New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1987

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Center for connoisseurs : MECCA
6. About : SOME
10. Side dish : SLAW
14. Tocsin : ALARM
15. Surrender : QUIT
16. The Hindu Cupid : KAMA
17. Actress-singer Blakley : RONEE
18. Where to find Polaris : URSAMINOR
20. Site of airport rescue: 1976 : ENTEBBE
22. Long and thin : SPIDERY
23. Talkative pet : PARAKEET
25. Daring : RACY
28. ___ out (made do) : EKED
29. Belgian Congo today : ZAIRE
34. Textile screw pine : ARA
35. Hawthorne's "The ___ Champion" : GREY
36. "Burr" author : VIDAL
37. ___ Early, C.S.A. general : JUBAL
39. Greek letter : RHO
41. Siege site: 1836 : ALAMO
42. Primitive computers : ABACI
43. Pained cry : OUCH
45. Bound : HOP
46. Drags in : HALES
47. Type of clarinet : ALTO
48. Demitint, e.g. : TONE
49. Articles made of lacquered metal : TOLEWARE
52. Foot for Swinburne : ANAPEST
56. Southwestern salamander : AXOLOTL
60. Tennessean : VOLUNTEER
62. "Woolf" man : ALBEE
63. Muscat's state : OMAN
64. Herbaceous plant : IRID
65. Origins : SEEDS
66. Dame Rebecca : WEST
67. Miller and Blyth : ANNS
68. Rendezvous : TRYST
1. Plain on the moon : MARE
2. College in N.C. : ELON
3. Jargon : CANT
4. Like a Poe tale : CREEPY
5. A rhizopod : AMEBA
6. Close call : SQUEAKER
7. Maugham's "___ Betters" : OUR
8. Fell short : MISSED
9. A day's march : ETAPE
10. Sideslip : SKID
11. Alley : LANE
12. "___ tra nemici," Ariosti opera : AMOR
13. Circumspect : WARY
19. Bas or bar follower : MITZVAH
21. Title for Harris characters : BRER
24. Slot for a cotter : KEYHOLE
25. Indian prince : RAJAH
26. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
27. Group of plotters : CABAL
30. Trouble : AIL
31. Pend Oreille Lake site : IDAHO
32. Magsaysay of the Philippines : RAMON
33. Slip off in the night : ELOPE
35. Flash : GLISTEN
38. Becker specialty : ACE
40. Away from the center : OUTWARDS
44. Cajole : COAX
47. Occurring by turns, old style : ALTERN
48. Vote counter : TELLER
50. Rome's ancient port : OSTIA
51. Pan : ROAST
52. Swear : AVOW
53. Seward Peninsula city : NOME
54. "Oh no!" : ALAS
55. Fourth-down play : PUNT
57. Submit : OBEY
58. Knight and Weems : TEDS
59. For fear that : LEST
61. Strauss's "___ Heldenleben" : EIN

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