New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1987

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jellifies : GELS
5. Place : STEAD
10. Phase : STEP
14. Declare : AVOW
15. Valentino's dance : TANGO
16. Volcanic output : LAVA
17. He portrayed Tevye onstage : ZEROMOSTEL
19. The yoke's on them : OXEN
20. Saint ___ cross : ANDREWS
21. Realm : EMPIRE
23. Jimjams : DTS
24. Govt. agency : FDA
25. Perfume : CENSE
28. Sniggler's catch : EEL
30. Provide food for a fee : CATER
35. Guadalajara gold : ORO
36. Signifying, with "of" : INDICATIVE
38. Hanks-Gleason film: 1986 : NOTHINGINCOMMON
41. Ancestors : ASCENDANTS
42. ___ out (supplement) : EKE
43. Father of Indira Gandhi : NEHRU
44. Xenon, e.g. : GAS
45. Metal fastener : SCREW
47. "Norma ___" : RAE
49. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
50. Upset : SHAKEN
54. Turtleneck, e.g. : SWEATER
58. Anderson of "WKRP" : LONI
59. Nuclear-explosion hot spot : GROUNDZERO
62. Dobbin's fare : OATS
63. Laszlo Loewenstein : LORRE
64. Director Kazan : ELIA
65. Prior spouses : EXES
66. ___ out (defeated narrowly) : EDGED
67. Judge : DEEM
1. Mideast's ___ Strip : GAZA
2. Level : EVEN
3. Manor head : LORD
4. Rapiers : SWORDS
5. Packs : STOWS
6. Russian news agcy. : TASS
7. Tolkien creature : ENT
8. Iron or Bronze : AGE
9. Apportioned sparingly : DOLED
10. Slush : SLOP
11. Hack : TAXI
12. Perpetually : EVER
13. Window section : PANE
18. Allot : METE
22. Neighbor of Hong Kong : MACAO
24. Spark makers : FLINTS
25. Schwarzenegger role : CONAN
26. Jagged : EROSE
27. Indentation : NOTCH
28. Hire : ENGAGE
29. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
31. Unit of pressure: Abbr. : ATM
32. Track official : TIMER
33. Elicit : EVOKE
34. Extend a subscription : RENEW
36. Neighbor of Ill. : IND
37. Lab measures: Abbr. : CCS
39. "Leave ___ to heaven": Shak. : HER
40. Harden : INURE
45. Acorn, e.g. : SEED
46. Off one's rocker : CRAZED
48. Fish : ANGLE
49. Possessed : OWNED
50. Type of gin : SLOE
51. Fraud : HOAX
52. Feed the kitty : ANTE
53. Osculate : KISS
54. Certain : SURE
55. Beginning for vision : TELE
56. Lake seen at Lakewood, Ohio : ERIE
57. Wander : ROAM
60. Reel's partner : ROD
61. Assoc. : ORG

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