25. Neutral, ethically : AMORAL
28. Be laid up : AIL
29. Campanella battery-mate : ROE
30. Cheeklike : MALAR
31. Necessity for a tyrant : TASTER
33. Their capital is Thorshavn : FAROES
35. Tenancy arrangement : SUBLEASE
37. Put off : POSTPONE
38. Kind of bear or lion : ANT
39. Assam, for one : TEA
41. Carpenter's tool : NAILSET
42. N.Y.C.'s ___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
43. Chatter : PRATE
44. Old fiddle : REBECK
45. Puck's boss : OBERON
46. King Arthur's island paradise : AVALON
49. Israeli coin : AGORA
54. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
55. On the Azov : ASEA
57. Elected, in Epinal : ELU
58. Very softly, for Slatkin : PPP
59. What some demons step on : GAS

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