New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 1987

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Agree : JIBE
5. Arctic Circle native : LAPP
9. "Saturday Night Fever" music : DISCO
14. Viva voce : ORAL
15. Ancient Italian town : ELEA
16. Arkin to Falk, in a 1979 movie : INLAW
17. Big bundle : BALE
18. Negatives : NOES
19. Armadillo armor : SCUTE
20. Tactfully dismisses from a post : KICKSUPSTAIRS
23. Even-steven : TIED
24. Sweet wine : PORT
25. Small spars : SPRITS
28. Windowed, in a way : DORMERED
32. Animated : ALIVE
33. Nimbus : AURA
34. Down Under bird : EMU
35. Dismisses : GIVESONETHESACK
39. Chemical suffix : ENE
40. New Testament book : ACTS
41. Plains abode : TEPEE
42. Abridgments : SYNOPSES
45. Stages : PHASES
46. Apiarist's assets : BEES
47. Reduce a sail : REEF
48. Is dismissed, pirate style : WALKSTHEPLANK
53. Forearm bones : RADII
54. Aerial bombs : ROCS
55. Cattail : REED
57. Correct the camber : ALIGN
58. Opposed : ANTI
59. Oscar's girlfriend? : EMMY
60. Distributes : METES
61. Actor Errol: 1881-1951 : LEON
62. Funambulist's need : ROPE
1. Employer's offering : JOB
2. Saudi Arabian neighbor : IRAK
3. Indonesian island : BALI
4. Optional : ELECTIVE
5. Eyepieces : LENSES
6. Not sotto voce : ALOUD
7. Nest sound : PEEP
8. Travelers' papers : PASSPORTS
9. Win over by persuasion : DISARM
10. Egg on : INCITE
11. Disparage : SLUR
12. Webber musical : CATS
13. Be indebted : OWE
21. Birds of prey : KITES
22. Pentateuch : TORAH
25. Wise ones : SAGES
26. Roman naturalist : PLINY
27. Split apart : RIVEN
28. Compositions for two : DUETS
29. Harvests : REAPS
30. Roast host : EMCEE
31. Boxer's fists: Slang : DUKES
33. Atavistic : ANCESTRAL
36. Saharan sights : OASES
37. Merman or Waters : ETHEL
38. Mariner : SEAFARER
43. Legally bind : OBLIGE
44. Chinese ducks : PEKINS
45. Stomach enzyme : PEPSIN
47. Right-hand page : RECTO
48. Cloth ridge : WALE
49. Comstock entrance : ADIT
50. Sharpen : HONE
51. Mysterious submarine captain : NEMO
52. A Presidential candidate : KEMP
53. Eric Dickerson, e.g. : RAM
56. Stain : DYE

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