New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1987

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Squamous : SCALED
7. Instrument for Michelangelo : CHISEL
13. Signal for a parley with a foe : CHAMADE
14. Recipient of an award : HONOREE
16. Basic : RADICAL
17. Acrimonious activity : ARGUING
18. A 1958 Oscar winner : IVES
19. Gyrene : MARINE
21. Word of politesse : SIR
22. Bara film: 1915 : SIN
23. Rabbi of note : WISE
24. Fit to ___ : ATEE
25. Other preceder : EACH
27. County in Ga. : DADE
28. Rictuses : GRINS
29. Bird's footwear : SNEAKERS
31. Flower parts : BRACTS
32. River through Sudan : NILE
33. Corn bin : CRIB
34. Mess : MUDDLE
37. William Christopher's "M*A*S*H" role : CHAPLAIN
41. Mirador : ORIEL
42. Occiput's site : HEAD
43. Loser to Gans: 1902 bout : ERNE
44. Adjective for Ralph Sampson : TALL
45. Famed Haarlem name : HALS
46. Map abbr. : MTS
47. Brady's "Paris ___": 1976 : ONE
48. Incarcerated : PENTUP
50. Bacchanal : TOOT
51. Action on a green : RIMMING
53. Element from sea water : BROMINE
55. Part of Indonesia : SUMATRA
56. Brought down : LOWERED
57. Saint Sebastian, e.g. : MARTYR
58. Tied : EVENED
1. Of the author of "Candida" : SHAVIAN
2. Beat : CADENCE
3. He wrote "One Fat Englishman" : AMIS
4. Genève's ___ Léman : LAC
5. Dutch treat? : EDAM
6. Ohio city, birthplace of President Hayes : DELAWARE
7. Lounge that's longue : CHAISE
8. Marilyn of the Met : HORNE
9. Little Sheba's creator : INGE
10. Trifle : SOU
11. Disputatious : ERISTIC
12. Mild : LENIENT
13. Nixon's sextet : CRISES
15. Barnum's fake animal : EGRESS
20. Disencumbers : RIDS
24. Land that is tilled : ARABLE
26. "Water Music" composer : HANDEL
27. Galley word : DELE
28. Stagehand : GRIP
30. Dispatch : KILL
31. Park of hockey fame : BRAD
33. Priestly garment : CHASUBLE
34. General follower : MOTORS
35. Manhattan Project element : URANIUM
36. "Horned" problem : DILEMMA
37. Highland Scot, for one : CELT
38. Wardrobe or cupboard : ARMOIRE
39. Chanted : INTONED
40. Homesteaded : NESTED
42. Love Field feature : HANGAR
45. Entertainer Buck : HENRY
48. The Great Commoner : PITT
49. Alta. or Que. : PROV
50. Secret Service personnel : TMEN
52. Impair : MAR
54. Be liable to garnishment : OWE

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