New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1986

Author: Roger H. Courtney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Roger H. Courtney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. East Indian tree : UPAS
5. Bangladesh's capital, old style : DACCA
10. Moby Dick's pursuer : AHAB
14. Antinuke org. : SANE
15. Reputes : ODORS
16. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
17. Instruments for Horowitz : METRONOMES
19. Ayatollah's land : IRAN
20. Tarzan portrayer: 1933 : CRABBE
21. Dinner serving : PEAS
23. Russian plane : MIG
24. Greek "H" : ETA
26. Weapons for Earp and Dillon : PISTOLS
28. "___ in Blue": Gershwin : RHAPSODY
33. Fatless : LEAN
34. Le ___, French port : HAVRE
35. Kind of devil : DARE
37. Young goats : KIDS
40. Town in N India : ORAI
41. Cat : FELID
42. Hebrew priest : EZRA
43. ___ qua non : SINE
44. Chief god of the Eddas : ODIN
45. Asian bigwig : AMEER
46. An anagram for rats : TSAR
48. Abstruse : ESOTERIC
50. Joplin specialty : RAGTIME
53. Devour : EAT
54. Former capital of Burma : AVA
55. Danish-American writer : RIIS
57. Plutocrat's possession : RICHES
62. "___ Crazy," 1930 musical : GIRL
64. Piano's early cousin : CLAVICHORD
66. Tips : ENDS
67. Brother of Moses : AARON
68. Sortita, e.g. : ARIA
69. Quitclaim : DEED
70. Newman-Redford film, with "The" : STING
71. Car part : TANK
1. Leathernecks' gp. : USMC
2. Composer of 43 operas : PAER
3. Tapir : ANTA
4. A Yugoslav : SERB
5. ___ a turn (perfect) : DONETO
6. Blather : ADO
7. Eng. course : COMP
8. Repugnant one : CREEP
9. Stormed : ASSAILED
10. Jackie's second mate : ARI
11. Barbershop-quartet member : HARMONIZER
12. To no ___ (useless) : AVAIL
13. Some cherries : BINGS
18. Corpulent : OBESE
22. Mariner's reading : SSE
25. Type of attraction : ADDED
27. "___ Out to the Ball Game" : TAKEME
28. Greek letters : RHOS
29. Spy name : HARI
30. Leaders in artistic innovations : AVANTGARDE
31. Religious counselor : PRIEST
32. Ivy Leaguer : YALIE
36. Washer cycle : RINSE
38. Three, in Munich : DREI
39. Flesh: Comb. form : SARC
41. Certain plastics : FORMICAS
45. Garret : ATTIC
47. Worldwide necessity : AIR
49. Activity in a shell : OARING
50. Carried on vehemently : RAGED
51. Of the birds : AVINE
52. Gulf of Aqaba port : EILAT
56. New Delhi attire : SARI
58. Powwow : CHAT
59. Rumanian folk dance : HORA
60. "___ go bragh!" : ERIN
61. Black Hills state: Abbr. : SDAK
63. Hallucinogen, for short : LSD
65. Wernher ___ Braun : VON

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