New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1986

Author: Dale O. Burgener
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What the world needs now : LOVE
5. Ultimate diets : FASTS
10. Aleutian island : ATKA
14. Sign on seconds : ASIS
15. Vamp : INTRO
16. Burden : LOAD
17. Football holders : TEES
18. Colorant : STAIN
19. Bouffant hair style : AFRO
20. Start of a tuneful lament : HEWASHERMANBUT
23. Sweet potatoes, to y'all : YAMS
24. Englishman's char : TEA
25. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
28. Attractive people : CHARMERS
33. ___ Peter to pay Paul : ROB
34. World Court site, with "The" : HAGUE
36. Lifeboat crane : DAVIT
37. " . . . but deliver us from ___" : EVIL
39. Jogger's cousin : LOPER
41. Jules Verne hero : NEMO
42. French heads : TETES
44. Carrousels, e.g. : RIDES
46. Huxley's "Brave ___ World" : NEW
47. Attacked : ASSAILED
49. Puckered fabric : PLISSE
51. Opp. of SSW : NNE
52. Jumping place for a cow : MOON
53. End of 20 Across : HEDONEHERWRONG
60. Yield by treaty : CEDE
61. Turn aside : AVERT
62. Govt. group for farming : USDA
63. Rabbit or Fox : BRER
64. Washington portraitist : PEALE
65. Imitation : SHAM
66. Jacob's dozen, e.g. : SONS
67. Made a blunder : ERRED
68. Cod's relative : HAKE
1. It gets plastered : LATH
2. Hosea, Douay version : OSEE
3. Opinion : VIEW
4. Attempts : ESSAYS
5. Piscatorial fertilizer : FISHMEAL
6. Kicks in a chip : ANTES
7. "To reach the unreachable ___!" : STAR
8. Svelte : TRIM
9. Beethoven's "Moonlight ___" : SONATA
10. Mobile man : ALABAMAN
11. Bean curd : TOFU
12. Mini motorcar : KART
13. Foofaraw : ADO
21. Obi : SASH
22. A real drip : NERD
25. Actress Nissen : GRETA
26. Wanders : ROVES
27. Final bios : OBITS
28. Little archer : CUPID
29. Notice carefully : HEED
30. Nothing odd about these : EVENS
31. Covers with ice crystals : RIMES
32. Uncle Tom's creator : STOWE
35. Skirt insert : GORE
38. Namesakes of the sweetheart of 53 Down : LEANDERS
40. Publicized : REPORTED
43. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
45. " . . . the heart is ___ to learn": Millay : SLOW
48. Delaware Indian : LENAPE
50. Rapid entrance : INRUSH
52. Singer Haggard : MERLE
53. A priestess of Aphrodite : HERO
54. First mates' home : EDEN
55. Always : EVER
56. Get the word : HEAR
57. Govt. protective agency : OSHA
58. A state named for Sioux Ind. : NDAK
59. 15, 30, 45, ___ : GAME
60. What W. S. Paley founded : CBS

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