New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1987

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.39)
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1. Describing an ancient law : SALIC
6. One of Spitz's six : MEDAL
11. Steinbeck's birthplace : SALINAS
13. Audited a lecture : SATINON
15. Chilean desert : ATACAMA
16. Place of peace and quiet : ARCADIA
17. Flounders : DABS
18. Opt : ELECT
20. They are sometimes drawn : LOTS
21. Santa ___ : ANA
22. Spanish port or province : ALMERIA
24. Steep : RET
25. Indonesian island : TIMOR
27. Approval for Arruza : OLE
28. Tynemouth truck : LORRY
30. Bizet masterpiece : CARMEN
32. Actresses Paget and Winger : DEBRAS
34. Four-poster : BED
35. Start of a Tolstoy title : WAR
36. Pt. of Gopher Prairie : MAINST
39. Ancient fighter under Finn MacCool : FENIAN
42. Many: Comb. form : MULTI
43. One of L.B.J.'s beagles : HER
45. Offspring : ISSUE
47. Tot : ADD
48. Cup winner in 1851 : AMERICA
51. Abstainers: Abbr. : TTS
52. A neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
54. Ease up : ABATE
55. Small grove : MOTT
56. Location of Medicine Hat : ALBERTA
58. Batna's country : ALGERIA
60. Yorkshire or Scottish ___ : TERRIER
61. Building tiers : STORIES
62. Fop : DANDY
63. Assagai : SPEAR
1. Diabolical : SATANIC
2. Crimson Tide's home : ALABAMA
3. Abbreviated permits : LICS
4. A pig ___ poke : INA
5. Tuareg's transport : CAMEL
6. Historic Havana hero : MARTI
7. Et al. relative : ETC
8. Call up : DIAL
9. Pyrenees principality : ANDORRA
10. Fritters away time : LOITERS
11. Nasser's successor : SADAT
12. Coho or sockeye : SALMON
13. Like some cows : SACRED
14. Distasteful : NASTY
19. Vinegar ___ (worm) : EEL
22. Where Lake Sevan is : ARMENIA
23. Locale of Elbasan and Berat : ALBANIA
26. Celestial path : ORBIT
29. Perfumery root : ORRIS
31. Redactors: Abbr. : EDS
33. Female Cheviot : EWE
36. Confused : MUDDLED
37. Island N of Madagascar : ALDABRA
38. Tennyson's "Crossing ___" : THEBAR
39. Patatas ___ : FRITAS
40. City named for a furrier : ASTORIA
41. More cuckoo : NUTTIER
42. ___-arms : MANAT
44. Time span : ERA
46. These: Sp. fem. : ESTAS
49. British docker : MATEY
50. Welshmen, for example : CELTS
53. Jerome of musicals : KERN
55. Pure and simple : MERE
57. Disencumber : RID
59. Political initials since 1880 : GOP

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