New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1986

Author:Judith Perry
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Philippine palm : NIPA
5. Small drum : TABOR
10. Register : POST
14. Toward the mouth : ORAD
15. Silly : INANE
16. Countertenor : ALTO
17. Pompous official : PANJANDRUM
19. Kempt : NEAT
20. Atl. Coast time : EST
21. Encompasses : SPANS
22. Stertor : SNORE
23. Horrifies : APPALS
25. Hawaiian food : POI
26. A cracker : SALTINE
28. Starting salary, e.g. : BASEPAY
32. ___ Maxima (early Roman sewer) : CLOACA
33. Comprehensive view : PANORAMA
34. Stir : ADO
35. Borders of contrasting colors : LIMBI
37. A grandfather of Saul : NER
38. Roofing materials : PANTILES
41. Maddened : CRAZED
44. Makes certain : ENSURES
45. They stay put : ABIDERS
46. Reddish brown : BAY
47. Former S. African statesman : KRUGER
48. Lively outing : SPREE
51. Cultivation of land : TILTH
52. Haw. guitar : UKE
55. Circuit : LOOP
56. Fruity Italian breads : PANETTONES
58. Pilaster : ANTA
59. U. of Maine site : ORONO
60. Assembly : DIET
61. Hammerhead : PEEN
62. Polish city, to a German : POSEN
63. Heating device : ETNA
1. Slangy negative : NOPE
2. Cleopatra attendant : IRAS
3. Outdated men's wear : PANTALOONS
4. Staff asst. : ADJ
5. Gershwin's stamping ground : TINPANALLEY
6. "Cakes ___," Maugham work : ANDALE
7. Rural sights : BARNS
8. Responsibility : ONUS
9. Sleep stage : REM
10. Wicker basket : PANNIER
11. Bread spread : OLEO
12. A fourth-day creation : STAR
13. Lug : TOTE
18. Molded salad : ASPIC
22. Mediocre : SOSO
24. School-related org. : PTA
25. Emergency-response activator : PANICBUTTON
26. Shaft of a column : SCAPE
27. Siberian river : ALDAN
28. "___ Ballads": Gilbert : BAB
29. Mechanized German army group : PANZERUNIT
30. Eastern bigwig : AMEER
31. Back and freight followers : YARDS
33. Disraeli and Gladstone: Abbr. : PMS
36. Plural ending : IES
39. Baking utensil : TUBEPAN
40. Dies ___ : IRAE
42. Accurate : RIGHT
43. He wrote "Pink Marsh": 1897 : ADE
45. Francis from Boston : ARLENE
47. Medicinal gums : KINOS
48. Rebuff : SLAP
49. Corn bread : PONE
50. Surf sound : ROTE
51. Starchy rootstock : TARO
53. Lament, Irish style : KEEN
54. This, in Toledo : ESTA
56. Burst : POP
57. Monody : ODE

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