New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Post : MAIL
5. Irtysh feeder : TOBOL
10. Farm unit : ACRE
14. British composer: 1710-78 : ARNE
15. Oneness, in Udine : UNITA
16. Get an F on an exam : FAIL
17. Algonquian Indian : CREE
18. Evita or Juan : PERON
19. Russian saint : OLGA
20. Presley song in "King Creole": 1958 : HARDHEADEDWOMAN
23. Surpasses other vendors : OUTSELLS
24. ___ de mer : MAL
25. Certain butterflies : IOS
26. Capture : BAG
27. One-horse carriage : GIG
30. Yearns : ACHES
34. Golfer's norm : PAR
35. Coffee: Slang : JAVA
36. Elvis's TV debut song: 1956 : HEARTBREAKHOTEL
40. Competent : ABLE
41. Daily record : LOG
42. Overweight : OBESE
43. However : BUT
44. Crow sound : CAW
45. Agt.'s concern : PCT
47. Help! : SOS
48. Affluent : WELLTODO
53. "Elvis—___," 1970 film : THATSTHEWAYITIS
57. Juno, to Plato : HERA
58. Kilns : OASTS
59. Husband of a countess : EARL
60. Cupid : AMOR
61. Runs away : FLEES
62. Goad : URGE
63. Habit : WONT
64. Charon's vessel : FERRY
65. Roman boy : PUER
1. Virile : MACHO
2. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
3. Sluggish : INERT
4. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
5. Elvis's hometown : TUPELO
6. Ryan and Tatum : ONEALS
7. Shuttlecocks : BIRDS
8. Siouan : OTOE
9. Miss Liberty, to a sailor, e.g. : LANDMARK
10. "___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
11. Serene : CALM
12. Baltic port : RIGA
13. Verve : ELAN
21. Stickup : HEIST
22. Joker : WAG
26. Ewe sound : BAA
27. Garden portal : GATE
28. Currier's partner : IVES
29. High wind : GALE
30. Melville captain : AHAB
31. Philippine island : CEBU
32. Sentry's word : HALT
33. Poet's before : ERE
34. Cribbage item : PEG
35. Chore : JOB
37. Rocket launching : BLASTOFF
38. Spat : ROW
39. In an angry way : HOTLY
44. Romaine : COS
45. Tin-lead alloy : PEWTER
46. Elegant: Slang : CLASSY
47. Commence : START
48. North Sea feeder : WESER
49. Traffic jam : TIEUP
50. Hokkaido port : OTARU
51. Solemn song : DIRGE
52. Famous Canadian physician : OSLER
53. Melt : THAW
54. Blood: Comb. form : HEMO
55. Part of Presley's signature : ARON
56. In good health : HALE

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