New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Checkers move : JUMP
5. Greek race tracks : STADIA
11. Bender : JAG
14. Reputation : ODOR
15. Determining weight deductions : TARING
16. City off. : ALD
17. Pro ___ publico : BONO
18. ___ only : INNAME
19. Ewe sound : MAA
20. Halloween window feature : JACKOLANTERN
23. Astringent or dye : CATECHU
26. Column-shaft swelling : ENTASIS
27. Period : EPOCH
28. Mil. rank : PFC
30. Word with 52 Across : STICK
31. Bill : POSTER
33. Finance abbr. : RTS
35. Asner and Begley : EDS
36. Settle : DEPOSIT
39. Former Mideast gp. : UAR
42. Moisture : DEW
43. Nonsense! : PIFFLE
45. Color of 63 Down : BLACK
50. Explosive : TNT
52. Witch's mount, with 30 Across : BROOM
53. Result : OUTCOME
55. Howe and Lieberman : ELIASES
57. Halloween alternatives : TRICKORTREAT
59. Brazilian coffee : RIO
60. Resist : OPPOSE
61. ___ homo : ECCE
65. Suffix with nectar : EAN
66. More ill-tempered : MEANER
67. "Abbey ___," Beatles album : ROAD
68. Kind of curve : ESS
69. Like obstinate critters : ORNERY
70. Patriot Warner : SETH
1. Duty : JOB
2. Widmark's first film role : UDO
3. A Burmese : MON
4. Scheme : PROJECT
5. Verse : STICH
6. Drink to excess : TANKUP
7. Pisa's river : ARNO
8. Forms of speech : DIALECTS
9. He painted Hawthorne's portrait : INMAN
10. Means : AGENTS
11. Successor of Elizabeth I : JAMESI
12. Visigoth king : ALARIC
13. Walesa's city : GDANSK
21. Yearned : ACHED
22. Make lace : TAT
23. Edible mushroom : CEPE
24. Snake, e.g. : APOD
25. Buffet : TOSS
29. Expression of displeasure : FROWN
32. Carmine : RED
34. Tiny taste of soup : SIP
37. Barrie work : PETERPAN
38. Leg bone : TIBIA
39. Sky sights : UFOS
40. Medicinal plant : ALOE
41. Sleep periods : REMS
44. Monastery refectories : FRATERS
45. Gautama was inspired under it : BOTREE
46. Family of cabalist Isaac ben Solomon : LURIAS
47. Suffixes with alter and color : ATIONS
48. F.D.R. youth agcy. : CCC
49. Ind. city : KOKOMO
51. More succinct : TERSER
54. Gloomy one : MOPER
56. Suspicious : LEERY
58. Franchot of films : TONE
62. Runner Sebastian : COE
63. Witch's pet : CAT
64. Old English letter : EDH

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