New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1986

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Disabled : LAME
5. Red-coated cheese : EDAM
9. Kind of flight : SOLO
13. "Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
15. Cathedral part : NAVE
16. Scottish group : CLAN
17. U.S. hero : WASHINGTON
19. Period of inactivity : REST
20. New Zealand native : MAORI
21. Tolkien creature : ENT
22. In re : ASTO
23. Religious groups : SECTS
25. Egyptian viper : ASP
27. Kind of scene : MOB
30. Wedel, e.g. : SKI
31. Bell part : CLAPPER
35. Class of birds : AVES
37. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
39. Courage : NERVE
40. Sight in West Potomac Park : LINCOLNMEMORIAL
43. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
44. Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
45. Fizzy drink : SODA
46. Kind of tire : RETREAD
48. Saucer's companion : CUP
50. Spanish king : REY
51. Inventor Whitney : ELI
52. Some trks. : SEMIS
54. Very soft mineral : TALC
57. Q–U connection : RST
59. Laboratory vessels : ETNAS
62. Cupid : AMOR
63. R.W.R. residence : WHITEHOUSE
66. He fiddled while Rome burned : NERO
67. First-rate : AONE
68. Kinds : SORTS
69. Was aware of : KNEW
70. System of exercises : YOGA
71. Bygone : PAST
1. Moo : LOW
2. He took a ribbing : ADAM
3. Small plateau : MESA
4. Beliefs of a group : ETHOS
5. Part of U.K. : ENG
6. Appointments : DATES
7. Stratford's river : AVON
8. Of the mind : MENTAL
9. Fighters : SCRAPPERS
10. Bullring sounds : OLES
11. Final : LAST
12. Hip : ONTO
14. Fathers : SIRES
18. It's n.g. if wooden : NICKEL
24. Did soldering : TINNED
26. "Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
27. Cheekbone : MALAR
28. Of sheep : OVINE
29. Poet Stephen Vincent : BENET
31. Force : COERCE
32. Earlier : PRIOR
33. Duck : EVADE
34. Kind of race : RELAY
36. Cornfield protector : SCARECROW
38. Area verboten to a G.I. : DMZ
41. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
42. Toledo's river : MAUMEE
47. Plane route : AIRWAY
49. Gists : PITHS
52. Cheat a customer : STING
53. Pry : SNOOP
54. Army vehicle : TANK
55. Final word : AMEN
56. Knowledge : LORE
58. Word to chickens : SHOO
60. Atmosphere surrounding something : AURA
61. Fast planes: Abbr. : SSTS
64. Hyson, e.g. : TEA
65. Winter time in N.Y.C. : EST

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