New York Times, Wednesday, February 19, 1986

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___-Saxon : ANGLO
6. Trade jabs with Hagler : SPAR
10. Some postal rtes. : RFDS
14. Memorable Yankee slugger : MARIS
15. Wreath for a helmet : ORLE
16. Where Kerman is : IRAN
17. "___ Depends on You," 1926 hit : ITALL
18. Post-look action : LEAP
19. Fathers of the Oratory founder : NERI
20. Pro-football mecca : CANTONOHIO
22. In the U.K., he's a toff : GENT
23. Taina ___, Finnish actress : ELG
24. Chemical suffix : ANE
25. Prepare cargo : STOW
27. Become incensed : SEERED
30. Sector : AREA
32. Phrase of commitment : IDO
35. Fatty ester : OLEATE
37. Kind of acid : MALIC
39. Grid immortal or squash : HUBBARD
42. Grid immortal or melees : BATTLES
44. Shout from Popeye : AVAST
45. Platter-shaped : DISCAL
47. Compadre : PAL
48. N.C. senator : EAST
50. Einstein was one : EMIGRE
54. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
56. High, musically : ALT
58. Raced : RAN
59. Indigence : WANT
61. Site at 20 Across : HALLOFFAME
65. Huáscar, e.g. : INCA
66. Brindisi neighbor : ORIA
67. "Gipsy Love" composer : LEHAR
68. Gang follower : STER
69. Contraction after "yes" : MAAM
70. Lyre holder : ERATO
71. Tommy of the Cardinals : HERR
72. Sicilian sizzler : ETNA
73. Sutherland and Te Kanawa : DAMES
1. Clerical vestments : AMICES
2. Christmas, in Roma : NATALE
3. Grid immortal or farmhouse : GRANGE
4. Cadence : LILT
5. City founded in 1050 : OSLO
6. One of the Seven Wise Men : SOLON
7. Cooking direction : PREHEAT
8. Jai ___ : ALAI
9. Quiescence : REPOSE
10. Grid immortal : RINGO
11. Unrestricted choice : FREEWILL
12. Mend socks : DARN
13. Stew : SNIT
21. Consumers' advocate : NADER
26. Percussion instrument : TAMTAM
28. Filches : ROBS
29. Puffs with pride : ELATES
31. C.S.A. men : REBS
33. Cube : DIE
34. W.W. II mil. school : OCS
36. Appends : ADDS
38. Huns' king : ATLI
39. Gen. Arnold : HAP
40. Grape, e.g. : UVA
41. Waiter, frequently : BALANCER
43. Vinegary prefix : ACETO
46. Kind of hand : ITALIAN
49. In : ATHOME
51. Grid immortal or cracker : GRAHAM
52. Branched : RAMATE
53. Starts of años : ENEROS
55. Grid immortal : STARR
57. S.A. ruminant : LLAMA
59. Kind of bone : WISH
60. Prefix with bellum : ANTE
62. "How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
63. Decamped : FLED
64. Colosseum beast : FERA

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