New York Times, Monday, February 24, 1986

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Get-up-and-go : ZIP
4. Challenge taker : DARER
9. Grab forcibly : WREST
14. Altar answer : IDO
15. Betel palm : ARECA
16. Auburn dye : HENNA
17. Derive : GET
18. "You Are ___," tune from "The Broadway Melody of 1936" : MYLUCKYSTAR
20. Print tint : SEPIA
22. Arthur of the courts : ASHE
23. "QB VII" author : URIS
24. Beginning : ONSET
26. Nail polish : ENAMEL
28. Tune from "Good News": 1927 : LUCKYINLOVE
30. Zhivago's beloved : LARA
31. Allhallows ___ : EVE
32. Bracken or Albert : EDDIE
36. Melody : AIR
37. Plant for ground cover : CREEPER
40. Noisy squabble : ROW
41. Pipe : BRIAR
43. Belle of the coming-out ball : DEB
44. Corduroy's rib : WALE
45. Tune from "On the Town": 1944 : LUCKYTOBEME
49. Bold : BRAZEN
51. Mt. ___, Tenn. : UNAKA
52. War god : ARES
53. Transaction : DEAL
55. Bumppo of "Leatherstocking Tales" : NATTY
58. Tune from "Guys and Dolls": 1950 : LUCKBEALADY
61. A Gershwin : IRA
62. Square pillars : ANTAE
63. Fargo of songdom : DONNA
64. Stitch : SEW
65. U.S. suffragist Lucy : STONE
66. ___ example (be a model) : SETAN
67. Commandments number : TEN
1. Angles off : ZIGS
2. ___ fixe : IDEE
3. Medley : POTPOURRI
4. Richly patterned fabric : DAMASK
5. Ending for mission or vision : ARY
6. Kin : RELATIVE
7. Old French coins : ECUS
8. Leah's sister : RACHEL
9. Interrogator's word : WHY
10. Began again : RESUMED
11. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
12. Slow-paced one : SNAIL
13. Gobs : TARS
19. Game of chance : KENO
21. S.A. Indian : INCA
25. Looker : EYER
27. Assert : AVER
28. Den : LAIR
29. Indigent : NEEDY
30. M.I.T. room : LAB
33. Ibsen or Inge : DRAMATIST
34. Hercules' captive : IOLE
35. Member of the fold : EWE
37. Santa ___, Arg. : CRUZ
38. Querulous : PETULANT
39. Black, to Byron : EBON
42. Nome native, e.g. : ALASKAN
44. Maori hen : WEKA
46. Grant title to : CEDE
47. Prepares dough : KNEADS
48. Multi-trunked tree : BANYAN
49. Heaviest part : BRUNT
50. Right-hand page : RECTO
52. "Oh, woe!" : ALAS
54. Healing plant : ALOE
56. Genealogical chart : TREE
57. Display drowsiness : YAWN
59. Spelling event : BEE
60. Geneticist's concern : DNA

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