New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1986

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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. Intelligent : SMART
6. Simmer : STEW
10. Steely : HARD
14. Purport : TENOR
15. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
16. Hebrew month : ADAR
17. Utah mountain range : UINTA
18. Anka or Lynde : PAUL
19. Alaskan cape : NOME
20. Bright idea : BRAINCHILD
22. Varsity ___, 30's dance : DRAG
23. This often features stars : CAST
24. Family of an Irish patriot : EMMETS
26. Newsman Dan : RATHER
30. Nostalgic song or film : OLDIE
32. Court figure : ASHE
33. Flag : TIRE
35. Roman official : EDILE
39. Got hot under the collar : STEAMED
41. Nickname : AGNOMEN
43. Ling-Ling, e.g. : PANDA
44. A Turner : LANA
46. Slav of E. Germany : WEND
47. Employer : HIRER
49. Shawls : MANTAS
51. Bring into harmony : ATTUNE
54. Dispel : ROUT
56. Gab : CHIN
57. Object of one's affection : HEARTTHROB
63. Bombastic language : RANT
64. Irish river : ERNE
65. Depart : LEAVE
66. He wrote "Picnic" : INGE
67. Stonewort : ALGA
68. Terry or Burstyn : ELLEN
69. Source of venison : DEER
70. ___ off (irate) : TEED
71. Correct : EMEND
1. Part of a ticket : STUB
2. She wrote "My Life" : MEIR
3. "___ Lucasta," O'Neill play : ANNA
4. French roast : ROTI
5. Spell : TRANCE
6. Last year's frosh : SOPHS
7. Benedict Arnold, for one : TRAITOR
8. Hebrew month after Ab : ELUL
9. United closely : WELDED
10. Garment for Second Hand Rose : HANDMEDOWN
11. Idolize : ADORE
12. ___ Gan, Israeli city : RAMAT
13. Undesirable leavings : DREGS
21. Menu : CARTE
25. Aspect : MIEN
26. Grate : RASP
27. The Charles's pooch : ASTA
28. At that time : THEN
29. Employment agent : HEADHUNTER
31. Spare : LEAN
34. Not working : IDLE
36. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
37. Horne who blew in from Brooklyn : LENA
38. Odds and ___ : ENDS
40. Popular street name : MAIN
42. A to Z : GAMUT
45. Put in proper order : ARRANGE
48. Warm over : REHEAT
50. Great Britain's P.M.: 1945–51 : ATTLEE
51. Irritating : ACRID
52. Scottish feudal lord : THANE
53. Trace : TINGE
55. Mountain nymph : OREAD
58. First name in mysteries : ERLE
59. Position of control : HELM
60. Respiratory sound : RALE
61. Kiln : OVEN
62. Curved part of a stream : BEND

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