New York Times, Monday, June 29, 1987

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Canines : DOGS
5. Quasi : ASIF
9. Kitchen implement : CORER
14. Opera highlight : ARIA
15. Nobelist in Literature: 1947 : GIDE
16. Sierra ___ : LEONE
17. Home décor : WALLPAPER
19. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
20. Scheduled : SLATED
21. Cole Porter's "I ___ Love" : AMIN
23. Feminists' goal : ERA
24. Hot-weather home adjunct : SWIMMINGPOOL
27. Bit of butter : PAT
30. N.Y. canal : ERIE
31. Where Springsteen was born : USA
32. Lessen : ABATE
34. Cell-nuclei substances : DNAS
36. ___ avis (oddity) : RARA
40. "Anna ___," Yordan play : LUCASTA
42. Ebbs : RECEDES
44. Cease : STOP
45. Invitation abbr. : RVSP
47. Controls for colts : REINS
48. Suffix with Annam : ESE
50. Role for Jose Ferrer : IAGO
52. Heavy weight : TON
53. Cold-weather home adjunct : STORMWINDOWS
58. Cries of delight : AHS
59. "Money ___ everything" : ISNT
60. Wild ass : ONAGER
64. Adhesive ornament : DECAL
66. Type of gardener : LANDSCAPE
68. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
69. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
70. Paul ___, Swiss artist : KLEE
71. Darnels : TARES
72. Affirmative votes : YEAS
73. Search for : SEEK
1. Crows' cousins : DAWS
2. By mouth : ORAL
3. ___ monster, SW lizard : GILA
4. Veteran sailors : SALTS
5. Morocco quake site: 1960 : AGADIR
6. Taste the soup : SIP
7. Think-tank occupants : IDEAMEN
8. Famed atomic physicist : FERMI
9. Noisy bell sounds : CLANGS
10. Above, to Key : OER
11. Cowboys' contest : RODEO
12. New Year's month, in Madrid : ENERO
13. Of the kidney : RENAL
18. Flycatchers : PEWEES
22. Being employed : INUSE
25. Gold-making king : MIDAV
26. Gay ___ : PAREE
27. Chums : PALS
28. Touch at the edge : ABUT
29. Sancho's snack : TACO
33. Diminish gradually : TAPER
35. Hungarian hero : ARPAD
37. Mine entrance : ADIT
38. A place to play keno : RENO
39. Y.M.C.A., e.g. : ASSN
41. Tartan trousers : TREWS
43. Royal headgear : CROWNS
46. Wine classification : SINTAGE
49. Happy expressions : SMILES
51. Heller's "___ Gold" : GOODAS
53. Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
54. Greek letter : THETA
55. Part of a Hepburn collection : OSCAR
56. Dental device : INLAY
57. Attacks on quarterbacks : SACKS
61. High wind : GALE
62. Blunted sword : EPEE
63. Give off fumes : REEK
65. October brew : ALE
67. Gun fanciers' org. : NRA

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