New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 1987

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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. Salver : TRAY
5. Comic Wilson : FLIP
9. Family name in rock : GIBB
13. Ship's creation at sea : WAKE
14. Occupation : TRADE
15. First-floor apartment : ONEE
16. Words from John Lyly : ITISAWORLDTOSEE
19. Second-highest pinochle card : TEN
20. Gold of "Benson" : MISSY
21. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
22. Price : COST
23. Fashionable resort : SPA
24. Words from George Herbert : POVERTYISNOSIN
31. Event for Irwin : OPEN
32. Carol : NOEL
33. Utter : SAY
35. Superman : KENT
36. Throb : PULSE
38. TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
39. Period : ERA
40. Flatfish : SOLE
41. Twins or socks, e.g. : PAIR
42. Words from Robert Burton : ALLPOETSAREMAD
47. Corn unit : EAR
48. Bufo : TOAD
49. Concerning : ANENT
52. Bright : SMART
54. Torah repository : ARK
57. Words from F.D.R. : WARISACONTAGION
60. Give off, as light : EMIT
61. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
62. Poker stake : ANTE
63. Disavow : DENY
64. Kitchen or major suffix : ETTE
65. Mulligan : STEW
1. Taunt : TWIT
2. Deserve : RATE
3. Related : AKIN
4. Nod's meaning : YES
5. Snowman of song : FROSTY
6. Papa of TV's "Mama" : LARS
7. In a lazy way : IDLY
8. Foot: Comb. form : PED
9. As ___ gold : GOODAS
10. ___ many words : INSO
11. "I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
12. Borscht ingredient : BEET
14. Contort : TWIST
17. Cupid : AMOR
18. Actor in "Fiddler . . . " : TOPOL
22. Penny : CENT
23. Snick and ___ : SNEE
24. Jab : POKE
25. Verdi work : OPERA
26. Mercenary : VENAL
27. Creek : INLET
28. Help! : SOS
29. Moslem faith : ISLAM
30. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
34. Word with arm or stick : YARD
36. ___ Clare (nun) : POOR
37. Rubber tree : ULE
38. Mimicked : APED
40. Gaiters : SPATS
43. Clemency : LENITY
44. Golfer's posture : STANCE
45. Arterial trunk : AORTA
46. Pro ___ : RATA
49. Filled with reverence : AWED
50. Call : NAME
51. Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
52. Glaswegian : SCOT
53. Maximum : MOST
54. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
55. By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
56. Recognized : KNEW
58. Tea anagram : ATE
59. Petrol : GAS

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