New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1986

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Heroic tales : SAGAS
6. Cross purposes : ODDS
10. Brainstorm : IDEA
14. Doll up : PRIMP
15. Assigned route : BEAT
16. Burning glass : LENS
17. Affable : CIVIL
18. Parrot : ECHO
19. Shoemaker's item : LAST
20. Tossed greens, egg and croutons : CAESARSALAD
23. Bitterly regret : RUE
24. Look to be : SEEM
25. Woodsman's call : TIMBER
27. Actress Jill : STJOHN
31. Leader of a flock : PASTOR
33. East Asian river : AMUR
34. Kind of V.P. : ASST
36. Jam : CRUSH
39. Trusting : RELIANT
41. Gandhi title : MAHATMA
43. Skull protuberance : INION
44. Harrow's sports rival : ETON
46. Hard animal fat : SUET
47. In the previous month : ULTIMO
49. Chinese idols : JOSSES
51. Milk protein : CASEIN
53. Bard's river : AVON
55. Sea inlet : ARM
56. Olympic light-heavyweight champion: 1960 : CASSIUSCLAY
62. Twofold : DUAL
64. Former Haig command : NATO
65. Muse of love poetry : ERATO
66. Longest Spanish river : EBRO
67. A biographer of Henry James : EDEL
68. Less exciting : TAMER
69. Kind of stand : TAXI
70. National League entry : REDS
71. Pretentious airs : SWANK
1. Child-welfare org. : SPCC
2. Met number : ARIA
3. Yield to pressure : GIVE
4. Friends, in France : AMIS
5. Ostentatious display : SPLASH
6. Corpulent : OBESE
7. Flees : DECAMPS
8. Welsh author Roald : DAHL
9. Brown-coated ermines : STOATS
10. Under the weather : ILL
11. J. M. Barrie play: 1917 : DEARBRUTUS
12. Come next : ENSUE
13. Daisy relative : ASTER
21. French historian-critic: 1823–92 : RENAN
22. Jettison : DITCH
26. Low, wet ground : MORASS
27. Indian dress : SARI
28. Currency watchdogs : TMEN
29. Man called Groucho : JULIUSMARX
30. Baltimore athlete : ORIOLE
32. Vapor: Comb. form : ATMO
35. Check : STEM
37. River duck : SMEE
38. Bowlers and boaters : HATS
40. "___ Hay": Huxley : ANTIC
42. Pear variety : ANJOU
45. Drank to the health of : TOASTED
48. More foolish : INANER
50. Attacks : ONSETS
51. West Pointer : CADET
52. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
54. Stringed instruments : VIOLS
57. Marquis de ___ : SADE
58. Bird's crop : CRAW
59. Dalai ___ : LAMA
60. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
61. Eboracum, today : YORK
63. Law, in France : LOI

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