New York Times, Saturday, May 30, 1987

Author: Keith Vaughn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Keith Vaughn has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Anomalies : SQUAREPEGS
6. G, F or C : CLEF
10. Take a boxing stance : SQUAREOFF
14. Prime cut : FILET
15. Light fabric : LENO
16. Sail support : SPAR
17. ___ grow on : ONETO
18. Aleutian island : ATTU
19. Roll-call reply : HERE
20. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
21. "___ Majesty's Secret Service" : ONHER
22. Whilom : ONCE
23. London landmark : TRAFALGARSQUARE
25. Was obliged : OWED
26. Trusty, in Tours : FIDELE
27. Sault ___ Marie : STE
28. Broadcast : AIR
31. Beatty or Calmer : NED
32. Pass away : DECEASE
36. Rip-offs : THEFTS
38. Hysteria : NERVES
39. "Allons ___ . . . " : ENFANTS
41. Marine flier : ERN
42. Sec. phone : EXT
43. "Blame It on ___," 1984 film : RIO
44. Part of SHAPE : ALLIED
47. Ski lift : TBAR
49. Do the impossible : SQUARETHECIRCLE
53. "Lasciatemi morire," e.g. : ARIA
54. A predecessor of Solon : DRACO
55. de Cologne, de vie et al. : EAUX
56. Literary Nobelist: 1929 : MANN
57. Cardinal point : EAST
58. ___-Tuva, predecessor of an S.S.R. : TANNU
59. Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
60. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
61. One of a daily trio : SQUAREMEAL
62. Moscow landmark : REDSQUARE
63. Loosening: Comb. form : LYSO
64. Commencement : START
1. Certain measurement : SQUAREFOOT
2. One who yearns : PINER
3. Contralto Nikolaidi : ELENA
4. Depart : GETOFF
5. I stand: Lat. : STO
6. Made a metallic noise : CLANGED
7. Deadly : LETHAL
8. Joined a contest : ENTERED
9. Firm; steady : FOURSQUARE
10. Honest man : SQUARESHOOTER
11. Fabric style : OPENWEAVE
12. Stuffing : FARCE
13. Deejay Alan of rock 'n' roll : FREED
21. Longest-lived : OLDEST
24. "___ Sunshine," Withers hit: 1971 : AINTNO
27. Part of an act : SCENEI
28. Ingested : ATE
29. German pronoun : IHN
30. Desisted : REFRAINED
33. Fermi or Caruso : ENRICO
34. Subject for Dr. Ruth : SEX
35. Superlative suffix : EST
37. On the up and up : FAIRANDSQUARE
40. Ancient Persian province : SATRAPY
41. Kind of plate : ELECTRO
45. Certain dogs, for short : LHASAS
46. What Abou Ben Adhem did : DREAMT
47. Less feral : TAMER
48. Thicket : BRAKE
49. Upright transaction : SQUAREDEAL
50. Cretan port : CANEA
51. Selenologist's adjective : LUNAR
52. Glory : EXULT
58. Carpentry tools : TSQUARES

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