New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1987

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Radar sight : BLIP
5. Duchess of ___, Goya's friend : ALBA
9. Lopez theme song : NOLA
13. Wee-hour sound from the alley : YOWL
14. Secure a ship : MOOR
15. Greek dialect : EOLIC
16. Met highlight : ARIA
17. Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
18. "For ___ is the kingdom . . . " : THINE
19. First line of a rhyme : ISGOINGTOHADES
22. Lobster trick, e.g. : SHIFT
23. Half of MIV : DII
24. Second line of rhyme : AFATESOCRUEL
31. Punches for practice : SPARS
34. Extraordinary fellows : ONERS
35. Bee follower : CEE
36. Like some petticoats : LACY
37. Scholars' collars : ETONS
38. River in NW Spain : ULLA
39. Benchley's "Of ___ Things" : ALL
40. Robe for Agrippina : STOLA
41. Grind one's teeth : GNASH
42. Third line of rhyme : YOUVEHEATBUT
45. Corrida cheer : OLE
46. Ladd and Alda : ALANS
49. Last of rhyme : NOBILLSFORFUEL
55. Carroll girl : ALICE
56. Town in NE Spain : OLOT
57. Stagehand with a valise? : GRIP
59. Consumer advocate : NADER
60. Take it easy : LAZE
61. Faith follower : HOPE
62. Rarae ___ : AVES
63. Drag strip for Ben Hur : ITER
64. Ivan or Peter : TSAR
1. "Not ___ long shot!" : BYA
2. Clown-faced sloth : LORIS
3. "___ You Love," Humperdinck hit : IWISH
4. Literary theft : PLAGIARY
5. Ambrosial drink : AMRITA
6. "Crazy" bird : LOON
7. Sound from Big Ben : BONG
8. "I smell ___" : ARAT
9. "Fuzzy-wuzzy had ___" : NOHAIR
10. Fetid : OLID
11. Queue : LINE
12. Top pitchers : ACES
15. Moral principles : ETHICS
20. Switch positions : OFFS
21. Common scents : ODORS
25. From head ___ : TOTOE
26. ___ Gay, famous plane : ENOLA
27. French legislature : SENAT
28. U.S.C. rival : UCLA
29. Fish dish : EELS
30. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
31. Do in : SLAY
32. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
33. Civil-rights org. : ACLU
37. Memorable Merman : ETHEL
38. Ignorant : UNTAUGHT
40. Vendor : SELLER
41. Big gap : GULF
43. Articulates : VOICES
44. Trade : BARTER
47. Fiddler and pianist : NEROS
48. ___ cog (err) : SLIPA
49. Pet in "Peter Pan" : NANA
50. King of Norway : OLAV
51. Wait patiently : BIDE
52. Arias : SOLI
53. Motorist's "downer" : FLAT
54. Seep : OOZE
58. ___ capita : PER

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