New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 1986

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. River in W. Germany : SAAR
5. According to law : LEGAL
10. Rumanian round dance : HORA
14. Without a job : IDLE
15. Growing outward : ENATE
16. Supreme Norse deity : ODIN
17. Hub : NAVE
18. Mine entrances : ADITS
19. Animal skin : PELT
20. Having charm of form, movement, etc. : GRACEFUL
22. Cubic meters : STERES
24. ___ and hearty : HALE
25. Feline sound : MEOW
26. He wrote "The Grass Harp" : CAPOTE
29. Forebodings : PORTENTS
33. Color : HUE
34. Beginning : START
36. Done in : SLAIN
37. Costa loser : ADAM
39. Sailing vessel : SLOOP
41. This gives ade : LIME
42. Type sizes : PICAS
44. Phrase for a judgment against property : INREM
46. Echelon formation : VEE
47. ___ silver : STERLING
49. Those who christen : NAMERS
51. Christmas : YULE
52. Stevens of opera fame : RISE
53. ___-by-the-Sea, Calif. : CARMEL
56. Without pity : RUTHLESS
60. Kind of code or rug : AREA
61. Useful : UTILE
63. Spoken : ORAL
64. Prevaricator : LIAR
65. A natural at Reno : SEVEN
66. Winged Victory : NIKE
67. ___ Bountiful : LADY
68. Use extreme effort : EXERT
69. Lose traction : SKID
1. Emulate Tina Turner : SING
2. Jewish month : ADAR
3. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
4. Alpine phenomenon : REECHO
5. Advertising circulars : LEAFLETS
6. Provide some quality : ENDUE
7. Writer Sheehy : GAIL
8. D.A. : ATT
9. One of two evils : LESSER
10. Va. city with aspirations : HOPEWELL
11. River in central Europe : ODER
12. Get one's dander up : RILE
13. Keleps, e.g. : ANTS
21. Sign that may stop a truck : EATS
23. Wee ones : TOTS
25. Outboard ___ : MOTOR
26. Ranchers' leggings : CHAPS
27. Examine the records : AUDIT
28. Shalom : PEACE
29. Tine : PRONG
30. Artless : NAIVE
31. Stopwatch : TIMER
32. Dirks of yore : SNEES
35. Put in order : ALINE
38. Redundant garden girl : MARYMARY
40. Very sorry : PENITENT
43. Turn sideways : SLUE
45. Popular TV rerun : MASH
48. Maltreat : ILLUSE
50. Stockholders' bonanzas : MELONS
52. Sovereign : RULER
53. ___ one's bluff : CALL
54. Song for Scotto : ARIA
55. Peruse : READ
56. Tear apart : RIVE
57. Composer Satie : ERIK
58. Author Munro's pen name : SAKI
59. Snow vehicle : SLED
62. Bandleader Beneke : TEX

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