New York Times, Saturday, September 12, 1987

Author: Larry Goldhirsch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Larry Goldhirsch has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Warbled : SANG
5. Last mo. : DEC
8. Carrel : STALL
13. Environmental sci. : ECOL
14. A.F.L. kicker Cappelletti : GINO
15. SE Asian capital : HANOI
16. "___ creature was . . . " : NOTA
17. Namely, to Nero : ENIM
18. Novelist Calvino : ITALO
19. Uno, dos, ___ : TRES
20. Certain Italian : NEAPOLITAN
22. Rejoin : ANSWER
24. Actor Weathers : CARL
25. W. German river : EDER
27. Take another take : RESHOOT
32. Suit fabric : SERGE
35. First Olympic Games site : ELIS
37. Island group off New Guinea : AROE
38. Actor Delon : ALAIN
39. "___ Hopkins," 1941 film : SIS
40. Public square : PLAZA
41. ___ Pompilius, legendary Roman king : NUMA
42. Battle site: 1944 : STLO
43. Houston athlete : OILER
44. "M*A*S*H" character : KLINGER
46. Yuletide libation : NOGG
48. Cut grain : REAP
50. Improvise on an instrument : NOODLE
54. Certain Englishmen : MANCUNIANS
59. Midday : NOON
60. Fuming sulfuric acid : OLEUM
61. Khartoum's river : NILE
62. Footnote abbr. : IBID
63. Deign : STOOP
64. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
65. Leeds's river : AIRE
66. Crockett of "Miami Vice" : SONNY
67. Autumnal casualty : DST
68. Requisite : NEED
1. Actress Berger : SENTA
2. Kind of squash : ACORN
3. Observes : NOTES
4. Certain Scot : GLASWEGIAN
5. Sup : DINE
6. U. of Penn. early computer : ENIAC
7. Kind of shopper : COMPARISON
8. Pitchmen's aides : SHILLS
9. "Mon Oncle" star : TATI
10. Med. school course : ANAT
11. Mascagni temptress : LOLA
12. Celebrity : LION
14. Film noir, for one : GENRE
21. Cassiterite et al. : ORES
23. London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
26. Controlled : RESTRAINED
28. Certain Canadian : HALIGONIAN
29. Actinal : ORAL
30. Soft mud : OOZE
31. Binge : TEAR
32. "Sighted sub, ___ same" : SANK
33. Hebrew month : ELUL
34. Branches : RAMI
36. ___ Abner : LIL
40. Bounder's stick : POGO
42. Received : SEEN
45. One of a diminutive septet : GRUMPY
47. Start : ONSET
49. Matches : PAIRS
51. "A Texan in England" author : DOBIE
52. Bay of Biscay feeder : LOIRE
53. Done : ENDED
54. Velvety plant : MOSS
55. Singing voice : ALTO
56. Inert element : NEON
57. Wild-dog genus : CUON
58. Geographical abbr. : NLAT

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