New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1987

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Notorious Berlin landmark : WALL
5. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
10. Exult : CROW
14. Assam silkworm : ERIA
15. Red as ___ : ABEET
16. The ___ Eagle : LONE
17. Suitor : BEAU
18. The Louvre, e.g. : MUSEE
19. Competent : ABLE
20. What an oil millionaire has? : BARRELSOFMONEY
23. Fencing foil : EPEE
24. Short-haired dog : PUG
25. Finally! : ATLAST
28. Iron men? : PRESSERS
33. Take care of : SEETO
34. Wellaway! : ALAS
35. No, to Burns : NAE
36. Be like Daddy Warbucks : HAVEMONEYTOBURN
40. Compass heading : ESE
41. Actress Merkel et al. : UNAS
42. Whittled : PARED
43. Made notches : SERRATED
46. Skinflints : MISERS
47. Cobbler's tool : AWL
48. Logical : SANE
49. Sign of fiscal fitness? : MONEYINTHEBANK
56. Do some darning : MEND
57. Utopian : IDEAL
58. Medicinal plant : ALOE
59. Mexican finger food : TACO
60. This gives Paris a white Christmas : NEIGE
61. Behind time : LATE
62. Check : STEM
63. Dead duck : GONER
64. Legal attachment : LIEN
1. Jack or Clifton : WEBB
2. Field of work : AREA
3. Ananias : LIAR
4. Poet Warren or Wilbur : LAUREATE
5. Young salmon : SAMLET
6. Maltreat : ABUSE
7. In the middle: Comb. form : MESO
8. Gripe : BEEF
9. ___ in a teapot : ATEMPEST
10. Loud metallic sounds : CLANGS
11. Morning garb : ROBE
12. Exclusively : ONLY
13. Itsy-bitsy : WEE
21. England's ___ Downs : EPSOM
22. Suffix with prosper : OUS
25. Phoenix's remains : ASHES
26. Junior, to Sis : TEASE
27. Crowbar, e.g. : LEVER
28. Entreat : PLEAD
29. Beams : RAYS
30. Habituate : ENURE
31. Less common : RARER
32. Dispatches : SENDS
34. British princess : ANNE
37. Remote : OUTLYING
38. Suppose : OPINE
39. Doubleday's game : BASEBALL
44. "___ Harvest": Hilton : RANDOM
45. Reverential dread : AWE
46. Austrian composer-conductor: 1860-1911 : MAHLER
48. Put on : STAGE
49. Substance : MEAT
50. Formerly : ONCE
51. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
52. German negative : NEIN
53. Jai ___ : ALAI
54. Distinction : NOTE
55. Whetted : KEEN
56. Atlas abbr. : MTS

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