New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1986

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Building craftsman : MASON
6. Kind of V.P. : ASST
10. "Two Years Before the ___": Dana : MAST
14. Gladden : ELATE
15. Ill-humored : SOUR
16. Italian wine center : ASTI
17. Stream deposits : SILTS
18. "The American Language" author : HLMENCKEN
20. Fortas or Burrows : ABE
21. Shoe insert : TREE
23. Brags about : BOASTS
24. Figures of speech : SIMILES
26. Prepare for planting : PLOW
27. Clear : NET
28. Godsend : BLESSING
32. Creator of Bertie Wooster : PGWODEHOUSE
36. Kind of cross : TAU
37. Verve : ELAN
38. Food scrap : ORT
39. Minus : LESS
40. Part of the Old World: Abbr. : EUR
41. U.S. chain-store pioneer : FWWOOLWORTH
45. Puts back in good order : RESTORES
47. ___ de vie : EAU
48. Tax shelters : IRAS
49. Pilchard : SARDINE
53. Sick abed : LAIDUP
56. Sage or parsley : HERB
57. Gypsy man or boy : ROM
58. Pro football's Juice : OJSIMPSON
60. Rent out : LEASE
62. Auction : SALE
63. "I'm all ___" : EARS
64. Become a participant : ENTER
65. ___ bien : TRES
66. Unit of force : DYNE
67. Down at the heels : SEEDY
1. Flat-topped hills : MESAS
2. "___ Ike": Lardner : ALIBI
3. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
4. Giants Hall of Fame member : OTT
5. Snuggled down : NESTLED
6. What the phoenix rises from : ASHES
7. One and only : SOLE
8. "Cogito ergo ___": Descartes : SUM
9. High voices : TREBLES
10. Long-tailed parrots : MACAWS
11. Invites : ASKS
12. Proofreader's note : STET
13. Containers : TINS
19. Lasso end : NOOSE
22. Neural network : RETE
25. Party to : INON
26. Disney canine : PLUTO
28. Golfer Julius : BOROS
29. Roman road : ITER
30. Tweed Ring's artistic foe : NAST
31. Speak effusively : GUSH
32. Jury member : PEER
33. Adhesive : GLUE
34. States of hostility : WARS
35. Actress Sally Ann : HOWES
39. Gaudy : LOUD
41. Public meeting : FORUM
42. Bundled up : WRAPPED
43. English humorist: 1812–88 : LEAR
44. Does bird calls : WARBLES
46. Makes neat : TIDIES
49. Feel intuitively : SENSE
50. Fit to be tied : IRATE
51. Poked about : NOSED
52. Kind of cloth or wheel : EMERY
53. "The ___ World": Doyle : LOST
54. Not shut tightly : AJAR
55. Man, for one : ISLE
56. Clavicor : HORN
59. Authority : SAY
61. Lansing-to-Flint dir. : ENE

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