New York Times, Monday, August 18, 1986

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Evelyn Benshoof has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Poderosa family member : HOSS
5. Thick slice of bread : SLAB
9. Peduncle : STEM
13. A Johnson : ARTE
14. Jostle : SHOVE
15. Kind of shirt : POLO
16. Guide : LEAD
17. Verb in a biblical admonition : COVET
18. A Guthrie : ARLO
19. Assail suddenly : FLYATONESTHROAT
22. Shredded : TORE
23. Greek goddess of dawn : EOS
24. Wis. city : RACINE
27. Equine pest : HORSEFLY
32. ___ drab : OLIVE
33. Printing mark : CARET
34. Corded fabric : REP
35. Sleazy bar : DIVE
36. Founded : BASED
37. German coal basin : SAAR
38. Unusual shoe width : EEE
39. Fabrics : FELTS
40. Vivid : ALIVE
41. Hurriedly : ONTHEFLY
43. Something to tip : SCALES
44. An Onassis nickname : ARI
45. Hemplike fiber : SUNN
46. Act forthrightly : FLYINTHETEETHOF
54. Iranian coin : RIAL
55. Prophetic card : TAROT
56. One of almost 12,000 N.Y.C. vehicles : TAXI
57. Concerning : INRE
58. All possible : EVERY
59. Lycian poet : OLEN
60. Do a sitter's job : TEND
61. Galley mark : DELE
62. Cornmeal bread : PONE
1. Word with shell or sole : HALF
2. Soviet city : OREL
3. Tarry : STAY
4. Tending to calm : SEDATIVE
5. Sparkled : SHONE
6. In tennis, nothing : LOVE
7. City sts. : AVES
8. Improved : BETTERED
9. Thinly populated : SPARSE
10. Ring contestant in Madrid : TORO
11. Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
12. Debatable : MOOT
14. Tally : SCORE
20. Franchot of films : TONE
21. "A ___, of golden daffodils": Wordsworth : HOST
24. Western exhibition : RODEO
25. Strange : ALIEN
26. Bush cat : CIVET
27. Precipitate : HASTY
28. Bauxite and galena : ORES
29. Easily broken : FRAIL
30. Desert : LEAVE
31. Belgian town, to a Frenchman : YPRES
33. Summon : CALL
36. Was becoming to : BEFITTED
37. Describing some desks : SLANTTOP
39. Bouquet enhancer : FERN
40. Skin blemish : ACNE
42. Approved enthusiastically : HAILED
43. Fatlike : SUETY
45. Put away : STORE
46. Ingredient of glass : FRIT
47. Occupation : LINE
48. Story : YARN
49. Contain : HAVE
50. Diminutive suffix : EREL
51. Nimbus : HALO
52. Draft animals : OXEN
53. Choice : FINE

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