New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 1987

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Park of hockey fame : BRAD
5. Tropical parrot : MACAW
10. Winter Palace resident : TSAR
14. Adjuvant : AIDE
15. Asian mountain range : ALTAI
16. VIII : OCTO
17. Incite : GOAD
18. Effort or impulse : NISUS
19. Like a phoenix : RARA
20. Orchestra section : STRINGS
22. Unlike most of Antarctica : PEOPLED
24. Mountain pass : COL
25. Quarters : ABODES
26. One sashaying in a hoedown : SQUAREDANCER
32. Wild; barren : WASTE
33. He wrote "The Proper Bostonians" : AMORY
34. Andress film: 1964 : SHE
37. French notion : IDEE
38. Pickle maker's need : BRINE
39. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
40. First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
41. Dress design : ALINE
42. Lace the punch : SPIKE
43. Home run : ROUNDTRIPPER
45. Drawing rooms : SALONS
48. John Duncan was one : UTE
49. Gerald Ford, once : ATHLETE
51. Sets upon : ASSAILS
55. Semitic god : BAAL
56. Period : EPOCH
58. Picot : LOOP
59. Otherwise : ELSE
60. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
61. Cartoonist Hulme : ETTA
62. Erect : REAR
63. "Adam's Curse" poet : YEATS
64. Dare, in Dogpatch : DAST
1. Black sheep's burden : BAGS
2. Kind of act : RIOT
3. Hebrew month : ADAR
4. Consecrate : DEDICATE
5. Pressing machine : MANGLE
6. Baba and MacGraw : ALIS
7. Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
8. College teachers' org. : AAUP
9. Smart aleck : WISEACRE
10. Apathy : TORPOR
11. Heat milk, in a way : SCALD
12. " . . . as lovely as ___" : ATREE
13. Tobacco and Yellow Brick : ROADS
21. The ___, Thames estuary : NORE
23. Follow orders : OBEY
26. Emulate Leander : SWIM
27. Moslem judge : QADI
28. Put to work : USED
29. Singer Bobby ___: 1936-73 : DARIN
30. "Hev it just as you've ___ to . . . " : Kipling : AMIND
31. Piece for nine : NONET
34. Omit : SKIP
35. Boost in price : HIKE
36. Legendary Irish bride : EMER
38. Like some winter weather : BLUSTERY
39. Took to a higher court : APPEALED
41. Top-notch : AONE
42. Poses : SITS
43. He may be high : ROLLER
44. Marsh plants : RUSHES
45. Yataghan : SABER
46. Hanger in "Hamlet" : ATALE
47. Start of a canine name : LHASA
50. Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
51. Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
52. Jot : IOTA
53. Realtors' assets : LOTS
54. Young oyster : SPAT
57. Biographer Winslow : OLA

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