New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1987

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Jones has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bovine group : HERD
5. Argali : SHEEP
10. Memphis bull : APIS
14. "Dies ___" : IRAE
15. A memorable Mesta : PERLE
16. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
17. Diamonds' best seller : FITFORLIFE
19. Fox or Rabbit, to Uncle Remus : BRER
20. Beat the heat or cold : INSULATE
21. Cleaved : KNIFED
23. Glut : SATE
24. Unisonally : ASONE
25. "The Mystery of ___ Drood": Dickens : EDWIN
28. Chernobyl unit : RAD
30. ___ sigilli (seal's spot) : LOCUS
33. Snifter contents : BRANDY
35. Tibetan priest : LAMA
37. Explosive : TNT
38. Cole or Porter forte : SONG
39. Nawiliwili greeting : ALOHA
41. Regarding : ASTO
42. Pass receiver : END
43. Egyptian ram god : AMON
44. Millinery accessory : HATPIN
46. Wants : NEEDS
48. Get or jet follower : SET
50. Fashion : STYLE
51. Poker word : RAISE
53. This: Sp. fem. : ESTA
55. Lima's port : CALLAO
57. Chose : SELECTED
61. Hebrew month : ELUL
62. Cosby best seller : FATHERHOOD
64. Actress Hartman : LISA
65. Attempted : TRIED
66. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
67. Rents : LETS
68. Belgian battleground: W.W. I : YPRES
69. Cheerful : ROSY
1. Some radios, for short : HIFI
2. Mavourneen's home : ERIN
3. Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
4. Bomb-squad job : DEFUSING
5. Food fish : SPRAT
6. ___-skelter : HELTER
7. One of five lakes : ERIE
8. Imp : ELF
9. Uses a keyhole clandestinely : PEEKS
10. White rat, e.g. : ALBINO
11. Le Carré best seller, with "A" : PERFECTSPY
12. ___ fixe : IDEE
13. Chalcedony : SARD
18. A Chan portrayer : OLAND
22. Arndt piano piece : NOLA
24. Mother of Jabal and Jubal : ADAH
25. "The Beverly Hillbillies" Buddy : EBSEN
26. Queen bee's friend : DRONE
27. D. Steel best seller : WANDERLUST
29. Like Garbo : ALONE
31. Up to the time : UNTIL
32. Gem : STONE
34. Sweet potato : YAM
36. ___-jongg : MAH
40. Come in second, e.g. : LOSE
41. Stapling machine : ATTACHER
43. One of Mohammed's four perfect women : ASIA
45. Starwort : ASTER
47. Home of the Cowboys : DALLAS
49. Pajama-party sound : TEEHEE
52. Pushover : SOFTY
54. Disko vehicles : SLEDS
55. Battery unit : CELL
56. " . . . if ___ may do thee grace": Shak. : ALIE
57. Recipe direction : STIR
58. Ruckus : TODO
59. Eras upon eras : EONS
60. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
63. Dada leader : ARP

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