New York Times, Friday, August 8, 1986

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chum, Western style : PARD
5. "___ as eye could see": Kingsley : ASFAR
10. Pituitary-gland product : ACTH
14. Fit to ___ : ATEE
15. Wynyard or Rigg : DIANA
16. Word before fly : SHOO
17. Mickey Rooney film: 1981 : LEAVEEMLAUGHING
20. Author Ford ___ Ford : MADOX
21. Adherent : IST
22. Lead or bit : ROLE
23. Valor or virtue : ARETE
24. Bernstein : LEONARD
26. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
28. Epidote or egeran : MINERAL
31. Marked by decadence : EFFETE
34. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
35. Journal or Japan suffix : ESE
36. Sticky substances : GOOS
37. Van Dine sleuth : VANCE
39. Stage acronym : ANTA
40. Mus. adaptation : ARR
41. Hyena of comics : LENA
42. Mass of lymphoid tissue : TONSIL
44. Loiterer : LAGGARD
46. Senator or polar explorer : BYRD
47. Purchasing agent, e.g. : ORDERER
49. Many-eyed monster : ARGUS
53. Okla. Indian : OTOE
54. High, to a Hebrew : ELI
55. Stir up : ROUSE
56. Postal requests : RETURNADDRESSES
59. Wallet fillers : ONES
60. Poet Nicolson : ADELA
61. Where to find a thimble : ETUI
62. ___ to a turn : DONE
63. Items on a Soho auto : TYRES
64. Bribes : SOPS
1. Part of Pedro's hand : PALMA
2. Go on ___ (have a wild time) : ATEAR
3. "Foul Play" author: 1869 : READE
4. Aficionados : DEVOTEES
5. He wrote "Pink Marsh": 1897 : ADE
6. A trope : SIMILE
7. Kind of face : FALSE
8. Structural : ANATOMIC
9. Noted Indian author : RAU
10. Not asea : ASHORE
11. Hellman's "The ___ Hour" : CHILDRENS
12. Actor in "Advise and Consent" : TONE
13. Hampshire, e.g. : HOG
18. Try hard : EXERT
19. Land follower : GRANT
25. XC : NINETY
27. Harsh : SEVERE
29. ___ spumante : ASTI
30. Pitcher Luis ___ : LEAL
31. Uniform, to Pierre : EGAL
32. Tribunals : FORA
33. John Farrar's "___ Shrines" : FORGOTTEN
34. Actress Alicia : ANA
38. Old Rough-___ (Z. Taylor) : ANDREADY
39. "Days of Wine ___," 1962 film : ANDROSES
41. He does port work : LADER
43. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
45. Ptarmigan : GROUSE
46. Restrain : BRIDLE
48. Pliny the ___ : ELDER
50. Zest : GUSTO
51. Exhaust : USEUP
52. Black-fin snappers : SESIS
53. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
56. Gunsel's weapon : ROD
57. Historic Turner : NAT
58. A short-napped fabric : RAS

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