New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 1986

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Waited for revelers to return : SATUP
6. Small drink : DRAM
10. Rise suddenly : JUMP
14. Grape seeds : ACINI
15. Roof part : EAVE
16. Dies ___ : IRAE
17. New Year's Eve beverages : CHAMPAGNES
19. New Year's song word : LANG
20. Mexican blanket : SERAPE
21. Certain bridges : TRESTLES
23. Breakfast snack : DANISH
25. Stitch : SEW
26. New Year's Eve horns, rattles, etc. : NOISEMAKERS
32. This, in Vigo : ESTO
36. A legume : PEA
37. Plug : STOPUP
38. Keyboard combination : CHORD
40. Eat dinner : SUP
42. "Come Back, Little ___" : SHEBA
43. Pierre's avian pet : CANARI
45. Scot's negative : NAE
47. Villainous look : LEER
48. New Year's Day happening : EGGNOGPARTY
51. Three ___ match : ONA
52. More or Mann : THOMAS
56. Where to run up an idea? : FLAGPOLE
61. Trojan woman saved by Aphrodite : EGESTA
63. Baltic port : RIGA
64. New Year's decision : RESOLUTION
66. A White House office : OVAL
67. Wagnerian heroine : ELSA
68. Fortification : REDAN
69. European blackbird : MERL
70. He has a colorful job : DYER
71. Lock of hair : TRESS
1. Indians who merged with the Foxes : SACS
2. Yearned : ACHED
3. Diadem : TIARA
4. Dishearten : UNMAN
5. Dessert apple : PIPPIN
6. Ph.D., e.g. : DEG
7. Rave's companion : RANT
8. Reluctant : AVERSE
9. Old synonym for "I think" : MESEEMS
10. Cast off, as a lover : JILT
11. Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
12. Pride of a member of a pride : MANE
13. Violin fasteners : PEGS
18. Greek fabulist : AESOP
22. Attacks flies : SWATS
24. Hurries : HIES
27. Hangover cure? : SAUNA
28. Schmidt's successor : KOHL
29. Fencer's need : EPEE
30. Cartoonist Goldberg : RUBE
31. Train for a bout : SPAR
32. "Behold!" to Brutus : ECCE
33. Kind of carpet : SHAG
34. Chinese society : TONG
35. Mediterranean port : ORAN
39. Languish : DROOP
41. Role : PART
44. Disregarded : IGNORED
46. Merman or Kennedy : ETHEL
49. In a feeble way : PALELY
50. Fermented milk product : YOGURT
53. Rhythmic pattern : METER
54. Playwright's device : ASIDE
55. Porticoes for Pericles : STOAS
56. "___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
57. Not taped : LIVE
58. Lab gel : AGAR
59. Rancor : GALL
60. First word of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
62. Harding and Sothern : ANNS
65. Row : OAR

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