New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1987

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Moslem spirit : JINNI
6. British sprite : DOBBY
11. Horned god : PAN
14. "The Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
15. Julian's jars : OLLAE
16. Ellington's monogram : EKE
17. Noisy spirit : POLTERGEIST
19. Inlet : RIA
20. Recent: Prefix : NEO
21. Spume; froth : YEAST
22. Fighting spirit, colloquially : GIMP
23. P.O. abbr. : PPD
25. Utah's flower : SEGO
27. Mischievous spirit : ELF
30. Memorable pianist : HESS
33. Jewish folklore spirit : DYBBUK
37. Faultily made : MALFORMED
40. ___-air painting : PLEIN
41. A victim of Artemis : ORION
42. Attention : EAR
43. Actress Hasso : SIGNE
44. Word with firma or cotta : TERRA
45. Reject : ELIMINATE
47. Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
49. Graf ___ : SPEE
50. Small boy : TAD
51. Muffins : GEMS
53. U.S. mil. honor : DSC
55. Spirits : WINE
58. Maxim : MOTTO
61. Scotch explorer : RAE
64. René's spirit : AME
65. Irish spirits : LEPRECHAUNS
68. Resort : SPA
69. The heavens : ETHER
70. Heart parts : ATRIA
71. Successor to F.D.R. : HST
72. To eat, in Bonn : ESSEN
73. Army of the Potomac leader : MEADE
1. As. nation : JAP
2. Golf club : IRON
3. Pale green : NILE
4. Colonist's Indian friend : NETOP
5. ___ du Diable : ILE
6. Old Genoese bigwig : DOGE
7. Olive genus : OLEA
8. Ecstasy : BLISS
9. Thrashed : BASTED
10. Still : YET
11. Persian spirit : PERI
12. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
13. Tide status : NEAP
18. Golf cup : RYDER
22. Grotesque spirit : GOBLIN
24. Vocalize : PHONATE
26. Roms : GYPSIES
27. Ham it up : EMOTE
28. Spirits in Pompey's pad : LARES
29. She toys with boys : FLIRT
31. Pochard : SMEE
32. Some pinnipeds : SEALS
34. Sired : BEGAT
35. Utah range name : UINTA
36. Fastened, in a way : KNEED
38. Search for food : FORAGE
39. Faucet problem : DRIP
46. French spirits : MEDOC
48. Family of an Irish patriot : EMMETS
52. Jrs.-to-be : SOPHS
54. Wickerwork hamper : CRATE
55. Lave : WASH
56. Mischievous spirits : IMPS
57. Adroit : NEAT
59. Dryad's home : TREE
60. Sea swallow : TERN
62. Invisible emanation : AURA
63. Partner of Geraint : ENID
65. Sheltered side : LEE
66. Part of a Western : HAM
67. Thus, in Glasgow : SAE

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