New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1986

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Girl : LASS
5. Cisterns : VATS
9. Car part : MOTOR
14. "___ a sea of dew": Field : INTO
15. Artist Stuart ___: 1908–74 : EDIE
16. Oil producer : OLIVE
17. Eight bells : NOON
18. Acronym in the news : NATO
19. Katmandu's locale : NEPAL
20. Author of quotation below : EDWARDYOUNG
23. Foxy : SLY
24. Cuddle : NESTLE
25. Auden's "___, Stranger!" : LOOK
27. The Jetsons' dog : ASTRO
30. Stared angrily : GLARED
34. Cont. east of N.A. : EUR
37. Savoir-faire : TACT
39. The void of infinite space : INANE
40. Start of a quotation : PROCRASTINATION
44. Quotation: Part II : ISTHE
45. Juno's counterpart : HERA
46. Assault boat : LST
47. Winter melon : CASABA
49. Roman earth goddess : TERRA
52. Do a house chore : DUST
54. "Our Gang" member : RASCAL
58. Delectation : JOY
61. End of quotation : THIEFOFTIME
64. ___ education : ADULT
66. Facial feature : BROW
67. Naso : OVID
68. Eyelashes : CILIA
69. Milesian's land : EIRE
70. Wedding item : RING
71. Mournful sound : KNELL
72. Pond stalk : REED
73. Bullace's kin : SLOE
1. Napkin material : LINEN
2. Positive electrode : ANODE
3. Packs away : STOWS
4. Musical piece : SONATA
5. Bitter feud : VENDETTA
6. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
7. One of the singing Jacksons : TITO
8. Han River city : SEOUL
9. Ulan Bator's land : MONGOLIA
10. Violinist Bull : OLE
11. Points : TIPS
12. Kumquat's shape : OVAL
13. Depend : RELY
21. Famed literary monogram : RLS
22. December concoction : NOG
26. Contemporary of Hume : KANT
28. Dermatologist's concern : RASH
29. Group of eight : OCTET
31. Fence : RAIL
32. Cabell of baseball : ENOS
33. Super Bowl XX M.V.P. : DENT
34. "Poema del Cid," e.g. : EPIC
35. ___ Major : URSA
36. Decays : ROTS
38. Jade : TIRE
41. Niger neighbor : CHAD
42. Counterstatement : REBUTTAL
43. Constricted : NARROWED
48. Hearth residue : ASH
50. Actor Vallone : RAF
51. John Jacob and Mary : ASTORS
53. Tommaso's Tevere : TIBER
55. Polite : CIVIL
56. ___ acids : AMINO
57. Rock ridge : LEDGE
58. Ike's successor : JACK
59. Woden's Norse counterpart : ODIN
60. Kind of tide : YULE
62. A Great Lake : ERIE
63. Duffer's word : FORE
65. ___ Abner : LIL

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