New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 1986

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F G J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Church law : CANON
6. As like as two peas in ___ : APOD
10. Extricate, with "out" : BAIL
14. Town near Bangor : ORONO
15. Identical : SAME
16. Grandma Moses : ANNA
17. Alter the length of a dress : REHEM
18. Fills in during an emergency : PINCHHITS
20. Greek letter : PSI
21. " . . . men ___ feed on dreams of hope": Aeschylus : INEXILE
23. Tiny dram : TOT
24. Quinine water : TONIC
26. Turkish officials: Var. : BASHAWS
28. Draw : ATTRACT
30. Bears, to Brutus : URSI
31. Triples : TREBLES
32. Churns : SEETHES
36. Atmosphere: Comb. form : AERI
37. Speech difficulty : LISP
38. Annoys : PESTERS
42. Mrs. ___ Scott King : CORETTA
45. Locale : AREA
46. Brigadier general's insignia : ONESTAR
47. Crime-syndicate targets : HITLIST
50. Restraint : LEASH
51. Age : ERA
52. Workers with acid : ETCHERS
54. Uncle, in Glasgow : EME
57. Gets rave reviews : MAKESAHIT
59. Different : OTHER
61. Solar disk : ATEN
62. Assay : TEST
63. Approaches : NEARS
64. Robert Stack role : NESS
65. Additional : ELSE
66. Panache : STYLE
1. Business assn. : CORP
2. Brother of Hebe : ARES
3. Pitchers' goals : NOHITTERS
4. Single : ONE
5. Slight : NOMINAL
6. Appearances : ASPECTS
7. Rue de la ___ : PAIX
8. All-inclusive : OMNIBUS
9. State : DECLARE
10. Contemptuous interjection : BAH
11. Author Loos : ANITA
12. Under one's guidance : INTOW
13. Wears well : LASTS
19. Nobelist in Literature: 1946 : HESSE
22. Subtle : NICE
25. Ocular : ORBITAL
27. O for 4 at bat, e.g. : HITLESS
28. East Indian palm : ATAP
29. Corner : TREE
33. Get some shuteye : HITTHEHAY
34. This, to Pedro : ESTA
35. Bandy words : SPAR
39. The Cat Nation : ERIES
40. Put another way : RESTATE
41. Small carrying case : SATCHEL
42. She wrote "Chéri" : COLETTE
43. Unique individual : ONER
44. Thinks logically : REASONS
47. Macho male : HEMAN
48. Teed off : IRATE
49. Preempts : TAKES
53. Radiator sound : HISS
55. Blackbird : MERL
56. Gaelic : ERSE
58. Naval off. : ENS
60. Vietnamese New Year : TET

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