New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1986

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Border on : ABUT
5. Catalogue : LIST
9. Redact : EDIT
13. Italian painter: 1575–1642 : RENI
14. Subsequently : SINCE
15. Turkish coin : LIRA
16. Jumble : MESS
17. Alaskan highway : ALCAN
18. An uncle of Joseph : ESAU
19. Postulate : POSIT
21. Footstools : OTTOMANS
23. Early 20th-century French art style : PURISM
25. Ogled : EYED
26. Gladden : CHEERUP
27. He wrote "Leaving on a Jet Plane" : DENVER
30. The Greatest : ALI
31. Sibyls : SEERS
33. Dated : STALE
34. Door fastener : HASP
36. Dutch genre painter: 17th century : STEEN
38. State of agitation : SNIT
39. Russian workers' cooperative : ARTEL
41. Flat baking tin : SHEET
43. Digit : TOE
44. Lebanon's capital : BEIRUT
46. Beg : ENTREAT
48. "___ fan tutte," Mozart opera : COSI
49. Observer's activity : NOTING
50. Race officials : STARTERS
53. Also-ran : LOSER
55. Jot : IOTA
56. Reach by radio : RAISE
58. Chits : IOUS
60. French violinist: 18th century : ANET
61. Young eel : ELVER
62. Full of juice : LUSH
63. Native of Ecbatana : MEDE
64. Barasingh, e.g. : DEER
65. A Borgia in-law : ESTE
1. Weapon : ARM
2. Horn signal : BEEP
3. Ingenuous : UNSOPHISTICATED
4. Kind of paper : TISSUE
5. West role : LIL
6. Deficient in mental grasp : INCOMPREHENSIVE
7. Ella's forte : SCAT
8. Sheltered, in a way : TENTED
9. Wolfram and selenium : ELEMENTS
10. Unfavorable : DISADVANTAGEOUS
11. Teheran is its capital : IRAN
12. Greek letters : TAUS
14. Works like Butler's "Erewhon" : SATIRES
20. Angers : IRES
22. Hear ye! : OYES
24. Certain fats : SUETS
26. Cartoonist Briggs : CLARE
28. Author of "The Hollow Men" : ELIOT
29. Neural network : RETE
30. A king of Israel : AHAB
32. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
35. Declaim : PERORATE
37. Provoking person : NETTLER
40. "___ for Life": I. Stone : LUST
42. Ramsey Lewis, e.g. : TRIO
45. Like a stadium : TIERED
47. Store fodder : ENSILE
50. Tuptim's land : SIAM
51. Resiliency : TONE
52. Anagram for real : RALE
54. Corrode : RUST
57. Sun. talk : SER
59. "Ain't ___ Sweet?" : SHE

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