New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1987

Author:Dorothy Cannan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Mud deposit : SILT
5. Casals or Picasso : PABLO
10. Taunt : TWIT
14. Water, in Mexico : AGUA
15. Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
16. Biblical verb : HATH
17. Cherry laurel : MOCKORANGE
19. Different : ELSE
20. Appropriate : PREEMPT
21. Surpass others in sports : OUTPLAY
23. "Black gold" : OIL
24. Memorable French singer : PIAF
25. Ascribes : IMPUTES
29. Shoved : JOSTLED
32. Event for Carl Lewis : MEET
33. Gas used in lasers : XENON
35. Sacred : HOLY
36. Impediment : BAR
37. Serbian city : NIS
38. Captivate : WIN
39. Entertainer Adams : EDIE
41. Land masses : ISLES
43. Place for a beret : TETE
44. U.S. warning system : DEWLINE
46. Speculative purchases or sales : FUTURES
48. Paisley and Fleming : IANS
49. Mortarboard : CAP
50. Summoned : SENTFOR
53. Dahl and Francis : ARLENES
57. Heyerdahl's Kon-___ : TIKI
58. Teatime for some : FOUROCLOCK
60. Woody Guthrie's son : ARLO
61. Titan with a burden : ATLAS
62. Innkeeper, in Venezia : OSTE
63. Harold of comics : TEEN
64. He wrote "Hard Cash" : READE
65. Rialto offering : SHOW
1. Coarse grain : SAMP
2. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
3. She wrote "The Women" : LUCE
4. Delete : TAKEOUT
5. Bewilder : PERPLEX
6. "How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
7. Storage place : BIN
8. Garda or Como : LAGO
9. Having an advantage : ONEUPON
10. " . . . show me ___ of life": Psalms : THEPATH
11. Shy girl at a dance : WALLFLOWER
12. "___ Grand Night for Singing" : ITSA
13. Personal pronoun : THEY
18. Exclude : OMIT
22. "___ the season . . . " : TIS
25. Fix in the mind : IMBED
26. Civil War general : MEADE
27. Saltwater snail : PERIWINKLE
28. Reason : SENSE
29. Figure in a Dutch crèche : JOSEF
30. Beau monde : ELITE
31. Units of force : DYNES
34. Nothing : NIL
40. High spirits : ELATION
41. To such a degree, with "as" : INSOFAR
42. Pure sugar, to a chemist : SUCROSE
43. Southern city and tree : TUPELOS
45. Data: Abbr. : INF
47. Agalite : TALC
50. Thermo or rheo follower : STAT
51. Celts' land : EIRE
52. Fixed procedure : ROTE
53. City in Rumania : ARAD
54. Snack : NOSH
55. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
56. Twist : SKEW
59. Gums, to an M.D. : ULA

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