New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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
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1. Indian trade item : PELT
5. Sell : VEND
9. Thanksgiving pie : MINCE
14. Beehive State : UTAH
15. Jai ___ : ALAI
16. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
17. Labyrinth : MAZE
18. Shipments from India : LACS
19. Stravinsky and Sikorsky : IGORS
20. Site of first Thanksgiving : PLYMOUTHCOLONY
23. Bonnet occupant? : BEE
24. Encountered : MET
25. Lowered lights : DIMMED
29. Stadium section : TIER
31. Some mun. groups : CCS
34. College at Oxford : ORIEL
35. Hymned : SANG
36. " . . . just tickle her with ___ . . . ": Jerrold : AHOE
37. Proclaimer of first Thanksgiving : WILLIAMBRADFORD
40. "L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
41. Walesa, e.g. : POLE
42. Muster : RAISE
43. Operated : RAN
44. Kind of scale : WAGE
45. Reign of ___: 1793–94 : TERROR
46. Law-court part : BAR
47. Lima Mrs. : SRA
48. Thanksgiving date decreed in 1941 : FOURTHTHURSDAY
56. Homophone for wood : WOULD
57. Cinnabar and galena : ORES
58. Belém's other name : PARA
59. Cathedral area : AISLE
60. Borscht ingredient : BEET
61. Enos's grandfather : ADAM
62. Thorough : CLEAN
63. Observe : ESPY
64. Some turkeys : TOMS
1. Question persistently : PUMP
2. Latin abbr. : ETAL
3. Otiose : LAZY
4. Oates book : THEM
5. Cherished : VALUED
6. Make joyful : ELATE
7. After, in Augsburg : NACH
8. Kind of harrow : DISC
9. He wrote "The Deer Park": 1955 : MAILER
10. Metal mold : INGOT
11. Light gas : NEON
12. Grant or Middlecoff : CARY
13. Vocalized pauses : ERS
21. Printers' daggers : OBELI
22. Psi chaser : OMEGA
25. Natural talent : DOWER
26. A Van Doren : IRITA
27. City not far from Turin : MILAN
28. Disintegrate : MELT
29. Gathering place on Thanksgiving : TABLE
30. As to : INRE
31. Hall-Johnson singers, e.g. : CHOIR
32. Promenade : CORSO
33. Passover feast : SEDER
35. Portmanteau word : SMOG
36. At a distance : AFAR
38. Separate : APART
39. Melancholy, to Keats : DREAR
44. Lewis Edward Lawes was one : WARDEN
45. Dependable : TRUSTY
46. Pope's seal : BULLA
47. Merinos or Romneys : SHEEP
48. Fencing weapon : FOIL
49. Buckingham's river : OUSE
50. ___ Sound, Fla. resort : HOBE
51. Very, in Cannes : TRES
52. Tiff : SPAT
53. Pedestal part : DADO
54. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
55. Thanksgiving vegetables : YAMS
56. G.I. Jane : WAC

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