New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1987

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Long N.F.L. pass : BOMB
5. Roman earth goddess : TERRA
10. Crazy : MAD
13. Asseverate : AVER
14. Young ox : STEER
15. Challenge : DARE
16. Appellation : NAME
17. Stage : PHASE
18. Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
19. Ponder with pleasure : GLOAT
21. Start of a quote by Aristotle : EDUCATION
23. Thunder god : THOR
25. Tra-___ : LALA
26. Quote: Part II : ISTHEBEST
30. Crown : TIARA
34. Teachers' org. : NEA
35. Tidy : NEAT
36. This once went far : DOLLAR
37. Carp or flounder : FISH
39. Joseph in Egypt : SLAVE
41. Poses : SITS
42. All : ENTIRE
44. Streamlet : RILL
46. Life story, for short : BIO
47. Della from Detroit : REESE
48. Quote: Part III : PROVISION
50. Freshwater duck : TEAL
52. Liberal side : LEFT
53. End of quote : FOROLDAGE
57. "The ___ Sanction": Trevanian : EIGER
61. Stravinsky or Gorin : IGOR
62. Concerning : ANENT
64. Hub : NAVE
65. Homophone for sleigh : SLAY
66. British money : PENCE
67. Singer Campbell : GLEN
68. Countdown starter : TEN
69. Put at bay : TREED
70. Play area : YARD
1. Loud noise : BANG
2. Ellipsoidal : OVAL
3. Note : MEMO
4. Respiration : BREATH
5. Cookbook abbr. : TSP
6. Heavenly : ETHEREAL
7. Study : READ
8. Outcome : RESULT
9. Betel-nut palm : ARECA
10. African country : MALI
11. Woody's boy : ARLO
12. Cathedral official : DEAN
15. Particulars : DETAILS
20. At that time : THEN
22. A chorister : ALTO
24. Of ample girth : OBESE
26. Construe : INFER
27. Pont Neuf waterway : SEINE
28. Sample : TASTE
29. Kay or Ringo : STARR
31. Excuse in a whodunit : ALIBI
32. Relative magnitude : RATIO
33. Heated crime : ARSON
36. Ferret : DELVE
38. Forte of S. E. Morison : HISTORY
40. Extremely rough action : VIOLENCE
43. Rod's adjunct : REEL
45. "___ With Father" : LIFE
48. Shop tool : PLANER
49. Like Scrooge : STINGY
51. Adjust : ADAPT
53. Stallone movie : FIST
54. Eye amorously : OGLE
55. Sorrel's cousin : ROAN
56. Hackman or Wilder : GENE
58. Fete : GALA
59. At all : EVER
60. Tear : REND
63. Kennedy or Williams : TED

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