New York Times, Friday, June 20, 1986

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brazilian port : BELEM
6. Sun hats : TOPIS
11. Common hwy. sign : JCT
14. S. Johnson drama : IRENE
15. Fanon : ORALE
16. Cry of surprise : OHO
17. He wrote "The Party's Over" : DAVIDBRODER
19. Sun. preceder : SAT
20. Laptev or Marmara : SEA
21. Parents, e.g. : RAISERS
23. Pillarlike : STELAR
26. Run away : DECAMP
27. Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
28. Ten inside two pumps : TOES
30. "Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
33. Rialto muggers : HAMS
34. "Spoon River" poet's monogram : ELM
35. " . . . ravell'd ___ of care": Shak. : SLEAVE
36. Pedro's "Hoop-la!" : UPA
37. New Yorker founder : GREELEY
39. Actress Ullmann : LIV
40. Renders serious : SOBERS
42. ___ Aviv : TEL
43. An uncle of Joseph : ESAU
44. Leaf pore : STOMA
45. Plexus : RETE
46. Dust speck : MOTE
47. Singer Bette : MIDLER
49. Cone sections : NAPPES
51. Stains : IMBRUES
53. Equal: Prefix : ISO
54. Singer Kiki : DEE
55. Author of "While Reagan Slept" : ARTBUCHWALD
61. Resinous substance : LAC
62. Puppets : TOOLS
63. Phantasmal : EERIE
64. Sambar, e.g. : ELK
65. Thralls : ESNES
66. Channel or pipe : DRAIN
1. Invitation : BID
2. Baseball stat. : ERA
3. Bulgarian dollar : LEV
4. Isolates : ENISLES
5. Tragedy by Euripides : MEDEA
6. Craggy peak : TOR
7. Genovese gold : ORO
8. San Diego team : PADRES
9. Of an intestine : ILEAC
10. In regular installments : SERIALLY
11. Co-author of "We Accuse" : JOSEPHALSOP
12. Scorch : CHAR
13. Adds : TOTS
18. Trades : BARTERS
22. Pintail duck : SMEE
23. Skier's straight run : SCHUSS
24. Place for a tempest : TEAPOT
25. Author of "At Wit's End" : ERMABOMBECK
26. Persephone's mother : DEMETER
29. ___ Opey Dildock, of comics : OLE
31. Emulate Earhart : AVIATE
32. Collections of skits : REVUES
35. Type of acid : SELENIC
37. Hoffman role: 1967 : GRADUATE
38. Rent : LET
41. Bahrain bigwig : EMIR
43. Authorize : EMPOWER
45. He wrote "The Artillery of the Press" : RESTON
48. Dodecanese island : LEROS
50. Burned, as logs : ASHED
51. Indolent : IDLE
52. Corn or oat follower : MEAL
56. French wheat : BLE
57. Naval letters : USS
58. Southern constellation : ARA
59. Year in Claudius I's reign : LII
60. ___ mother : DEN

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