New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1986

Author:Christopher Sherwood
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Christopher Sherwood has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Concern in a casino : ODDS
5. The 4077th, for short : MASH
9. Up-tight coiffure : BUN
12. Commodity : WARE
13. Cay : ISLET
15. Virginal : PURE
16. Major part or the whole thing : LIONSSHARE
18. Winglike : ALAR
19. Antiquated garb : SPATS
20. Brothel : BORDELLO
22. " . . . bells on her ___" : TOES
24. Nocturnal vision : DREAM
25. Thick soup : CHOWDER
28. Historical records : ANNALS
31. Coastal area : SHORE
32. Musical platters : DISCS
34. Caviar : ROE
35. Dinghy implements : OARS
36. Hiding place : CACHE
37. Hide : SKIN
38. Little girl's nickname : SIS
39. Doomed one : GONER
40. Olfactory clue : SCENT
41. Washington neighbor : OREGON
43. Becomes as before : REVERTS
45. Bank transactions : LOANS
47. Computer's "diet" : DATA
48. Calif. ingénues : STARLETS
51. Darts shooter : CUPID
54. Greek letters : TAUS
55. Wild fruit, usually : CRABAPPLES
58. Entreat : URGE
59. Gypsy's card : TAROT
60. Not so much : LESS
61. Phooey! : BAH
62. Clean with a cloth : WIPE
63. Means of egress : EXIT
1. Temple U. mascot : OWL
2. Rostrum : DAIS
3. Kind of kick or line : DROP
4. Defunct D.C. ball team : SENATORS
5. Didn't catch : MISSED
6. Fireplace detritus : ASH
7. Thick piece : SLAB
8. A Judean king : HEROD
9. N.Y.S.E. optimists' creation : BULLMARKET
10. Eurasia's ___ Mountains : URAL
11. One of the Caesars : NERO
14. Veranda adjunct : TERRACE
15. Hymn of praise : PAEAN
17. Vt. ski resort : STOWE
21. Cub Scout groups : DENS
23. Family car : SEDAN
25. Take the gavel : CHAIR
26. Guffaw : HORSELAUGH
27. Kitchen utensil : RICER
29. Prime cuts : LOINS
30. Dispatched : SENT
31. Mediocre : SOSO
33. Tatter : SHRED
36. Link : CONNECT
37. Cornmeal-pork dish : SCRAPPLE
39. Hockey score : GOAL
40. Frame : SETUP
42. Furze : GORSE
44. Abandon the premises : VACATE
46. Sipper : STRAW
48. Ticket remnant : STUB
49. Mr. O'Hara's place : TARA
50. Hindu dress : SARI
52. European evergreen : ILEX
53. Entertainer Arnaz : DESI
56. Jazz form : BOP
57. The Concorde, e.g. : SST

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