New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1986

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 57 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flaming Gorge, e.g. : DAM
4. Have ___ (be on guard) : ACARE
9. La ___, where "Otello" premiered : SCALA
14. Stowe child : EVA
15. Martin Van ___ : BUREN
16. Wind-borne : EOLIC
17. Subject of this puzzle : CARIBBEANCRUISE
20. Poker pot : KITTY
21. Singer Laine : CLEO
22. Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
23. Fissure : SLIT
24. Stopover : JAMAICA
26. ___ me tangere : NOLI
28. Slugger Jackson : REGGIE
32. Finial : EPI
34. Gay preceder : ENOLA
38. Apply anew : REUSE
39. W.C.T.U. anathema : LIQ
40. Stopover : ANTIGUA
42. Over which SST's soar : ATL
43. Entomb : INURN
45. Patent : OVERT
46. Two in Taxco : DOS
47. Trapshooters' games : SKEETS
49. Parched : SERE
51. Stopover : TORTOLA
55. Cubitus : ULNA
58. Traduce : SLUR
61. Kind of board : TOTE
62. New growth : SHOOT
63. Stopovers : CURACAOANDARUBA
66. Swiftly : APACE
67. Common chord : TRIAD
68. Ball or bull follower : PEN
69. Rowdydow : MELEE
70. "Riders to the Sea" playwright : SYNGE
71. Mount ___, Nev. : ELY
1. Orlops, e.g. : DECKS
2. To no ___ (fruitless) : AVAIL
3. Stopover : MARTINIQUE
4. "Dear ___" : ABBY
5. Ernie Banks was one : CUB
6. Betel palm : ARECA
7. Empire : REALM
8. Between octa and deca : ENNEA
9. Sun. talk : SER
10. Brecht's "Mother ___" : COURAGE
11. Inter ___ : ALIA
12. Marketer's must : LIST
13. Eagles on par 3 holes : ACES
18. "Tell ___ the Marines" : ITTO
19. Coconut fiber : COIR
24. Lamp resident's kin : JINN
25. Ointment : CERATE
27. Rough shelter : LEANTO
29. Stopover : GUADELOUPE
30. "Who ___ say?" : ISTO
31. Snipefish : EELS
32. Olympia's site : ELIS
33. Dianthus, e.g. : PINK
35. Neb. aborigine : OTO
36. Actress Ullmann : LIV
37. Jazz, for one : AGE
41. Sky Bear : URSA
44. Do detective work : RETRACE
48. Cousin of Mlle. : SRTA
50. Dortmund's valley : RUHR
52. Comics lass : TOOTS
53. Eared seal : OTARY
54. Ulyanov : LENIN
56. Dynamite inventor : NOBEL
57. ___ cost (no matter how) : ATANY
58. Handkerchief switch, e.g. : SCAM
59. Actress Velez : LUPE
60. Orenburg's river : URAL
62. Vic's radio partner : SADE
64. Bee–dee connection : CEE
65. Pointed metal tooth : DAG

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