New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, 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. Histories : PASTS
6. Winter Palace resident, once : TSAR
10. Hyde Park sight : PRAM
14. In progress : AFOOT
15. To be, to Henri : ETRE
16. Obsidian : LAVA
17. February 14 gift : CANDY
18. Appraises : EVALUATES
20. Pleased producer's placard : SRO
21. Color called elk or goose gray : LAMA
23. Does a tailor's job : ALTERS
24. "Die ___ ohne Schatten," Strauss opera : FRAU
26. Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
28. Tristram and Isolde, e.g. : LOVERS
30. Happily ___ after : EVER
31. Bath, e.g. : SPA
34. Ratify : AMEN
35. Tennille from Montgomery, Ala. : TONI
37. Nile city : ASWAN
39. Declined : WANED
41. Siouan : OTO
42. Exhausted : SPENT
43. Occupied, as a washroom : INUSE
44. Galvanize : ZINC
46. Conrad heroine : LENA
47. Fam. member : SIS
48. Arabian port : ADEN
50. Subsides : ABATES
52. Subject to planation : ERODE
53. Racing sailboat : MOTH
54. Rouse : BESTIR
57. Great number : SLEW
59. Fall to : EAT
62. In addition to the main portion : ONTHESIDE
64. Stiller's partner : MEARA
66. Concert halls : ODEA
67. "Save ___ from his friends . . . ": Hazlitt : AMAN
68. Object on a February 14 card : ARROW
69. By nature : BORN
70. "___ of Ancient Rome": Macaulay : LAYS
71. Observes : NOTES
1. Larrigans' kin : PACS
2. At a distance : AFAR
3. Cupid, e.g. : SONOFVENUS
4. Jockey Sloan : TOD
5. Resembling a pen, pin or peg : STYLAR
6. Pullulate : TEEM
7. February 14 : STVALENTINESDAY
8. Altar on high : ARA
9. Tie an oxford again : RELACE
10. He wrote "Republic" : PLATO
11. Rank : RATE
12. State : AVER
13. Bach product : MASS
19. Extremists : ULTRAS
22. Canberra is its cap. : AUST
25. Coty and Clair : RENES
27. Par ___ (airmail phrase) : AVION
28. "The ___ a ass": Dickens : LAWIS
29. Muscat native : OMANI
31. Darling : SWEETHEART
32. Velvety fabric : PANNE
33. Square columns : ANTAS
36. Seeped : OOZED
38. Chair part : SPLAT
40. Darling : DEARIE
45. Showed up : CAME
49. On the back : DORSAL
51. See 3 Down : BOWMAN
52. Allen or Frome : ETHAN
54. ___ McNutt of comics : BOOB
55. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
56. Mob or gang follower : STER
58. Meniscus : LENS
60. Indonesia's ___ Islands : AROE
61. Whip used in England : TAWS
63. Miss Hogg : IMA
65. Leandro's girl : ERO

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