New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1986

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F G J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Appears : SEEMS
6. H.S. dance : PROM
10. What highwaymen do : ROB
13. Carry on : ACTUP
14. Function : ROLE
15. Fla. county : DADE
16. Selected : CHOSE
17. Kiln : OVEN
18. Malevolent : EVIL
19. Kind of boom : SONIC
20. Will : TESTAMENT
22. Orchard product : CIDER
24. "Sail ___ Union . . . ": Longfellow : ONO
25. Humdrum : PROSAIC
28. Atomic particles : PROTONS
32. Pot's cover : LID
33. Procrastinator's word : LATER
35. Tibetan neighbor : NEPAL
36. Gas company's customer : USER
38. Displaced-persons org.: 1946–52 : IRO
39. Kind of novel : DIME
40. Apportions : METES
42. Beginning : ONSET
45. Wedding-report word : NEE
46. Diet essential : PROTEIN
48. Speak strongly against : PROTEST
50. Rainbow : ARC
51. Singer Della : REESE
52. He has hives : BEEKEEPER
56. Sp. misses : SRTAS
60. Steak order : RARE
61. Roman statesman : CATO
62. Explore : PROBE
63. Steel source : IRON
64. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARRU
65. Dismal, in Dumfries : OORIE
66. Curve : ESS
67. P.G.A. members : PROS
68. Kilmer classic : TREES
1. Black Hawk's tribe : SACS
2. Feedback of a sort : ECHO
3. Collar or college : ETON
4. "And ___ power obey": Dryden : MUSICS
5. Unique : SPECIAL
6. Parasol's purpose : PROTECTION
7. Nomad : ROVER
8. Bullring sounds : OLES
9. Wise, trusted counselor : MENTOR
10. Kind of review : RAVE
11. Woden's Norse counterpart : ODIN
12. Karate award : BELT
15. Lowered in rank : DEMOTED
21. Prolific author? : ANON
23. Day, in Durango : DIA
25. Chubby : PLUMP
26. Stair part : RISER
27. "___ a Nightingale": Keats : ODETO
28. Well-heeled : PROSPEROUS
29. Express a notion : OPINE
30. Appoints : NAMES
31. Nasty precipitation : SLEET
34. North or south follower : ERN
37. Captured again : RETAKEN
41. Withered : SERE
43. Poetic "before" : ERE
44. Tippler : TOSSPOT
47. Glacier that spreads outward : ICECAP
49. Bratty kid : TERROR
51. Backward: Prefix : RETRO
52. Soft cheese : BRIE
53. "I'm all ___" : EARS
54. Cupid, to Plato : EROS
55. Young salmon : PARR
57. Sped : TORE
58. Rose Murphy's spouse : ABIE
59. Comprehends : SEES

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