New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1986

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
5. Kind of bull : PAPAL
10. R–V connection : STU
13. Dwelling, for short : COOP
14. In agreement : ATONE
15. Superman's girlfriend : LOIS
16. Inventor Elias : HOWE
17. Ménages : HOUSEHOLDS
19. Mote : SPECK
21. Prize donor : REWARDER
22. Disturbs the peace : RIOTS
25. Indian cereal grass : RAGI
26. Levels of responsibility : ECHELONS
29. Marina sight : YACHT
32. Old card game : LOO
33. Unaccompanied : ALONE
35. Painter Dufy : RAOUL
37. Lizard: Comb. form : SAUR
39. Smelting byproduct : DROSS
41. La femme : ELLE
42. Plus factor : ASSET
44. Utter : TOTAL
46. Half of MCII : DLI
47. Lukewarm : TEPID
49. Fortifications : DEFENSES
51. City of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
53. Extend, in a way : RENEW
54. Time of the troglodytes : STONEAGE
58. Calm down : ABATE
61. T.V.A. largess : WATERPOWER
64. Salt Lake City team : UTES
65. Leaf-stem angle : AXIL
66. Ibsen's "An ___ of the People" : ENEMY
67. Minus : LESS
68. Again, in Agincourt : BIS
69. Units of force : DYNES
70. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
1. Woeful words in Wiesbaden : ACHS
2. Air-show maneuver : LOOP
3. Go-getter : POWERHOUSE
4. Coin : SPECIE
5. Scornful cry : PAH
6. From ___ Z : ATO
7. Decant : POUR
8. Goose genus : ANSER
9. Margin for error : LEEWAY
10. Got money for : SOLD
11. Flood or spring : TIDE
12. Eurasian nation: Abbr. : USSR
15. Roman soldiers' corselets : LORICAE
18. His duck says "Qvack" : HAGAR
20. Peninsula in 12 Down : KOLA
23. Informed : TOLD
24. Express contempt : SNORT
26. Lion of note : ELSA
27. Glide effortlessly : COAST
28. Hairnet : SNOOD
30. Proves tenable : HOLDSWATER
31. Fine silk net : TULLE
34. ___ gum (used in lacquers) : ESTER
36. Luau neckwear : LEIS
38. Work on the walls : REPANEL
40. Umpire's call : SAFE
43. Detroit pro : TIGER
45. Horne of songdom : LENA
48. Hung loosely : DRAPED
50. Cloudlike patch seen at night : NEBULA
52. Ecstasy's antithesis : AGONY
54. Gob's mop : SWAB
55. Trundle to a takeoff spot : TAXI
56. Big name in elevators : OTIS
57. A Gershwin biographer : EWEN
59. Assay : TEST
60. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
62. Aberdeen uncle : EME
63. U.P. and B.& O. : RYS

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