New York Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1987

Author: William S. McIlrath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nolo contendere, e.g. : PLEA
5. Decree : EDICT
10. Theda of silents : BARA
14. Is under the weather : AILS
15. Agave plants : PITAS
16. Nerve-cell process : AXON
17. Glance clandestinely : PEEP
18. Rhone tributary : ISERE
19. Lead for Chan : CLUE
20. New account on Madison Avenue? : ADVENTURE
22. Form of trapshooting : SKEET
23. An inert gas : NEON
24. Like a tortoise : SLOW
26. Home of Ohio Northern U. : ADA
29. Surrounded by : AMID
31. Place for a skeleton : CLOSET
35. Separate : DISCRETE
37. Fiddle with a flute : TOOTLE
38. Broadway org. : ANTA
39. Colloquial assent : YEP
41. "Giant" actor : DEAN
42. Puttee : GAITER
45. Pleasant banking actions : DEPOSITS
48. Corrigenda list : ERRATA
49. African village : STAD
50. Society-page word : NEE
51. Mom or Pop : MATE
53. Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
55. Reel : SPOOL
58. Hold fellow at the club entrance? : DETERGENT
63. Aleutian island : ATTU
64. He said: Lat. : DIXIT
65. Glimmer : IDEA
66. Trotsky or Uris : LEON
67. High-hat : SNOOT
68. Cutlet meat : VEAL
69. Allowance for waste : TRET
70. Jazz drummer : MANNE
71. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
1. Hemingway nickname : PAPA
2. German song : LIED
3. Alt. : ELEV
4. Quiverleaf : ASPEN
5. Volume about a finial? : EPITOME
6. Schism : DISUNITY
7. Way for Cato : ITER
8. Is solicitous : CARES
9. Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
10. Support drivers? : BACKWOODS
11. Car shaft : AXLE
12. Bounder : ROUE
13. Dill herb : ANET
21. Tight : NEAR
22. Savoyard's treat : SOLO
25. Utah Beach craft : LCT
26. Saw : ADAGE
27. Kuwaiti coin : DINAR
28. Up and about : ASTIR
30. Acts : DEEDS
32. Toasting item : STEIN
33. Perk up : ELATE
34. On edge : TENSE
36. Diet portion for Tabby? : CATAMOUNT
40. Implore : PETITION
43. Footnote abbr. : ETAL
44. Squealer : RAT
46. Female friend? : PALETTE
47. River to the Baltic : ODER
52. Twin City suburb : EDINA
54. Pointed arch : OGIVE
55. Season : SALT
56. Feather: Comb. form : PTER
57. County in Neb. : OTOE
59. Senator from Neb. : EXON
60. First place : EDEN
61. Trig : NEAT
62. Saga : TALE
64. Mil. award : DSM

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