It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 1986

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
L
3
E
4
W
5
L
6
A
7
V
8
A
9
L
10
S
11
P
12
A
13
N
14
L
I
R
A
15
A
L
I
K
E
16
A
R
G
O
17
A
L
I
T
18
M
E
D
I
A
19
F
E
E
S
20
B
A
K
E
21
D
B
E
A
N
S
22
E
D
D
Y
23
C
A
R
E
D
24
C
S
A
25
P
E
A
26
N
27
U
28
T
29
B
U
T
T
30
E
31
R
32
V
33
A
34
P
I
D
35
A
N
E
A
R
36
I
R
E
37
A
G
O
G
38
A
D
D
E
D
39
L
O
D
E
40
I
R
S
41
G
R
E
E
N
42
B
I
N
A
L
43
R
A
S
44
P
B
E
R
R
Y
45
J
A
M
46
E
O
S
47
E
R
E
48
C
49
T
50
S
51
A
S
S
52
B
53
R
54
O
55
W
N
B
R
E
A
56
D
57
K
I
S
S
58
R
E
R
A
N
59
I
L
K
A
60
I
D
E
E
61
I
N
A
N
E
62
C
L
E
F
63
P
A
D
S
64
G
E
N
E
T
65
K
A
N
T
© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,295
Across
1
Gusted : BLEW
5
A French prime minister in the 30's : LAVAL
10
Part between two supports : SPAN
14
Italian coin : LIRA
15
Identical : ALIKE
16
Jason's ship : ARGO
17
Landed : ALIT
18
Radio, TV, etc. : MEDIA
19
Charges : FEES
20
Bostonian's favorite : BAKEDBEANS
22
Vortex : EDDY
23
Showed concern : CARED
24
R.E.L.'s nation : CSA
25
Tot's favorite : PEANUTBUTTER
32
Jejune : VAPID
35
Lend ___ (hearken) : ANEAR
36
Wrath : IRE
37
In a tizzy : AGOG
38
Supplementary : ADDED
39
Rich source : LODE
40
It brings April glowers : IRS
41
He wrote "Loving" : GREEN
42
Twofold : BINAL
43
Suitable companion for 25 Across : RASPBERRYJAM
46
Aurora, to Athenians : EOS
47
Elevate : ERECT
50
Opposite of lip service : SASS
52
Suitable companion for 20 Across : BROWNBREAD
57
Osculate : KISS
58
Showed again : RERAN
59
Writer Chase : ILKA
60
___ fixe : IDEE
61
Empty : INANE
62
G, F or C : CLEF
63
Bustles : PADS
64
Civet's relative : GENET
65
"Genghis Khan, Immanuel ___" : KANT
Down
1
Gossip : BLAB
2
Blooming shrub : LILAC
3
Writer Mann : ERIKA
4
Capybara : WATERPIG
5
Greek letter : LAMBDA
6
Out of the wind : ALEE
7
Pitcher Blue : VIDA
8
Consanguineous : AKIN
9
Where cows browse : LEAS
10
Most secure : SAFEST
11
Rapacity : PREDATION
12
Matured : AGED
13
Inquisitive, to a fault : NOSY
21
Action : DEED
24
Mongrel : CUR
26
George of filmdom : NADER
27
Word with hand or foot : UNDER
28
Itty-bitty : TEENY
29
March's "The ___ Seed" : BAD
30
"Ring" goddess : ERDA
31
Stagger : REEL
32
Squirrel fur : VAIR
33
Site of a great tomb : AGRA
34
Mad or had : POSSESSED
38
"Where the Boys ___," 1960 film : ARE
39
Lear creation : LIMERICK
41
Famed literary initials : GBS
42
Sting : BARB
44
Horse-opera groups : POSSES
45
Female donkey : JENNET
48
Inner part of a temple : CELLA
49
Already occupied, as a seat : TAKEN
50
Overlook : SKIP
51
"Celeste ___" : AIDA
52
Marine prison : BRIG
53
Poet Sully Prudhomme : RENE
54
Algerian port : ORAN
55
Opposite of wax : WANE
56
Cuckoo : DAFT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|