New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1986

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K P Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Grand ___ (bridge term) : SLAM
5. Restrict : STINT
10. Skeleton part : BONE
14. Hawaiian dance : HULA
15. Cryptographer : CODER
16. In a line : AROW
17. Secondhand : USED
18. Fragrance : AROMA
19. Padres or Pirates : NINE
20. Gershwin favorite: 1924 : THEMANILOVE
23. " . . . thy warfare ___": Scott : OER
24. Deed : ACT
25. Happenings : EVENTS
27. Sammartino or Skoggard : BRUNO
30. Challenges : DARES
32. Chalice veil : AER
33. Oarsmen : ROWERS
36. Acknowledge : AVOW
40. Cole Porter hit: 1935 : BEGINTHEBEGUINE
43. Arabian gulf : ADEN
44. Saharan rock area : HAMADA
45. Wine cask : TUN
46. Eats limited food : DIETS
48. Four-footed mammal : BEAST
50. Shooting star : METEOR
53. Tues. preceder : MON
54. "All The Things You ___": 1939 Kern hit : ARE
55. Stephen Foster's masterpiece: 1851 : SWANEERIVER
62. Prepares leather : TANS
64. Sluggish : INERT
65. Strong wind : GALE
66. Being: Lat. : ESSE
67. Woman's long scarf : STOLE
68. Fail to hit a target : MISS
69. A cervid : DEER
70. Domestic slaves of yore : ESNES
71. Med. school subj. : ANAT
1. Closed : SHUT
2. Luxuriant : LUSH
3. Toward shelter : ALEE
4. Lunatic : MADMAN
5. Meager : SCANT
6. Convex moldings : TORI
7. False god : IDOL
8. Verne character : NEMO
9. Went across : TRAVERSED
10. Prohibit : BAN
11. Mythical hunter : ORION
12. Combination of nine voices : NONET
13. Water pitchers : EWERS
21. Fruit of an oak : ACORN
22. First woman : EVE
26. Jacob's twin : ESAU
27. Polish cake : BABA
28. Clarinet part : REED
29. Exhort : URGE
30. Judges : DEEMS
31. Turkish carriage : ARBA
34. Differently : OTHERWISE
35. Which thing : WHAT
37. Life, in Italy : VITA
38. Burden of proof : ONUS
39. Departed : WENT
41. India, to René : INDE
42. Eva or Zsa Zsa : GABOR
47. Large hawks : IOS
49. Baffling matter : ENIGMA
50. Paired : MATED
51. Expunge : ERASE
52. Taut : TENSE
53. Allots : METES
56. Hill dwellers : ANTS
57. Cousin of argon : NEON
58. Writer Gardner : ERLE
59. Conceited : VAIN
60. Famed lioness : ELSA
61. Remainder : REST
63. Homily: Abbr. : SER

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