New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 1986

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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
Across Down
1. Bambi's dad : STAG
5. Stares in awe : GAPES
10. Philippine volcano : APO
13. Voice quality : TONE
14. Dame ___ Evans : EDITH
15. Prolific auth. : ANON
16. Egress : EXIT
17. Coffee variety : MOCHA
18. Rasp : FILE
19. Corrigan, Doolittle et al. : PILOTS
21. Relatives : KINFOLKS
23. John Napier creation : SCENE
24. Title bird for Ken Kesey : CUCKOO
25. Bar : ESTOP
27. Full : SATED
30. Fixed values : CONSTANTS
34. Spring flower : LILAC
36. Norwegian royal name : OLAF
37. Snicker : TEHEE
39. Laughton role: 1932 : NERO
40. Pied Piper's river : WESER
42. Lay waste : DEVASTATE
44. Man the rudder : STEER
46. W Australian city : PERTH
47. Cravat accessory : TIEPIN
49. Lixiviate : LEACH
53. Winterwear : SNOWSHOE
56. Measurement standard : MODULE
57. ___ David's deer : PERE
58. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
60. Balm : ODOR
61. Help out illegally : ABET
62. Yarn coil : SKEIN
63. Creil's stream : OISE
64. Fa follower : SOL
65. Chinese green tea : HYSON
66. Hinds : ROES
1. Miss Liberty's 335 : STEPS
2. Poisonous : TOXIC
3. Old-womanish : ANILE
4. Begin to tackle a job : GETONESFEETWET
5. Muffins : GEMS
6. Commotion : ADO
7. Rebuild after a tragedy : PICKUPTHEPIECES
8. Protestant ___ : ETHIC
9. Mis-hits a golf ball : SHANKS
10. Source of indigo : ANIL
11. Young Hickory : POLK
12. Eleven has two : ONES
15. Initial ploy : AFOOTINTHEDOOR
20. Rorschach, for one : TEST
22. Paddock newcomer : FOAL
24. Beveled : CONED
26. The absolute, to Gandhi : TAT
28. Ancient Italian town : ELEA
29. Banderilla : DART
30. Chicago fire starter: 1871 : COW
31. "Death in the Afternoon" cheers : OLES
32. G.O.P. symbol creator : NAST
33. "___ Samurai," 1954 film : SEVEN
35. Miler Sebastian : COE
38. Site for a drum : EAR
41. Former Portuguese money : REIS
43. War-torn town in 1944 : STLO
45. Tautological account : REHASH
48. Pitted : POCKY
50. Video's counterpart : AUDIO
51. Make a contract : CLOSE
52. Toast starter : HERES
53. Hot Springs and Bath : SPAS
54. Biblical mountain : NEBO
55. City SSW of Moscow : OREL
56. Director Delbert : MANN
59. A Brazilian coffee : RIO

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