Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1986

Author:Alfio Micci
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First Oscar film : WINGS
6. Bitter : ACRID
11. Pelage : FUR
14. Soap plant : AMOLE
15. Tours's river : LOIRE
16. Alias, for short : AKA
17. Restless feeling : SPRINGFEVER
19. Journey part : LEG
20. Impertinent : SASSY
21. Thieves' unit : DEN
22. Lohengrin's bride : ELSA
23. Buddhist monastery : TERA
25. Holy man : RABBI
27. Verb ender : OSE
29. Famous middle name : ALVA
31. Certain sizes : LONGS
34. Hedy Lamarr, for one : BRUNETTE
36. Unmarried : SINGLE
37. Face the target : AIM
38. Theme of this puzzle : SEASONS
40. Feed-bag tidbit : OAT
41. Biblical book : ROMANS
43. ___ as (because) : INASMUCH
45. Administer unction, old style : ANELE
46. Porgy : SCUP
47. Brooklyn follower : ITE
48. Riveter of W.W. II : ROSIE
50. Bridge : SPAN
52. Mandolin's kin : LUTE
54. ___ Palmas : LAS
56. Portray : ENACT
59. Violinist Kavafian : ANI
60. Shinleaf : WINTERGREEN
63. Pep : VIM
64. Emulated an expectant father : PACED
65. Tempo marking : LENTO
66. Munched : ATE
67. Skillful : ADEPT
68. Beaver's cousin : OTTER
1. Part of "T.W.T.W.T." : WAS
2. Little rascals : IMPS
3. Mrs. Helmer : NORA
4. Shine : GLISTEN
5. Feel : SENSE
6. Nickname of a '36 contender : ALF
7. Campus figure : COED
8. Muralist of note : RIVERA
9. Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
10. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
11. Quarrel : FALLINGOUT
12. Oahu music-makers : UKES
13. Mode in Hindu music : RAGA
18. Revolves : GYRATES
22. Dark, to poets : EBON
24. Utah resort : ALTA
26. Ignorance, in an old saying : BLISS
27. Hunter in the sky : ORION
28. Gershwin hit: 1935 : SUMMERTIME
30. Blister: Abbr. : VESIC
32. Sugared : GLACE
33. Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
34. Theda of silents : BARA
35. Bondsmen of old : ESNES
36. Food fish : SNAPPER
39. Burden : ONUS
42. Medicinal plant : ALOE
44. Mosque feature : MINARET
46. Medium's forte : SEANCE
49. Homer classic : ILIAD
51. Word form with Saxon : ANGLO
52. Scoria : LAVA
53. Military group : UNIT
55. Short distance : STEP
57. Copper : CENT
58. Pierre's pate : TETE
60. F.D.R. agcy. : WPA
61. Airline-schedule initials : EDT
62. Neither's companion : NOR

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