New York Times, Monday, August 11, 1986

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Evelyn Benshoof has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tooth : FANG
5. Sounds from angry fans : BOOS
9. Adriatic wind : BORA
13. Athletic arena : OVAL
14. Lighter : BARGE
15. French-Belgian river : YSER
16. City on the Truckee : RENO
17. City in Fla. : OCALA
18. Tarry : WAIT
19. Retreat : DRAWINONESHORNS
22. Garden in Genesis : EDEN
23. She, in the objective case : HER
24. Participant : SHARER
27. Decelerate : SLOWDOWN
32. Harness parts : HAMES
33. Memorize : LEARN
34. What swains pitch : WOO
35. Not fresh : USED
36. Le ___, French port : HAVRE
37. Grime : DIRT
38. Sault ___ Marie : STE
39. Doled : METED
40. What fools don't make : SENSE
41. Intruded : HORNEDIN
43. Presented : STAGED
44. Yoko : ONO
45. ___ Muller, Whittier girl : MAUD
46. Boast : BLOWONESOWNHORN
54. Hindu queen : RANI
55. ___ France : ILEDE
56. Port in Pa. : ERIE
57. Pub orders : ALES
58. Located : SITED
59. ___ breve : ALLA
60. French painter: 19th century : DORE
61. Kind of carrier or car : MAIL
62. Active one : DOER
1. Shallow place in a river : FORD
2. State : AVER
3. Zola novel : NANA
4. Looked threateningly : GLOWERED
5. Breakfast item : BACON
6. Algerian port : ORAN
7. Eye amorously : OGLE
8. Vacation area : SEASHORE
9. Slogan : BYWORD
10. Glacial ridges : OSAR
11. Check : REIN
12. Bachelor of ___ : ARTS
14. Goof : BONER
20. August 13, e.g. : IDES
21. Given a rough surface : HEWN
24. Silence : SHUSH
25. ___ do with (concerns) : HASTO
26. Asian chieftain : AMEER
27. Las Vegas "natural" : SEVEN
28. Fat : LARD
29. Due : OWING
30. Better's opposite : WORSE
31. Famous : NOTED
33. Part of a scale : LATI
36. Pursuit of pleasure : HEDONISM
37. Passenger with a free ticket : DEADHEAD
39. Less, musically : MENO
40. Dumbfound : STUN
42. Not at all : NOWISE
43. Cut wood : SAWED
45. Example : MODEL
46. Finishing nail : BRAD
47. "Namouna" composer : LALO
48. Lulu : ONER
49. Lamb : ELIA
50. Bristle: Comb. form : SETI
51. Base of a column : ORLO
52. Nettle : RILE
53. Miserly : NEAR

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