New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 1986

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Weighs : HEFTS
6. Mongol ruler : KHAN
10. The rabble : RAFF
14. Writer Cleveland : AMORY
15. Glittery fabric : LAME
16. Famed nom de plume : ELIA
17. Vilify : SMEAR
18. Control of a market by a few firms : OLIGOPOLY
20. Zeal : PASSION
22. Columbus's townspeople : GENOESE
23. Relinquishes : HANDSOVER
25. Homophone for sleigh : SLAY
28. Spasms : TICS
29. Secret supply : STASH
33. Palooka's Fisher : HAM
34. East African tree : ROKA
35. Rate of activity : TEMPO
36. TV's "One Day at ___" : ATIME
38. Cgs-system unit : ERG
40. Ann ___, Mich. : ARBOR
41. News summary : RECAP
42. Young salmon : PARR
44. Forage plant : ERS
45. Plant used for making pipes : ERICA
46. Tease unmercifully : RIDE
47. Bohemian : ARTY
48. Retreats : HIDEAWAYS
51. Has a goal : ASPIRES
54. Fashionable : ALAMODE
58. Describing symphonies, sonatas, etc. : CLASSICAL
60. Forded : WADED
61. Polite term of address : MAAM
62. Cheat : GULL
63. Levered : PRIED
64. River of Spain : EBRO
65. Lawman Eliot : NESS
66. Arenaceous : SANDY
1. Fastener : HASP
2. Madame Bovary : EMMA
3. Hostile ones : FOES
4. Worthless : TRASHY
5. Middle Eastern republic : SYRIA
6. Site of the 1897 gold rush : KLONDIKE
7. Holbrook or Linden : HAL
8. Fidel's friends : AMIGOS
9. Site of Beersheba : NEGEV
10. City-room denizen : REPORTER
11. Sun-loving plant : ALOE
12. Iraqi coin : FILS
13. Alice of musicals : FAYE
19. Commodore's shoulderwear : ONESTAR
21. Aware of : ONTO
24. Villain of "Tosca" : SCARPIA
25. Take part : SHARE
26. Subsequently : LATER
27. Caesar's friends : AMICI
30. Yellowish brown : AMBER
31. Frolic : SPORT
32. Fond of fox hunting : HORSY
34. Overhauls, e.g. : REPAIRS
37. Assertive masculinity : MACHISMO
39. Wild ducks : GADWALLS
43. Authentic : REAL
46. Set free : RESCUE
47. Eritrean capital : ASMARA
49. Condescend : DEIGN
50. Squawks : YAWPS
51. Summit : ACME
52. Chunk : SLAB
53. Carson predecessor : PAAR
55. One-eyed god : ODIN
56. Two-way action : DEED
57. Vortex : EDDY
59. Kaline and Rosen of baseball : ALS

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