New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 1986

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Devilfish : MANTA
6. Aleutian isle : ATKA
10. Liège resort : SPA
13. Nautical position : ABEAM
14. Machine gun : BREN
15. ___ end (over) : ATAN
16. Gripping device : CLAMP
17. Warrant : EARN
18. Spanish muralist : SERT
19. Treacherous : SERPENTINE
21. Boardwalk sight : PIER
22. Grate : RASP
23. Mrs. Prynne, of "Private Lives" : AMANDA
25. Rostrums : DAISES
29. Kind of energy : SOLAR
31. Stratford's river : AVON
32. State confidently : AVER
34. Flea-flicker's purpose : GAIN
37. Distinguished : NOTABLE
39. Papal seat: 1309–77 : AVIGNON
42. Stir : WAKE
43. White or yard follower : SALE
45. Annapolis letters : USNA
46. Emulates Maxwell Perkins : EDITS
48. Va. suburb of D.C. : RESTON
50. Jib's kin : LATEEN
53. Pliny's outfit : TOGA
55. Fukien island : AMOY
56. Hosiery accessory : GARTERBELT
62. ___ up (cram) : BONE
63. Miss in a list : OMIT
64. Debussy opus : LAMER
65. Galena and bauxite : ORES
66. Bay of Fundy feature : TIDE
67. Follow Shays : ARISE
68. Buttons or Skelton : RED
69. Prophet : SEER
70. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
1. Crisp apples, for short : MACS
2. Qualified : ABLE
3. Tight : NEAR
4. Fix potholes : TAMP
5. Unit of current's strength : AMPERE
6. Helps a hijacker : ABETS
7. Gallivant; gad : TRAIPSE
8. "Roberta" composer : KERN
9. Toughen glass : ANNEAL
10. Mug : STEIN
11. Trimmed : PARED
12. Sinuses : ANTRA
15. Plant of the lily family : ASPARAGUS
20. Kind of drip : NASAL
24. Crèche figures : MAGI
25. TV's Rather : DAN
26. Acknowledge : AVOW
27. Smidgen : IOTA
28. Crap shooter's bad roll : SNAKEEYES
30. Type of vaccine : ORAL
33. Empower : VEST
35. Part of R.P.I. : INST
36. Banned act : NONO
38. "Adam ___," Eliot novel : BEDE
40. Border : VERGE
41. Soprano Merriman : NAN
44. Straddling : ASTRIDE
47. Bars at Fort Knox : INGOTS
49. Cap flap : EARLAP
50. Part of A.F.L. : LABOR
51. Luigi's love : AMORE
52. ___ down (subdued) : TONED
54. Badger's kin : OTTER
57. Date for Henri : AMIE
58. Naked : BARE
59. Issue : EMIT
60. ___-majesté : LESE
61. Very, in Valmy : TRES

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