New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1987

Author:J. Samuel Smart
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Transport : HAUL
5. Some musical compositions : DUETS
10. Neighbor of Pelion : OSSA
14. Actress Bancroft : ANNE
15. Disease of cereals : ERGOT
16. Expensive : DEAR
17. Australian bush song : WALTZINGMATILDA
20. Unmoving : STATIC
21. Liquid for pickles : BRINE
22. Common abbr. : ETC
23. Act : PERFORM
26. Numbers man: Abbr. : CPA
29. European deer : ROES
31. English cathedral town : ELY
32. Group of eight : OCTAD
34. Rope for Tarzan : LIANE
37. Father of Menelaus : ATREUS
38. Machine for making yarn : SPINNINGWHEEL
41. Relative of mimosa : ACACIA
42. Natasha Rostova's friend : SONYA
43. Proofreader's mark : CARET
44. Means of access : KEY
45. Does farm work : MOWS
49. Greek letter : ETA
50. Repeat : ITERATE
54. A feast ___ famine : ORA
55. Frighten : SCARE
57. Greeted : HAILED
59. Moslem ascetic : WHIRLINGDERVISH
63. Durant, e.g. : AUTO
64. Contention : CLAIM
65. Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
66. Recondite : DEEP
67. Condor's home : EYRIE
68. Eliot of "The Untouchables" : NESS
1. Mooring rope : HAWSER
2. Yellowish-red dye : ANATTO
3. Loosen, as boots : UNLACE
4. Native of Riga : LETT
5. Apply antifreeze : DEICE
6. Vase : URN
7. Leghorn's largess : EGG
8. Hoyden : TOMBOY
9. Belle or Bart : STARR
10. Aesir V.I.P. : ODIN
11. Person chosen : SELECTEE
12. Mournful : SAD
13. Southern constellation : ARA
18. Energy : ZIP
19. A grass grown for hay : TIMOTHY
24. Italian painter: 1575-1642 : RENI
25. Crewman of the Pequod : FLENSER
27. Vintner Masson : PAUL
28. Newspaper items, for short : ADS
30. Cut : SLICE
33. Elite : CREAM
35. First : INITIAL
36. Literary collection : ANA
37. Wheat beard : AWN
38. "Go away, grimalkin!" : SCAT
39. Hanger-on : PARASITE
40. "Maja" painter : GOYA
41. Expert : ACE
44. With intensity : KEENLY
46. Limestone formation : OOLITE
47. Wrenches : WRESTS
48. Hindu holy men : SADHUS
51. Instant : TRICE
52. Subject : THEME
53. Attention : EAR
56. Cut short : CROP
58. ___ IV, first czar : IVAN
59. Ball of cotton : WAD
60. Vietnamese seaport : HUE
61. Needlefish : GAR
62. Twice CCLI : DII

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