New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1987

Author:H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
H. Hastings Reddall has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Celebration of the Eucharist : MASS
5. Low, marshy land : SWALE
10. Works with needle and thread : SEWS
14. Domestic feudal slave : ESNE
15. Buenos ___ : AIRES
16. Askew : AWRY
17. Work of the Founding Fathers : THECONSTITUTION
20. Hurricane center : EYE
21. Plunges briefly : DIPS
22. ___ Domingo : SANTO
23. N.J. five : NETS
24. Like some wheels or keels : FLANGED
26. Speculative plan : THEORY
29. Mortgages : LIENS
30. Roof overhang : EAVE
31. Mass of glacial ice : SERAC
32. ___ Branco, Brazil : RIO
35. What 17 Across sets forth : THELAWOFTHELAND
39. Feminine suffix : ESS
40. Colonel in the news : NORTH
41. Opposed : ANTI
42. Azimov product : STORY
43. Clergyman Mather : COTTON
45. To the nth degree : TOTALLY
48. Rizzuto, e.g. : CAPE
49. St.-Cyr-l'___, French town : ECOLE
50. Virginia of Va. : DARE
51. Windmill sail : AWE
54. Chief U.S. law officer : ATTORNEYGENERAL
58. Sharp : KEEN
59. Sea eagles : ERNES
60. Year in Claudius I's reign : LIII
61. Orch. section : STRS
62. Henbit and yarrow : WEEDS
63. Netman Wilander : MATS
1. Allot : METE
2. Pallid : ASHY
3. Koko's weapon : SNEE
4. Wall St. watchdog : SEC
5. Soundness of reason : SANITY
6. Small amounts of smoke : WISPS
7. ___ and sciences : ARTS
8. Oahu garland : LEI
9. Triple this for a wine : EST
10. Fiends : SATANS
11. Patrick of the Knicks : EWING
12. Inscribed : WROTE
13. Assembly of churchmen : SYNOD
18. Central European river : ODER
19. Income from wealth : USANCE
23. Christmas : NOEL
24. Estuary : FIRTH
25. A daughter of Laban : LEAH
26. Ornamented wig : TETE
27. Cries of surprise : HAHS
28. Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
29. Southpaw : LEFTY
31. Wretched : SORRY
32. Rave's partner : RANT
33. Division word : INTO
34. Valhalla deity : ODIN
36. Deer horn : ANTLER
37. What the ewe grew : WOOL
38. Recent : LATE
42. Formal drawing rooms : SALONS
43. Fondle : CARESS
44. ___ sesame : OPEN
45. East Indian trees : TEAKS
46. Group of eight : OCTET
47. Burden carrier : TOTER
48. Imprisoned : CAGED
50. Unit of force : DYNE
51. A Met score : ARIA
52. "Hurry up and ___" : WAIT
53. Yalies : ELIS
55. Unused : NEW
56. Previous to, in poesy : ERE
57. Shade tree : ELM

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