New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1986

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
W
3
E
4
D
5
J
6
A
7
M
8
B
9
D
10
E
11
G
12
A
13
S
14
R
O
U
E
15
A
R
I
A
16
I
R
A
T
E
17
T
U
B
A
18
M
I
C
K
19
J
A
G
G
E
R
20
S
K
I
L
21
L
S
22
H
E
E
D
23
A
E
F
24
E
T
E
25
F
A
S
T
E
26
N
27
C
28
A
B
29
A
30
S
I
E
31
M
O
32
S
33
S
34
Y
35
A
B
L
36
F
E
L
L
37
E
38
D
39
A
T
T
U
40
H
O
A
41
G
Y
C
A
R
M
I
42
C
H
A
E
L
43
N
U
K
E
44
T
R
E
M
O
R
45
N
E
E
46
S
T
E
M
47
S
48
D
A
R
E
49
K
P
S
50
S
T
51
I
52
N
G
S
53
E
54
K
E
55
C
56
H
57
E
58
A
D
A
R
59
O
P
E
N
60
E
61
R
62
H
E
D
63
Y
L
A
M
A
64
R
R
65
E
T
T
A
66
A
R
I
E
L
67
E
V
I
L
68
N
O
U
N
69
W
A
T
T
S
70
D
E
F
Y
71
E
N
I
D
© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dumbfounded : AWED
5. Window-frame part : JAMB
9. Painter of "Absinthe" : DEGAS
14. Lecher : ROUE
15. Song for Sills : ARIA
16. Cross : IRATE
17. Bass horn : TUBA
18. Singer from Dartford, England : MICKJAGGER
20. Techniques : SKILLS
22. Listen to : HEED
23. Gen. Pershing's command : AEF
24. Antonym of hiver : ETE
25. Hitch : FASTEN
27. Calloway : CAB
29. Where La Chine is : ASIE
31. Antiquated : MOSSY
35. Gram. case : ABL
36. Hewed : FELLED
39. One of the Near Islands : ATTU
40. Songwriter from Bloomington, Ind. : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
43. Reactor, for short : NUKE
44. Shudder : TREMOR
45. Lorna Ridd, ___ Doone : NEE
46. Rises : STEMS
48. Venture : DARE
49. G.I.'s, at times : KPS
50. Overcharges : STINGS
53. ___ out (make do) : EKE
55. Fidel's former aide : CHE
58. Shebat's follower : ADAR
59. Kitchen device : OPENER
62. Film star from Vienna : HEDYLAMARR
65. Kett of comics : ETTA
66. Character in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
67. Malefic : EVIL
68. Common or proper word : NOUN
69. Scene of violence in 1965 : WATTS
70. Challenge : DEFY
71. Geraint's wife : ENID
1. Judo and karate, e.g. : ARTS
2. "The Caine Mutiny" author : WOUK
3. Pianist from Baltimore, Md. : EUBIEBLAKE
4. Started a poker game : DEALT
5. Plays jazz : JAMS
6. "Exodus" hero : ARI
7. Actor from Bristol, England : MICHAELREDGRAVE
8. Certain gatherings : BAKES
9. Royal headband : DIADEM
10. Work unit : ERG
11. Cuckoo : GAGA
12. Fits to ___ : ATEE
13. Medieval toiler : SERF
19. Kind of stream : JET
21. Like a thicket in June : LEAFY
25. Pertaining to threads : FILAR
26. Beery or Webster : NOAH
27. Lyricist Sammy's kin : CAHNS
28. Roughly : ABOUT
30. Schismatic group : SECT
32. Bandleader from Wichita, Kan. : STANKENTON
33. Saturate : STEEP
34. Certain feast days : YULES
37. Woodhouse and Lazarus : EMMAS
38. Name in fashion : DIOR
41. Cat's-eyes, e.g. : GEMS
42. ___ up on (surprise) : CREEP
47. Booths : STALLS
51. Writer Tarbell : IDA
52. Identified : NAMED
54. N.H. city : KEENE
55. Quid, in Dogpatch : CHAW
56. Zeus's sister and mate : HERA
57. Copyread : EDIT
59. Paris suburb : ORLY
60. Glasses case : ETUI
61. Dancer who had very few fans : RAND
63. However : YET
64. Moroccan coastal region : RIF

Found bugs or have suggestions?