New York Times, Friday, April 4, 1986

Author:Dale O. Burgener
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Secure a ship with ropes : FRAP
5. Potok's "My Name Is ___ Lev" : ASHER
10. Dip : LADE
14. Flight-related prefix : AERO
15. Polished : SUAVE
16. Goffer : IRON
17. Accolade actors appreciate : STANDINGOVATION
20. Watched over : TENDED
21. Some terriers : RATTERS
22. Legendary Irish bride : EMER
24. Kind of hemp or lace : ALOE
25. Repetitions within scores : REPRISES
29. Open out : UNROLL
33. Town near Buzzards Bay : ONSET
34. One stroke more than par : BOGEY
36. Dupin's creator : POE
37. Burden : LOAD
38. Dandies : DUDES
39. Glove for Carlton Fisk : MITT
40. Right-angle fitting : ELL
41. Fiber for lariats : SISAL
42. Kind of bean : PINTO
43. Large Asiatic deer : SAMBUR
45. Buck : SIMOLEON
47. Periods : AGES
49. Dingle : DELL
50. Play the ham : OVERACT
53. Drove tenpennies : NAILED
57. Theatrical group : REPERTORYTROUPE
60. Testa's cousin : ARIL
61. Boredom : ENNUI
62. Compass pts. : NNES
63. Having a delicate, open pattern : LACY
64. Starts a rubber : DEALS
65. Look for : SEEK
1. Unfading, as colors : FAST
2. Plexus : RETE
3. Synge's "The ___ Islands" : ARAN
4. Ruminated : PONDERED
5. Actor's sotto-voce remarks : ASIDES
6. Our closest star : SUN
7. Gorgon : HAG
8. City in Portugal : EVORA
9. Makes a second appraisal : REVALUES
10. Palanquin : LITTER
11. Author ___ Eliav : ARIE
12. French window : DOOR
13. Danube feeder : ENNS
18. Resign : DEMIT
19. Lack of muscle tone : ATONY
23. Picture puzzle : REBUS
25. Romeo and Juliet : ROLES
26. ___ Gay, famous bomber : ENOLA
27. Sacred poem : PSALM
28. Carbonated drinks : SODAS
30. Express beliefs : OPINE
31. Numbers game : LOTTO
32. Pretend : LETON
35. Extremely cold : GELID
38. Emulated Spielberg : DIRECTED
39. Plutocrat's lucre : MILLIONS
41. Make superficially palatable : SUGAR
42. Pivotal : POLAR
44. By a nose : BARELY
46. Non compos ___ : MENTIS
48. He wrote "Love Is Eternal" : STONE
50. Buccal : ORAL
51. Miles or Vague : VERA
52. De Mille production : EPIC
54. Crescent-shaped figure : LUNE
55. Dueling sword : EPEE
56. Escritoire : DESK
58. Essential cell comp. : RNA
59. Actor Brynner : YUL

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