New York Times, Tuesday, December 2, 1986

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Masters or Guest : EDGAR
6. Oil cartel's inits. : OPEC
10. Orson or Andy : BEAN
14. Photographer Arbus : DIANE
15. "Swan Lake" costume : TUTU
16. French pronoun : ELLE
17. Top box-office film star: 1953 : GARYCOOPER
19. Toodle-oo : TATA
20. City transports : ELS
21. Clark's "Homecoming" co-star : LANA
22. Wobble : TOTTER
24. Former Japanese prime minister : SATO
25. Barristers : LAWYERS
26. Size up : ASSESS
29. Supreme follower : BEING
30. Low-cost : CHEAP
31. ___ Quivira National Monument : GRAN
32. Repose : REST
36. Cornucopia : HORN
37. Wherewithal : MEANS
38. Skipper's command : ALEE
39. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
40. Cephalopods' outputs : INKS
41. Lessened : EBBED
42. Kukla's friend : OLLIE
44. Kin of Peeping Toms : OGLERS
45. Piece of weaponry : GRENADE
48. "Splendor in the Grass" scenarist : INGE
49. English actor Michael ___ : RENNIE
50. Addict : USER
51. Mauna ___ : LOA
54. Kitchen add-on : ETTE
55. Top box-office film star: 1934 : WILLROGERS
58. Row or rank : TIER
59. Anglo-Saxon peon : ESNE
60. Religious seasons : LENTS
61. Ethereal, in poesy : AERY
62. Mild expletive : DRAT
63. Slightest : LEAST
1. Brink : EDGE
2. Phone feature : DIAL
3. Needlefish : GARS
4. Word with way or where : ANY
5. Fasten a necklace again : RECLASP
6. Autumn, in Avila : OTONO
7. Stage between larva and imago : PUPA
8. Juillet-août period : ETE
9. Veils of a sort : CURTAINS
10. Top box-office film star: 1943 : BETTYGRABLE
11. Buoy one's spirits : ELATE
12. Transform : ALTER
13. Approaches : NEARS
18. Feed-bag contents : OATS
23. Control, in a way : OWN
24. Top box-office film star: 1965 : SEANCONNERY
25. Lists : LEANS
26. Throb : ACHE
27. Charcuterie, e.g. : SHOP
28. Mexican Indian : SERI
29. Decelerate a car : BRAKE
31. Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
33. German river : ELBE
34. Tarot pro : SEER
35. Danson and Knight : TEDS
37. Discolored by fungi : MILDEWED
41. Oriental appetizer : EGGROLL
43. Medieval lyric poem : LAI
44. Ripsnorter : ONER
45. A first name in film annals : GRETA
46. Knot anew : RETIE
47. "___ Talking," Joan Rivers book : ENTER
48. Atoll : ISLET
50. Radius neighbor : ULNA
51. Musically, a Horne of plenty : LENA
52. Little leftovers : ORTS
53. Rank for a prof. : ASST
56. Haifa cit. : ISR
57. Whiz preceder : GEE

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