New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1985

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chronicler of the Round Table : MALORY
7. W.W. II lass : WAC
10. Poet Whitman : WALT
14. Site of Hejaz and Nejd : ARABIA
15. Cigar residue : ASH
16. The shivers : AGUE
17. Captured again : RETOOK
18. Pirate immortal : STARGELL
20. Proofer's mark : CARET
21. Menotti opus: 1950 : THECONSUL
22. Ursa, to Juan : OSA
23. Go astray : ERR
25. Fifth spot in some theaters : ROWE
26. "Roots" co-star : VEREEN
29. Gilmore of the N.B.A. : ARTIS
33. Vitriolic : ACID
35. Paradise for King Arthur : AVALON
38. A Gardner : AVA
39. Pahlavi's title : SHAH
40. Capitol toppers : DOMES
41. Biting insect : GNAT
42. Caboodle's partner : KIT
43. School discipline : FERULA
44. Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
45. Word with case or well : STAIR
47. Dashing : RAKISH
49. Actress Patricia : NEAL
52. Badger : NAG
53. Wheat beard : AWN
56. Britten's foretopman : BILLYBUDD
60. Kind of surgeon : NEURO
62. Union : ALLIANCE
63. Bane of an off-key tenor : HISSER
64. Daniels of old films : BEBE
65. One, in Köln : EIN
66. Countersign, e.g. : ATTEST
67. Bearish initials : USSR
68. Gleam : RAY
69. Paucity : DEARTH
1. Polo : MARCO
2. Districts : AREAS
3. Verdi's fallen woman : LATRAVIATA
4. Clarinet's relative : OBOE
5. Disturber of the peace : RIOTER
6. Far East beast : YAK
7. Launder : WASH
8. Autumn bloomer : ASTER
9. Extensive S.A. plain : CHACO
10. Creator of 30 Down : WAGNER
11. Epochs : AGES
12. Alban Berg's femme fatale : LULU
13. Rossini's "William ___" : TELL
19. Dan of "Laugh-In" : ROWAN
21. Actress Claire : TREVOR
24. Author of "Hard Cash" : READE
27. Anglo-Saxon letter : EDH
28. Belgian city : NAMUR
30. Visitor at Venusberg : TANNHAUSER
31. Lendl of tennis : IVAN
32. Assuage completely : SATE
33. Seeks to find out : ASKS
34. Voucher : CHIT
36. Capitalist-politician Stanford : LELAND
37. Honshu port : OSAKA
41. Freon, e.g. : GAS
43. Norseman's Venus : FREYA
46. A mass of stratified rock : INLIER
48. Set afire : IGNITE
50. Doubleday or Dean : ABNER
51. Sutherland role : LUCIA
54. Take by force : WREST
55. Sheree from L.A. : NORTH
56. Hindu gentleman : BABU
57. Seine sights : ILES
58. Degrees for A.B.A. : LLBS
59. Gainsay : DENY
61. C'___-dire : ESTA
63. Possessed : HAD

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