New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1986

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Preen : PRIMP
6. Type of jacket : PEA
9. Mirages, maybe? : OASES
14. Lofty nest : AERIE
15. Fled : RAN
16. Haggard : GAUNT
17. Burgess book, with "A" : CLOCKWORKORANGE
20. Kith's companion : KIN
21. Second sight : ESP
22. Huon Gulf port : LAE
23. Bikini part : BRA
24. Veritable : REAL
26. Nat and Natalie : COLES
28. Cowboys or Raiders : TEAM
29. Plane fuel : AVGAS
31. Convened : SAT
32. Pump part : VALVE
33. Wobbled : TEETERED
35. Waver : FALTER
36. Vienna underground denizen? : HARRYLIME
38. Soprano Roberta : PETERS
41. Minor peers : BARONETS
45. States : AVERS
46. Public transport : BUS
47. Bothersome bacterium, for short : STREP
48. Headland : NESS
49. "Casablanca" star, familiarly : BOGIE
51. Mosel tributary : SAAR
52. Blakey or Tatum : ART
53. Subjugate : COW
54. Bend : ESS
56. ___ Lanka : SRI
57. Globetrotter of renown : MEADOWLARKLEMON
61. John Jacob or Nancy : ASTOR
62. Misjudge : ERR
63. "___ down to the seas . . . ": Masefield : IMUST
64. Bucephalus was one : STEED
65. Inlet : RIA
66. Mythical art patrons : MUSES
1. Acquisitive rodent : PACKRAT
2. Remove pressure : RELIEVE
3. First industrial revolution? : IRONAGE
4. O.T. book : MIC
5. Little dog, for short : PEKE
6. Future benedict? : PROPOSER
7. Lug of a jug : EAR
8. Spat's cousin : ANKLET
9. Bogyman : OGRE
10. Top bond rating : AAA
11. Ariz., N.M. et al. : SUNBELT
12. Chase : ENGRAVE
13. Clambake essential : STEAMER
18. F.D.R.'s U.K. ally : WSC
19. Int. group established in 1948 : OAS
25. Soaps : LATHERS
27. Spotted beetle : LADYBUG
28. What some scouts seek : TALENTS
30. Early retail pioneer : SEARS
32. "Let's go," in La Paz : VAMOS
34. B.&O., C.&O. et al. : RRS
35. Balsam, e.g. : FIR
37. Antofagasta de ___, Argentina : LASIERRA
38. Hats from Ecuador : PANAMAS
39. Peak of Tensing's life : EVEREST
40. Having a will : TESTATE
42. Dutch humanist and scholar : ERASMUS
43. Garden hybrid : TEAROSE
44. Fifty-yard dashes, e.g. : SPRINTS
46. Topping for a toff : BOWLER
49. Perlman's tool : BOW
50. Dumfries river : ESK
53. Sash or whip follower : CORD
55. Lean : SLIM
58. John or Jane : DOE
59. Jackie's late mate : ARI
60. Down Under bird : EMU

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