New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1986

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Woman's work basket : CABA
5. Meccawee, e.g. : ASIAN
10. Menhaden's cousin : SHAD
14. Quatrain scheme : ABAB
15. Doc Adams of "Gunsmoke" : STONE
16. Neapolitan's knot : NODO
17. ___ someone's eyes (deceive) : PULLTHEWOOLOVER
20. Book by Adelaide Bry: 1976 : EST
21. Pop singer Billy : OCEAN
22. Manuscript daggers : OBELI
23. Of an earthquake : SEISMAL
25. Dark furs : SABLES
26. Lament : MOAN
27. Pungent : SALTY
29. Milne character : POOH
31. A branch of Islam : SHIAH
32. "Whiffenpoof" sound : BAA
35. Deceive : THROWACURVEBALL
39. Wooden form, in archeology : AME
40. Type of ant : ALATE
41. Turkish regiment : ALAI
42. Tantara : BLARE
43. Bromidic : DULL
45. Autry's team : ANGELS
48. Still : DORMANT
51. Swedish seaport : MALMO
52. Lesbos marketplace : AGORA
54. Dash for Sparks : DAH
55. Hidden asset : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
58. Charmian's co-attendant : IRAS
59. Talus or pebble : SCREE
60. Kind of shift : GEAR
61. North Sea feeder : NENE
62. Mean : SEEDY
63. Chaplet atop Ivanhoe : ORLE
1. Sontags : CAPES
2. Obloquy : ABUSE
3. The Monumental City : BALTIMORE
4. Lat. case : ABL
5. Artists' ___ School: 1908 : ASHCAN
6. She wrote "Season of Passion" : STEEL
7. Herbert Hoover's state : IOWA
8. Shortly : ANON
9. Modernist : NEO
10. Feeling smugly superior : SNOBBY
11. Uncle Tom's cabin : HOVEL
12. Fashion designer Simpson : ADELE
13. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
18. TV role for Tony Musante : TOMA
19. Hate : LOATHE
24. Where Dryden lived : SOHO
25. Croat or Czech : SLAV
27. "On the Beach" author : SHUTE
28. Leeds's river : AIRE
29. School org. : PTA
30. German physicist : OHM
31. Parrot fish : SCAR
32. Manilow is one : BALLADEER
33. ___ Dag, Turkish peak : ALA
34. Baba or Pasha : ALI
36. What Louis packed : WALLOP
37. End of a Stein line : ALAS
38. Ointment : BALM
42. Muddle : BEMUSE
43. Arnold ___ (E. Humperdinck) : DORSEY
44. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
45. Greatly : AMAIN
46. Button material : NACRE
47. Gather slowly : GLEAN
48. Administered medicine : DOSED
49. Kind of engagement : NAVAL
50. Soothing word : THERE
52. Suffix with suffer : ANCE
53. "An Officer and a Gentleman" star : GERE
56. C.I.A. precursor : OSS
57. Type of trip : EGO

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