New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1987

Author: June A. Boggs
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. "Gypsy Girl" painter : HALS
5. Instrument for Friml : PIANO
10. Japanese Prime Minister: 1941-44 : TOJO
14. Auricular : OTIC
15. Arrant : UTTER
16. Its capital was Susa : ELAM
17. Child's wish : BONAPPETIT
19. Gate receipts : TAKE
20. Begin firing : OPENUP
21. Grunter's grunt : UGH
22. Uniform : EVEN
23. Vehicle for Hildgartner : SLED
25. Israeli round dance : HORA
27. Thick head of hair : MOP
30. Printer's direction : STET
32. Worn away : EATEN
35. Type of clay : ADOBE
37. Political upheaval : COUPDETAT
40. Bog : MIRE
41. Heavyweight Liston : SONNY
42. Bishop Desmond : TUTU
43. Nude : AUNATUREL
45. Closet wood : CEDAR
46. Lament : MOURN
47. Mimic Little : RICH
49. Ouphe : ELF
50. Miners' bars : GADS
52. Hood : THUG
54. Harass freshmen : HAZE
57. Crack flier : ACE
59. Stage ham : EMOTER
63. Fellers' needs : AXES
64. Mark Twain, e.g. : NOMDEPLUME
66. Blind lath : SLAT
67. Public announcer : CRIER
68. Egyptian dancing girl : ALMA
69. Soccer great : PELE
70. Passage : ENTRY
71. Wagon tongue : NEAP
1. Tramp : HOBO
2. On the crown : ATOP
3. Calling : LINE
4. Reads cursorily : SCANS
5. Punch, for one : PUPPET
6. Graph ending : ITE
7. Aleutian island : ATTU
8. Paddock sound : NEIGH
9. Study of pronunciation : ORTHOEPY
10. Private chat : TETEATETE
11. Kingly Norse name : OLAV
12. Hunky-dory : JAKE
13. Augur : OMEN
18. Heart throb : PULSE
24. Scheme, as of a stage set : DECOR
26. Half a diam. : RAD
27. Frequent first word : MAMA
28. Obloquy : ODIUM
29. Smutty flicks, e.g. : PORNO
31. Beauty-salon item : TONER
33. Musical composition : ETUDE
34. City in Brazil : NATAL
36. Gracious act : BEAUGESTE
38. Like some hallways : UNLIT
39. Race track : TURF
41. Plains Indian ceremony : SUNDANCE
44. Refrain syllable : TRA
45. Fall guy : CHUMP
48. Bright : CHEERY
51. Utter disdain : SCORN
53. Middle East's ___ Heights : GOLAN
54. Trunk device : HASP
55. Wheel spindle : AXLE
56. Passion : ZEAL
58. Discharge : EMIT
60. Tall bulrush : TULE
61. Austen novel : EMMA
62. Get in return : REAP
65. "___ Zauberberg": Mann : DER

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