New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 1986

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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. Surrounded by : AMID
5. Girl for a Glaswegian : LASS
9. Famed Jewish biblical commentator : RASHI
14. Hyena of comics : LENA
15. "My Theodosia" author ___ Seton : ANYA
16. "___ companion, loving his bottle . . . ": Arbuthnot : ABOON
17. Placid : EASYGOING
19. "M ___ the million things . . . " : ISFOR
20. Native of Canea : CRETAN
21. Tape holder : CASSETTE
23. Porter's "___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
24. Hagiographist's topic : SAINT
25. Bernstein hit song : MARIA
29. Kept secret : UNTOLD
32. Humane org. : CARE
35. Author of "The Green Hat" : ARLEN
37. Chop follower : SUEY
38. Lennon's widow : ONO
39. Emulate Chagall : PAINT
40. B–F connection : CDE
41. Costello and Gehrig : LOUS
43. P.G.A.'s Calvin : PEETE
44. Scorch : CHAR
45. San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
47. Audacity : NERVE
49. Winning edges, frequently : HAIRS
51. Author of "The Promised Land" : ANTIN
55. Bout that's a rout : MISMATCH
58. Subject for a probate court : ESTATE
59. Province in Sumatra : ACHIN
60. Dickens novel : HARDTIMES
62. Mazuma : MOOLA
63. Bearing : MIEN
64. Partial: Comb. form : MERI
65. Llama territory : ANDES
66. Former queen of Greece : OLGA
67. Pelion's supporter : OSSA
1. Smart ___ : ALECK
2. Stiller's partner : MEARA
3. Map within a map : INSET
4. Dawn-to-dusk hours : DAYTIME
5. City NE of Paris : LAON
6. Black cuckoo : ANI
7. Lip follower : SYNC
8. Adventure tales : SAGAS
9. It was once a grape : RAISIN
10. Stays away, with "oneself" : ABSENTS
11. Easy mark : SOFTTOUCH
12. Derisive sound : HOOT
13. Anent : INRE
18. Titans' mother : GAEA
22. Stroll : SAUNTER
26. Harmony : RAPPORT
27. Dies ___ : IRAE
28. Outlander : ALIEN
30. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
31. Cleaner's partner : DYER
32. Popular flavoring : COLA
33. Ubiquitous auth. : ANON
34. Wearing nonslippage horseshoes : ROUGHSHOD
36. Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
42. Nautical stretch : SEAMILE
44. Part of a peseta : CENTIMO
46. Rain-forest vines : LIANAS
48. Great in range : VAST
50. Jerk : SCHMO
52. Domesticates : TAMES
53. Brain passages : ITERS
54. Ending with Poly or Indo : NESIA
55. "I Remember ___" : MAMA
56. Sacred image : ICON
57. "___ to the Chief" : HAIL
58. Best or Millay : EDNA
61. Certain P.O. mail : REG

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