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New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1987

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,885
Across
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Benchley novel : JAWS
5
Harsh : ACERB
10
Levantine coffee cup : ZARF
14
He was: Lat. : ERAT
15
Kepi part : VISOR
16
Coloratura Mills : ERIE
17
Cause disappointment : STRIKEASOURNOTE
20
Vale of ___, near 71 Across : TEMPE
21
Hawks' arena : OMNI
22
Insect catcher : NET
23
Tyrrhenian Sea island : ELBA
26
Elway target : END
28
Certain estimates : BALLPARKFIGURES
36
Midianite ruler : EVI
37
Fabulist : LIAR
38
Silvery fish : SMELT
39
Beanie : DINK
41
Hills : MOTES
43
___ spumante : ASTI
44
"___ Like It" : ASYOU
46
Scarf : SASH
47
High fashion : TON
48
Gambler's plunge : DOUBLEORNOTHING
52
Abstract being : ENS
53
The Cornish Wonder : OPIE
54
Sharp turn : ZIG
57
A-one : ACES
60
___ salts : EPSOM
64
Avenges : EVENSUPTHESCORE
68
English river : NENE
69
Catfish : DORAD
70
Trammell of baseball : ALAN
71
Thessaly peak : OSSA
72
Georgian Aryan : OSSET
73
Sharp point : TINE
Down
1
Rigoletto's forte : JEST
2
Prada offering : ARTE
3
Cordial : WARM
4
Leaflet-base appendage : STIPEL
5
Rosary bead : AVE
6
O.S.S. successor : CIA
7
He, in Taranto : ESSO
8
Space : ROOM
9
Sultanate in Borneo : BRUNEI
10
Buddhist sect : ZEN
11
Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
12
Lavabo : RITE
13
Trilbies : FEET
18
Japanese kombu ingredient : KELP
19
Annuli : RINGS
24
Oswego tea : BALM
25
Direction from Levine : ARIOSO
27
Defunct Russian parliament : DUMA
28
Father of King Hadad: Gen. 36:35 : BEDAD
29
Dispatch boat : AVISO
30
Great Wall town : LINYU
31
A U.N. member: Var. : KATAR
32
Raisin capital of the world : FRESNO
33
Remnants, in Roma : RESTI
34
Author of "The Augustan Ages" : ELTON
35
Bee bite : STING
40
Honshu port : KOBE
42
Kind of steward : SHOP
45
Cubiti : ULNAS
49
Portuguese dollar : ESCUDO
50
Rail supports : TIES
51
Swinger in the 40's : HEPCAT
54
Eastern Roman emperor : ZENO
55
He played Big Daddy : IVES
56
Roman family group : GENS
58
Poetry of a people : EPOS
59
Sights on the Atl. : STRS
61
One-man shows : SOLI
62
City having a casbah : ORAN
63
Ancient wall word : MENE
65
Teachers' org. : NEA
66
Have, in Haddington : HAE
67
N.Y.C. time zone : EDT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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