New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1987

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Draft initials : SSS
4. Small Tibetan antelopes : GOAS
8. Famed loner's first name : GRETA
13. Boyer role : PEPE
15. Hillside shelter : ABRI
16. Suffered from ague : AILED
17. Mars, to Plato : ARES
18. Ceremonial act : RITE
19. Appoints : NAMES
20. Dope cop : NARC
21. Did his treasure weigh "seven tons"? : STEVENSON
23. Place for an obi : KIMONO
25. Ancient Asian : MEDE
26. Parasitic growths : FUNGI
28. Depression causer : STRESS
33. High up : ALOFT
36. Essence : ESSE
38. Concert halls : ODEA
39. "Aimless" girl? : MELISSA
41. Her songs don't "cloy one" : CLOONEY
43. Lacking color : PALE
44. Malayan boat : PRAO
46. Rulers of yore : TSARS
47. Clement one : SPARER
49. Condition : STATE
51. Lean to one side : LIST
53. Nomads : ROVERS
57. Author who wore "a warm knit"? : MARKTWAIN
61. Equal : EVEN
62. Night, in Ayr : NICHT
63. Yorkshire river : AIRE
64. Easy gait : LOPE
65. Path starter : OSTEO
66. Caddie-shack bosses : PROS
67. Saline drop : TEAR
68. Surface luster : SHEEN
69. Huguenots' town : SENS
70. A Chaplin : SYD
1. Punish Junior : SPANK
2. Caravansary : SERAI
3. Kind of whale : SPERM
4. Actress wearing a "sarong"? : GARSON
5. A biog. sketch : OBIT
6. Goddess embracing "a mister"? : ARTEMIS
7. The Jumblies' craft : SIEVE
8. Fish-eating bird : GANNET
9. Sea inlets : RIAS
10. Sailors' saint : ELMO
11. Carl Ed's comic-strip hero : TEEN
12. Madison Ave. output : ADS
14. Could this chef be dubbed "Sir Coffee"? : ESCOFFIER
22. Lemon on wheels : EDSEL
24. Famous Bulge reply : NUTS
27. Equip : GEAR
29. A "vote loser"? No! : ROOSEVELT
30. Best or Ferber : EDNA
31. Clairvoyant : SEER
32. States : SAYS
33. Elec. measures : AMPS
34. Kind of year : LEAP
35. Spicy Spanish stew : OLLA
37. Get off ___ free : SCOT
40. Kind of spar : SPRIT
42. Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
45. Dancer who "rates A-1"? : ASTAIRE
48. Md.'s former Gretna Green : ELKTON
50. Actor who encountered "snares" : ARNESS
52. Exchanges : SWAPS
54. Bacchanalian cries : EVOES
55. Compensate : REPAY
56. One of Bergen's "nerds" : SNERD
57. Kind of mash : MISH
58. Deed, in Dijon : ACTE
59. First president of S. Korea : RHEE
60. Press : IRON
62. Our, in Orléans : NOS

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