New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1986

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.73, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. "Tarzan" author's monogram : ERB
4. Picks up the tab : TREATS
10. Trading stps. : CPS
13. Old card game : LOO
14. Where G.W. nestles : WALLET
15. Has the misery : AILS
17. Foot it at full speed : RUNLICKETYSPLIT
20. Indolent : OTIOSE
21. A salt of potassium : CHLORATE
22. ___ bourgeois : PETIT
23. Otis of elevator fame : ELISHA
24. Gets on a soapbox : ORATES
26. Tried out again : RETESTED
28. Pencil end, usually : ERASER
30. Ending for boot or fool : ERY
31. Most drama critics : FIRSTNIGHTERS
36. Half of a Parisian dance : CAN
37. Classify : ASSORT
38. "The world . . . is ___ affair": Molière : ASTRANGE
42. Vacuum tubes : DIODES
46. TV's "Remington ___" : STEELE
47. Durocs : SWINE
48. Like flax prior to soaking : UNRETTED
51. Pressure by threatening : LEANON
52. Prolong a pursuit : LEADAMERRYCHASE
54. M.I.T. grads might join this org. : ASCE
55. Illustrious relative of Mariel and Margaux : ERNEST
56. ___ jacet : HIC
57. Norm: Abbr. : STD
58. Slipknots make these : NOOSES
59. Agcy. for senior citizens : SSA
1. Cheap cigar: Slang : ELROPO
2. Cabinetmaker's tool : ROUTER
3. Granville of old movies : BONITA
4. Waterspouts : TWISTERS
5. Contest at Belmont : RACE
6. Tooth wearer : ELK
7. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
8. Hebrew letter : TETH
9. Surgical probe : STYLET
10. Certain Italian wines : CAPRIS
11. Building column : PILASTER
12. Moves like a moccasin : SLITHERS
16. One way to go : STEADY
18. Hang around : LOITER
19. Filet de ___ : SOLE
25. Held a session : SAT
26. Hans's voyage : REISE
27. Work units : ERGS
29. Hosiery disaster : SNAG
31. Stronghold : FASTNESS
32. Have reciprocal effect : INTERACT
33. Mortar carrier : HOD
34. Creates three equal parts : TRISECTS
35. N Georgia river : ETOWAH
36. Chasuble : CASULA
39. Thatched : REEDED
40. A Lady Bird name : ALTA
41. Budge, Tilden, et al. : NETMEN
43. Shore and Washington : DINAHS
44. Greek-Cypriot political union movement : ENOSIS
45. One of the Finger Lakes : SENECA
49. Saarinen : EERO
50. First James Bond film : DRNO
51. Treat a fever : LYSE
53. Lawyer's thing : RES

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