New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1986

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Higgins, to Eliza : GENT
5. Actors Robert and Alan : ALDAS
10. Phi ___ Kappa : BETA
14. Don Juan's emotion : AMOR
15. Slingin' Sammy of football : BAUGH
16. The Red : ERIC
17. In ___ (in position) : SITU
18. Coliseum area : ARENA
19. Standard : NORM
20. Fixed beforehand : PRESET
22. Recipient of certain permission : LICENSEE
24. Three-spot : TREY
26. Isle or terrier : SKYE
27. Recipient of parole : RELEASEE
31. A, e.g. : LETTER
35. Adams of songdom : EDIE
36. Spindles : AXLES
38. Dom. of Otto I : HRE
39. Rolls : BUNS
40. An anagram for steer : ESTER
41. Word with Eagle or Ranger : LONE
42. Yegg's haul : ICE
43. Bone cavities : ANTRA
44. Sister of Ares : ERIS
45. Make sea water drinkable : DESALT
47. Recipient of a task : ASSIGNEE
50. Bracken : FERN
52. Tissue : TELA
53. Recipients of feudal estates : FEOFFEES
57. "___ for Sergeants" : NOTIME
61. Raja's spouse : RANI
62. Malay boats : PROAS
64. Vigor : ELAN
65. Assert : AVER
66. Small seed : OVULE
67. Architect Saarinen : EERO
68. Duration : TERM
69. Takes effect : TELLS
70. Burgoo or scouse : STEW
1. Pant violently : GASP
2. Moslem prince : EMIR
3. Do, e.g. : NOTE
4. Recipients of fiduciary duties : TRUSTEES
5. Lessens : ABATES
6. Household spirit : LAR
7. This has seconds : DUEL
8. W African people : AGNIS
9. Policeman, at times : SHACKLER
10. Elizabeth in "Pride and Prejudice" : BENNET
11. The libido : EROS
12. Whitewall, e.g. : TIRE
13. Summit : ACME
21. Guidry stat. : ERA
23. " . . . only with thine ___" : EYES
25. Leavener : YEAST
27. Bridge move : REBID
28. Reason out : EDUCE
29. Fodder for actors : LINES
30. Background player : EXTRA
32. Brier part : THORN
33. Bert's "Sesame Street" friend : ERNIE
34. Della from Motown : REESE
37. Minimum : LEAST
40. Storehouse : ENTREPOT
41. Recipients of bequests : LEGATEES
43. Hebrew letter : ALEF
46. Ratify : AFFIRM
48. Sixth and horse followers : SENSES
49. Labor gp. : ILO
51. Pluck : NERVE
53. Greek-letter group, for short : FRAT
54. Roof edge : EAVE
55. Unique person : ONER
56. Anima : SOUL
58. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
59. Filly's mother : MARE
60. Poetically sufficient : ENOW
63. ___-American : ALL

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