New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1986

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. One ___ time : ATA
4. Blow one's own horn : BOAST
9. Words of comprehension : ISEE
13. Island dance : HULA
15. Kukla's pal : OLLIE
16. Agile : SPRY
17. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
18. Life stories, for short : BIOGS
19. Golda of Israel : MEIR
20. Region of Pa. : BUCKSCOUNTY
23. Born : NEE
24. Debussy heroine : LIA
25. Place : STEAD
27. Peters and Flack : ROBERTAS
32. Opens a bottle : UNCAPS
35. Extreme : ACUTE
36. Spill the beans : BLAB
38. Dark : EBON
39. Between tic and toe : TAC
40. Economized : SCRAPED
43. G.I.'s haven : USO
44. Actress Sommer : ELKE
46. Unappealing feeling : HATE
47. Right-hand page : RECTO
49. Jeanne, e.g. : SAINTE
51. Lined : STREAKED
53. Approaches : NEARS
55. Former Mideast gp. : UAR
56. Table part : LEG
58. Solo tap dance : BUCKANDWING
64. Between siete and nueve : OCHO
66. Lures : BAITS
67. Prefix with graph : IDEO
68. Jordanian, e.g. : ARAB
69. ___ ease (uncomfortable) : ILLAT
70. Richard from Philadelphia : GERE
71. Autumn blooms, for short : MUMS
72. Poem segment : CANTO
73. Call for help : SOS
1. Seventh king of Israel : AHAB
2. Nobelist for Peace: 1984 : TUTU
3. A Waugh : ALEC
4. Lynx's kin : BOBCAT
5. Potpourri : OLIO
6. Baseball's Matty : ALOU
7. Roadside sights : SIGNS
8. Laboratory implement : TESTTUBE
9. Dogma : ISM
10. Derby winner: 1985 : SPENDABUCK
11. U.S. canal : ERIE
12. "Jane ___" : EYRE
14. Short sock : ANKLET
21. Begets : SIRES
22. Urge : YEN
26. Card or pilot : ACE
27. Judges : RATES
28. Fla. city : OCALA
29. British palace : BUCKINGHAM
30. Steinbeck temptress : ABRA
31. "Abbie an' ___" : SLATS
33. French mail : POSTE
34. Hair covering : SNOOD
37. In ___ (sulking) : APET
41. Angellike : CHERUBIC
42. Terror : DREAD
45. Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
48. Insect : EARWIG
50. Folder extension : TAB
52. Totals, as a bill : RUNSTO
54. La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
56. Good earth : LOAM
57. Shade of tan : ECRU
59. Oast : KILN
60. Rat-___ : ATAT
61. March 15 : IDES
62. Pianist Peter : NERO
63. Porter's "Anything ___" : GOES
65. Lexicographer's abbr. : OBS

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