New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 1986

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Run producer : SNAG
5. Slugger's problem : SLUMP
10. Impetuous : RASH
14. Louise from N.Y. : TINA
15. Hank Greenberg was one: 1930–46 : TIGER
16. Different: Comb. form : ALLO
17. Cheer opener : ONETWOTHREEFOUR
20. Ruts : POTHOLES
21. An orb or god : SATURN
22. At all : EVER
23. Olympic event : LUGE
24. Empty : BARREN
27. M, V, L, etc., to a Roman : NUMERALS
31. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
32. Jockey, at work : RATER
33. Ike's party : GOP
34. Slavic sovereign : TSAR
35. Played favorites : SIDED
36. Elias or Julia : HOWE
37. The ___ corner (third base) : HOT
38. White House group : AIDES
39. Consommé's kin : PUREE
40. Fielding gem : SPARKLER
42. False report : CANARD
43. Hawk in Homer's time : ARES
44. Kind of lot : SAND
45. Titania's hubby : OBERON
48. Diarists : ENTERERS
52. Las Vegas plea : SEVENCOMEELEVEN
54. Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
55. Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
56. Lady from Lisbon : DONA
57. Single : ONLY
58. Erects : REARS
59. Ooze : SEEP
1. Back or short follower : STOP
2. Tenor Martini : NINO
3. "They hunt . . . with ___": Mic. 7:2 : ANET
4. Magpie : GATHERER
5. ___ bases (R. Henderson stat) : STOLEN
6. Metric unit : LITER
7. Disgusted reactions : UGHS
8. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
9. Took for granted : PRESUMED
10. Roof beam : RAFTER
11. Matty or Felipe : ALOU
12. Insult : SLUR
13. Klaxon : HORN
18. Interlaced : WOVEN
19. Like some beavers : EAGER
23. Pear-shaped instruments : LUTES
24. Thermae : BATHS
25. Noted political writer : ALSOP
26. Lasso : RIATA
27. Consumers' "eye" : NADER
28. Plato shopped here : AGORA
29. Frown : LOWER
30. Jehu's delight : SPEED
32. Midway attractions : RIDES
35. Hit man's purchase : SILENCER
36. By the ___ (in great numbers) : HUNDREDS
38. City SE of Cleveland : AKRON
39. Jury : PANEL
41. Once in a blue moon : RARELY
42. Prepares fare for an affair : CATERS
44. Cynic's look : SNEER
45. ___ buco (Italian dish) : OSSO
46. Kind of bag or ball : BEAN
47. Maleficent : EVIL
48. Austen novel : EMMA
49. Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
50. Painter Magritte : RENE
51. Child's play : SNAP
53. Comic Olsen : OLE

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