New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1986

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hawaiian port : HILO
5. French secular cleric : ABBE
9. Thin as ___ : ARAIL
14. King of Norway : OLAV
15. Thin layer of coal : SEAM
16. River in Belgium : SENNE
17. Warn with a secret signal : GIVETHEHIGHSIGN
20. Hair-raising : EERIE
21. Ordinances : STATUTES
22. Shriner or Edelman : HERB
24. Writer Emile et al. : ZOLAS
25. ___ as a March hare : ASMAD
28. Take umbrage : RESENT
31. Dracula, e.g. : COUNT
32. Muscat native : ARAB
33. Evian, for one : SPA
36. Be prepared for a shock : HOLDONTOYOURHAT
40. French season : ETE
41. British ref. books : OEDS
42. Football's Greasy ___ : NEALE
43. Island SW of the Philippines : BORNEO
45. Design : STYLE
46. Choice menu item : TBONE
48. Kind of grapes : SOUR
50. " . . . all that ___ gold" : SHINESAS
53. Kind of landing : CRASH
56. Accept hurt without complaint : TAKEITONTHECHIN
59. Unusual individuals : ONERS
60. Fuselage part : NOSE
61. Slippery : EELY
62. Kind of terrier or rabbit : WELSH
63. Jug : EWER
64. Double follower : DATE
1. Glutton : HOG
2. Netman Nastase : ILIE
3. Anagram for vale : LAVE
4. Stroke for 2 Down : OVERHAND
5. Potok's "My Name Is ___ Lev" : ASHER
6. Honey maker : BEE
7. Scrooge's cries : BAHS
8. Give off : EMIT
9. Donizetti's Lucia : ASHTON
10. Consequence : RESULT
11. Ekberg or Bryant : ANITA
12. Playwright and British prelate : INGES
13. Bifocal : LENS
18. Attached : TIEDTO
19. Belvedere's kin : GAZEBO
23. Roast, in Bonn : BRATEN
25. Yearn : ACHE
26. Lampblack : SOOT
27. Symbol of stubbornness : MULE
29. Disintegrate : ERODE
30. Dictums : SAYSOS
33. Holmes vehicle : SHAY
34. Become tired : PALL
35. Fit to ___ : ATEE
37. "___ for the weary" : NOREST
38. Lacking certainty : UNSURE
39. Backtracked : RETRACED
43. Howlers : BONERS
44. Around a wee hour: Colloq. : ONEISH
46. Scottish noble : THANE
47. Singer-actor Theodore : BIKEL
49. Earthy color : OCHER
50. Pack away : STOW
51. Tops : AONE
52. Phoebe or C. P. : SNOW
54. Mets' home : SHEA
55. Handle : HILT
57. Famed poet's monogram : TSE
58. Actor-comedian Louis : NYE

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