Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1986

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Alfio Micci has 89 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Double agent : SPY
4. Skater Brinker : HANS
8. Parrot : MACAW
13. Llama's home : PERU
14. Mad as ___ hen : AWET
15. Courtyards : ATRIA
16. Fragrant river? : ODER
17. Theda of silents : BARA
18. Tale : STORY
19. Palindrome : WASITARATISAW
22. Printemps follower : ETE
23. C: Abbr. : HND
24. Make do : EKE
25. Nab : BAG
28. Hit the hay : RETIRE
30. French soul : AME
31. Nor'wester : GALE
32. Manly : VIRILE
34. Wall hanging : ARRAS
35. Palindrome : TISIVANONAVISIT
39. Master of ceremonies : EMCEE
40. Forty winks : CATNAP
41. Tater : SPUD
42. Euripides drama : ION
43. Malt vinegar : ALEGAR
47. Sesame : TIL
48. Work unit : ERG
49. Author Umberto : ECO
50. Quarter of four : ONE
51. Palindrome : LIVENOTONEVIL
55. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
57. Do a pressing job : IRON
58. Musical subject : TEMA
59. Sophia of films : LOREN
60. Serve : TEND
61. Waiter's need : TRAY
62. Author of "The Torch Bearers" : NOYES
63. Greek peak : OSSA
64. Photog's abbr. : ENL
1. Composed : SEDATE
2. Fix in advance : PRESET
3. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
4. Aria from "Carmen" : HABANERA
5. Tony or Emmy : AWARD
6. Tiber feeder : NERA
7. Report : STATEMENT
8. En ___ (in a group) : MASSE
9. "___ boy!" : ATTA
10. Jimmies : CROWBARS
11. Tune : AIR
12. Path : WAY
13. Word with play or saw : POWER
20. Prosper : THRIVE
21. Mamie's man : IKE
26. Jai ___ : ALAI
27. Exploit : GEST
29. Like campus walls : IVIED
30. "Seldom comes ___ laughing home" : ALOAN
31. Complain : GRIPE
33. Pseudonym : INCOGNITO
34. Teen heartthrob Frankie : AVALON
35. Kind of tube : TEST
36. Body of African warriors : IMPI
37. Room adjoining a kitchen : SCULLERY
38. Constrictor : ANACONDA
42. Pique : IRE
44. Rule : GOVERN
45. Neither vegetable nor mineral : ANIMAL
46. Transfer : RELAY
48. Uses a plane : EVENS
49. Collars or jackets : ETONS
52. Curare's kin : INEE
53. Mine yields : ORES
54. Major ending : ETTE
55. Northumberland river : ALN
56. Old card game : LOO

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