New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1987

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Note : MEMO
5. Wild try : STAB
9. Sober : STAID
14. Norse god : ODIN
15. Nap : PILE
16. "___ Lane," Beatles song : PENNY
17. Parnassian number : NINE
18. Scold : RATE
19. Indian or orange : OSAGE
20. Catchall abbr. : ETC
21. Spartan : BARE
22. Fled : BOLTED
23. Start of an Emerson quote : THEREWARDOFA
26. Troubles : AILS
27. Tax gp. : IRS
28. Ghazel : ODE
31. Stigma : STAIN
34. Porter : ALE
35. Menilite : OPAL
36. Quote: Part II : THINGWELLDONEIS
40. Weird : EERY
41. Mo. neighbor : ILL
42. Wash cycle : RINSE
43. Nursery item : TOY
44. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
45. Step, in Sonora : PASO
47. End of quote : TOHAVEDONEIT
52. Ridicule : DERIDE
55. Red curtain material? : IRON
56. Sleeve nestler : ACE
57. Seemingly good excuse : ALIBI
58. Become dim : BLUR
59. Jejune : ARID
60. Mature : RIPEN
61. Actress Sommer : ELKE
62. Be up in the air : PEND
63. Something indisputable : TASTE
64. Negatives in Nairn : NAES
65. Tense : EDGY
1. "Water Lilies" painter : MONET
2. A Bunker : EDITH
3. Chop : MINCE
4. Low rating : ONE
5. Urban problem : SPRAWL
6. Chaplets : TIARAS
7. Change : ALTER
8. Mason or karbi : BEE
9. Satires : SPOOFS
10. Famed Edison Co. employee : TESLA
11. Sister of Baal : ANAT
12. Photographer Morath : INGE
13. Tinted : DYED
21. "___ There," Kosinski novel : BEING
22. World-weary : BORED
24. Canada-U.S. river : RAINY
25. Only Englishman buried in Arlington : DILL
28. Cafe sign : OPEN
29. Platform : DAIS
30. Other : ELSE
31. Printer's mark : STET
32. Kojak : THEO
33. Unsubstantial : AIRY
34. Tennis term : ALL
35. It's "held" in diners : ONION
37. Willow twig : WITHE
38. Steber role : ELSA
39. Welles or Bean : ORSON
44. Antiseptic : IODINE
45. Wig for Washington : PERUKE
46. Dotes on : ADORES
47. Lama's land : TIBET
48. Country house : VILLA
49. Having handles : EARED
50. Cake topper : ICING
51. Presidential nickname : TEDDY
52. Flit : DART
53. Former A.L. manager : ELIA
54. Tears : RIPS
58. Artist Shahn : BEN
59. Simian : APE

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