New York Times, Thursday, September 3, 1987

Author:William S. McIlrath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F G J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Zeus' sister and spouse : HERA
5. Scraps : BITS
9. Woody fiber : BAST
13. Claude's chapeau : BERET
14. Glimmer : IDEA
15. German industrial region : RUHR
16. Manna from heaven? : ABOVEBOARD
18. Siouan : OTOE
19. Intrepid : RESOLUTE
20. Evil spirits : DEMONS
22. 100 centesimi : LIRA
23. Forthwith : BETIMES
24. Thrills : ELATES
27. El ___ (rich spot) : DORADO
28. Beholden letters : IOU
29. Film critic, e.g. : RATER
31. Supple : LITHE
34. Campus service org. : ROTC
36. Hogtied : ROPED
38. Plant shoot : CION
39. Frome of fiction : ETHAN
41. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
43. Examine carefully : VET
44. Nymphs on Mt. Ida : OREADS
46. Spuds : TATERS
48. Little pistils : CARPELS
50. Kind of car or phone : AERO
51. Engross : ABSORB
52. Esoteric : ABSTRUSE
56. Physicist Niels : BOHR
57. Why he left grad school? : ANTITHESIS
59. Redact : EDIT
60. A dollar is one : NOTE
61. Noted conductor : EREDE
62. D.C. group : REPS
63. ___ peur (fearless) : SANS
64. Central point : NODE
1. Goddess of youth : HEBE
2. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
3. Insurrection : REVOLT
4. Studio for Seurat : ATELIER
5. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
6. Patronymic suffix : IDAE
7. Threefold: Comb. form : TER
8. "___ but wiser" : SADDER
9. Trite : BROMIDIC
10. Why they eyed the showroom? : AUTOMOTIVE
11. Glistened : SHONE
12. Part of a chignon : TRESS
13. Estop : BAR
17. College treasurer : BURSAR
21. Abbr. after a list of names : ETAL
23. Boll weevil, e.g. : BORER
24. Ireland, to Gaels : EIRE
25. Swag : LOOT
26. The Caine or the Pequod? : AUTHORSHIP
27. Agr., etc. : DEPTS
30. Natterjacks : TOADS
32. Gardener, at times : HOER
33. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
35. Some house adjuncts : CARPORTS
37. Abhor : DETEST
40. ___-do-well : NEER
42. Loesslike : EARTHEN
45. Saint ___, city in Vt. : ALBANS
47. Manolo Ortega, e.g. : TORERO
48. Tree trunk in a Scottish sport : CABER
49. Dwelling : ABODE
50. Whose Rose? : ABIES
52. Mil. command : ATTN
53. Employed : USED
54. The home team, e.g. : SIDE
55. Suffix with Siam : ESE
58. Profane, in Pahoa : NOA

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