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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1987

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,770

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Across
1
Isinglass : MICA
5
Separate : APART
10
Drop in : CALL
14
General Bradley : OMAR
15
Kind of energy : SOLAR
16
Melville novel : OMOO
17
Spree : LARK
18
Boston Symphony music director : SEIJIOZAWA
20
Make ___ of it : AGO
21
Pinch : BUST
22
Badgered : BAITED
23
Wed anew : REMARRY
25
Sly : CUTE
26
Low digit : TOE
27
Republic of Texas symbol : LONESTAR
31
Conductor of Chicago Symphony: 1953-62 : FRITZREINER
35
Wrath : IRE
36
Fine and dandy : ROSY
37
Thatch of hair : MAT
38
Director Kazan : ELIA
39
Nice friend : AMI
40
Chief conductor of Cleveland Orchestra: 1946-70 : GEORGESZELL
44
Whipper-snappers : UPSTARTS
46
Blemish : MAR
47
Winglike parts : ALAE
48
Scarlet bird : TANAGER
52
Thin, light fabrics : CRAPES
55
Porcine sound : OINK
56
Exploit : USE
57
New York Philharmonic music director : ZUBINMEHTA
59
Galileo's birthplace : PISA
60
Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
61
An Eastern Christian : UNIAT
62
Part of i.e. : IDEM
63
Softens by soaking : RETS
64
___ of Scone : STONE
65
Enclosures : PENS
Down
1
Wisdom tooth, e.g. : MOLAR
2
What a candidate projects : IMAGE
3
Billiard shot : CAROM
4
Slow-moving boat : ARK
5
Underwriter : ASSURER
6
Verse in olden days : POESY
7
Came to rest : ALIT
8
British rule in India : RAJ
9
Raised platform for a speaker : TRIBUNE
10
Teapot covers : COZIES
11
Me non ___ (she loves me not) : AMAT
12
Actor Edmund : LOWE
13
Freight : LOAD
19
Western movie : OATER
21
Josip ___ (Tito) : BROZ
24
Legal rep. : ATTY
25
Holding, as a receptacle: Abbr. : CONTG
27
Mendacious ones : LIARS
28
Tall hat : TILE
29
Seed covering : ARIL
30
True to life : REAL
31
Bonn housewife : FRAU
32
Easy victory : ROMP
33
The Thames at Oxford : ISIS
34
Act the ham : EMOTE
38
Old Testament book : EZRA
40
Early Greek physician : GALEN
41
Dutch humanist: 1466-1536 : ERASMUS
42
Issue : EMANATE
43
Went to the bottom : SANK
45
Short putts : TAPINS
48
Mythical giant : TITAN
49
Cicerone : GUIDE
50
Ruhr city : ESSEN
51
Paper measures : REAMS
52
Absolute ruler : CZAR
53
Discourteous : RUDE
54
Lend support to a lawbreaker : ABET
55
John Glenn's state : OHIO
58
Suffix with differ : ENT
59
He had "great expectations" : PIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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