New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1987

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { C J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Pier : WHARF
6. Stroke for Cash : LOB
9. Crow's-nest support : MAST
13. Winter on the Riviera : HIVER
14. Loving Latin word : AMAT
16. Dust-bowl escapee : OKIE
17. "___ Time," 1979 musical : ONEMO
18. Account : NARRATIVE
20. "Porgy and Bess" role : STRAWBERRYWOMAN
22. ___ pet (irked) : INA
23. It led to Roma : ITER
24. "My sentiments exactly!" : AMEN
27. Jerome Hines is one : BASSO
30. ___-bitsy : ITSY
34. George Hamilton acquisition : TAN
35. Fashion : MAKE
36. Soprano Valkki : ANITA
37. Jed Clampett, for one : BUTTERANDEGGMAN
41. Prevent : AVERT
42. Tops : AONE
43. Squid squirt : INK
44. Actress Copley : TERI
45. Gave out : METED
47. Sights on roulette tables : ODDS
48. Norwegian fishing vessel : PRAM
50. Lexicographer's abbr. : OBS
52. Bob Hope film: 1951 : THELEMONDROPKID
60. Measure used in the "Iliad" : HEXAMETER
61. S. Johnson drama : IRENE
62. Innisfail : ERIN
63. Hospital's need : SERA
64. "You can ___ horse . . . " : LEADA
65. Crew member : MATE
66. Snide remark : DIG
67. Church council : SYNOD
1. "___ on first?" : WHOS
2. Soupçon : HINT
3. State positively : AVER
4. Stay : REMAIN
5. Disapproving look : FROWN
6. Kent's colleague : LANE
7. Gabon's ___ Bongo : OMAR
8. A host of "The Gong Show" : BARRIS
9. Sunday activity for some : MOTORING
10. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
11. Hindu god of destruction : SIVA
12. Ump chaser : TEEN
15. "___ Remember," hit from "The Fantasticks" : TRYTO
19. Reverence : AWE
21. Fictional elephant : BABAR
24. Facing Clemens : ATBAT
25. Purple dye : MAUVE
26. Pierce : ENTER
28. Alias : AKA
29. French legislature : SENAT
31. Like Tolkien's Bilbo Baggins : TIMID
32. Abide : STAND
33. Doughboys : YANKS
35. Hernandez or Wilson : MET
36. Cultural period : AGE
38. The Red Baron flew one : TRIPLANE
39. Peter Rabbit's mother, e.g. : DOE
40. Witching place : ENDOR
45. Roz and Angela, for two : MAMES
46. Raged onstage : EMOTED
47. Diving bird : OSPREY
49. Dreamer's activity, for short : REM
51. Swelters : BOILS
52. Sci-fi classic: 1954 : THEM
53. Goddess of marriage : HERA
54. Leave : EXIT
55. Roman priest and reformer: 1515-95 : NERI
56. Pull : DRAG
57. N.J. governor : KEAN
58. ___-European : INDO
59. Like Marley : DEAD

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