New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1987

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Accumulate : AMASS
6. Cold or ready follower : CASH
10. Like many a Texas ranch : VAST
14. Overalls material : DENIM
15. On the China : ASEA
16. French magazine : ELLE
17. Lapsus linguae : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
20. Sting a customer : SOAK
21. Scary cinema sounds : SCREAMS
22. "Raiders of the Lost ___" : ARK
25. Cycle beginning : TRI
26. Hurry along : HIE
27. Speak thoughtfully : WEIGHONESWORDS
33. Westminster follower : ABBEY
34. Dizzy or Daffy : DEAN
35. High mountain : ALP
37. Type of act : RIOT
38. Jupiter or Zeus : DEITY
40. Code predecessor : AREA
41. Mr. and Ames : EDS
42. Play it close to the ___ : VEST
43. Sacrificial site : ALTAR
44. Rap : SHOOTTHEBREEZE
48. Cry of disgust : UGH
49. Hoover, for one : DAM
50. Color changer : DYE
51. Aftermath of a mistake : ERASURE
55. Press : IRON
57. Speak without result : WASTEONESBREATH
62. Kitchen follower : ETTE
63. Actor Robert De ___ : NIRO
64. Uncanny : EERIE
65. Peruse : READ
66. Star of 67 Across : EDEN
67. "I ___ of Jeannie" (TV oldie) : DREAM
1. TV commercials : ADS
2. Brooks or Tillis : MEL
3. Black cuckoo : ANI
4. Drinks slowly : SIPS
5. Slick talker : SMOOTHY
6. Ament : CATKIN
7. Bat wood : ASH
8. Comprehends : SEES
9. Deck opening : HATCHWAY
10. Wood overlay : VENEER
11. Seaweed : ALGA
12. Urban blight : SLUM
13. Eighteen at Augusta : TEES
18. Gambling game : FARO
19. Artemis' victim : ORION
22. Cognizant : AWARE
23. Some bridge calls : REBIDS
24. Put the ___ on (squelch) : KIBOSH
28. Obtain : GET
29. Archie's "dingbat" : EDITH
30. Tennis unit : SET
31. Moved swiftly : DARTED
32. Cheap; shoddy : SLEAZY
36. City associated with a farm exodus? : PAREE
38. Remove from power : DETHRONE
39. Dec., in N.Y.C. : EST
40. Brewed beverage : ALE
42. Fashion : VOGUE
43. Like some military vehicles : ARMORED
45. Dispossessed : OUSTED
46. Menlo Park name : EDISON
47. Fishhook part : BARB
51. Pitcher : EWER
52. Give a 10, e.g. : RATE
53. Film dog : ASTA
54. Site of Vance A.F.B. : ENID
56. ___-do-well : NEER
58. Bard's preposition : ERE
59. "Chances ___," Mathis hit : ARE
60. Avila aunt : TIA
61. Margin : HEM

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