New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 1986

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Hawaiian volcano goddess : PELE
5. Quote : CITE
9. Military bigwigs : BRASS
14. On the summit : ATOP
15. Millay's "___ da Capo" : ARIA
16. Trunk in a trunk : AORTA
17. Prefix with body : ANTI
18. Indicates agreement : NODS
19. Crined : MANED
20. Express mild criticism : RAISEANEYEBROW
23. Actuary's concern : ODDS
24. "Ulalume" poet : POE
25. Ancient Greek units of length : STADIA
28. Crimson : BLOODRED
33. Excellence : MERIT
34. Doxologize : LAUD
35. Pub potation : ALE
36. Source of criticism, for 9 Across : ARMCHAIRGENERAL
40. B'way letters : SRO
41. Arid: Comb. form : XERO
42. Valor; virtue : ARETE
43. Unyielding in one's political position : HARDLINE
46. Idolizes : ADORES
47. Type of painting : OIL
48. Brought to court : SUED
49. Mobile source of criticism : BACKSEATDRIVER
56. Type of type : ELITE
57. Turkish regiment : ALAI
58. U.S.S.R. oil center : BAKU
59. Innsbruck is its capital : TIROL
60. Irritate : ROIL
61. Symbol of Venice : LION
62. Mimicry : APERY
63. Nearly extinct goose : NENE
64. Arethusa's home : ELIS
1. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
2. Borough near Pittsburgh : ETNA
3. Viaud's pen name : LOTI
4. Incidental : EPISODIC
5. Actor Lee: 1907–52 : CANADA
6. Gyves : IRONS
7. Bay of Fundy phenomenon : TIDE
8. Favorite street, for many? : EASY
9. Arborescent grass : BAMBOO
10. "The Mouse That ___," Sellers film : ROARED
11. Memorable cartoonist : ARNO
12. Mulligan, for one : STEW
13. Downcast : SAD
21. Dame ___ Sitwell : EDITH
22. Horatian creation : EPODE
25. Type of hit : SMASH
26. ___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
27. Mail : ARMOR
28. Rail for Susan Jaffe : BARRE
29. Province of NW Spain : LUGO
30. Less common : RARER
31. Raise one's spirits : ELATE
32. Strikes out : DELES
34. Encumbrance : LIEN
37. Parts of bracts : AXILS
38. A TV portrayer of Ellery Queen : NADER
39. Capable of being eaten away : ERODIBLE
44. Mend : DOCTOR
45. Apt : LIKELY
46. Transmitted by cochlear nerves : AUDILE
48. Blemish : STAIN
49. Radar sight : BLIP
50. Yorkshire river : AIRE
51. Produce interest : EARN
52. Plant used for sun-tan lotions : ALOE
53. Cause to sink : VAIL
54. A Nigerian people : EKOI
55. Fish migrations : RUNS
56. Greek letter : ETA

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