New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1986

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Paper money : SCRIP
6. Czech or Bulgar : SLAV
10. What old tires do : BLOW
14. Aplomb : POISE
15. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
16. Calif. city : LODI
17. Patois : ARGOT
18. Auricular : OTIC
19. Author of "QB VII" : URIS
20. Mature prefix : PRE
22. Grounds for belief : EVIDENCE
24. Man of honor : SQUARESHOOTER
28. Lummox : OAF
29. Scribbled at a board meeting : DOODLED
30. Listener : AUDITOR
34. Stowe girl : EVA
35. Doctrines : ISMS
37. Ferns' spore cases : SORI
38. Broadcasts : AIRS
40. Do the impossible : SQUARETHECIRCLE
41. Scottish poet James : HOGG
42. ___-majesté : LESE
43. Energetic one : DOER
44. Faugh! : BAH
45. Outstanding : STELLAR
47. Heat-reducing fluid : COOLANT
51. Heron's milieu : FEN
52. Atlantic danger zone : BERMUDATRIANGLE
53. Mime, at times : GRIMACER
57. Crenshaw or Hogan of golf : BEN
58. Smidgen : IOTA
59. Part of G.B.S. : INIT
61. A Bolivian capital : LAPAZ
65. Spur : GOAD
66. Nursemaid's words, often : NONO
67. Lycée's cousin : ECOLE
68. Jobless : IDLE
69. Actress Verdon : GWEN
70. Classified : TYPED
1. Bad Ems or Bex : SPA
2. N.T. book : COR
3. Oil-drilling apparatus : RIG
4. Small crustacean : ISOPOD
5. London motorist's need : PETROL
6. Hit sign : SRO
7. By and by : LATER
8. Tel ___ : AVIV
9. Rat race : VICIOUSCIRCLE
10. Popular seafood : BLUEFISH
11. Abandoned, to Keats : LORN
12. Of a poetic form : ODIC
13. Like Solomon : WISE
21. Hiver's opposite : ETE
23. Papa : DAD
24. Fair trades : SQUAREDEALS
25. Part of S.S.R. : SOVIET
26. Rasping : HOARSE
27. Giroux, for one : EDITOR
30. Punish with a fine : AMERCE
31. Words to a loser : TOOBAD
32. Types of vocal music : ORGANA
33. Three-sided figure : RIGHTTRIANGLE
36. Haggard novel : SHE
39. Like some tycoons : SELFMADE
40. Hoedown activity : SQUAREDANCING
46. Meadow : LEA
48. Venus is one : ORB
49. Spanish or Western : OMELET
50. Derangement : LUNACY
52. Pickling agent : BRINE
53. Leslie Caron role : GIGI
54. Crucifix : ROOD
55. Neighbor of Aus. : ITAL
56. Sufficient, to FitzGerald : ENOW
60. Bon ___ : TON
62. Explode : POP
63. Stout : ALE
64. Last letter, in Leeds : ZED

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