New York Times, Friday, May 16, 1986

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 340 (avg 1.83)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Member of an Egyptian sect : COPT
5. Yemeni, e.g. : ARAB
9. Light woven cloth : SCRIM
14. Turkish regiment : ALAI
15. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
16. Breakfast fruit : PRUNE
17. Personal charm : MAGNETISM
19. Kilns : OASTS
20. Singer Anita : ODAY
21. Window-shops, in a way : BROWSES
23. Tricks : JAPES
25. Chiseler : CROOK
27. Outrage : IRE
28. Wing-shaped : ALARY
29. Ruffian : HOOLIGAN
31. Petition : BEG
32. Elbow-bender : GUZZLER
33. Montezuma's captor : CORTEZ
36. Mervin and Baby : LEROYS
39. Justice White, once : WHIZZER
41. Clumsy fellow : OAF
43. Violinist Fritz : KREISLER
45. Delibes opera : LAKME
47. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
48. Outbuildings : SHEDS
49. Where élèves study : ECOLE
50. A Muskogean : CHOCTAW
52. Ablution : BATH
53. Honey badger : RATEL
54. Hint slyly : INSINUATE
59. Anoint, old style : ANELE
60. Mae Preston's boyfriend : TEEN
61. Stagg or Otis : AMOS
62. Belgrade coins : PARAS
63. Booty : SWAG
64. Aladdin's loss : LAMP
1. Wheel, sometimes : CAM
2. Wave: Sp. : OLA
3. Samoan seaport : PAGOPAGO
4. Kind of box : TINDER
5. Overdecorated : ARTY
6. Le ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : ROI
7. Onager : ASS
8. Con men : BAMBOOZLERS
9. More weird : SPOOKIER
10. Maw : CRAW
11. A Triple Entente land : RUSSIA
12. Detain, as a ship : INTERN
13. Mass at Notre Dame : MESSE
18. Marryat's midshipman : EASY
22. Tumbler pigeon : ROLLER
23. Boxer's quick blow : JAB
24. Highlander's name : ALEC
25. Dickensian family : CHUZZLEWITS
26. Actress Russell's nickname : ROZ
30. Twelve doz. : GRO
32. Entertainer in 37 Down : GEISHA
34. Sage of Concord's monogram : RWE
35. Scottish emblems : THISTLES
37. Site of a 1923 earthquake : YOKOHAMA
38. O.T. book : SAML
40. Final letter in England : ZED
42. Agio, e.g. : FEE
43. Oahu bay : KAHANA
44. Fan : ROOTER
45. Spare : LEAN
46. True : ACTUAL
47. Row : SCRAP
51. He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
52. Former Met V.I.P. : BING
55. Fresh : NEW
56. Word with lion or otter : SEA
57. Fun-loving Rover Boy : TOM
58. Parapsychologist's spec. : ESP

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