New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1987

Author: Peter G. Snow
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Buzzing : AHUM
5. It has wings and flies : STAGE
10. Tub : SCOW
14. "We'll ___ cup . . . ": Burns : TAKA
15. Cousins of the elite : PICAS
16. Arrow-shaped: Comb. form : TOXO
17. Film starring a Fonda: 1974 : THESERPENT
19. Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
20. Cruise port : NASSAU
21. In a rage : STEAMING
23. Cinquefoil features : ARCS
25. Common roll at Reno : SEVEN
26. Wranglers : HAGGLERS
30. Blend : MINGLE
33. Eaglewood : ALOES
34. No longer feral : TAMED
36. Gammon, e.g. : HAM
37. Had an effect : TOLD
38. Nora Ephron's "Crazy ___" : SALAD
39. Be dispirited : MOPE
40. He may be split : END
41. Sol, every day : RISER
42. A Pyle of fun : GOMER
43. Rated at Wimbledon : SEEDED
45. How to moor a boat : SECURELY
47. Several Renoirs : NUDES
49. Sever : SLIT
50. Regretful one : DEPLORER
53. Evaluate : ASSESS
57. Dagon or Baphomet : IDOL
58. Film starring a second Fonda: 1974 : OPENSEASON
60. Biographer Edwards : ANNE
61. Seconds, in boxing : AIDES
62. This may be Belgian : HARE
63. Famed musical foursome : LADS
64. A Danny Thomas role on TV : DADDY
65. Theorbo : LUTE
1. Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
2. Sounds of mirth : HAHA
3. Haw. instruments : UKES
4. Kneaded, in a way : MASSAGED
5. Smart : SPRUCE
6. Cumshaw : TIP
7. Radio's "Easy ___" : ACES
8. T. Wolfe family : GANTS
9. Highly thought of : ESTEEMED
10. Pollen bearer : STAMEN
11. Film starring a third Fonda: 1978 : COMINGHOME
12. Clumsy, stupid fellows : OXEN
13. Actress in "Java Head": 1934 : WONG
18. Husbands of countesses : EARLS
22. Keen : AVID
24. Mlles., in Madrid : SRTAS
26. Despises : HATES
27. Without equal : ALONE
28. Site of a 1981 film starring two Fondas : GOLDENPOND
29. Kind of resistance : SALES
31. Boutonniere site : LAPEL
32. Coarse corundum : EMERY
35. Stable belles : MARES
38. Turnpike feeder : SIDEROAD
39. Comedian from Montreal : MORTSAHL
41. Editor's job : REDO
42. Pretense : GUISE
44. Airport whose symbol is IAD : DULLES
46. Elegant : CLASSY
48. Brownish photo : SEPIA
50. Gauge face : DIAL
51. Purviance of silents : EDNA
52. Songwriter Evans : REDD
54. An uncle of Joseph : ESAU
55. Ilk : SORT
56. Dirk of yore : SNEE
59. "Dead ___," Masefield novel : NED

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