New York Times, Friday, July 4, 1986

Author: H. Hastings Reddall
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
H. Hastings Reddall has 27 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Judith Anderson, e.g. : DAME
5. Island near 54 Across : ELLIS
10. "Take Her, ___ Mine" : SHES
14. Collections of items : ANAS
15. Shade of yellow : MAIZE
16. Elephant's ear : TARO
17. Time for celebrating in U.S.A. : INDEPENDENCEDAY
20. Lake, to Luther : SEE
21. Father of Calydon : ARES
22. "Tears" poet : REESE
23. Casts metal bars : PIGS
24. More widely spaced : SPARSER
26. Desire strongly : ASPIRE
29. Ruthian clouts : SWATS
30. Stake : PALE
31. Surrounder of Notre Dame : SEINE
32. Choose : OPT
35. Sousa subject : STARSANDSTRIPES
39. P.M. period in poesy : EEN
40. U.S. author and family : AGEES
41. Beth's Greek cousin : BETA
42. Cross as ___ : ABEAR
43. Device on a textile machine : EVENER
45. Cleopatra's Needle, e.g. : OBELISK
48. Holly tree : ILEX
49. Flowering shrub : LILAC
50. Gelatinous material : AGAR
51. Onager : ASS
54. Bartholdi sculpture : STATUEOFLIBERTY
58. Feminine suffix : ETTE
59. Oscillograph inventor : BRAUN
60. Writer O'Faoláin : SEAN
61. Exigency : NEED
62. Language of Iceland : NORSE
63. He wrote "Meh Lady" : PAGE
1. Tribune : DAIS
2. Poet Sexton : ANNE
3. Constructed : MADE
4. Suffix with Annam : ESE
5. Finish spelunking : EMERGE
6. Sites of many strikes : LANES
7. Opercula : LIDS
8. Canon follower : IZE
9. H.H.H. was one : SEN
10. Coxes : STEERS
11. Pluto, to Pluto : HADES
12. Obliterate : ERASE
13. "Street Scene" painter : SOYER
18. Au ___ (at par) : PAIR
19. Lunar feature : CRATER
23. Pilaster : PIER
24. Sculptor Giacometti was one : SWISS
25. Fight for breath : PANT
26. Chevet : APSE
27. Please a gourmand : SATE
28. Townsend ___: 1933 : PLAN
29. Passover feast : SEDER
31. Kind of attack : SNEAK
32. Frank : OPEN
33. Jazzman Fountain : PETE
34. Autocrat : TSAR
36. Wood resembling mahogany : SABICU
37. What trees' rings reveal : AGES
38. Wild goat : IBEX
42. Having winglike parts : ALATED
43. Galahad's mother : ELAINE
44. Part of speech : VERB
45. Ole of comical fame : OLSEN
46. Please, in Berlin : BITTE
47. Raise spirits : ELATE
48. Arctic dwellings : IGLUS
50. On the horizon : AFAR
51. Hectarage, e.g. : AREA
52. Smoker : STAG
53. Since then, to Burns : SYNE
55. Naut. direction : EBN
56. Gold, in Genova : ORO
57. Phenomenon studied at Duke U. : ESP

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