New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1987

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. The ___ of the Apostles : ACTS
5. Mil. need : AMMO
9. Crémerie, e.g. : SHOP
13. Fly lightly and rapidly : FLIT
14. Garlands : LEIS
15. An oil source : OLIVE
16. Court strokes : FOREHANDS
18. Christie's Ackroyd : ROGER
19. Certain ornaments in architecture : OVA
20. Kind of ink : INDIA
21. City in Germany : LAHR
22. Set right : REDRESS
24. Miniature-tree culture : BONSAI
26. Dismal, to Keats : DREAR
27. Sharp blow : CLAP
29. Chi. transportation : ELS
30. Receipt : VOUCHER
33. Like Manute Bol : TALL
34. Feel pity : ACHE
37. Opposite of forte : PIANO
38. Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
39. Colton-Randolph play : RAIN
40. Silent one, sometimes : PARTNER
42. Al-___, Saharan region : ERG
43. Nash contemporaries : REOS
44. Wine attribute : AROMA
48. " . . . ___ for sport": Emerson : ANHOUR
50. Gathered with difficulty : SCRAPED
52. Small shields : ECUS
53. Circa : ABOUT
55. Noted British painter of birds : EDE
56. Void : EGEST
57. Sine qua non for certain duets : FOURHANDS
59. Bantingizes : DIETS
60. Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
61. Nonwoven, nonknit fabric : FELT
62. Houdini's wife : BESS
63. Rose's men : REDS
64. Oxford insert : TREE
1. Have the wherewithal : AFFORD
2. Symbol of luxury : CLOVER
3. Harangue : TIRADE
4. Sault ___ Marie : STE
5. Senators Cranston and Simpson : ALANS
6. Doctors : MENDS
7. Haydn's "Le ___" : MIDI
8. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
9. Painter of the Ashcan School : SLOAN
10. Out-of-sight site : HIGHSEAS
11. Spoilers of Mrs. Murphy's chowder : OVERALLS
12. Mystery writer Wahloo : PER
15. Lowest deck : ORLOP
17. Sacred: Comb. form : HIERO
23. Like some locks : RAVEN
24. Ochs of opera : BARON
25. Swinburne is one : ISLE
27. British cleaners and scrubbers : CHARS
28. Fast time : LENT
31. Mich.'s ___ Peninsula : UPPER
32. Amico's greeting : CIAO
33. Roman goddess : TERRA
34. Expanse : AREA
35. Hall for the famed : CARNEGIE
36. What Sutherland often hits : HIGHCEES
41. Sphere of 33 Down : EARTH
43. Becomes oxidized : RUSTS
45. Corkscrew : OPENER
46. Pry : MEDDLE
47. Hymn starter : ADESTE
49. Cashiers : OUSTS
50. Fathom : SOUND
51. Tans : CURES
53. Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
54. Drill : BORE
56. Teacher's deg. : EDB
58. At the stern : AFT

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