New York Times, Friday, June 5, 1987

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Winter's Tale" chorus : TIME
5. Recruit in "King Henry IV, Part 2" : WART
9. Dukedom in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" : MILAN
14. Sloth : UNAU
15. Sufficient, to FitzGerald : ENOW
16. Betel palm : ARECA
17. Crack pusher's nemesis : NARC
18. Brothers to Viola and Alonso : SEBASTIANS
20. Kind of worm or meal : INCH
21. Ashanti language : TWI
22. Jewel chest : CASKET
23. Gunlock catches : SEARS
25. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
27. Stingy : NEAR
29. Obtained : GOT
30. Blueprint datum, for short : SPEC
34. Townsman : CIT
36. Indonesian island : TIMOR
38. "Twelfth Night" gentleman : CURIO
39. An early Mets' game? : ACOMEDYOFERRORS
42. Gave inflection : TONED
43. Elicit : EDUCE
44. Passing mark : CEE
45. Cameo stone : ONYX
46. Sandy's comment : ARF
47. Honshu city : KOFU
49. Bay at Nagoya : ISE
50. Gwyn et al. : NELLS
53. Original Hambletonian site : GOSHEN
58. Some recs. : LPS
61. Dark bluish green : TEAL
62. Maid of honor in "King Henry VIII" : ANNEBULLEN
64. Antler's branch : TINE
65. Kind of surgeon : NEURO
66. Whit : IOTA
67. A founder of Time : LUCE
68. Inert gas : ARGON
69. Trade: Var. : SWOP
70. Naval officer Hopkins: 1718-1802 : ESEK
1. Mediterranean port : TUNIS
2. Empty : INANE
3. Eulogist for Caesar : MARCANTONY
4. Outwit : EUCHRE
5. Bridge position : WEST
6. Once more : ANEW
7. Puck : ROBINGOODFELLOW
8. Highlands duo : TWA
9. ___ Hari : MATA
10. Spirit in "The Tempest" : IRIS
11. Escape hole : LEAK
12. Skin trouble : ACNE
13. Bavarian-born caricaturist : NAST
19. Boswell was one : SCOT
24. Full : SATED
26. Ionian island : CORFU
28. Disencumber : RID
30. South, in Sevilla : SUR
31. A friend of Caesar in "A. and C." : PROCULEIUS
32. The old sod : EIRE
33. Nestle : COSE
34. A friend of Brutus : CATO
35. Sacred image : ICON
37. "Broom Hilda" cartoonist : MYERS
38. A successor of Oedipus : CREON
40. U.S.A. neighbor : MEX
41. Luther foe : ECK
46. Japanese aborigine : AINU
48. State of fitness : FETTLE
51. Jouster's jabber : LANCE
52. Glossy : SLEEK
53. African land: Var. : GANA
54. Beaut : ONER
55. Comfy : SNUG
56. Bassanio, e.g. : HERO
57. Inky : EBON
59. Character in "King Henry IV, Part 1" : PETO
60. Cinch : SNAP
63. Lille lily : LIS

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