New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 1987

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lens aperture : STOP
5. Fodder plants : TARES
10. Jettison : DUMP
14. She's back in town : LULU
15. Seaport in SW Japan : OMUTA
16. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
17. Gen. Patton : OLDBLOODANDGUTS
20. Command to a horse : GEE
21. Helm position : ALEE
22. Showy bird : EGRET
23. Weaving defect : SCOB
24. Climbs up : ASCENDS
26. Alfred E. Smith : HAPPYWARRIOR
30. One of the Greats : ERIE
31. The Tent Maker : OMAR
32. Retrieving dog, for short : LAB
35. Rip apart : REND
36. Sudden energetic spurt : SPASM
38. "Cavalleria" temptress : LOLA
39. Pilcorn, e.g. : OAT
40. Hardens : GELS
41. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
42. Ehrich Weiss : GREATHOUDINI
46. Inculcate : IMPLANT
49. As well : ALSO
50. "My ___ days,/When I was green . . . ": Shak. : SALAD
51. Wave on la mer : ONDE
52. Alias, for short : AKA
55. Perry of the Bears : THEREFRIGERATOR
59. Czech name for the Elbe : LABE
60. Pleasant changes : OASES
61. Asian desert : GOBI
62. Compass points : ENES
63. Motionless : INERT
64. Mimed : APED
1. Move with difficulty : SLOG
2. Marsh bulrush : TULE
3. Word with shoppe : OLDE
4. Place for darts : PUB
5. "___ they build . . . "': Young : TOOLOW
6. One-celled animal : AMOEBA
7. Uncivil : RUDE
8. Letter from Piraeus : ETA
9. Honorific Japanese suffix : SAN
10. Printer's obelisk : DAGGER
11. Driver's maneuver : UTURN
12. Apportioned : METED
13. Mosquitoes, e.g. : PESTS
18. Covered with Alençon : LACY
19. Restaurateur's concern : DECOR
23. Hastened : SPED
24. What Venus de Milo is missing : ARMS
25. Thailand, once : SIAM
26. Edible submarine : HERO
27. Tract : AREA
28. Four noggins : PINT
29. Cook without liquid : ROAST
32. Louis Marie Julien Viaud : LOTI
33. Lyricist ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
34. Romantic island : BALI
36. Espied : SEEN
37. Plan for building lots : PLAT
38. Beach resort : LIDO
40. Teacher's decision : GRADE
42. Stares angrily : GLARES
43. Closet adjunct : HANGER
44. Adjective for Methuselah : OLDEST
45. Addict : USER
46. Basket fiber : ISTLE
47. U.S. naval historian : MAHAN
48. Freshman cadet : PLEBE
51. Seine feeder : OISE
52. On the peak : ATOP
53. Japanese seaport : KOBE
54. Saharan : ARID
56. Faith, in France : FOI
57. Sought elective office : RAN
58. Moslem chief : AGA

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