New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1986

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. World's fifth-largest island : BAFFIN
7. Dawn, in Monterrey : ALBA
11. "Norma ___," Field film : RAE
14. Fatty ester : OLEATE
15. Pressuring salesmanship : HARDSELL
17. Relative values : RATIOS
18. Complete collapses : SMASHUPS
19. ___-do-well : NEER
20. Group of three : TRIAD
22. Mountain of E Thessaly : OSSA
23. 'Twixt : TWEEN
25. Knightly title : SIR
27. Not under the stars or sun : INDOORS
30. "___ Bad About Feeling Good?": 1968 film : WHATSSO
34. The Velvet Fog : TORME
35. Supreme : PARAMOUNT
37. Mine, in Brest : AMOI
38. Thew : SINEW
39. Campus gp. : FRAT
40. Certain means of communication : LANDWIRES
42. Rubberneck : STARE
43. A tenth of 38 Down : ONEDIME
44. More miserly : TIGHTER
46. Sign of the zodiac : LEO
47. French income : RENTE
48. ___ spumante : ASTI
51. Praises : LAUDS
53. ___ of Orleans : MAID
57. Chefs' gadgets : BLENDERS
59. Stritch or May : ELAINE
61. Certain weights : LONGTONS
62. ___ bleu : CORDON
63. Notwithstanding : YET
64. Snick joiner : SNEE
65. Coins for turnstiles : TOKENS
1. "___ Free," Adamson book : BORN
2. Wings, to Scipio : ALAE
3. Celebration : FETE
4. Just average : FAIRTOMIDDLING
5. Sam on "Quincy" : ITO
6. Homesteader, e.g. : NESTER
7. Bret Harte character : AHSIN
8. Tibetan monk : LAMA
9. Super Bowl M.V.P. in 1979 and 1980 : BRADSHAW
10. Classified items : ADS
11. Defendant, to a D.A. : REUS
12. Carnic and Savoy : ALPS
13. Heroine of the Adamson book : ELSA
16. Less than satisfactory : SHORTOFTHEMARK
21. Breathe : RESPIRE
24. Misery : WOE
26. "___ a Camera": Van Druten : IAM
27. Aviator Balbo : ITALO
28. "___ is an island . . . ": Donne : NOMAN
29. Idler : DRONE
30. Gained with force : WRESTED
31. City north of Bombay : SURAT
32. An anagram for saner : SNARE
33. Mink's relative : OTTER
36. Chemical suffix : ANE
38. A greenback : SIMOLEON
41. How, in Berlin : WIE
42. York was one: Abbr. : SGT
45. Glowworm or earwig : INSECT
47. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
48. In a competent way : ABLY
49. Dark colored plum : SLOE
50. Bivouac : TENT
52. "Comus" composer : ARNE
54. Nurse's ___ : AIDE
55. Get ___ the ground floor : INON
56. Hide-outs : DENS
58. Wino's affliction : DTS
60. Richard ___, Hawaiian actor : LOO

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