New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1986

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. Did a hay job : BALED
6. ___ eagle : BALD
10. Spelunker's milieu : CAVE
14. Protozoan : AMEBA
15. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
16. Like Methuselah : AGED
17. Dunce snoops? : BOOBYPRIES
19. Remark : NOTE
20. Fish-eating bird : ERN
21. Two-___ sloth : TOED
22. Trail name : OREGON
24. Maid of the ___ (Niagara Falls boat) : MIST
25. Part of et al. : ALIA
26. Was changed into : BECAME
29. Grow dull : STAGNATE
33. "___ est laborare . . . " : ORARE
34. Coagulate : CLOT
35. Mild oath : DRAT
36. Airport abbrs. : ARRS
37. French critic-historian Hippolyte ___ : TAINE
38. Atmosphere : AURA
39. Actress Lillian : ROTH
40. ___ Boleyn : ANNE
41. V.I.P. in a monastery : ABBOT
42. In fear of : DREADING
44. Flattens on impact : SPLATS
45. Symbol of purity : LILY
46. Colonist Virginia : DARE
47. French racing site : LEMANS
50. Utah's flower : SEGO
51. Likely : APT
54. State : AVER
55. Zebulon's irritation? : PIKESPIQUE
58. Orderly : NEAT
59. Detail : ITEM
60. Small egg : OVULE
61. Odds' companion : ENDS
62. Newport ___, Va. : NEWS
63. Water mammals : SEALS
1. Ruth or Zaharias : BABE
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. Ponce de ___ : LEON
4. Certain tide : EBB
5. Dawn-to-dusk period : DAYTIME
6. Visorless cap : BERET
7. Dry : ARID
8. Location of a golfer's ball : LIE
9. Abandoned : DESOLATE
10. Brothers: one lame, the other fit? : CANEANDABLE
11. Eager : AGOG
12. Prohibition : VETO
13. Paradise : EDEN
18. Model : POSE
23. Fix, as an election : RIG
24. Sheriff's skills? : MARSHALARTS
25. Expiate : ATONE
26. Go up a gangplank : BOARD
27. Wild throw on the field : ERROR
28. A la ___ : CARTE
29. Type of shot : SLING
30. Caribbean isle : ARUBA
31. Fortunetelling card : TAROT
32. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
34. Foresighted : CANNY
37. Demoralization : TAILSPIN
41. Relevant : APROPOS
43. Uproar : DIN
44. Droops : SAGS
46. Musicologist Taylor : DEEMS
47. Pathway : LANE
48. Tied : EVEN
49. Fermented drink : MEAD
50. Twist : SKEW
51. Bluish-green : AQUA
52. Influence : PULL
53. Gadgets for Peete : TEES
56. Follower of Brooklyn : ITE
57. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE

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