New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1987

Author:Dorothy Davis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Physicist Niels : BOHR
5. Filch : STEAL
10. Noah's eldest : SHEM
14. Plaintive woodwind : OBOE
15. Madrid museum : PRADO
16. Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
17. Ind. shoes : MOCS
18. Barrel organ : HURDYGURDY
20. Grape hyacinth : BLUEBELL
22. Water-carved gully : ARROYO
23. Welty product : STORY
24. Turn a pancake : FLIP
25. Draw breaker for a trophy : CUPTIE
27. Careless : SLIPSHOD
31. Coral island : ATOLL
32. Cheese or chard preceder : SWISS
33. Onassis nickname : ARI
34. Oriental staple : RICE
35. Map : CHART
36. ___ cat (a ballgame) : ONEO
37. Chosen, in Caen : ELU
38. Distort : SLANT
39. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
40. Composer Roger : SESSIONS
42. Dionysian deities : SATYRS
43. Landed : ALIT
44. Walk heavily : CLUMP
45. Incantations : SPELLS
48. Small seeded legumes : PEABEANS
51. Arrogant : HOITYTOITY
53. Wild ox : ANOA
54. First-rate : AONE
55. Fill with joy : ELATE
56. Storage compartments: Abbr. : LKRS
57. Brown songbird : WREN
58. Allude : REFER
59. Ago, in Ayr : SYNE
1. Flop : BOMB
2. Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
3. Sleight of hand : HOCUSPOCUS
4. Colonize again : RESETTLE
5. Globe : SPHERE
6. Really : TRULY
7. Rank above viscount : EARL
8. Do sums : ADD
9. Tory of '76 : LOYALIST
10. Soupy sounds? : SLURPS
11. Leander's love : HERO
12. Vortex : EDDY
13. Clinic name of fame : MAYO
19. Handles : GRIPS
21. Seethe : BOIL
24. Coquette : FLIRT
25. Is solicitous : CARES
26. Useful : UTILE
27. Cygnets : SWANS
28. Trickery : HANKYPANKY
29. " . . . that charms ___ or sight": Coleridge : OREAR
30. Some Parisian robes : DIORS
32. Affected contraction : SHANT
35. Covered colonnaded passage : CLOISTER
36. Repasts for Dobbin? : OATMEALS
38. Inane : SILLY
39. Apply paint crudely : DAUB
41. Bambi's creator : SALTEN
42. David, to Goliath : SLAYER
44. This, to Simone : CETTE
45. "Candida" playwright : SHAW
46. Impoverished : POOR
47. "___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
48. Edith ___, memorable singer : PIAF
49. Norse goddess of fate : NORN
50. MS. enc. : SASE
52. Bravo's kin : OLE

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