New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1987

Author:Norma Steinberg
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mop : SWAB
5. Canter, etc. : GAITS
10. Chesterfield or blazer : COAT
14. A Mitchell plantation : TARA
15. Bizarre : OUTRE
16. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
17. Enthusiastic : AVID
18. Beginning : ONSET
19. Close : NEAR
20. Pragmatic person : REALIST
22. Movie fare : POPCORN
24. Put to good ___ : USE
25. "___ Macabre" : DANSE
26. Dorsett feat : TOUCHDOWN
30. Tows : HAULS
34. Good-looking man: Slang : HUNK
35. Lode ingredient : ORE
36. Phone : CALLUP
37. Pulver, for one: Abbr. : ENS
38. Capistrano visitor : SWALLOW
40. Kind of angle : TRI
41. He cometh onstage : ICEMAN
43. Gehrig or Groza : LOU
44. Elem.-sch. head : PRIN
45. Televised again : RERAN
46. Reduce in importance : DOWNGRADE
48. Tree exudation : RESIN
50. Also : TOO
51. High ___ : SIERRAS
54. Gettysburg event: 1863 : ADDRESS
58. Italian wine city : ASTI
59. Vegas headliner : CHARO
61. A Guthrie : ARLO
62. Measure out : METE
63. Start again : RENEW
64. Fed : TMAN
65. Plant's origin : SEED
66. They are, in Tijuana : ESTAN
67. Diner sign : EATS
1. Have the lead : STAR
2. Billow : WAVE
3. Operatic show-stopper : ARIA
4. Misfortune : BADLUCK
5. Pillow filling : GOOSEDOWN
6. Em or Pittypat : AUNT
7. That thing's : ITS
8. Mining tool : TREPAN
9. Mother or Anya : SETON
10. Hide : CONCEAL
11. Butterine : OLEO
12. Gelling substance : AGAR
13. Mountain lake : TARN
21. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
23. "Shucks!" : PSHAW
25. Talk about repeatedly : DWELLON
26. Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
27. Part of a pound : OUNCE
28. Indy name : UNSER
29. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
31. Very : ULTRA
32. Sensational : LURID
33. Backbone : SPINE
36. NASA arithmetic : COUNTDOWN
38. More rational : SANER
39. Moo : LOW
42. No longer single : MARRIED
44. Apportion : PRORATE
46. Postprandial chore : DISHES
47. Divinity : GOD
49. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
51. Spade and Hill : SAMS
52. Words of understanding : ISEE
53. Diminutive ending : ETTE
54. Neighborhood : AREA
55. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
56. Wood strip : SLAT
57. Pearl Buck book : SONS
60. Aardvark's tidbit : ANT

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