New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1986

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Become bored : PALL
5. Athletic tracks : OVALS
10. Form of pollution : SMOG
14. Mine, to Denise : AMOI
15. County in Ky. : LARUE
16. "___ Loves Mambo," 1954 song : PAPA
17. Dodger infielder: 1937–47 : COOKIELAVAGETTO
20. Printing mark : ASTERISK
21. Relating to a cereal : OATEN
22. "And Then There Were ___": Christie : NONE
23. Spread outward : FLARED
25. He wrote "The Master Builder" : IBSEN
28. Gladden : ELATE
29. Former model–talk-show personality : CANDYJONES
32. Limned : DREW
36. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
37. Bonne ___ (Happy New Year): Fr. : ANNEE
38. Swiss canton : URI
39. Reduce a sail : REEF
41. Baseball Hall of Famer : PIETRAYNOR
44. Match site : ARENA
46. Sheriff's men : POSSE
47. Melodious : ARIOSE
49. Eager : AGOG
51. "___ for Adano" : ABELL
52. Role for Dustin Hoffman : GRADUATE
56. Composer of "King Porter Stomp" : JELLYROLLMORTON
59. Away from the wind : ALEE
60. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
61. In ___ (entirely) : TOTO
62. Soaks flax : RETS
63. Hair dye : HENNA
64. Gush forth : SPEW
1. S.A. rodent : PACA
2. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
3. Pillage : LOOT
4. Compared : LIKENED
5. Liquid portion of a fat : OLEIN
6. "___ Triste": Sibelius : VALSE
7. Sultanabad, today : ARAK
8. Anne Jackson stage vehicle: 1964 : LUV
9. Red or Dead : SEA
10. Impaled : SPEARED
11. Having a dull finish : MATTE
12. Chose : OPTED
13. Talmudic scholar's title : GAON
18. Sardonic literary style : IRONY
19. Get one's ___ (annoy) : GOAT
23. Swift : FLEET
24. Powerful beam : LASER
25. Decorator of sorts : ICER
26. Clam follower : BAKE
27. Snick or ___ : SNEE
28. Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
30. Mocks : JAPES
31. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
33. Operates : RUNS
34. God of love : EROS
35. Cable : WIRE
40. Woven fabrics : FAILLES
42. Nickname, in Navarra : APODO
43. Fermented milk foods : YOGURTS
45. ___-poly : ROLY
47. A poplar : ABELE
48. Sublease : RELET
49. Composer Harold : ARLEN
50. Alpha, beta, ___ : GAMMA
51. Slightly open : AJAR
52. Secluded valley : GLEN
53. Over : ATOP
54. Carry : TOTE
55. Sufficient, poetically : ENOW
57. Bowl sound : RAH
58. "___ to Napoleon": Schoenberg : ODE

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