New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 1986

Author:Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Evelyn Benshoof has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. America is one : LAND
5. African republic : CHAD
9. Addict : USER
13. ___ fixe : IDEE
14. Region, to Keats : CLIME
15. City in Alaska : NOME
16. Expensive : DEAR
17. Afghan city : HERAT
18. An anagram for nail : LAIN
19. Successful : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
22. Zephyr's cousin : GUST
23. River inlet : RIA
24. The Hague's Peace ___ : PALACE
27. International conflict : WORLDWAR
32. Winged : ALATE
33. Hesitated in speaking : HAWED
34. German granny : OMA
35. Faction : SIDE
36. What the malingerer did : FAKED
37. Complacent : SMUG
38. Conger : EEL
39. Meditated intently : PORED
40. New moon, e.g. : PHASE
41. Wendell Willkie book : ONEWORLD
43. Fabricated : COINED
44. Wrath : IRE
45. Boutique : SHOP
46. Admire greatly : THINKTHEWORLDOF
54. ___ in (submit) : HAND
55. Legally hinder : ESTOP
56. English river : OUSE
57. Stimulate : URGE
58. Ananias and his ilk : LIARS
59. Rectangular pier : ANTA
60. Perished : DIED
61. Emit amplified light : LASE
62. Bambi, for one : DEER
1. Venetians' resort : LIDO
2. Yemeni port : ADEN
3. Unlike Junior's room : NEAT
4. Detract : DEROGATE
5. Crevice : CLEFT
6. Al, the trumpeter : HIRT
7. Oriental servant : AMAH
8. Discouraged a doer : DETERRED
9. Remove cargo : UNLOAD
10. Emulate a lark : SOAR
11. Author Ludwig : EMIL
12. Tear : REND
14. Picked : CHOSE
20. Brownish purple : PUCE
21. Ferine : WILD
24. Leisurely walk : PASEO
25. Foreign : ALIEN
26. Chef's scoop : LADLE
27. Became active : WAKED
28. Was obligated : OWED
29. Descendant of Eve : WOMAN
30. Divert : AMUSE
31. Was in a frenzy : RAGED
33. Hemp fiber : HARL
36. Presage : FORETELL
37. Marine cargo : SHIPLOAD
39. Scrapple ingredient : PORK
40. Faulty : POOR
42. Out of breath : WINDED
43. The jaws : CHOPS
45. Vowed : SWORE
46. Sound of a fall : THUD
47. Mata ___ : HARI
48. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
49. Semilegendary Chinese dynasty : HSIA
50. Greek letters : ETAS
51. Sand ridge : DUNE
52. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
53. Apprehension : FEAR

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