New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 1987

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Once, once : ERST
5. To-let items, in want ads : ROOMS
10. Search thoroughly : COMB
14. Wild hog : BOAR
15. Acclaim : ECLAT
16. Cap-___ (entirely) : APIE
17. Adriatic wind : BORA
18. Card game (variety of seven-up) : PEDRO
19. Torn : RENT
20. Jack Nicholson vehicle: 1970 : FIVEEASYPIECES
23. Verve : ELAN
24. Author of "The Tell-Tale Heart" : POE
25. Between mars and mai : AVRIL
27. Coming twice a year : BIANNUAL
32. Discharge : EGEST
33. Throb : PANG
34. Architect I. M. : PEI
35. Dumas trio : THREEMUSKETEERS
39. Cape : RAS
40. Early Olympics site : ELIS
41. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
42. Recondite : ESOTERIC
45. Old Greek measure of length : STADE
46. Wall St. term : OTC
47. British servicewoman : WAAC
48. O. Henry 1906 publication : THEFOURMILLION
55. Fifty percent : HALF
56. Male lead in "Carousel": 1945 : RAITT
57. Like two peas in ___ : APOD
59. Succulent plant : ALOE
60. "___ Mood," 1939 song : INTHE
61. Darnel : TARE
62. Not any : NONE
63. Quoted : CITED
64. Poll-taker Roper : ELMO
1. Recede : EBB
2. Housetop : ROOF
3. Hindu garment : SARI
4. Cross over : TRAVERSE
5. Abrogation : REPEAL
6. Indian, for one : OCEAN
7. Early auto manufacturer : OLDS
8. Astor or Pickford : MARY
9. Block : STOPPAGE
10. Lurch from side to side : CAREEN
11. Oil-cartel acronym : OPEC
12. "___ eyes have seen . . . ": Howe : MINE
13. Wagers : BETS
21. The finest : ELITE
22. Charged atom : ION
25. Turkish officials : AGHAS
26. Left-hand page : VERSO
27. Fundamental : BASIC
28. Writing fluids : INKS
29. Defeat : UPEND
30. High perch : AERIE
31. Actress Eilbacher : LISA
32. Peut-___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
33. Hungarian dog : PULI
36. Kind of oxide : MERCURIC
37. The whole thing : TOTAL
38. Make feeble : EMACIATE
43. Chewy candy : TOFFEE
44. D.D.E.'s domain in W.W. II : ETO
45. Like some nuts : SALTED
47. Flexible twig : WITHE
48. Holier ___ thou : THAN
49. Nimbus : HALO
50. N.C. college : ELON
51. Hindu queen : RANI
52. Gedman's gear : MITT
53. Iridescent stone : OPAL
54. A Crosby : NORM
58. ___ volente (God willing) : DEO

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