New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 1986

Author:Dale O. Burgener
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Dale O. Burgener has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "That's one small ___ for a man . . . ": Armstrong : STEP
5. Lively Bohemian dance : POLKA
10. Plan for the heavy set : DIET
14. Former talk-show host : PAAR
15. Nepalese, e.g. : ASIAN
16. Concerning : INRE
17. Vet set : EXSOLDIERS
19. Slammer : STIR
20. Center for the tot set : DAYCARE
21. One of the pet set : TERRIER
23. Vaselike pitchers : EWERS
25. ___ and board : ROOM
26. Computer links : MODEMS
29. Action taboo at West Point : CRIBBING
33. Emanate : EXUDE
34. "Too ___ old, too late smart" : SOON
35. Barbara, of the TV set : EDEN
36. Dunk : DIP
37. Dressed more sharply : NATTIER
40. Gardner, of the film set : AVA
41. Inactive : IDLE
43. Armor : MAIL
44. Join a club : ENTER
46. Upper limits : CEILINGS
48. Drives a car : STEERS
49. Part of a parrot's bill : CERE
50. Survey boundaries : METES
52. Most courageous : BRAVEST
55. Superiority : VANTAGE
59. Routine repetition : ROTE
60. One of the ref's set : TIMEKEEPER
62. Corner in a church : AMEN
63. Goddess of peace : IRENE
64. Hindu queen : RANI
65. Home of a monster? : NESS
66. A nickel gets you five : CENTS
67. British carbine : STEN
1. Exceeded 55 m.p.h. : SPED
2. Classification categories : TAXA
3. "Nothing is ___ in war": Eisenhower : EASY
4. Move along : PROCEED
5. Diamond set : PADRES
6. Willow rod : OSIER
7. "Let sleeping dogs ___" : LIE
8. Vehicle for the racing set : KART
9. Like a goose : ANSERINE
10. Undress : DISROBE
11. Cow : INTIMIDATE
12. Old Buffalo-to-Albany canal : ERIE
13. Haw., formerly : TERR
18. The white-hat set : LAWMEN
22. Steal forcibly : ROB
24. Old scholastic theological system : SCOTISM
26. One of the stethoscope set : MEDIC
27. Binary compound of oxygen : OXIDE
28. Identical sets : DUPLICATES
30. Stir up : ROIL
31. "Better late than ___" : NEVER
32. Growls : GNARS
34. Bachelor party : STAG
38. Causing memory loss : AMNESTIC
39. Hydrocarbon from resins : RETENE
42. Giants and Jets : ELEVENS
45. The feathered set : NESTERS
47. Wrath : IRE
48. Prize for the horsy set : STAKES
51. Occurrence : EVENT
52. Wheat husk : BRAN
53. Home of the togaed set : ROME
54. Bore : TIRE
56. Give ___ on the back (praise) : APAT
57. Heredity transmitter : GENE
58. Poet's Ireland : ERIN
61. " . . . all ___ are created equal" : MEN

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