New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1987

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Start of a series : ABCD
5. Expeditious : FAST
9. Author Loos : ANITA
14. Land bordering Algeria : MALI
15. Dog star that can't be Sirius : ASTA
16. Board, as a train : GETON
17. Ruffles one's feathers : IRES
18. Birthright seller : ESAU
19. Ain't, properly : ARENT
20. TYROS : DIFFERENTSTORY
23. Hit the tarmac : ALIT
24. Candidate for spitchcocking : EEL
25. Immature forms : LARVAE
28. Rock channel : MTV
30. Object of affection : IDOL
34. Start of a Keats title : ODEON
35. Gets along : FARES
37. High note : ELA
38. VOILA! NYACK! : WEIRDALYANKOVIC
41. Our lang. : ENG
42. The Beach Boys' "___ John B." : SLOOP
43. "___ a Parade," 1931 song : ILOVE
44. Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
46. Eliot's "cruellest" mo. : APR
47. Poitier or Greenstreet : SIDNEY
48. Double it, then beat it : TOM
50. Phnom ___ : PENH
51. GETTING A SON : ILLGOTTENGAINS
58. "What's Up, Doc?" actor : ONEAL
59. Scarlett? : REDD
60. Flood foiler : NOAH
61. Cycle on some machines : RINSE
62. Saroyan hero : ARAM
63. Bernhardt's great rival : DUSE
64. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
65. Undercover man : MOLE
66. Heathrow visitors : SSTS
1. Included with : AMID
2. Actress Lynn : BARI
3. Staff symbol : CLEF
4. What some fall into : DISFAVOR
5. "The ___ Queene" : FAERIE
6. Black-ink item : ASSET
7. Oliver's pal : STAN
8. Lacking slack : TAUT
9. 5½-point type : AGATE
10. Oil used in perfumery : NEROLI
11. Nero's route : ITER
12. Obie's cousin : TONY
13. "Guest" at certain meals : ANT
21. Beasts with spiral horns : ELANDS
22. "Natural" at Reno : SEVEN
25. Capp's ___ Slobbovia : LOWER
26. Of a gland: Comb. form : ADENO
27. What kings do all day : REIGN
28. Koch book : MAYOR
29. Problem for January : TRAP
31. Forth feeder : DEVON
32. Salad ingredient : OLIVE
33. Cagney's partner : LACEY
35. Angel's bad news : FLOP
36. Aspen activity : SKIING
39. Place that's "remembered" : ALAMO
40. Experienced people : OLDHANDS
45. Finally : ATLAST
47. "___ No Flowers," 1964 Doris Day film : SENDME
49. Eyes her with desire : OGLES
50. Treadle : PEDAL
51. Monogram pt. : INIT
52. A Horne : LENA
53. British conveyance : TRAM
54. Lawrence ___ (Mr. T) : TERO
55. Debtors' documents : IOUS
56. Tweed twitter : NAST
57. Women : SHES
58. Get a lode of this : ORE

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