New York Times, Saturday, March 15, 1986

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Titan or Minuteman : ICBM
5. "Of course!": Slang : NATCH
10. Cuckoo : ANI
13. V. Lopez theme : NOLA
14. Go with the flow : AGREE
15. Hwys. : RTES
16. Plant shoot : CION
17. Railroad-yard feature : ROUNDHOUSE
19. Dan McGrew's clime : ARCTIC
21. Don the thinking cap : COGITATE
22. Type of sugar : KETOSE
24. Guido's high note : ELA
25. Decathlon entrant : ATHLETE
27. Cyclotron item : ISOTOPE
31. Disgruntled shout : BOO
32. Verb for Destry : RIDES
34. Calyx part : SEPAL
35. Word with pura or vitae : AQUA
37. On this side: Prefix : CITRA
39. Sandy tract in England : DENE
40. Persnickety : FUSSY
42. Longest French river : LOIRE
44. N.T. book : REV
45. Adolescent : TEENAGE
47. Gates : PORTALS
49. River in Brazil : ICA
50. The land of Israel : BEULAH
51. More lustrous : BRIGHTER
55. Lady of Spain : SENORA
58. Pharos : LIGHTHOUSE
60. Member's obligation : DUES
61. Gershwins' "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
62. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
63. Essential being : ESSE
64. Duffer's dream : PAR
65. Actress Martha et al. : RAYES
66. Starter for physics : META
1. Cuzco resident : INCA
2. Rope fiber : COIR
3. Pioneer fort : BLOCKHOUSE
4. Fireplace shelf : MANTEL
5. Opiate : NARCOTIC
6. Before now : AGO
7. White-flag event : TRUCE
8. Common: Comb. form : CENO
9. Steeplechase hurdles : HEDGES
10. Polynesian god : ATUA
11. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
12. What video means : ISEE
15. Spun : ROTATED
18. Hawaiian city and bay : HILOS
20. Kin of a strada : ITER
23. Chancel seat : SEDILE
25. Behind, on the briny : ABAFT
26. Pert chapeau : TOQUE
27. " . . . our cause ___": Shak. : ISRIPE
28. Teatro San Carlo, e.g. : OPERAHOUSE
29. Jury : PANEL
30. Empire State Bldg. necessities : ELEVS
33. Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
36. As black ___ : ASNIGHT
38. Reveilles : AROUSERS
41. Australia II or Liberty : YACHT
43. Gardner of whodunits : ERLE
46. Get together : GATHER
48. Daisy's bike : TANDEM
50. Belgian town : BRULY
51. Radar signal : BLIP
52. Baltic port : RIGA
53. Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
54. Bayou Boeuf village : EOLA
56. Musical hiatus : REST
57. With the fleet : ASEA
59. Diocese : SEE

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