New York Times, Monday, March 17, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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. Munster-province county : CLARE
6. Kind of can or man : ASH
9. Anatomical ducts : VASA
13. Tanker : OILER
14. Bot. or chem. : SCI
15. Fall beverage : CIDER
16. Historic Irish seaport : WATERFORD
18. Fatuous : INANE
19. Wee, to Burns : SMA
20. Dynamics preceder : AERO
21. Original word form : ETYMON
22. Finis : END
23. Irish president: 1959–73 : DEVALERA
25. Desert : ABANDON
29. Sparks or Rorem : NED
30. V.I.P.'s car : LIMO
31. Uproar : RIOT
33. Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
38. Eire capital : BAILEATHACLIATH
41. Shillong was once its capital : ASSAM
42. Agitate : ROIL
43. Art Deco designer : ERTE
44. Finial : EPI
46. Of a genus-species system : LINNEAN
48. Irish clover : SHAMROCK
53. Five and ten: Abbr. : NOS
54. Wheat or rice : CEREAL
55. Foray : RAID
57. Violinist Bull : OLE
60. Of certain water plants : ALGAL
61. Connacht-province county : ROSCOMMON
63. Light-colored : BLOND
64. Hill dweller : ANT
65. Irish seaport : SLIGO
66. Gels : SETS
67. Earth: Comb. form : GEO
68. Praise : EXTOL
1. Intimidates : COWS
2. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
3. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
4. Caddo Indian : REE
5. Chore for Junior : ERRAND
6. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
7. Young haddock : SCROD
8. Concealed : HID
9. Industrial plastic : VINYL
10. What there is "nothing like" : ADAME
11. Mister, in Oaxaca : SENOR
12. Sphere of conflict : ARENA
15. A. J. Cronin novel, with "The" : CITADEL
17. Sardou play : FEDORA
21. Mother of Cain : EVE
22. ___ Gay : ENOLA
24. Necessitate : ENTAIL
25. ___ Longa, birthplace of Remus : ALBA
26. Bent : BIAS
27. Author Kingsley : AMIS
28. Kind of acid or oxide : NITRIC
32. Taunting exclamation : OHO
34. Manners : MIENS
35. Foal's dam : MARE
36. Miss Kett : ETTA
37. Now's companion : THEN
39. ___ Isle (Ireland) : EMERALD
40. Hospital part : CLINIC
45. Warsaw is its cap. : POL
47. Knotty : NODOSE
48. Strikebreakers : SCABS
49. Golden-ram rider : HELLE
50. Jargon : ARGOT
51. Ways' companion : MEANS
52. Oslo money : KRONE
56. In re : ASTO
57. Neglect : OMIT
58. Trademark : LOGO
59. Chemical compound : ENOL
61. Tatter : RAG
62. Twice DXXX : MLX

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