New York Times, Friday, April 11, 1986

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Con man's ploy : SCAM
5. A rival of Martina : CHRIS
10. Flip ingredient : EGG
13. Atoll substance : CORAL
15. Minimum : LEAST
16. Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
17. Laurie of songdom : ANNIE
18. Radical : EXTREMIST
20. Angry : TEEDOFF
22. Otalgia : EARACHE
23. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
24. Strauss's "___ Heldenleben" : EIN
25. Parley : CONFER
28. Pursue, as a lead : FOLLOWUP
33. ___ strut (plane part) : OLEO
34. Writer Hoffer : ERIC
36. Vanuatu island : EFATE
37. Raise : REAR
38. Congressman Fascell : DANTE
40. Hideaway : LAIR
41. Victoria, e.g. : FALLS
43. Albany's father-in-law : LEAR
44. Asiatic tree : ACLE
45. Smooth, as some faces : UNSEAMED
47. Name of 12 kings of Egypt : RAMSES
49. Welsh-rabbit ingredient : ALE
50. Swedish canal or river : GOTA
51. Author Wylie and soprano Ross : ELINORS
55. Period circa 1000 B.C. : IRONAGE
59. Certain metal workers : TINSMITHS
61. Fibber of renown : MCGEE
62. Jonson's "___ and Lily" : OAK
63. Early hr. : ONEAM
64. Cut of beef : SHANK
65. New Deal letters : NRA
66. False : NOTSO
67. One-time prisoner in a bronze jar : ARES
1. Jazz term : SCAT
2. Strobile : CONE
3. Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
4. Joan of Arc : MAIDOFORLEANS
5. Chin recess : CLEFT
6. Whammy : HEX
7. Chide : RATE
8. Masada's location : ISRAEL
9. Unfruitful : STERILE
10. Benét's "John Brown's Body" is one : EPIC
11. Dorothy or Lillian : GISH
12. Attendance : GATE
14. Former president of Italy : LEONE
19. Don Quixote, onstage : MANOFLAMANCHA
21. Sacked : FIRED
25. Ionian island : CORFU
26. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
27. Actress Patricia and family : NEALS
28. Amerced : FINED
29. Numerical prefix : OCTA
30. Early distaff service gp. : WAACS
31. Practical : UTILE
32. V.I.P. at 8 Down : PERES
35. Wheeze's kin : RALE
39. Tennis statistic : ERROR
42. Financier who helped Jefferson : SALOMON
46. Soft yarn : MERINO
48. Whits : ATOMS
50. Thingamajig : GISMO
51. District opposite Windsor : ETON
52. Kind of dice : LIAR
53. Part of Durante's theme song : INKA
54. Editor's direction : STET
56. Kanten : AGAR
57. Author Fowler : GENE
58. Mice induce these sounds : EEKS
60. " . . . them that ___ gits": Westcott : HAS

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