New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1987

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pilsener ingredient : MALT
5. Lend a hand to a hood : ABET
9. ___ and weave : BOB
12. Unparalleled : IDEAL
14. Theater box : LOGE
15. Avant-garde movement: 1916-22 : DADA
16. Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
17. Feral pig : BOAR
18. Boola-boola boys : ELIS
19. Period : ERA
20. Certain tourneys : ROUNDROBINS
23. Bean : LEGUME
25. Pianist Tatum : ART
26. "The Maids" playwright : GENET
27. Beat other reporters : SCOOPED
31. Tiny nails : BRADS
32. Bon mot : JOKE
34. Resort at Lake Garda : RIVA
35. Pester : RAG
36. Kind of moss : SPANISH
39. Tourmaline or peridot : GEM
40. Minute land mass : ISLE
42. A former British colony : ADEN
43. Sanctions : AMENS
45. Run : OPERATE
47. "Go away!" : SCOOT
48. Corrida call : OLE
49. Call forth : BECKON
51. Major transgression : CARDINALSIN
55. Masonry tool : HOD
58. Piffero's cousin : OBOE
59. Runabout's deck material : TEAK
60. Behave like a thespian : EMOTE
62. Shooter of gold-tipped arrows : EROS
63. Language of the Gaels : ERSE
64. Allied conference site: 1945 : YALTA
65. Opacate : DIM
66. Active one : DOER
67. Mexican muzhik : PEON
1. Marceau's forte : MIME
2. Hebrew month : ADAR
3. Top-flight barrister: Colloq. : LEGALEAGLE
4. Sporty chapeau : TAM
5. Beatles' "Abbey Road," e.g. : ALBUM
6. TV's Paladin portrayer : BOONE
7. Expression of alarm : EGAD
8. Landscaping features : TERRACES
9. South Pacific island : BALI
10. Wednesday was named for him : ODIN
11. Kind of drum : BASS
13. Nobility of spirit : LARGESS
15. Shark's victim, at times : DEBTOR
21. Pitcher's aim : OUT
22. Gold, in Roma : ORO
24. Priestley's "Eden ___" : END
26. Understand : GRASP
27. Fauna wrapper : SKIN
28. Place in a slot : PIGEONHOLE
29. Track-meet segment : EVENT
30. Oahe, Oroville et al. : DAMS
31. Verve, Italian style : BRIO
32. Green shade : JADE
33. Low rating : ONE
37. Protected from imitators : PATENTED
38. Horse-drawn taxi : HACKNEY
41. Wears down : ERODES
44. Oop's kingdom : MOO
46. Ring name : ALI
47. ___-fi : SCI
49. Pleasure-weary : BLASE
50. Glacial soil deposit : ESKER
51. Shields at Princeton : COED
52. Dugout shelter : ABRI
53. Study or cuddy : ROOM
54. Baltic island : AERO
56. Pianist Herz : OTTO
57. Doyen : DEAN
61. Mercatorial device : MAP

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