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Charles J. Matonti
Charles J. Matonti

New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1987

Author:
Charles J. Matonti
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Charles J. Matonti has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,829
Across
1
Silver or gold : METAL
6
D.D.E.'s W.W. II base : SHAEF
11
Jan. follower : FEB
14
Patti LuPone role : EVITA
15
Hen, to Henri : POULE
16
Waterfront org. : ILA
17
Herman musical: 1983 : LACAGEAUXFOLLES
20
Chinese town : OMIN
21
Hawks' stadium : OMNI
22
Rodgers musical: 1959 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
29
Some thrushes : ROBINS
30
Stowe story : DRED
31
Antony's friend : EROS
32
Coach : TRAIN
34
Old French coin : ECU
37
Berlin musical: 1946 : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
41
Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
42
Rattles of sorts : RALES
43
Short-long foot : IAMB
44
A flow below the Po : ENZA
45
Guinean town : KINDIA
47
Styne musical: 1956 : BELLSARERINGING
52
Genetic letters : RNAS
53
___-ho (enthusiastic) : GUNG
54
Rodgers musical: 1937 : IDRATHERBERIGHT
62
Basenji, e.g. : DOG
63
Mirador : ORIEL
64
Related maternally : ENATE
65
Ram's dam : EWE
66
"Fiddler . . . " role : YENTE
67
Hispanic dance music : SALSA
Down
1
Horace's honey : MEL
2
The Gabor in "Gigi" : EVA
3
Facial spasm : TIC
4
___ snail's pace : ATA
5
"Sleepy ___," 1930 song : LAGOON
6
"The Rain in ___" : SPAIN
7
Thompson's "The ___ of Heaven" : HOUND
8
Asst. : AUX
9
Sprite : ELF
10
Ugly, in Lugo : FEO
11
W. Wyler products : FILMS
12
Kate Nelligan movie : ELENI
13
Fundamental : BASIC
18
Cassowaries' cousins : EMUS
19
Garish : LOUD
22
Actor Williams : TREAT
23
Lena or Marilyn : HORNE
24
Dark wood : EBONY
25
"Yes, yes," in Yucatán : SISI
26
Singer Anita and family : ODAYS
27
Cold, in Cádiz : FRIO
28
Bill of fare : MENU
32
Of bodily tissue : TELAR
33
Map abbr. : RTE
34
Islands off Sicily : EGADI
35
Aromatic seed : CUMIN
36
Empty a bale : UNBAG
38
Marine predators : ERNS
39
___ Strip : GAZA
40
Tyson's milieu : RING
44
Actress Lanchester : ELSA
45
Cows, to Cowper : KINE
46
"Grande Odalisque" painter : INGRES
47
Needlework loop : BRIDE
48
Invest : ENDOW
49
Capacious : LARGE
50
Ornamental plume : EGRET
51
Soviet dollar : RUBLE
55
Yo-yo, e.g. : TOY
56
Realm of Otto the Gt. : HRE
57
One, in Bonn : EIN
58
Actress Balin : INA
59
Sal of songdom : GAL
60
Washington ___, N.Y.C. : HTS
61
Earl Grey is one : TEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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