New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Site of a Prussian defeat: 1806 : JENA
5. Attention-getting sound : AHEM
9. South American plain : CAMPO
14. Girasol : OPAL
15. "Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
16. Egg-shaped : OVOID
17. Guthrie novel: 1947 : THEBIGSKY
19. Din : NOISE
20. Mountain crests : ARETES
21. Argentine tennis star : VILAS
22. Diplomat Welles: 1892–1961 : SUMNER
25. Author Mehta : VED
26. The Ram : ARIES
27. Provide food : CATER
30. Doily : MAT
33. Delivery trucks : VANS
34. Providing with weaponry : ARMING
35. Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
36. Hardly ever : ONCEINABLUEMOON
39. "The Murders in the ___ Morgue": Poe : RUE
40. Central parts : NAVELS
41. Therefore : ERGO
42. Draft letters : SSS
43. Competitors : VIERS
44. Show disdain : SNEER
45. Set : GEL
46. Thriller episodes : CHASES
47. Friend of Pythias : DAMON
50. Visigoth king : ALARIC
53. Mature : ADULT
54. Rodgers-Hart musical: 1942 : BYJUPITER
58. Ralph ___ Emerson : WALDO
59. Periods : ERAS
60. ___ Scotia : NOVA
61. Trim, as a hedge : SHEAR
62. Pub missile : DART
63. Sprouted : GREW
1. Tittle : JOT
2. Between Gal. and Phil. : EPH
3. Scot's negative : NAE
4. Soprano Licia : ALBANESE
5. Author Horatio : ALGER
6. Innkeeper : HOST
7. Actress Sommer : ELKE
8. Willie of baseball : MAYS
9. Come together at a point : CONVERGE
10. Shun : AVOID
11. Drudge : MOIL
12. Galileo's city : PISA
13. Keats products : ODES
18. Angers : IRES
22. Relishes : SAVORS
23. Saturn's neighbor : URANUS
24. Hashes : MINCES
25. Mercury's neighbor : VENUS
27. Desire : CRAVE
28. Traffic-light color : AMBER
29. Cultivates : TILLS
30. Poets Marianne and Thomas : MOORES
31. Farthest point : APOGEE
32. Pavarotti and Domingo : TENORS
34. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
37. Eli Whitney, e.g. : INVENTOR
38. Ominous : MENACING
44. Send : SHIP
45. A memorable Meir : GOLDA
46. Roll part : CRUST
47. Grackles : DAWS
48. A wife of Esau : ADAH
49. Lounging slipper : MULE
50. Retired : ABED
51. Where Vega is : LYRA
52. Not in harmony : AJAR
55. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
56. Cain's mother : EVE
57. Immature : RAW

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