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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1987

Author:
Mary C. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Mary Cee Whitten has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,715

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Across
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Hot seasoning : CHILI
6
Stupid, clumsy fellows : OAFS
10
Long-running TV hit : MASH
14
Navigational system : LORAN
15
Bridge thrill : SLAM
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French magazine : ELLE
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Not together : APART
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Location : SITE
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Barge : SCOW
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Routine : ROTE
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Conflicts : CLASHES
23
Bonnie Franklin TV hit : ONEDAYATATIME
28
Fluffy fare : OMELET
29
Actors' club : LAMBS
32
Viper : ASP
35
Torment : BAIT
36
Radial, e.g. : TIRE
37
MacLaine-Mitchum film: 1962 : TWOFORTHESEESAW
42
Argentine timber tree : TALA
43
Israeli airline : ELAL
44
N.F.L. six-pointers : TDS
45
Bring together : UNITE
47
Garbo and Nissen : GRETAS
49
John Ritter TV hit : THREESCOMPANY
54
Edmonton's province : ALBERTA
56
Widow of Ernie K. : EDIE
57
Sullen : DOUR
58
Encourage : URGE
61
City in Fla. : OCALA
62
Farm measure : ACRE
63
College V.I.P. : DEAN
64
Monetary penalties : FINES
65
Temper : MOOD
66
Selvage : EDGE
67
Lucullan event : FEAST
Down
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Mild cigar : CLARO
2
Dr. Seuss's "___ Pop" : HOPON
3
Heated : IRATE
4
Violinist Jaime ___ : LAREDO
5
Savings-acct. entry : INT
6
C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
7
Boxing great : ALI
8
Rich political contributor : FATCAT
9
Small, silvery fish : SMELT
10
Chow-hall friend : MESSMATE
11
Les Whitten novel, with "The" : ALCHEMIST
12
Type of gin : SLOE
13
Chops : HEWS
22
Suffer : AIL
24
Early pulpit : AMBO
25
Once around Sol : YEAR
26
Lodged : ALIT
27
Animal chains : TETHERS
30
Thin wire nail : BRAD
31
Emulates Dorcas : SEWS
32
Aleutian island : ATTU
33
Grown cygnet : SWAN
34
U.S.S.R. bigwigs : POLITBURO
38
Begot : FATHERED
39
Energy source: Abbr. : ELEC
40
Japanese statesman : SATO
41
Babylonian neighbor : ELAM
46
Goof : ERR
47
Harnessed : GEARED
48
Coin : SPECIE
50
Paganini offering : ETUDE
51
City in Turkey : ADANA
52
McKinley's birthplace in Ohio : NILES
53
Leavening : YEAST
54
Rock star Ant : ADAM
55
Crazy : LOCO
59
Boffo producer : GAG
60
Chemical suffix : ENE
61
Switch position : OFF

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