New York Times, Friday, November 28, 1986

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 57 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Poor Yorick" preceder : ALAS
5. Discontinuity : HIATUS
11. Roscoe : GAT
14. Far East starling : MYNA
15. Settle down temporarily : ENCAMP
16. Any Venetian canal : RIO
17. Syria, long ago : ARAM
18. Colgate : REDRAIDERS
20. Its capital is Al-Arish : SINAI
22. Cut for an agt. : PCT
23. Athletes on the Charles : CREWS
24. With 52 Across, Rutgers : SCARLET
26. Serengeti scavenger : HYENA
27. Ready follower : AIM
28. Saratoga, for one : SPA
30. Not straight : AWRY
32. Tic-___-toe : TAC
35. Fouts play : AERIAL
37. Arp's art cult : DADA
38. Site of Ohio Northern U. : ADA
39. Harvard : CRIMSON
41. Inspect as an expert : VET
42. Overthrows first : ERRS
44. Benny Hill aide, e.g. : STOOGE
45. Compass dir. : ENE
46. ___ Road (W.W. II Asian highway) : LEDO
47. Wine: Comb. form : OEN
48. Miss Pogner of "Die Meistersinger" : EVA
50. Smooth curtain fabric : NINON
52. See 24 Across : KNIGHTS
56. Actress Paige from Tacoma : JANIS
57. Org. born in 1910 : BSA
59. Nocturnal din : SNORE
60. Maine : BLACKBEARS
63. Word of assent : AMEN
64. Trouble : AIL
65. Turkish peak near Iran : ARARAT
66. Tupik or yurt : TENT
67. They work in O.R.'s : RNS
68. Rhea or cassowary : RATITE
69. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
1. Lay up : AMASS
2. Songlike : LYRIC
3. Pineapple : ANANA
4. Key fruit : SAMARA
5. "Leave ___ to heaven": Hamlet : HER
6. Maladroit : INEPT
7. Like some appliances : ACDC
8. Waspish : TART
9. Fringefoot : UMA
10. Piquant : SPICY
11. Tulane : GREENWAVE
12. W.W. II official : AIRWARDEN
13. Coin ceremony : TOSS
19. Apprehension : DREAD
21. Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
25. Author of "Representative Men" : EMERSON
26. Fluorine or iodine : HALOGEN
28. S.A.'s Bolivar : SIMON
29. ___ doble (bullfight music) : PASO
31. Eucalypt : YATE
32. Asian weight unit : TAEL
33. Epinephrine : ADRENALIN
34. Stanford : CARDINALS
36. Sacrament : RITE
40. Hamilton's birthplace : NEVIS
43. Kind of barrier or boom : SONIC
49. Paternal kinsman : AGNATE
51. Late actor Werner : OSKAR
52. Measure of gold fineness : KARAT
53. He painted "The Life-Line" : HOMER
54. Leaning : TREND
55. The Flying Dutchman's love : SENTA
56. ___ lift (ski tow) : JBAR
57. Pulsation : BEAT
58. Gujarat garb : SARI
61. Bikini component : BRA
62. Fr. holy woman : STE

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