New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1986

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Light brushstrokes : DABS
5. Chaos among G.I.'s : SNAFU
10. Tooth-fancying gp. : BPOE
14. Parisienne's periodical : ELLE
15. Mounted lancer : UHLAN
16. Oven or comedian : LEHR
17. Month before Nisan : ADAR
18. Paddy wagon : BLACKMARIA
20. Bigot : RACIST
22. Widely distributed trees and shrubs : SENECIOS
23. "___ Magic Glasses": Goodsell : KATIES
25. Sign : INK
26. Sale-goods groups : JOBLOTS
28. Blunder : STUMBLE
32. Japanese apricot : UME
33. Road to Fairbanks : ALCAN
35. Fashionable assemblage : SALON
36. Musical skip : LEAP
38. "Time Tangle" author : EAGAR
40. Australian sailor's mile : NAUT
41. Bird of fine feathers : EGRET
43. Plate for a priest : PATEN
45. Compagnie, for short : CIE
46. Boss or innkeeper : PADRONE
48. A railbird : CLOCKER
50. To and ___ : FRO
51. Jostles : SHOVES
52. Place for an idol : PEDESTAL
56. Anagram for marina : AIRMAN
59. Teacher's aid : BLACKBOARD
61. Haste, in Hamburg : EILE
62. Give off : EMIT
63. Janvier through décembre : ANNEE
64. Shoshoneans : UTES
65. "The king can ___ wrong" : DONO
66. Daunt : DETER
67. "___ more to be pitied . . . " : SHES
1. Letter opener : DEAR
2. Hawkeye of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
3. Pirate Edward Teach : BLACKBEARD
4. Pearl White specialty : SERIAL
5. Foreign-flick feature : SUBTITLE
6. Rangers' org. : NHL
7. "Amo, amas, I love ___": O'Keeffe : ALASS
8. Starlet's fortune : FACE
9. Ravel or unravel : UNKNIT
10. Actress Honor ___ : BLACKMAN
11. Elfin creature : PERI
12. Cairo's stream : OHIO
13. Stages of history : ERAS
19. Bills of fare : MENUS
21. Ancient ambulatory : STOA
24. Emulate Houdini : ESCAPE
26. Plantation libation : JULEP
27. Last of a list : OMEGA
28. Grab : SNATCH
29. Farrier : BLACKSMITH
30. Satchmo : LOUIE
31. Stage direction : ENTER
34. Moslem title : AGA
37. Corona's cousin : PERFECTO
39. Gunnery crewman : RELOADER
42. Codfish : TORSK
44. ___ Sad, Yugoslav city : NOVI
47. Words of faint praise : NOTBAD
49. Night-blooming cactus : CEREUS
51. Reporter's bias : SLANT
52. Educ. degree : PBED
53. Napoli's Castel Sant'___ : ELMO
54. Hammett's "The ___ Curse" : DAIN
55. Top-notch : AONE
57. Term at sea : ALEE
58. Headland : NESS
60. Arikara : REE

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