New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1987

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. First half of the alphabet : ATOM
5. Wild : FERAL
10. Oily bait : CHUM
14. Melon or pumpkin : PEPO
15. Phantom's milieu : OPERAHOUSE
17. Angered : IRED
18. Visibly embarrassed : REDASABEET
19. Sea raptor : ERN
20. Cycles : AGES
21. Iraqi port : BASRA
22. Zola and Berliner : EMILES
24. "The ___," Zola novel : SOIL
26. Soda water, often : CHASER
27. Items in a moving van : CHATTELS
31. Swiss stream : AARE
32. Lob or smash : STROKE
34. Thurber's "___ Your Mind Alone" : LET
35. Pugs' fists : DUKES
37. Sculler : OAR
38. Ocean, to a Tibetan : DALAI
40. "Lumière d'___," 1943 film : ETE
41. Nurse's activity : CARING
44. Collapsed : GAVE
45. Quadrangle : TETRAGON
47. Honors highly : ADORES
49. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
50. Sabot's kin : BROGAN
51. Emulate Henry Moore : CARVE
54. Obstruct : CLOG
55. Ending for percent or tact : ILE
57. Estrangement : ALIENATION
60. Extraordinary fellow : ONER
61. Hubert Humphrey was one : MINNESOTAN
62. "___ is more": Browning : LESS
63. Iron molds : PIGS
64. Strass : PASTE
65. Ovid's basic verb : ESSE
1. Cap-___ (from head to foot) : APIE
2. Dreiser's hometown : TERREHAUTE
3. Capitalistic concern : OPENMARKET
4. TV's "The ___ Squad" : MOD
5. Their checks should be checked : FORGERS
6. They have 35'' blades : EPEES
7. Beatty's 1981 movie : REDS
8. Altar above us all : ARA
9. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
10. Shade of blue : COBALT
11. Rainbow features : HUES
12. Addict : USER
13. Prefix for phrase or physical : META
16. Clothed, as a monk : HABITED
20. Stout : ALE
23. What "video" means : ISEE
24. Fleeced : SHORN
25. Artificial fly : OAK
26. Younger son : CADET
27. Actress Jeanne : CRAIN
28. Star of "Phantom Lady": 1944 : ELLARAINES
29. Like Passover bread : LEAVENLESS
30. Swine's confines : STIES
33. Corrida cattle : TOROS
36. Oblique, as a cone : SCALENE
39. Joyfully eager : AGOG
42. ___ Khan : AGA
43. Bordeaux's river : GARONNE
46. Prowls hungrily : RAVENS
48. Affenpinscher, e.g. : DOG
50. Puff up : BLOAT
51. Something to break : CAMP
52. Et ___ : ALII
53. Grommet : RING
54. Townsmen, for short : CITS
56. Tongue for Brian Boru : ERSE
58. Slithery slayer : ASP
59. ___ Alta, town SW of San Juan : TOA
60. Comedian Olsen : OLE

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