New York Times, Tuesday, June 9, 1987

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. "___ Theme" from the Zhivago film : LARAS
6. Singer Coolidge : RITA
10. Forever ___ day : ANDA
14. Representative : AGENT
15. Arabian seaport : ADEN
16. Test item: Abbr. : QUES
17. Parsonage : MANSE
18. Peddle : VEND
19. Vases : URNS
20. Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : BROWNIE
22. Italian seaport : TRIESTE
24. Stiff collars : ETONS
26. Most ancient : OLDEST
27. Bird that imitates human speech : PARROT
30. Farewell, in France : ADIEU
32. ___ Z (everything) : ATO
33. Traveled on a float : RAFTED
35. Applaud : CLAP
39. Talons : CLAWS
41. Goal; objective : AIM
42. Make amends : ATONE
43. Singer Turner : TINA
44. Track wins : FIRSTS
46. Compass pt. : NNW
47. Habituate : INURE
49. Okla. Indians : OSAGES
51. ___ Handicap: June 10, 1944 : CARTER
54. More certain : SURER
56. Friendly : AMIABLE
58. Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : BOSSUET
62. Nincompoop : BOOB
63. Medley : OLIO
65. Before now : SINCE
66. Height: Prefix : ALTI
67. Space agcy. : NASA
68. In reserve, or cinched : ONICE
69. For fear that : LEST
70. Insect pest : GNAT
71. Desert shrub : RETEM
1. Mary's pet : LAMB
2. Seaweed extract : AGAR
3. Gambling city : RENO
4. Response : ANSWER
5. Loud-voiced persons : STENTORS
6. Poe's bird : RAVEN
7. Suffix or fish : IDE
8. Portable dwelling : TENT
9. Sci-fi automaton : ANDROID
10. Site of triple dead heat : AQUEDUCT
11. Hospital worker : NURSE
12. Fender mishaps : DENTS
13. Something of value : ASSET
21. Jot : IOTA
23. ___ du Diable : ILE
25. Lampoons : SATIRES
27. Treaty : PACT
28. King of the Huns : ATLI
29. Horse color : ROAN
31. G.O.P.'s opposition : DEMS
34. Impartial : FAIR
36. Yearn : LONG
37. Comedienne Meara : ANNE
38. Church seats : PEWS
40. Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : WAITABIT
42. Property-tax person : ASSESSOR
44. The event on June 10, 1944, was a seven-___ race : FURLONG
45. Corrida beast : TORO
48. Bird's beak : NEB
50. Poisonous gas : ARSINE
51. Intrigue : CABAL
52. Soap plant : AMOLE
53. Disorders : RIOTS
55. German sub : UBOAT
57. Verve : ELAN
59. One : UNIT
60. "___ homo!" : ECCE
61. Swarm : TEEM
64. "The Lady ___ Tramp" : ISA

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