New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 1987

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
5. Killer whales : ORCS
9. Popeye's archenemy : BLUTO
14. Wait in concealment : LURK
15. Part of a bird's beak : CERE
16. Rajahs' wives : RANIS
17. Dickensian embezzler : URIAHHEEP
19. Pen name of novelist de la Ramée : OUIDA
20. Day of the wk. : SAT
21. Some are electric : EELS
22. He holds the bag : PORTER
23. Ski lift : TBAR
25. Hebrew letter : TSADI
27. Untamed : WILD
28. Favorites : PETS
29. Wanes : EBBS
33. Japanese aborigines : AINOS
34. Set ___ (make an appointment) : ADATE
36. Movie studio : LOT
37. TV scoundrel : JREWING
39. Ben Hur's betrayer : MESSALA
41. "___ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
42. Civil-rights org. : NAACP
44. Tries out : TESTS
45. Sow chow : MAST
47. Actresses Claire and Balin : INAS
48. Pol. party members : REPS
49. ___ of thousands : ACAST
51. Hasten : DASH
52. Jewish law : TALMUD
55. Actor ___ Everett : CHAD
57. Old French coin : ECU
60. Close, to Cowper : ANEAR
61. Sam Spade antagonist : THEFATMAN
63. Flat : STALE
64. Slave : SERF
65. Burt Reynolds film : HEAT
66. Dickensian murderer : SIKES
67. Quarry : PREY
68. James Bond adversary : DRNO
1. Priam's grandfather : ILUS
2. Atmosphere : AURA
3. Pluck : GRITTINESS
4. Trappist cheese : OKA
5. Shade of yellow : OCHER
6. Virginia ___ : REEL
7. Peaked : CRESTED
8. Fall mo. : SEP
9. Coop group : BROOD
10. "Annie ___" : LAURIE
11. One : UNIT
12. Time's fellow traveler : TIDE
13. Glacial ridges : OSAR
18. Gives way to an approaching train : HEADSIN
22. Cheap jewelry : PASTE
24. Use a bubble pipe : BLOW
26. F.D.R. collection : STAMPS
27. Gaelic cry of grief : WIRRA
28. Heathens : PAGANS
30. One who reviles : BLASPHEMER
31. Lengths of cloth : BOLTS
32. Deps. : STAS
33. In ___ (on the spot) : AJAM
35. Actor Erik from N.Y.C. : ESTRADA
38. Aquatic nymph : NAIAD
40. Bishoprics : SEES
43. Rich Gedman is one : CATCHER
46. Mexican food : TAMALE
50. Preserves : CURES
51. Wacky : DAFFY
52. Scottish goblet : TASS
53. Against : ANTI
54. Boating problem : LEAK
56. Present : HERE
58. Sonny portrayer in "The Godfather" : CAAN
59. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
61. Cooking abbr. : TSP
62. Minister's deg. : THD

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