New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1986

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. Pledged : VOWED
6. Cicatrix : SCAR
10. Taj Majal site : AGRA
14. Likeness : IMAGE
15. Singer Patti : PAGE
16. Travail : PAIN
17. Author of the quotation below : LAROCHEFOUCAULD
20. Football position : END
21. Paddy growth : RICE
22. Cereal grain : BARLEY
23. Shipbuilding wood : TEAK
24. Drummer Pete : BEST
25. Red Bordeaux : CLARET
28. Clue : HINT
29. Garfield, e.g. : CAT
32. Went on horseback : RODE
33. In a mad frenzy : AMOK
35. Chicago's airport : OHARE
37. Start of a quotation : USUALLYWEPRAISE
40. Greek letter : DELTA
41. Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
42. Press : IRON
43. Erhard's group : EST
44. Séance sounds : RAPS
46. Juan and Isabel : PERONS
48. Kind of kick or effect : SIDE
49. Agile : SPRY
50. Drink of the gods : NECTAR
53. Some necklines : VEES
54. Shoshonean : UTE
57. End of quotation : ONLYTOBEPRAISED
60. Spitz's milieu : POOL
61. Bit : IOTA
62. Tendency : TREND
63. This, to Pedro : ESTE
64. Implement : TOOL
65. Piquant : ZESTY
1. Foul; evil : VILE
2. Muscat's land : OMAN
3. Actor Bond: 1903–60 : WARD
4. Self : EGO
5. Official decision : DECREE
6. Mite : SPECK
7. Eatery : CAFE
8. Past : AGO
9. Jacob's eldest son : REUBEN
10. Separated : APART
11. Former European region : GAUL
12. Raise one's dander : RILE
13. Mayberry's sheriff : ANDY
18. Involving a gap : HIATAL
19. Pollux's twin : CASTOR
23. Pick up the tab : TREAT
24. Pedaled about : BIKED
25. Unrefined : CRUDE
26. Takes the count : LOSES
27. Grown-up : ADULT
28. Lupine cries : HOWLS
29. City of Victory : CAIRO
30. Heated crime : ARSON
31. Adolescents : TEENS
34. Near-sighted person : MYOPE
36. Like O'Neill's ape : HAIRY
38. Rope : LARIAT
39. Spice : PEPPER
45. Dexterous : ADROIT
47. Artificial : ERSATZ
48. Fashion : STYLE
49. Flower part : SEPAL
50. Slangy negative : NOPE
51. A son of Seth : ENOS
52. Jumbled mass : CLOT
53. Bill stopper : VETO
54. Employs : USES
55. Mobile home : TENT
56. Whirlpool : EDDY
58. Stadium cry : BOO
59. Wrath : IRE

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