New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 1986

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Handel contemporary : BACH
5. Jesse ___, great runner : OWENS
10. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
14. Skin-lotion ingredient : ALOE
15. Street show : RAREE
16. Nautilus captain : NEMO
17. It will be, in Tabasco : SERA
18. Waugh setting : BRIDESHEAD
20. Streamer, e.g. : HEADLINE
22. Right conduct, in Calcutta : DHARMA
23. Hartford ___, famed group of writers : WITS
24. Plant disease : SCAB
25. City on the Sarthe : LEMANS
28. NNE, SSW, etc. : HEADINGS
32. Type of daisy : OXEYE
33. City in SW Hungary : PECS
34. Franchot of filmdom : TONE
35. "___ Tomorrow," 1959 song : TIL
36. Widens : DILATES
39. Mazel ___ : TOV
40. Duchess of ___, Goya subject : ALBA
42. Red planet : MARS
43. Motif : THEME
45. Sailor's problem : HEADWIND
47. Untie : LOOSEN
48. Go out with : DATE
49. The buck starts here : MINT
50. President of Nicaragua : ORTEGA
53. Numbskull : BONEHEAD
57. Self-willed : HEADSTRONG
59. Writer Gardner : ERLE
60. Japanese merchant ship : MARU
61. ___ Cologne : EAUDE
62. Mellows : AGES
63. Preceder of dash or stick : SLAP
64. Inhibit : DETER
65. Dickory follower : DOCK
1. Big shindig : BASH
2. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
3. N African gazelle : CORA
4. Forward motion : HEADWAY
5. Astronauts' laps : ORBITS
6. Puts on guard : WARNS
7. Niagara River's feeder : ERIE
8. Actor Beatty : NED
9. Pod : SEEDCASE
10. Occupy : INHABIT
11. Jeane Dixon, for one : SEER
12. Moslem bigwig : IMAM
13. A chaser, sometimes : SODA
19. ___ roe : SHAD
21. Wrinkled : LINED
24. Religious groups : SECTS
25. Indian water container : LOTAH
26. Napoleon's punishment : EXILE
27. Singer ___ Moore : MELBA
28. Learned : HEARD
29. Memoranda : NOTES
30. Troll's cousin : GNOME
31. Rome's ___ Hills : SEVEN
33. ___ geometry : PLANE
37. Flattered sincerely? : IMITATED
38. Mick Jagger, for one : STONE
41. Totaled : ADDEDUP
44. Quick-tempered one : HOTHEAD
46. Gossips : WAGS
47. Hang around : LINGER
49. The world according to Arp : MONDE
50. Electrical units : OHMS
51. Factual : REAL
52. Scarlett's home : TARA
53. Fight : BOUT
54. Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
55. Actor Guinness : ALEC
56. Roll-top : DESK
58. Actress Charlotte : RAE

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