New York Times, Saturday, January 18, 1986

Author:William Lutwiniak
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William Lutwiniak has 189 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vowel mark : BREVE
6. Shoe sizes : TENAS
11. Hogwash : DRIVEL
12. Masqat men : OMANIS
14. Sign accompanied by "Keep Out" : PRIVATEPROPERTY
17. Apparel : ROBES
18. Actress Kelton : PERT
19. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
20. Geriatrician's patients : AGED
21. Dice throw below Little Joe : THREE
22. E.R.A. supporter : NOW
23. Only, in Bonn : NUR
24. Derby winner: 1955 : SWAPS
25. Salad item : CHIVE
27. Arch support : KEYSTONE
29. Sonant : VOICED
30. Cutaway features : COATTAILS
32. Withdraw : DEPART
35. Jacquerie : UPRISING
39. Singer Cara : IRENE
40. Lacquer : JAPAN
41. Cuzco cash : SOL
42. Like Mary Quant's style : MOD
43. Calamitous : FATAL
44. Vatican tribunal : ROTA
45. Furniture style : ADAM
47. Recumbent one : LIER
48. Loose jacket of yore : SIMAR
49. Mail address : GENERALDELIVERY
52. Chip shot or putt : STROKE
53. White-sales buy : NAPERY
54. Ran up : SEWED
55. Uses litmus paper : TESTS
1. Payola : BRIBERY
2. Cleft : RIVED
3. Gabor and Braun : EVAS
4. Old pro : VET
5. Babar of fiction : ELEPHANT
6. TV's Liz ___ : TORRES
7. Overplay : EMOTE
8. Suede surface : NAP
9. "They have prepared ___ . . . ": Psalm 57 : ANET
10. Alluring : SIRENIC
11. Seaplane's anchor : DROGUE
13. Tried hard : STROVE
14. Gambado : PRANK
15. Caused to continue : PERPETUATED
16. Maneuvered a spaceship : YAWED
21. ___ a time (in pairs) : TWOAT
24. Emporium : STORE
25. Bobwhite : COLIN
26. Sibilant sound : HISS
28. Give the once-over : SCAN
29. Of an infection : VIRAL
31. Plain to see : APPARENT
32. Joltin' Joe : DIMAG
33. Subjects to detrition : ERODES
34. Doctrinaires' kin : PEDANTS
36. Chemical compounds resembling others : ISOMERS
37. Official attester : NOTARY
38. Like sun on ice : GLARY
40. Incarcerated : JAILED
43. Spall : FLAKE
44. Fix firmly : RIVET
46. Belittling adjective : MERE
48. Tastes : SIPS
50. Brouhaha : ROW
51. Papuan town : LAE

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