New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1986

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Droopy-eared canine : BASSET
7. Jagger : MICK
11. Caboose, e.g. : CAR
14. "Softly, As ___ You," 1960 pop song : ILEAVE
15. Bruins' campus : UCLA
16. Something to assay : ORE
17. Jukebox's predecessor : NICKELODEON
19. Actress Ullmann : LIV
20. Knockout number : TEN
21. "You Light ___ Life," 1977 pop song : UPMY
22. It turns litmus blue : BASE
23. Souvenir of Hilo : LEI
25. Four-in-hand : TIE
26. Consumer advocate : NADER
27. Parallel to : ALONG
30. Beatles song: 1967 : PENNYLANE
32. Unstinting : GENEROUS
34. The whole shebang : ALL
35. Declare with assurance : ASSERT
36. Nosy folks : SNOOPS
39. A Turner : TED
40. Wrenches : SPANNERS
42. "Malaeska . . . " was the first one : DIMENOVEL
46. Melee : SETTO
47. Humdingers : ONERS
48. Here, in Haiti : ICI
49. Detroit labor letters : UAW
50. Part of R.E.O. : OLDS
51. Daze : STUN
52. Counterpart of Pac. : ATL
54. 100 cts. : DOL
55. Montana, for one : QUARTERBACK
59. Hail, to Caesar : AVE
60. Perry's creator : ERLE
61. Groom-to-be : FIANCE
62. Pasha of the past : DEY
63. He played Davy and Daniel : FESS
64. With acidity : TARTLY
1. Place for coal : BIN
2. ___ Baba : ALI
3. Distinct parts : SECTIONS
4. Behalf : SAKE
5. Uniform : EVEN
6. ___ Aviv : TEL
7. Tot's "bakery" products : MUDPIES
8. Tong wielders of yore : ICEMEN
9. Satiate : CLOY
10. Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
11. Piña ___ (cocktail) : COLADA
12. Having surfaced : ARISEN
13. April 18 rider : REVERE
18. Yield : OUTPUT
22. Umpire's call : BALLONE
23. Fall behind : LAG
24. Where Zeno held sway : ELEA
26. Stockings : NYLONS
28. Birds or settlers : NESTERS
29. Putting places : GREENS
31. The Darlings' dog : NANA
33. Church calendar : ORDO
36. Immobilizing device : SPLINT
37. Peevish : PETULANT
38. Spanish Mlle. : SRTA
40. Makes fast : SECURES
41. Sty mama : SOW
42. Gadget : DOODAD
43. Smitten : INLOVE
44. Band offering : MEDLEY
45. Heart, lungs, etc. : VITALS
51. Positive : SURE
52. Solo for Scotto : ARIA
53. Slope sight : TBAR
55. Which was to be done: Abbr. : QEF
56. Small lizard : EFT
57. Half of D : CCL
58. Crucial : KEY

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