New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 1986

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shoo! : SCAT
5. Dressed for the choir : ROBED
10. Vehicle for James Garner : TANK
14. Musical gp. : ORCH
15. Cognizant : AWARE
16. "___ Named Sue" : ABOY
17. Observe : NOTE
18. Sturdy fabric : DENIM
19. Producer Ivan : TORS
20. Beachwear for Queen Elizabeth : SWIMMINGCOSTUME
23. Elevator man : OTIS
24. Neighbor of Bahrain : QATAR
25. Famous middle man of baseball : EVERS
28. First appearance : DEBUT
31. Kyle of football : ROTE
32. Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
34. "___ Boot," 1981 film : DAS
37. Note pad for Princess Anne : SCRIBBLINGBLOCK
40. Item in Palmer's pocket : TEE
41. Colored, as cheeks : ROUGED
42. Fields, to Agrippa : AGRI
43. Gone up : RISEN
44. Whistle sound : TWEET
45. Gift for a barbecuer : APRON
48. Without any changes : ASIS
50. Weatherstripping, at Buckingham Palace : DRAUGHTEXCLUDER
57. Grayish-brown horses : DUNS
58. Video's complement : AUDIO
59. Bit : IOTA
60. Move cautiously : EDGE
61. Preamble word : UNION
62. Pie plates : TINS
63. Quitclaim : DEED
64. "___ Call You Sweetheart" : LETME
65. Cinch : SNAP
1. Pearl Buck book : SONS
2. Boast : CROW
3. It's after the prologue : ACTI
4. "___ See of You" : THEMOREI
5. Spokes : RADII
6. Gary or Buck : OWENS
7. Child cowboy's cry : BANG
8. Author Ambler : ERIC
9. Many a deejay's disk : DEMO
10. Rat-a-___ : TATTAT
11. In the area : ABOUT
12. "___ Rae," Field film : NORMA
13. Bandleader Kay : KYSER
21. Atlas ref. : MTS
22. Avian delicacy : SQUAB
25. Whilom : ERST
26. "Una ___ poco fa" : VOCE
27. Being, to Bardot : ETRE
28. Condescend : DEIGN
29. River of Northern Ireland : ERNE
30. J.R.'s home town : BIGD
32. Natives of SE Nigeria : IBOS
33. Melancholy : BLUE
34. Italian magistrate of yore : DOGE
35. Bit of suburbia : ACRE
36. Part of a revue : SKIT
38. Fetch : BRING
39. Some court cases : LAWSUITS
43. Awakened : ROUSED
44. Sesame : TIL
45. Extra : ADDED
46. Nice Nellie : PRUDE
47. Extent : RANGE
48. Established principle : AXIOM
49. Tea cake : SCONE
51. Carry : HAUL
52. Air : TUNE
53. Revise for publication : EDIT
54. "___ What Comes Natur'lly" : DOIN
55. Vulcan's workshop : ETNA
56. Scrape roughly : RASP

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