New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1987

Author:James & Phyllis Barrick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Keen : AVID
5. Cervine creatures : STAGS
10. Boulanger's creation : PATE
14. Occupation : LINE
15. Contestant : ENTRY
16. Norwegian monarch : OLAV
17. Arousing amazement : PORTENTOUS
19. Sluice : RACE
20. Redingote part : SLEEVE
21. Request : PETITION
23. Birthplace of Garibaldi : NICE
25. O.T. name : LEVI
26. Cement type : PORTLAND
30. Destination during a hadj : MECCA
33. American novelist–film critic : AGEE
34. Ubangi people : SARAS
36. Juratory statement : OATH
38. Johnny ___ : REB
39. Mountain pass : COL
40. Singer Acuff : ROY
41. Detain : KEEP
43. Bow : STOOP
45. Lacking in affection : COLD
46. Dart : SCOOT
48. Easily moved : PORTABLE
50. Bitter herbs : RUES
52. "Ode to ___": Collins : FEAR
53. Repeated : MULTIPLE
57. Sawed logs : SNORED
61. Ornamental case : ETUI
62. Viseu natives : PORTUGUESE
64. Sugarcane shoot : LALO
65. College in Surrey : EPSOM
66. Surfeit : SATE
67. Steer clear of : SHUN
68. Raison ___ : DETRE
69. Fundamental: Abbr. : ELEM
1. Noric and Lepontine ___ : ALPS
2. Double bass : VIOL
3. Dictator's phrase : INRE
4. Good news in a cold war : DETENTE
5. Some Amerinds : SENECAS
6. J. Wilbrand discovery : TNT
7. Surmounting : ATOP
8. Soft food : GRUEL
9. Methods : SYSTEMS
10. Covered ambulatory : PORTICO
11. Turkish regiment : ALAI
12. Cantina fare : TACO
13. Regular : EVEN
18. Vile anagram : EVIL
22. Common contraction : IVE
24. Play : ENACT
26. Sports area : PARK
27. Cymae rectae : OGEES
28. Old instrument : REBEC
29. Flag : DROOP
31. Locust bean : CAROB
32. Bikini, for one : ATOLL
35. Distant : ALOOF
37. London park name : HYDE
42. Share : PORTION
43. Like a ziggurat : STEPPED
44. Suppose : PRESUME
45. Make merry : CAROUSE
47. Ardennes affirmative : OUI
49. Chinese dynasty : TANG
51. Mine shaft : SLOPE
53. Brooks and Allen : MELS
54. Bryce Canyon's site : UTAH
55. Oner : LULU
56. Whilom : ERST
58. Former Spanish coin : REAL
59. Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
60. Judge : DEEM
63. Dramatist Hedberg of Sweden : TOR

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