New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1986

Author: S. E. Wilkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The same : DITTO
6. Hunky-dory : JAKE
10. MacDonald's milieu : FARM
14. Valencia valediction : ADIOS
15. "___ may look on a king" : ACAT
16. Butterine : OLEO
17. Dorothy's route : YELLOWBRICKROAD
20. Market : SELL
21. Lincoln : ABE
22. Aerie occupant : EAGLE
23. Descartes : RENE
25. Ell or ala : WING
27. Egyptian king of the gods : AMON
29. Tryouts at Detroit : ROADTESTS
34. "Into ___ dew": E. Field : ASEAOF
36. Angelico, for one : FRA
37. Angle starter : TRI
38. Wary politician's route : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
42. Poem of praise : ODE
43. Broke bread : ATE
44. Ersatz gold : OROIDE
45. Open autos of yore : ROADSTERS
49. Tatting : LACE
50. Passage permit : VISA
51. Parroted : APED
53. Bar seat : STOOL
56. Novelist Andric : IVO
57. Used up : GONE
61. Route of concern to Frost : THEROADNOTTAKEN
65. Cantata part : ARIA
66. Cask contents : BEER
67. Tear-jerker : ONION
68. Mass : BULK
69. Comfy : COZY
70. Rocket stage : AGENA
1. Numbered items, sometimes : DAYS
2. ___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
3. Cashbox : TILL
4. Revenue avenue : TOLLROAD
5. Mount ___, Colo. : OSO
6. Vapid verbiage : JABBER
7. Land measure : ACRE
8. Chiang ___-shek : KAI
9. Kin of et al. : ETC
10. Cow chow : FORAGE
11. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
12. Concrete : REAL
13. Standard operating procedure : MODE
18. Pallid : WAN
19. Dover's county : KENT
24. Organic compound : ENOL
25. Protuberance on a toad : WART
26. The Gem State : IDAHO
27. "Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
28. Greek sorceress : MEDEA
30. Bid : OFFER
31. Impassive : STOIC
32. Skilled work : TRADE
33. Track or walk preceder : SIDE
34. Love, to Ovid : AMOR
35. Tours de force : FEATS
39. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
40. Perry's creator : ERLE
41. Con crew : ROADGANG
46. "Wanda" composer : DVORAK
47. Grain container : SILO
48. Toothsome : SAVORY
52. Kitty : POT
53. Thrust of a sort : STAB
54. Kind of way : THRU
55. Trompe l'___ (illusion) : OEIL
56. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
58. Dust Bowl figure : OKIE
59. Type of sign : NEON
60. Sicilian resort : ENNA
62. Start of a kindergarten song : ABC
63. ___ volente (God willing) : DEO
64. Done ___ turn : TOA

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