New York Times, Tuesday, December 30, 1986

Author: Melvin Kenworthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dizzy, for one : DEAN
5. Shriver of tennis : PAM
8. Freeway exits : RAMPS
13. English composer: 1710–78 : ARNE
14. Farm structure : SILO
15. Napoleon in 1814–15 : EXILE
16. Cold time : MIDWINTER
18. Euripides drama : MEDEA
19. Sgt. : NCO
20. Food item : OATCAKE
22. Anathema to R. Carson : DDT
23. Malay Archipelago wear : SARONG
25. Alpine warble : YODEL
27. Rope fiber : SISAL
30. Painter Albert Pinkham and family : RYDERS
33. Letter from Greece : GAMMA
36. Ore vein : LODE
38. "___ by the papers . . . " : ISEE
39. Mixture : OLIO
40. Marketplace : AGORA
41. Parisian head : TETE
42. Appends : ADDS
43. Solitary : LONE
44. Ready for shipping : BOXED
45. Carpenter's chore : SAWING
47. Indian lute : SITAR
49. Hymn writer Watts : ISAAC
51. Follows : ENSUES
55. Some of the queen's men : RAF
57. Toiler in the soil : PEASANT
60. Limerick-to-Sligo dir. : NNE
61. ___ in the dark : ALEAP
63. Hot time : MIDSUMMER
65. North, south of the border : NORTE
66. Bacchanal cry : EVOE
67. Poi source : TARO
68. Like a piano : KEYED
69. Intl. group since 1948 : OAS
70. TV nuisance : SNOW
1. Condemns : DAMNS
2. Jong from N.Y.C. : ERICA
3. Alternative phrase : ANDOR
4. Unused : NEW
5. Home of the Panthers : PITT
6. Highlands first name : ALEC
7. Vicious eel : MORAY
8. Cure : REMEDY
9. Bunyan's implement : AXE
10. County in Conn., Mass., N.J.or Va. : MIDDLESEX
11. Begged : PLED
12. Congressman's prize : SEAT
14. Hitches : SNAGS
17. Ancient district of Asia Minor : IONIA
21. Divided Asian country : KOREA
24. Process of diffusion : OSMOSIS
26. Blue-pencil wielders : EDITORS
28. Pain: Comb. form : ALGO
29. Water birds : LOONS
31. Anatomical network : RETE
32. Germ : SEED
33. Tibetan antelopes : GOAS
34. Alan of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
35. Form of obstetrics : MIDWIFERY
37. Three, in Düsseldorf : DREI
40. Bane of pool owners : ALGAE
44. African language : BANTU
46. Took 40 winks : NAPPED
48. Past or present : TENSE
50. Carving in relief : CAMEO
52. Deprive of courage : UNMAN
53. January, in Jalisco : ENERO
54. Asian goat antelope : SEROW
55. Private or major : RANK
56. Drug-yielding plant : ALOE
58. Hindu trinity member : SIVA
59. Stirs : ADOS
62. Consumed : ATE
64. White and Adirondack: Abbr. : MTS

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