New York Times, Friday, September 26, 1986

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ave atque ___ : VALE
5. Sub's nemesis : CHASER
11. Gammon, e.g. : HAM
14. Concert halls : ODEA
15. Berber, e.g. : HAMITE
16. It begins with enero : ANO
17. Ell : WING
18. Dalis and Papas : IRENES
19. Weapon propeller for 7 Down : BOW
20. Aircraft type : STOL
21. Actor Bruce : DERN
22. Remain : ABIDE
24. Varnish resin : ELEMI
26. Like some ruches : FLUTED
27. Annoys : CHAFES
30. Sitting Bull, e.g. : CHIEF
32. Wife of Menelaus : HELEN
33. British pen : GAOL
34. Pressed fabric : FELT
38. Bombeck : ERMA
39. Vessel for Hiawatha : CANOE
40. Cupid : AMOR
41. Rebecca or Benjamin : WEST
42. Lodged : ALIT
43. Book by Read : ALIVE
44. Purim villain : HAMAN
46. Schools in Cannes : ECOLES
47. She helped Perseus : ATHENA
50. "___ in the Afternoon": Hemingway : DEATH
52. Statistician's pie ___ : CHART
53. Jewison film : FIST
54. Heron relative : IBIS
58. Accelerate, for short : REV
59. Interact realistically : RELATE
61. Crepuscule : DUSK
62. A Eur. republic : IRE
63. He has pressing problems : IRONER
64. Town SW of Padua : ESTE
65. Phrontistery : DEN
66. Family of an Attorney General : MEESES
67. Display : SHOW
1. Solemn assertions : VOWS
2. Stulm : ADIT
3. Meshed fabric : LENO
4. Item for Geronimo's headdress : EAGLEFEATHER
5. Reproves : CHIDES
6. Where a khanum presides : HAREM
7. Rees and Crees : AMERICANINDIANS
8. Ireland's ___ Fein : SINN
9. Nice season : ETE
10. Used-car deal : RESALE
11. Custom : HABIT
12. Battery part : ANODE
13. Did the lawn : MOWED
23. Tepee walls : BUFFALOHIDES
25. Actor Cariou : LEN
26. Do an office job : FILE
27. Masticate : CHEW
28. Now partner : HERE
29. Baksheesh : ALMS
31. Strigine sound : HOOT
33. Festive : GALA
35. ___ von Skoda, Czech industrialist : EMIL
36. Mezzo-soprano Shirley : LOVE
37. ___ bien! : TRES
39. ___ fox of S Africa : CAMA
43. Function : ACT
45. Former Irish county : ANTRIM
46. Lotophagi, e.g. : EATERS
47. Sarcastic : ACRID
48. Voila! : THERE
49. Refuge : HAVEN
51. Lauder of cosmetics : ESTEE
53. Arctic Ocean sight : FLOE
55. Mondale's successor : BUSH
56. Ratio words : ISTO
57. Bias : SKEW
60. Palindromic word : ERE

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