New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1986

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. He wrote "Endymion" : KEATS
6. Fan fare : GAME
10. Bluff : CRAG
14. Own : ADMIT
15. Billion-year period : AEON
16. Hawaiian port : HILO
17. Lachrymose : TEARY
18. Josip ___ (Tito) : BROZ
19. Architectural pier : ANTA
20. Jean Henri Fabre's forte : ENTOMOLOGY
22. Like some books : USED
23. Date for Decius : IDES
24. Kind of joint : MITER
26. Vandyke relative : GOATEE
30. Finale : OMEGA
32. River in the City of Lilies : ARNO
33. Roofing unit : TILE
35. Bizarre : OUTRE
39. Visionary : FANTAST
41. Entrance canopy : MARQUEE
43. Argosy : FLEET
44. Clip : CROP
46. River to the Caspian : URAL
47. Arabian coffee : MOCHA
49. Ale-lemonade drink : SHANDY
51. Popular aquarium fish : GUPPY
53. Musical ensemble : TRIO
55. Prefix with cumulus : ALTO
56. Mineral used in making refractories : CHRYSOLITE
62. Kettle handle : BAIL
63. Pack : LOAD
64. Part of a casquette : VISOR
65. Grayish blue : BICE
66. At all : ONCE
67. Gives out : EMITS
68. You were, to Cato : ERAS
69. Chaldean : SEER
70. Change type : RESET
1. Actress Reid : KATE
2. A Cotton Belt grape : EDEN
3. Third of a Latin paradigm : AMAT
4. Novice: Var. : TIRO
5. Block : STYMIE
6. Butler in 1939 : GABLE
7. Pressurized container : AEROSOL
8. Electronic music synthesizer : MOOG
9. Substance essential to life : ENZYME
10. N.Y. lake or county : CHAUTAUQUA
11. Flush : RINSE
12. Change : ALTER
13. Prod : GOAD
21. "Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
25. Harpsichordist Kipnis : IGOR
26. Piscator's hook : GAFF
27. Viva-voce : ORAL
28. Fatima's sister : ANNE
29. Hierarchical systems : TOTEMPOLES
31. Exec's reminder : MEMO
34. Vexation : ITCH
36. Circuit : TURN
37. Interpret : READ
38. Elusive : EELY
40. At the summit : ATOP
42. Point in an orbit : APSIS
45. Treadmill of a sort : RATRACE
48. Three-wheeled motor taxis : CYCLOS
50. Author of "America's First Crusade" : HOOVER
51. Sizing liquid : GLAIR
52. Old city near Carthage : UTICA
54. American painter Albert Pinkham ___ : RYDER
55. Title Liszt held : ABBE
57. Whet : HONE
58. Citrus fruit : LIME
59. Wife of Osiris : ISIS
60. Schlep : TOTE
61. Of yore, of yore : ERST

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