New York Times, Friday, August 15, 1986

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Pony : TROT
5. U.K. honor : OBE
8. Indian of Nicaragua : RAMA
12. Fad : RAGE
13. Peace goddess : IRENE
15. Kirghiz mountain range : ALAI
16. Egyptian wader : IBIS
17. Colonist's greeting to an Indian : NETOP
18. Voiceless : SURD
19. Russian physiologist: 1849–1936 : PAVLOV
21. Aromatic shrub : ALLSPICE
23. Fatty : STEARIC
25. Small quantity of liquid : SUP
26. Growl : GNAR
28. Vexed : ROILED
33. Old colonnade : STOA
37. Part of a harem : ODA
38. Tincture component : IODIDE
39. "Ars ___" : LONGAVITABREVIS
42. ___ of quinine : OLEATE
43. Former silver 5-franc piece : ECU
44. Hide's partner : SEEK
45. Reign of ___: 1793–94 : TERROR
46. Roster : LIST
48. Women's ___ : LIB
50. African antelopes : DUIKERS
55. Existed consequentially : RESULTED
60. Prejudiced : NARROW
61. Mimic : APER
62. Goodbye, in Grenoble : ADIEU
64. Domini's predecessor : ANNO
65. Capital of Saudi Arabia : RIAD
66. Immunizing fluid : SERUM
67. Name meaning "I am faithful" : FIDO
68. Grayish yellow : ECRU
69. Indian weight : SER
70. Cardinal suffix : TEEN
1. Pawls : TRIPS
2. Moroccan seaport : RABAT
3. Architectural rib : OGIVE
4. Kind of coil : TESLA
5. Jacutinga, e.g. : ORE
6. Second of a series : BETA
7. Organic compounds : ENOLS
8. Grate : RASP
9. His, in Le Havre : ALUI
10. Type of brandy : MARC
11. Helper : AIDE
13. Roman observation on tippling : INVINOVERITAS
14. U.S. minted motto : EPLURIBUSUNUM
20. Assn. : ORG
22. Animal trail : SPOOR
24. "The ___," Bill Nye drama : CADI
27. Honey badger : RATEL
29. April 13 : IDES
30. Type of TV coverage : LIVE
31. ___ Sedgwick, tragic heiress : EDIE
32. Kind of police sergeant : DESK
33. Job opening : SLOT
34. Lacquered ware : TOLE
35. Humdinger : ONER
36. Food thickener : AGAR
40. Kwajalein or Bikini : ATOLL
41. Etcher's substance : ACID
47. Padre's sister : TIA
49. Family in a G. Eliot book : BEDES
51. Met mezzo-soprano : KRAFT
52. Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
53. Adjective for une boule : RONDE
54. Syncope : SWOON
55. Earth or bit preceder : RARE
56. Virgil's "Aeneid," e.g. : EPIC
57. Gunlock catch : SEAR
58. Indic language : URDU
59. Catastrophic : DIRE
63. A neighbor of Afr. : EUR

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