New York Times, Tuesday, July 14, 1987

Author: James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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1. Singer Turner : TINA
5. Old saying : ADAGE
10. Caspian seaport : BAKU
14. Saroyan hero : ARAM
15. Legal precepts : RULES
16. Protection : EGIS
17. Shchedrin and Shostakovich : SOVIETCOMPOSERS
20. Ship's curved plank : SNY
21. Tones down : MUTES
22. Subject of the eddas : AESIR
23. ___-de-lance : FER
24. Milan or Peking ending : ESE
25. "The Firebire" composer : IGORSTRAVINSKY
33. Piano key : IVORY
34. Lepus members : HARES
35. Hasten : HIE
36. Festive event : GALA
37. Item for Rostropovich : BATON
38. Marx or Malden : KARL
39. Washington bill : ONE
40. Russian girl's name : SONIA
41. Slavic gymnasts' society : SOKOL
42. "Scheherazade" composer : RIMSKYKORSAKOV
45. First Year after B.C. : IAD
46. Would-be benedict's words : IDO
47. Harass : TAUNT
50. Courage : SPUNK
53. Coin in Kiev: Abbr. : RBL
56. "Cinderella" ballet composer : SERGEIPROKOFIEV
59. Soviet sea : ARAL
60. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
61. Different: Comb. form : ALLO
62. Dr. Zhivago, to Omar Sharif : ROLE
63. Chekhov, e.g. : ANTON
64. Russian, for one : SLAV
1. Soviet news agency : TASS
2. Press : IRON
3. ___ blue : NAVY
4. French friend : AMI
5. Rubinstein and Rodzinski : ARTURS
6. Channel : DUCT
7. Amaryllis's cousin : ALOE
8. Ruby and opal : GEMS
9. Sixth sense, for short : ESP
10. "Children should ___ . . . " : BESEEN
11. Long period : AGES
12. Soprano ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
13. U.N. member : USSR
18. Corundum : EMERY
19. Sahara stopover : OASIS
23. Tribunals : FORA
24. Tied : EVEN
25. Russian ruler : IVANI
26. Jewish folklore figure : GOLEM
27. Show gratitude : THANK
28. Proportion : RATIO
29. Bellowing : AROAR
30. Military hat : SHAKO
31. Soviet ballet troupe : KIROV
32. Cheer : YELL
33. Borodin's Prince : IGOR
37. Hopalong Cassidy portrayer : BOYD
38. "Mikado" role : KOKO
40. Ray : SKATE
41. Opera by 42 Across : SADKO
43. Not married : SINGLE
44. Penetrate slowly : SINKIN
47. Glinka's "A Life for the ___" : TSAR
48. Aviation word form : AERO
49. Russian river : URAL
50. Bridge : SPAN
51. Luth. or Episc. : PROT
52. Man, in Mantua : UOMO
53. Brooklet : RILL
54. Bartók : BELA
55. City in the Ukraine : LVOV
57. Actress Balin : INA
58. Scale notes : FAS

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