New York Times, Friday, November 21, 1986

Author:Judith Perry
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Free-for-all : BRAWL
6. Layers : STRATA
12. U.S. Navy adjunct : SEABEES
14. Brides or grooms : SPOUSES
15. Italian city or province : TRIESTE
16. Winter apple : WINESAP
17. Totality : ALL
18. "Honor ___": I Peter 2:17 : THEKING
20. Concerns of P.G.A. players : LIES
22. Obliterate : ERASE
23. Type of engr. : CHEM
27. Play the philanthropist : ENDOW
29. Biblical suffix : ETH
30. Gunwale pin : THOLE
31. Cosmetologist's specialty : RINSE
33. Part of the décor : DRAPES
34. Hit song since 1938 : GODBLESSAMERICA
38. In accord : AGREED
39. Among : MIDST
40. Legislative memberships : SEATS
41. Faint : DIM
42. Rigs, for short : SEMIS
46. Adheres : HEWS
47. Appellation : TITLE
49. Scoot : DART
50. Fungous growths : LICHENS
52. Boston or poison follower : IVY
53. Merciful : CLEMENT
57. Crusaders' adversary : SALADIN
59. Mock orange : SYRINGA
60. Kind of triangle : SCALENE
61. Oxygenize : AERATE
62. Fastening : TYING
1. Composer of 34 Across : BERLIN
2. Scolded : RAILED
3. Presidential nickname : ABE
4. Greeley's land of opportunity : WEST
5. Forgetfulness : LETHE
6. Thorn : SPINE
7. Chinese association : TONG
8. Herb of grace : RUE
9. Kiang, e.g. : ASS
10. Mythical Irish queen : TEA
11. Orphan Annie's Oriental friend : ASP
12. Passé : STALE
13. Cassandra or Mother Shipton : SEERESS
14. Hissing sound : SWISH
19. Popularizer of 34 Across : KATESMITH
21. Cool, fruity desserts : SORBETS
23. Mapped : CHARTED
24. Arizona Indian : HOPI
25. Kind of cement : ELEC
26. Cartouche : MESA
28. Tricks : WILES
30. Lock : TRESS
32. Character in "Peter Grimes" : NED
33. Dental degree : DMD
34. Cut : GASH
35. Gula : OGEE
36. Extract : DRAW
37. Desultory : AIMLESS
41. Pronouncements : DICTA
43. Winless race horse : MAIDEN
44. First name of 1 Down : IRVING
45. British songwriter-producer : STYNE
47. Trace : TINGE
48. Play : ENACT
50. Fast time : LENT
51. Lay low : SLAY
53. They broke their link with Linc. : CSA
54. Caustic substance : LYE
55. Miss the mark : ERR
56. Actress ___ Sara : MIA
58. Fath ___, Shah of Persia: 1797–1835 : ALI

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