New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1987

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Subsides : EBBS
5. City on the Aar : BERN
9. Goat's offspring : KID
12. Ivy League school : YALE
13. Fattened rooster : CAPON
14. Hardy's "___ the Obscure" : JUDE
15. Essayist : ELIA
16. Carrot's cousin : ANISE
17. Author Gardner : ERLE
18. First word of an Isaac Goldberg quote : DIPLOMACY
20. Door sign : ENTER
21. "Henry VI" character : IDEN
22. Jug's kin : URN
23. Quote: Part II : ISTODOANDSAYTHE
31. Farm structures : BARNS
32. Menacing March day : IDES
33. Magician's item : HAT
34. Takes to court : SUES
35. Called by loudspeaker : PAGED
37. Corn dish : PONE
38. Chemical suffix : ENE
39. Luxurious : POSH
40. Subordinate : MINOR
41. Quote: Part III : NASTIESTTHINGIN
45. Hill dweller : ANT
46. Abate : WANE
47. Lax : SLACK
50. Quote: Part IV : THENICEST
55. Actor Douglas : KIRK
56. Beat : POUND
57. Atop : ONTO
58. TV award : EMMY
59. Leans : TILTS
60. A lunchtime : NOON
61. End of quote : WAY
62. Confederate : ALLY
63. Descry : ESPY
1. Ogled : EYED
2. Indonesian island : BALI
3. Radar-set image : BLIP
4. Eared pinnipeds : SEALIONS
5. Tropical fruit : BANANA
6. Noyes's "Drake," e.g. : EPIC
7. Blushing : ROSY
8. Compass dir. : NNE
9. Author Vonnegut : KURT
10. Still : IDLE
11. Forest animal : DEER
13. Carved gem : CAMEO
14. Swedish soprano Lind : JENNY
19. They're played in Reno : ODDS
20. Time periods : ERAS
22. Like some cars : USED
23. "A Doll's House" playwright : IBSEN
24. Spa feature : SAUNA
25. Kilmer poem : TREES
26. "The ___ of the Iguana": Williams : NIGHT
27. Presidential initials : DDE
28. Whiplash : THONG
29. Asian city : HANOI
30. Forever, in poesy : ETERN
35. Byron, e.g. : POET
36. Buridan's vacillator : ASS
37. Forest dropper : PINECONE
39. Panther color? : PINK
40. Skirt style : MINI
42. Not neat or stylish : TACKY
43. Jackson bill : TWENTY
44. Clock parts : HANDS
47. Twist : SKEW
48. Tall-growing bean : LIMA
49. Troops : ARMY
50. Labor : TOIL
51. Ship's frame : HULL
52. A son of Seth : ENOS
53. "Bus ___," Inge play : STOP
54. Actor Curtis : TONY
56. School org. : PTA

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