New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1987

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Respond to stimuli : REACT
6. Record : TAPE
10. Anglo-Saxon bard : SCOP
14. Glacial deposit : ESKAR
15. High point : APEX
16. Melted volcanic rock : LAVA
17. Santa ___, Calif. : ANITA
18. Feline weather person? : FORECATER
20. Political felines? : DEMOCATS
22. Experts : MAVENS
23. Network staple : NEWS
24. Eliot's "cruellest month" : APRIL
25. Discriminate : SECERN
28. Despotic felines? : AUTOCATS
31. Thwart : CROSS
32. Vt. Revolutionary soldier : ALLEN
33. Banking acronym : IRA
34. Weapon for a poilu : ARME
35. Stair part : TREAD
36. Indigo plant : ANIL
37. Gypsy : ROM
38. Catafalques : BIERS
39. Used up : SPENT
40. Wealthy feline? : PLUTOCAT
42. Thickets : COPSES
43. Cuts : NICKS
44. Comedienne from Jamestown, N.Y. : BALL
45. Tap : SPIGOT
47. Begging feline? : MENDICAT
51. Scientific feline? : TECHNOCAT
53. French school : ECOLE
54. Eram, eras, ___ : ERAT
55. Parish priest : CURE
56. Textile fiber : RAMIE
57. Seeds : PITS
58. Capsize, with "over" : KEEL
59. Greek porticoes : STOAS
1. Interpret : READ
2. Serf of yore : ESNE
3. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
4. Chinese feline? : CATONESE
5. Investigative procedures : TRACERS
6. Ohio political family : TAFTS
7. Mil. addresses : APOS
8. According to : PER
9. Freed from duty : EXEMPTED
10. Bulgarian, e.g. : SLAVIC
11. Feline castle mistresses? : CATELAINES
12. Kiln : OVEN
13. Golf scores : PARS
19. Star of "Gigi" : CARON
21. Beard of grain : AWN
24. Assembly halls : AULAS
25. Steep slope : SCARP
26. Flynn of films : ERROL
27. Feline informant? : COMMUNICAT
28. Warn : ALERT
29. Threefold : TRINE
30. Seasons : SALTS
32. Zones : AREAS
35. Horological repetition : TICKTOCK
36. Feline job-seeker? : APPLICAT
38. Caribbean anchovy : BOCON
39. Fusible metal alloys : SOLDERS
41. Body suit : TIGHTS
42. Preserve : CAN
44. Asian palm or nut : BETEL
45. Stage : STEP
46. Persian elf : PERI
47. Female equine : MARE
48. Lake or singer : COMO
49. President of Albania : ALIA
50. Golfing areas : TEES
52. Hint : CUE

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