New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1986

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Old Testament prophet : AMOS
5. Perfecto, for one : CIGAR
10. Tax people: Abbr. : CPAS
14. Stable belle : MARE
15. Pistil part : OVARY
16. Jai ___ : ALAI
17. Persian Gulf country : IRAN
18. Showed a film anew : RERAN
19. Chalcedony : SARD
20. In an advantageous position : SITTINGPRETTY
23. Work in the garden : HOE
24. ___ volente : DEO
25. Enraged : IRATE
28. Have an advantage : GETTHEDROPON
32. Dialect : IDIOM
35. Parcel of land : ACRE
36. Mature : AGE
37. Actress Foch : NINA
38. Finery : ARRAY
40. British distance runner Steve : CRAM
41. Landing vehicle : LST
42. Course for a future G.P. : ANAT
43. Courageous : GUTSY
44. Secret advantage : ACEINTHEHOLE
48. "___ have a longer life than deeds": Pindar : WORDS
49. Took substance : ATE
50. Donkey : ASS
53. Have an advantage : BEATTOTHEDRAW
58. Scarlett's home : TARA
60. Nice income : RENTE
61. Split : RIVE
62. Assist an arsonist : ABET
63. Adjust : ALTER
64. Palmist's phrase : ISEE
65. Ancient Asian : MEDE
66. Alhambra builders : MOORS
67. Saucy : PERT
1. Mennonites : AMISH
2. Lanza : MARIO
3. Speechify : ORATE
4. Transmitted : SENT
5. Valved instrument : CORNET
6. "___ a Crush on You" : IVEGOT
7. Robin Willaims' role : GARP
8. Sandarac tree : ARAR
9. Cubs' Sandberg : RYNE
10. He overthrew Batista : CASTRO
11. " . . . stage, where every man must ___": Shak. : PLAYAPART
12. Swiss river : AAR
13. Comedian Caesar : SID
21. The same: Lat. : IDEM
22. Item in a trunk : TIRE
26. Gowns for Rehnquist : TOGAS
27. "The ___ Below," 1957 movie : ENEMY
28. Tibetan antelope : GOA
29. Builder of Poker Flat : HARTE
30. Author de Queiroz : ECA
31. Volsteader : DRY
32. Shriver, to E.M.K. : INLAW
33. "Saturday Night Fever" music : DISCO
34. Produced a hybrid : INTERBRED
38. Pismire : ANT
39. Stadium cheer : RAH
40. Rod for Steve Mizerak : CUE
42. Amphora adjunct : ANSA
43. Merriment : GLEE
45. Form an opinion : IDEATE
46. Carroll's mad character : HATTER
47. "Do unto ___ . . . " : OTHERS
50. Ascend : ARISE
51. Preserver : SAVER
52. Sugary : SWEET
54. Streetcar : TRAM
55. Distant: Comb. form : TELO
56. Aboard : ONTO
57. Nerd : DRIP
58. ___-o'-shanter : TAM
59. Play-doctor Burrows : ABE

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