New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1986

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Huge : VAST
5. Discloses : BARES
10. Three-handed card game : SKAT
14. Greek flask : OLPE
15. " . . . clean starved for ___": Shak. : ALOOK
16. Antler's point : TINE
17. Handle granite? : TOUCHSTONE
19. Best of movies : EDNA
20. Finish : END
21. Minute particle : ATOM
22. Loewe's collaborator : LERNER
24. Lodge : RESIDE
26. Burnt ___, artist's pigment : SIENNA
28. Give up : CEDE
30. Feature of many churches : STEEPLE
33. Spikes the punch : LACES
36. Marner or Lapham : SILAS
38. Remove a cherry stone : PIT
39. Having wings : ALAR
40. Real bargain : STEAL
41. Exec's communication : MEMO
42. Criticize : RAP
43. Ascertain : LEARN
44. Munchausen, e.g. : BARON
45. Analyze : DISSECT
47. Skin: Comb. form : DERM
49. Turkish inn : IMARET
51. Long, wearying periods : SIEGES
55. Establish new village guidelines : REZONE
57. "___ quam videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
59. Emulate Olivier : ACT
60. One of several Danish kings : ERIC
61. Enjoy deeply? : TASTEFULLY
64. ___ or swim : SINK
65. Consumed : EATEN
66. Guarantee of a kind : SEAL
67. Appendages : TAGS
68. Enfold : DRAPE
69. Borgia in-law : ESTE
1. Elector : VOTER
2. Desolate : ALONE
3. Taters : SPUDS
4. Sleuth, for short : TEC
5. Moistened the turkey : BASTED
6. Choir member : ALTO
7. House units : ROOMS
8. Ages upon ages : EON
9. Emaciated : SKELETAL
10. Author of "Tristram Shandy" : STERNE
11. Sleeping goat? : KIDNAPPER
12. Boleyn, for one : ANNE
13. Type of drop : TEAR
18. Pluto's realm : HADES
23. Readings on vanes : ENES
25. Bakery worker : ICER
27. "No man is an ___ . . . ": Donne : ISLAND
29. Squire's place : ESTATE
31. Vehicle from Kennedy to N.Y.C. : LIMO
32. British school : ETON
33. Fat : LARD
34. Jai ___ : ALAI
35. Fitting hats? : CAPSIZING
37. Cash or front follower : IER
40. Hid : SECRETED
41. Russell role : MAME
43. Tilt : LEAN
44. Lawyer's paper : BRIEF
46. Apparel for artists : SMOCKS
48. Ascetic of yore : ESSENE
50. Seed cover : TESTA
52. Units of laughter : GALES
53. Brilliance : ECLAT
54. Fashion : STYLE
55. Take a break : REST
56. Silkworm : ERIA
58. Dance : STEP
62. Swiss river : AAR
63. Take advantage of : USE

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