New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1987

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bilko, briefly : SGT
4. Butler's wife : OHARA
9. Ricochet : SKIP
13. Field : AREA
15. Wisent : BISON
16. ___ down (subdue) : TONE
17. It opened on Broadway Dec. 30, 1948 : KISSMEKATE
19. College in New Rochelle : IONA
20. Operating at a loss : INTHERED
21. Thelonious and family : MONKS
23. TV's "The ___ Squad" : MOD
24. Group dance : CONGA
25. Engage : TAKEON
29. Halloween treat : CANDYBAR
32. Farthest from the pin : AWAY
33. Street show : RAREE
34. Expression of disgust : UGH
35. Counterweight : TARE
36. Jabs : POKES
37. Prop for Alice on TV : TRAY
38. Gee-tar's cousin : UKE
39. Not live : TAPED
40. Somber : GRIM
41. River in W Turkey : MENDERES
43. Gas-station word : OCTANE
45. Queue : BRAID
46. Abbr. akin to alias : AKA
47. ___ down (loses weight) : SLIMS
48. Inclined to bite : SNAPPISH
53. Lament : MOAN
54. Trickery : HANKYPANKY
56. Fortune : LUCK
57. Roman magistrate : EDILE
58. Martha from Butte : RAYE
59. Annoys : IRKS
60. Full : SATED
61. Threefold: Comb. form : TER
1. H. H. Munro's pen name : SAKI
2. Put on a happy face : GRIN
3. Poor student's bane : TEST
4. An Olivier co-star: 1939 : OBERON
5. Went on a long walk : HIKED
6. "___ tale's best for winter": Shak. : ASAD
7. Tommy follower : ROT
8. Showy flowers : ANEMONES
9. Parsimonious : STINGY
10. Bird also called laughing jackass : KOOKABURRA
11. Travel-section listing : INNS
12. Kind of shooter : PEA
14. Cheroot residue : ASH
18. Written reminder : MEMO
22. Wave, to a Frenchman : ONDE
24. Felt concern : CARED
25. John McEnroe's wife : TATUM
26. Not asleep : AWAKE
27. Actress in "Family Plot" : KARENBLACK
28. Where the cornea is : EYE
29. Encrusts : CAKES
30. Once more : AGAIN
31. Nursery ___ : RHYME
33. Used a lariat : ROPED
36. Pastors' concerns : PARISHES
37. Its ctr. is a bull's-eye : TGT
39. Dallas Cowboys, e.g. : TEAM
42. Bartenders' concerns : DRINKS
43. Gave approval : OKAYED
44. Creator of Mammy Yokum : CAPP
46. Talus : ANKLE
47. Like some grapes : SOUR
48. In a ___ (agitated) : SNIT
49. One less than a bogey : PAR
50. ___ the finish : INAT
51. Kind of terrier : SKYE
52. "Jezebel" actress on TV: 1950's : HYER
53. Half of MMCII : MLI
55. Susan Hayward film: 1961 : ADA

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