New York Times, Tuesday, May 13, 1986

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scrutinizes : SCANS
6. Wrinkle : LINE
10. Young stallion : COLT
14. Moroccan capital : RABAT
15. Baghdad is its capital : IRAQ
16. Migrant worker in the 30's : OKIE
17. Undebatable subject : OPENANDSHUTCASE
20. Ladylike : SEDATE
21. "The Human Comedy" author : SAROYAN
22. Decorative container : URN
24. As well : TOO
25. Evidence giver : MATERIALWITNESS
34. Overhead : ABOVE
35. Corrida creature : TORO
36. Opposite of long. : LAT
37. Neck area : NAPE
38. Altercation : RUNIN
39. Pablo's valentine word : AMOR
40. W.W. II area : ETO
41. Work units : ERGS
42. Climbing vine : LIANA
43. Perry Mason, e.g. : DEFENSEATTORNEY
47. Decalogue adverb : NOT
48. Droop : SAG
49. Parish leaders : PASTORS
53. Kindling's kin : TINDER
58. Judge's command : ORDERINTHECOURT
61. Fabricator : LIAR
62. Center : CORE
63. Warbucks's ward : ANNIE
64. Beasts of burden : YAKS
65. Identical sibling : TWIN
66. Loamy deposit : LOESS
1. Rialto signs : SROS
2. Ann or Charles : CAPE
3. Retired for the night : ABED
4. Dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
5. Height : STATURE
6. Cover : LID
7. Tax org. : IRS
8. Slangy negatives : NAHS
9. Algebra problem : EQUATION
10. Hit film in 1985 : COCOON
11. Rubber-stamp : OKAY
12. "Mona ___" : LISA
13. Rock lover : TEEN
18. Saint Philip ___ : NERI
19. Jog : TROT
23. Mother ___ : NATURE
25. Like Leo : MANED
26. Let up : ABATE
27. "On ___ Old Smokey" : TOPOF
28. Preceding night : EVE
29. Alba ___ : LONGA
30. Watch holders : WRISTS
31. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
32. Burgundy river : SAONE
33. Wander : STRAY
38. Limit : RESTRICT
39. It's all around us : AIR
42. Sensible : LOGICAL
44. Comes in : ENTERS
45. Jordanian queen : NOOR
46. London art gallery : TATE
49. Many: Comb. form : POLY
50. Peters solo : ARIA
51. Loc. of Pierre : SDAK
52. Winter whiteness : SNOW
54. A sinsation : NONO
55. Desert sight : DUNE
56. Discordant goddess : ERIS
57. Hwys. : RTES
59. Prefix with pod or cycle : TRI
60. Barnyard denizen : HEN

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