New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1986

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stallone part : RAMBO
6. Stew : FRET
10. Code word for A : ALFA
14. Willow : OSIER
15. Steak-house order : RARE
16. Efficient one : DOER
17. Wrinkled : LINED
18. Writer of heavy poetry? : EZRAPOUND
20. ___ de Cologne : EAU
21. Slackens off : EASES
23. "Have ___ day" : ANICE
24. Junk : TRASH
26. Up : ARISEN
27. Lofty goals : IDEALS
29. Cabbie's pay : FARES
31. Delineate : LIMN
32. Irish export : LINEN
33. Musical star Eddie ___ : FOY
36. The length Wilson went to? : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
40. Shine preceder : SUN
41. Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
42. Sotto ___ : VOCE
43. Small-minded : PETTY
44. Brinker, e.g. : SKATER
46. Papas' spouses, in Pau : MAMANS
49. Natives of Vaasa : FINNS
50. Academy, for one : AWARD
51. Climbing plant : LIANA
53. ___ and feather : TAR
56. A three-foot pole? : YARDSTICK
58. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
60. Firenze's river : ARNO
61. Peggy or Pinky? : ALEE
62. Perform histrionically : EMOTE
63. Perceived : SEEN
64. ___ Liberty : MISS
65. Comedian Soupy : SALES
1. Function : ROLE
2. Large landmass : ASIA
3. Fast Colonial fighter? : MINUTEMAN
4. Quilting ___ : BEE
5. Trial : ORDEAL
6. Smart-mouthed : FRESH
7. Destroy : RAZE
8. Goofs : ERRS
9. Pekoe or hyson : TEA
10. Handsome man : ADONIS
11. St. or Joe : LOUIS
12. Wield an epee : FENCE
13. An Eve : ARDEN
19. Sire : PARENT
22. Onager : ASS
25. Knelled : RANG
26. ___ code : AREA
27. Escapees from Pandora's box : ILLS
28. "Mon ___!" : DIEU
29. L : FIFTY
30. Pavlova : ANNA
32. "___ in Space," 1965–68 : LOST
33. Twelve-inch ottoman? : FOOTSTOOL
34. At all : ONCE
35. Belgian waterway : YSER
37. Inverts : UPENDS
38. Diner sign : EATS
39. "Terrible" one : IVAN
43. Presidential prerogative : PARDON
44. Original ___ : SIN
45. Jacks : KNAVES
46. Yucatán group : MAYAS
47. Onto : AWARE
48. French river : MARNE
49. Forgeries : FAKES
51. Caron part: 1953 : LILI
52. Sherbets : ICES
54. Senior citizen in Bonn : ALTE
55. Actress Charlotte and family : RAES
57. Cap of sorts : TAM
59. "___ ramblin' wreck . . . " : IMA

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