New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1986

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Treasury agt. : TMAN
5. Refluxes : EBBS
9. Walls set in ditches : HAHAS
14. Sunny's ___, 1983 Derby winner : HALO
15. A daughter of Laban : LEAH
16. Winged ant : ALATE
17. Site of Vance A.F.B. : ENID
18. African fox : ASSE
19. Less common : RARER
20. Vigorously, for John Philip Sousa? : TOBEATTHEBAND
23. Jackie's second : ARI
24. Brazilian coffee : RIO
25. Battery abbr. : POS
26. III x LXVII : CCI
29. Act vigorously, like Severinsen? : BLOWUPASTORM
32. "___ Moments," Hank Snow hit : STOLEN
35. Huff : PET
36. Iris layer : UVEA
37. Davey of baseball fame : LOPES
38. Old English letter : WEN
39. U.S.N.A. expression : ABEAM
40. Crafts' companion : ARTS
41. Hamartiologist's topic : SIN
42. Ship's radio operator : SPARKS
43. Vigorously, for Hulk Hogan? : TOOTHANDNAIL
46. Seventh sense? : ESP
47. Luther's "___ feste Burg . . . " : EIN
48. Print measures : ENS
49. River in Cork : LEE
52. Vigorously, for Mary Lou Retton? : HEADOVERHEELS
56. Kind of shirt : SPORT
58. Comprehensive : WIDE
59. Counsel, in Caen : AVIS
60. Soft, velvetlike cloth : PANNE
61. Type of sch. : ELEM
62. Plexus : RETE
63. Kabul bigwig : AMEER
64. Make over : REDO
65. Detected : SEEN
1. Iota preceder : THETA
2. Landed estate : MANOR
3. Slip cover? : ALIBI
4. Central point : NODE
5. Glee : ELATION
6. Confer : BESTOW
7. British wingding : BASH
8. Ovine corral : SHEEPPEN
9. Torment repeatedly : HARASS
10. Author Villiers : ALAN
11. Describing a paperback's dearer relative : HARDCOVER
12. Goddess of evil : ATE
13. Indian weight : SER
21. Rhone River city : ARLES
22. Lighter, e.g. : BOAT
27. Joint sound? : CREAK
28. Mosque priests : IMAMS
29. Consecrated : BLEST
30. Topple : UPEND
31. Shylock's friend : TUBAL
32. List of candidates : SLATE
33. Plaza de ___ : TOROS
34. Reading device for the blind : OPTOPHONE
38. Grain sifter : WINNOWER
39. Slavishly imitative : APISH
41. Reputed : SAID
42. Riviera seaport : SANREMO
44. Gangster's gat : HEATER
45. Essential : NEEDED
49. Embankment : LEVEE
50. Size of typewriter type : ELITE
51. Chief city of the Ruhr : ESSEN
53. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
54. Repulsive : VILE
55. Lamb's "A Chapter on ___" : EARS
56. Belgian resort : SPA
57. Knave of clubs : PAM

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