New York Times, Monday, September 14, 1987

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Off one's rocker : DAFT
5. In fine spirits : GLAD
9. Tiny particle : MOTE
13. Shun : AVOID
15. Easy, swinging gait : LOPE
16. Heron's relative : IBIS
17. Trey's neighbor : DEUCE
18. Youngman's forte : ONELINERS
20. Flub : ERR
21. Do a sound job : DUB
23. Cheapen : DEBASE
24. Orchestral components : FLUTES
27. Horror-movie attraction : GORE
28. Ferber's "Ice ___" : PALACE
30. Part of a cycle : PHASE
32. Spew forth : ERUPT
33. Soapbox component : SLAT
34. Day worker, for short : TEMP
38. A sib : SIS
39. Needling literary works : SATIRES
42. Chit : IOU
43. "From Here to Eternity" setting : OAHU
45. Greenback : BUCK
46. Infidel : PAGAN
48. Danish coin : KRONE
50. Like a Titan : MIGHTY
51. Legume of India : GUAR
52. Baby grand's cousin : SPINET
54. Rock salt : HALITE
56. Wayfarer's stop : INN
57. Apparel for a young diner : BIB
60. Part of Arnie's arsenal : SEVENIRON
62. Duck : EVADE
64. Schooner's spine : KEEL
65. Adjective for a cad : VILE
66. Raises ire : RILES
67. Monty Python's Eric ___ : IDLE
68. Administers the coup de grâce : ENDS
69. Surveyor's layout : PLAT
1. Fla. county : DADE
2. Attest : AVER
3. Bluff, as in poker : FOURFLUSH
4. Minor facial malady : TIC
5. English theatre of note : GLOBE
6. Actor Chaney : LON
7. Sincerely flattered : APED
8. Convention attendee : DELEGATE
9. Tower on a mosque : MINARET
10. Adjective for Arbuckle : OBESE
11. Become bored : TIRE
12. Suffix with host : ESS
14. Discounts : DEDUCTS
19. Nigerian people : IBOS
22. Wasatch Range native : UTE
25. Race term : LAP
26. Puts together : SPLICES
28. Money in Monterrey : PESO
29. Sills solo : ARIA
31. Listen! : HARK
33. Take aback : STUN
35. Bad thing to be behind : EIGHTBALL
36. Castle defense : MOAT
37. Like a runt : PUNY
40. Fruitless : ABORTIVE
41. Angler's gadget : SPINNER
44. Godfrey played it : UKULELE
47. Grow wizened : AGE
49. "Don't ___ on my parade!" : RAIN
50. Sixty secs. : MIN
51. What the chair holds : GAVEL
53. Conifers : PINES
54. Pay attention : HEED
55. Ireland, to a poet : ERIN
58. Notion : IDEA
59. Defeat : BEST
60. Do some schussing : SKI
61. Antediluvian : OLD
63. Nabob : VIP

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