New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1987

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. "Kidnapped" auth. : RLS
4. Greek letters : PSIS
8. Musical-staff sign : CCLEF
13. Marksman's forte : AIM
14. Blood conduit : AORTA
16. Bellowing : AROAR
17. Does this drive gardeners loco? : CRAZYWEED
19. Lasso loop : NOOSE
20. Arid plateau of S Africa : KAROO
21. "Tobacco is a ___. I like it": Hemminger : DIRTYWEED
23. Indian unit of weight : TOLA
25. "I'm ___ Baby," 1920's song : NOBODYS
26. Paul and Phyllis : NEWMANS
29. Loblolly : PINE
30. Eris's twin : ARES
31. Use a shuttle : TAT
33. Scottish and Irish tongues : ERSES
37. Pandowdy : PIE
38. Food for swine? : PIGWEED
41. Farrow from L.A. : MIA
42. Jewish feast : SEDER
44. Antediluvian : OLD
45. Kind of burner : BARN
46. Spike a drink : LACE
49. Sang in Tyrol : YODELED
51. Wheels for a samovar : TEACART
54. "___ Flanders" : MOLL
55. Nast- ily-treated politico? : BOSSTWEED
57. Shy away from Elsie? : COWER
60. Italian painter: 17th century : LOTTI
61. Would this put a gardener in a fowl mood? : CHICKWEED
63. Derived from oil : OLEIC
64. High-strung : TENSE
65. Unit of energy : ERG
66. "Games People Play" author : BERNE
67. "L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
68. Faulty: Prefix : DYS
1. Pool-hall frame : RACK
2. Pisa pocket money : LIRA
3. Would this elude a gardener? : SMARTWEED
4. Disk-jockey bribe : PAYOLA
5. Scatter seed : SOW
6. Made sore : IRED
7. Mug for suds : STEIN
8. Made a gorge in : CANYONED
9. General ___, former A.L. pitcher : CROWDER
10. He outranks a top kick : LOOEY
11. Soothes : EASES
12. A Flintstone : FRED
15. ___ in the bucket : ADROP
18. Climbs sharply in a plane : ZOOMS
22. Drug used in treating tuberculosis : TBI
24. Contrary one : ANTI
26. Babies' needs : NAPS
27. An Iroquoian : ERIE
28. Droop : SAG
32. Brace : TWO
34. "Bleak House" character : SMALLWEED
35. Emerald Isle : EIRE
36. Hourglass filling : SAND
38. It makes perfect : PRACTICE
39. Cambridge neighbor : ELY
40. Ancient land : EDOM
43. Constituent of stretchable fibers : ELASTIN
45. Under : BELOW
47. Crow's sound : CAW
48. Raise high-rises : ERECT
50. Agenda : DOCKET
51. Mont. county : TOOLE
52. Organic compound : ESTER
53. High-pitched laugh : TEHEE
55. Splotch : BLOB
56. Force or effort : DINT
58. Like Gothic yarns : EERY
59. Mtn. chains : RDGS
62. Union foe: Abbr. : CSA

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