New York Times, Monday, June 22, 1987

Author:Rita Yelle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.34)
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Look over : SCAN
5. Israelite leader : CALEB
10. British streetcar : TRAM
14. Small amount : IOTA
15. Novel by Chateaubriand : ATALA
16. Adventure story : SAGA
17. Brisk pace : TROT
18. Temper tantrums : RAGES
19. Eternally : EVER
20. Diamond arbiter : UMPIRE
22. Ore processing plants : SMELTERS
24. Hear ye! : OYES
26. Wading bird : IBIS
27. Goals of the boys of summer : PENNANTS
31. Mountain crests : ARETES
35. Of birds : AVIAN
36. Satan's lure : APPLE
38. Car pt. : IGN
39. Rod's companion : REEL
40. Of a region : AREAL
41. ___-kiri : HARA
42. Business abbr. : INC
43. Catkin : AMENT
44. More tender : SORER
45. "A Sentimental Journey" author : STERNE
47. What Ruth was to Gehrig : TEAMMATE
49. Ireland, to Celts : EIRE
51. Eject : SPUE
52. Rickey Henderson specialty : STEALING
56. Female monster : OGRESS
60. Infield covering, for short : TARP
61. Healed : CURED
63. Tree of Java : UPAS
64. Otherwise : ELSE
65. Sports stadium : ARENA
66. Salamander : NEWT
67. One's equal : PEER
68. Stair post : NEWEL
69. Red and Coral : SEAS
1. In ___ (in its original place) : SITU
2. Bulblike plant stem : CORM
3. Upon : ATOP
4. Mets' league : NATIONAL
5. Lurch : CAREEN
6. One ___ time : ATA
7. Falls behind : LAGS
8. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
9. Dean's game : BASEBALL
10. African fly : TSETSE
11. Critic's laudation : RAVE
12. Ripener : AGER
13. Planet or Roman god : MARS
21. Pitcher Nolan ___ : RYAN
23. Italian money : LIRE
25. A long look : STARE
27. A fashion capital : PARIS
28. Important occurrence : EVENT
29. Brother's daughter, e.g. : NIECE
30. Used up : SPENT
32. Headdress for Diana : TIARA
33. Plumed wading bird : EGRET
34. Pitfall : SNARE
37. Tops of heads : PATES
40. Yankees' league : AMERICAN
41. Specialty of Mantle and Maris : HOMERUNS
43. Plant used for blue dye : ANIL
44. Self-satisfied : SMUG
46. Farm machine : REAPER
48. Without feet : APODAL
50. Harden : ENURE
52. Pace : STEP
53. O. Henry offering : TALE
54. Gaelic : ERSE
55. Developed : GREW
57. Fencing sword : EPEE
58. "I never ___ Moor—": Dickinson : SAWA
59. Fast planes : SSTS
62. Sevilla-to-Córdoba dir. : ENE

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