New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 1986

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. News broadcaster's summary : RECAP
6. Auricular : OTIC
10. Statutes : ACTS
14. "___ Paris," Porter song : ILOVE
15. Hawaiian bird : NENE
16. Recipe direction : BOIL
17. Choice oysters : BLUEPOINTS
19. Heraldic border : ORLE
20. Undermine : SAP
21. Nudge : PROD
22. Basked : SUNNED
24. "Michel Strogoff" author : VERNE
25. Lucy Hayes, ___ Webb : NEE
26. Debussy work : LAMER
29. Decisions at a P.O. : RTES
32. ___ volente : DEO
35. Gemayel of Lebanon : AMIN
36. Declare without proof : ALLEGE
38. Lingerie item : BRA
39. Salad ingredients : DANDELIONGREENS
42. Trygve of the U.N. : LIE
43. Circumscribes : LIMITS
44. ___-majesté : LESE
45. Duo in mayonnaise : ENS
46. Author Barstow : STAN
47. Strains : SIFTS
48. Thee, in Tours : TOI
50. Sage or pimento : SPICE
53. Grain used in making whisky : BARLEY
56. " . . . ___clock scholar" : TENO
57. Vestment : ALB
60. Plant with fleshy leaves : ALOE
61. Summer drink : ICEDCOFFEE
64. Pantheon goddess : JUNO
65. TV's Jack : PAAR
66. Crustacean for a gourmet : PRAWN
67. French souls : AMES
68. Nev. city : ELKO
69. N.Y. restaurateur : SARDI
1. Pork cuts : RIBS
2. Cinders : ELLA
3. Masterstroke : COUP
4. "___ atque vale" : AVE
5. Pungent condiment : PEPPER
6. Lyonnaise potatoes essential : ONION
7. Popular main course : TENDERLOINSTEAK
8. Part of I.R.S. : INT
9. Levy : CESS
10. " . . . her poor dog ___" : ABONE
11. Cabbage accompaniment : CORNEDBEEF
12. Game piece : TILE
13. Coaster : SLED
18. Hockey great : ORR
23. Indy 500 star : UNSER
24. Peddle : VEND
26. Soup server : LADLE
27. Greatly, poetically : AMAIN
28. Thick vegetable soup : MINESTRONE
30. Big top : TENT
31. ___ Benedict : EGGS
33. Director Lubitsch : ERNST
34. Wadis, at times : OASES
36. Landed : ALIT
37. Sieva bean's relative : LIMA
40. Longfellow heroine : ELSIE
41. Author Wiesel : ELIE
47. Ice-cream servers : SCOOPS
49. Pseudobutters : OLEOS
51. Dodger Guerrero : PEDRO
52. Kind of tax: Abbr. : INC
53. ___ California : BAJA
54. Grad. : ALUM
55. Cry out sharply : YIPE
57. Way off : AFAR
58. Lecherous : LEWD
59. Bolivian river : BENI
62. First Lady Grace's man : CAL
63. Spaghetti ___ diavolo : FRA

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