New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1986

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Side of a ship : BEAM
5. El ___, Tex. : PASO
9. Hank of coaching fame : STRAM
14. Escutcheon border : ORLE
15. Hedda Hopper tidbit : ITEM
16. "Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
17. Happy : GLAD
18. Satirist Freberg : STAN
19. Claudel's "The ___ Slipper" : SATIN
20. LIMES : ENIGMATICSMILE
23. Gator's kin : CROC
24. Salty assent? : AYE
25. Wartime riveter : ROSIE
28. Keep this under your hat : HEAD
31. Climatic problem : SMOG
35. Solitary : ALONE
36. Give ___ up (help) : ALEG
38. Cider gal of song : IDA
39. BEVEL STAGE : MIXEDVEGETABLES
43. ___ Porath, Swedish film actor : OVE
44. Place with a lock on education : YALE
45. Italian meter man : DANTE
46. When a signorina sups : SERA
48. Bird on a spree? : LARK
50. Daly's co-star on TV : GLESS
51. Angle or cycle preceder : TRI
53. First name in stunts : EVEL
55. APE TOOTS : MASHEDPOTATOES
62. Heavenly butter? : ARIES
63. M.P.'s captive : AWOL
64. "Heroides" poet : OVID
66. Drummer Shelly : MANNE
67. Descartes : RENE
68. Egyptian flower : NILE
69. Alamogordo event : ATEST
70. Biblical dill : ANET
71. Snail-paced : SLOW
1. Marshland : BOG
2. Perry's creator : ERLE
3. He gets Alda glory : ALAN
4. Intern's study : MEDICINE
5. ___ Beach, Calif. : PISMO
6. Fasten (to) : ATTACH
7. Act the usher : SEAT
8. Hawks' home : OMNI
9. Impudent : SASSY
10. North Sea feeder : THAMES
11. French butcher's product : ROTI
12. Plant yielding a yellow dye : AMIL
13. Part of a biblical warning : MENE
21. Avaricious : GREEDY
22. Service trainee : CADET
25. ___ fizz (gin drink) : RAMOS
26. Salad ingredient : OLIVE
27. Bobby-___ : SOXER
29. Rarin' to go : EAGER
30. Hood's drink : ALE
32. "Now We Are Six" author : MILNE
33. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
34. Argon and neon : GASES
37. Doohickey : GADGET
40. Well-founded : VALID
41. Guido note : ELA
42. They may be sent up in trials : BALLOONS
47. Acropolis site : ATHENS
49. Organic compound : KETONE
52. Button on a lane : RESET
54. Domestic staff member : VALET
55. ___ Cass : MAMA
56. Smell ___ (suspect) : ARAT
57. Trig function : SINE
58. Kind of phrase? : PARA
59. Author Wister : OWEN
60. Sinister : EVIL
61. Rustic sight : SILO
65. "The Foggy, Foggy ___" : DEW

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