New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1986

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
5. John ___, U.S. painter: 1871–1951 : SLOAN
10. Willing's partner : ABLE
14. Farmer's concern : CROP
15. City near Leipzig : HALLE
16. Cheer : ROOT
17. " . . . like ___, I go to find my fawn": Shak. : ADOE
18. Type of ink : INDIA
19. Author Vidal : GORE
20. Surpass easily : RUNRINGSAROUND
23. City in Nigeria : EDE
24. Wheat, in Bretagne : BLE
25. What mind wins over : MATTER
28. Winter bird attracters : FEEDERS
32. Borders : ABUTS
33. Swiss river : AARE
35. Negative for Burns : NAE
36. Be feverish : RUNATEMPERATURE
40. Expert follower : ISE
41. Cry out sharply : YIPE
42. Bo or John : DEREK
43. Drugged, in a way : SEDATED
46. Gantry and Fudd : ELMERS
47. Actor Torn : RIP
48. Big shot, for short : VIP
49. Is a family trait : RUNSINTHEBLOOD
57. Pianist Iturbi : JOSE
58. Red dye : EOSIN
59. Arsenal contents, for short : AMMO
60. Simians : APES
61. Yearn for : CRAVE
62. E Asian weight unit : TAEL
63. Unites : WEDS
64. Auriculate : EARED
65. Bald eagle's relative : ERNE
1. Cicatrix : SCAR
2. Indic language : URDU
3. Dream, in a way : MOON
4. "Iolanthe," e.g. : OPERETTA
5. Black eye : SHINER
6. Director Fritz : LANG
7. Auto pioneer : OLDS
8. Inter ___ : ALIA
9. Mild malt liquor : NEARBEER
10. Had a dispute : ARGUED
11. Blessing : BOON
12. "___ Jim," Conrad novel : LORD
13. Summer, in Sedan : ETE
21. I.e. : IDEST
22. Support for a matador : OLE
25. Home-run king in 1961 : MARIS
26. Billingsgate : ABUSE
27. Fixed a piano : TUNED
28. Easy's partner : FREE
29. Harden : ENURE
30. Thinner, as air : RARER
31. Hunts : SEEKS
33. " . . . ___ the alien corn": Keats : AMID
34. Certain sorcerer's aide: Abbr. : APP
37. Monocle : EYEPIECE
38. Improvise : ADLIB
39. Doorframe adjunct : TEMPLATE
44. Portrayer of Matt Dillon : ARNESS
45. Musical tones : TIS
46. Tied the score : EVENED
49. Funambulist's footing : ROPE
50. Secondhand : USED
51. Ibsen heroine : NORA
52. Autocrat : TSAR
53. Center of activity : HIVE
54. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
55. Augury : OMEN
56. Relief : DOLE
57. Part of a vise : JAW

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