New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1986

Author:S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Canned meat of W.W. II : SPAM
5. Soft drink : COLA
9. Daring : GUTSY
14. Chaplin's widow : OONA
15. Superman's girlfriend : LOIS
16. Hilo hello : ALOHA
17. Underclothing : LONGJOHNS
19. Dud : LEMON
20. Falls in folds : DRAPES
21. Nil : ZERO
23. Pea soup : FOG
24. Thing : ITEM
26. Statue with limitations : TORSO
28. Imperial : MAJESTIC
32. Excuse from duty : LETOFF
35. Function : USE
36. Stellar : ASTRAL
38. Every, in Essen : ALLE
39. Vamoose : SCRAM
41. Billed item : CAP
42. Castle in Spain : DREAM
43. Split : TORE
44. Follower of Khomeini : SHIITE
46. Periphery : RIM
47. He wrote "Lie Down in Darkness" : STYRON
49. Notre Dame feature : GARGOYLE
51. Cheap furniture: Slang : BORAX
53. Schlemiel : NERD
54. First Lady in 1929 : LOU
56. Jumna River city : AGRA
58. Mantels : LEDGES
62. Re birds : AVIAN
64. Hard cider : APPLEJACK
66. Woody Allen movie: 1983 : ZELIG
67. He caught for Whitey : YOGI
68. Will-___-wisp : OTHE
69. ___ nous (confidentially) : ENTRE
70. PBS members : STAS
71. Betty of cartoons : BOOP
1. Realtor's sign : SOLD
2. Strapped : POOR
3. "Don Giovanni" character : ANNA
4. Chatterbox : MAGPIE
5. Wear houses? : CLOSETS
6. La-la preceder : OOH
7. City west of Vienna : LINZ
8. Brains or beauty : ASSET
9. Aplenty : GALORE
10. Caucho : ULE
11. Silly behavior : TOMFOOLERY
12. Scat! : SHOO
13. Yin and ___ : YANG
18. Discarded cargo : JETSAM
22. Peal; reel : ROLL
25. Musician Miller : MITCH
27. Sky light : STAR
28. Essentials : MUSTS
29. Berkshire village : ASCOT
30. Thrown together : JERRYBUILT
31. English actor Edward Gordon ___ : CRAIG
33. Thresh : FLAIL
34. ___ fatale : FEMME
37. Re bees : APIAN
40. Baltic island : AERO
42. Nth or third : DEGREE
44. Stump of a tree : SNAG
45. Vine support : TRELLIS
48. Kind of spoon or stick : ORANGE
50. Task for a handyman : ODDJOB
52. Penetrating beams : XRAYS
54. Waste time : LAZE
55. Child's device : OVEN
57. " . . . fame for ___ of ale, and safety": Shak. : APOT
59. Cat, in Córdoba : GATO
60. Aural twin : ECHO
61. Straw beehive : SKEP
63. Publicize : AIR
65. Snead's gp. : PGA

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