New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1987

Author: Tom W. Underhill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wanton look : LEER
5. Duos : PAIRS
10. Dutch painter : HALS
14. Shield border : ORLE
15. Avifauna : ORNIS
16. Elide : OMIT
17. Bequest starter : IGIVEUNTOMYWIFE
20. Mayday's kin : SOS
21. Pens : STIES
22. Wiser's partner : OLDER
23. Abdul, the Bulbul ___ : AMEER
24. Herb : RUE
25. Legal pleas : ABATERS
28. Persian governors : SATRAPS
32. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
33. "That hurt!" : OUCH
34. Inlet : RIA
35. Bequest ender : MYSECONDBESTBED
40. Shoe width : EEE
41. Pierre's girlfriend : AMIE
42. Church tribunal : ROTA
43. Net : TRAMMEL
45. Political organization : APPARAT
48. Comparative ending : IER
49. Rage : STORM
50. Even : STILL
53. Break down a sentence : PARSE
54. Ian's cap : TAM
57. Author of bequest : WILLSHAKESPEARE
60. Salt tree : ATLE
61. Rebel : ARISE
62. ___ Scott decision : DRED
63. Row : TIER
64. Ants at a picnic : PESTS
65. Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
1. Actress Nettleton : LOIS
2. Accordingly : ERGO
3. Site of first Olympics : ELIS
4. Relig. title : REV
5. Kind of pigeon : POUTER
6. ___ army (Palmer fans) : ARNIES
7. Bury : INTER
8. Grande and Bravo : RIOS
9. Missile initials : SSM
10. Ludicrous mistake : HOWLER
11. Surrounded by : AMID
12. "___ With Father" : LIFE
13. Prank or mob attachment : STER
18. Salinger heroine : ESME
19. Teen-agers : YOUTHS
23. Suit to ___ : ATEE
24. Rapid stream : RACE
25. Medieval helmet : ARMET
26. Clete of diamond fame : BOYER
27. Bewildered : ATSEA
28. Hero, for short : SUB
29. Spindle : ARBOR
30. Statue in St. Peter's : PIETA
31. Nasser's successor : SADAT
33. Shelley product : ODE
36. "Ships," in the Sahara : CAMELS
37. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
38. Zilch : NIL
39. Mine car : TRAM
44. Dusty ___ (shore plant) : MILLER
45. Recumbent : ATREST
46. Outlaw catchers : POSSES
47. Kind of school : PREP
49. Bushy-tailed monkeys : SAKIS
50. Sultanate of sport : SWAT
51. Tree of Dixie : TITI
52. A river at Rennes : ILLE
53. Shave : PARE
54. Type of fern or palm : TARA
55. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
56. Native of Ecbatana : MEDE
58. Fortune : HAP
59. Asner and Sullivan : EDS

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