New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1987

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Caldwell's "Tobacco ___" : ROAD
5. Con man's scheme : SCAM
9. Insensitive : BLUNT
14. Give the eye : OGLE
15. Spanish appetizer : TAPA
16. Made public : AIRED
17. Copper and iron : ORES
18. Hebrew dry-measure unit : OMER
19. Fountain fizzes : SODAS
20. Persevere : KEEPONESCHINUP
23. Toast topping : OLEO
24. Singleton : ONE
25. Endured : LASTED
28. More hardhearted : CRUELLER
33. Opposed : ANTI
34. Promote : BOOST
35. Common verb : ARE
36. Persevere : STICKTOONESGUNS
40. Cochlea's site : EAR
41. Reclines : LOLLS
42. Mine entrance : ADIT
43. Answers : RESPONDS
45. Analyzes grammatically : PARSES
47. Toronto's prov. : ONT
48. Wampum : PEAG
49. Persevere : HOLDONESGROUND
56. Japanese gateways : TORII
57. Coup d'___ : ETAT
58. Belgian river : YSER
59. Taken ___ (disconcerted) : ABACK
60. Capital of Manche : STLO
61. Castor's mother : LEDA
62. Gift receiver : DONEE
63. Drain pit : SUMP
64. Formerly, once : ERST
1. Castle for Kasparov : ROOK
2. Monster : OGRE
3. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
4. Tyrannical : DESPOTIC
5. In one's cups : STONED
6. Small featured role : CAMEO
7. Imitates : APES
8. Artist Chagall : MARC
9. Steel helmets : BASINETS
10. Vibes player Hampton : LIONEL
11. Pakistani language : URDU
12. Tide type : NEAP
13. HB's goals : TDS
21. Señor's shout : OLE
22. Theater audience : HOUSE
25. "Star Wars" beam : LASER
26. Architectural pillars : ANTAE
27. Budges : STIRS
28. Becomes indifferent : COOLS
29. Howard and Reagan : RONS
30. Praises : LAUDS
31. Pyle or Ford : ERNIE
32. Takes five : RESTS
34. Intrepid : BOLD
37. Gold-rush site: 1890's : KLONDIKE
38. Silverheels role : TONTO
39. Gutter garnish : GARGOYLE
44. Men in blue : POLICE
45. Spinning toy : PEGTOP
46. Swiss river : AAR
48. Sacred song : PSALM
49. King of the road : HOBO
50. Algerian seaport : ORAN
51. Promontory : NESS
52. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
53. Employer : USER
54. Buntline and Beatty : NEDS
55. Mild oath : DRAT
56. Urchin : TAD

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