New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1987

Author: Patterson Pepple
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F P Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Church residence : MANSE
6. Fashions : MODES
11. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
14. ___ and a promise : ALICK
15. A Palmer : ARNIE
16. Cicero's "Hail!" : AVE
17. Liza Minnelli's mother : JUDYGARLAND
19. Disencumber : RID
20. Last of a Latin I trio : AMAT
21. Front end of a whiz : GEE
22. Photographer's ___ paper : BARYTA
24. Gleason's stylized laugh : HAR
26. Guard at the portal : GATEMAN
27. Sticks together : COHERES
31. "The End of ___": John S. Wise : ANERA
32. Forty-niner's quest : ORE
33. Ended : CEASED
35. Coffee-house items : URNS
38. Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
40. Zilch : NIL
41. Loosen : UNTIE
42. Spread for rye : OLEO
43. Rooms at the top : ATTICS
45. Caravansary : INN
46. Nightingale or Barton : NURSE
48. Washed or dusted : CLEANED
50. Olympics competitor : ATHLETE
52. Tempe inst. : ASU
53. Sexton : BEADLE
54. Chess pcs. : KTS
56. Actress Arlene : DAHL
60. Suffix for public : ITY
61. Jack Jones's mother : IRENEHERVEY
64. Bambi's mother : DOE
65. Reynard's mother : VIXEN
66. Bandleader Ted : WEEMS
67. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
68. Like Lewis Carroll's oysters : EATEN
69. Hawk's nest : EYRIE
1. Goya subject : MAJA
2. Astringent : ALUM
3. Noted American linguist : NIDA
4. Father Time's tool : SCYTHE
5. Diag. test : EKG
6. John Henry's mother : MARE
7. Heraldic band : ORLE
8. Genetic helix : DNA
9. Book's binding, in Berlin : EINBAND
10. Staid; sober : SEDATE
11. Larry Hagman's mother : MARYMARTIN
12. Argentine First Lady : EVITA
13. Fortification : REDAN
18. Come to terms : AGREE
23. Summer TV offering : RERUN
25. Lancet, e.g. : ARCH
26. U.K. language : GAELIC
27. Detroit hall : COBO
28. City on the Oka : OREL
29. James MacArthur's mother : HELENHAYES
30. S.C. river : SANTEE
34. Make a lap : SIT
36. Diamond group : NINE
37. Turn on: Slang : SEND
39. Was able : COULD
41. Exploits : USES
43. Star sapphire, perhaps : ASTERIA
44. Cymbals sound : CLASH
47. Experience again : RELIVE
49. Actress Meadows : AUDREY
50. Put up with : ABIDE
51. Dakota tribesman : TETON
54. Patella location : KNEE
55. Ky. neighbor : TENN
57. State : AVER
58. Kind of demisemiquaver : HEMI
59. Gradually get well : LYSE
62. Antithesis of int. : EXT
63. Lamb's mother : EWE

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