New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 1985

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A high school, for short : PREP
5. Tartan design : PLAID
10. W.W. I plane : SPAD
14. Go on horseback : RIDE
15. Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
16. Rich material : LAME
17. Freeway spans : OVERPASSES
19. Jacob's twin : ESAU
20. Fixes firmly : FASTENS
21. Lunch and dinner : REPASTS
23. Donkey, in Dijon : ANE
24. Building crossbeam : TRAVE
25. Stir up : ENKINDLE
30. Attaches : TIESON
33. Diminutive : TEENY
34. A soccer player : INNER
36. Strive : TRY
37. Rosary beads : AVES
38. Word with water or ground : UNDER
39. Bona ___ : FIDE
40. Card spot : PIP
41. Villainous expression : SNEER
42. Knight's helmet : ARMET
43. Students, in St.-Lô : ELEVES
45. F.B.I. files : DOSSIERS
47. Prepares potatoes, in a way : RICES
49. Le jazz ___ : HOT
50. Type of windlass : CAPSTAN
52. Chaffs : BANTERS
56. Hawaiian seaport : HILO
57. Track official : TIMEKEEPER
59. Part of a Jewish year : ADAR
60. Roman magistrate : EDILE
61. City near the Comstock Lode : RENO
62. Word with halcyon or salad : DAYS
63. Exclude : DEBAR
64. Tennis segments : SETS
1. Campus V.I.P. : PROF
2. ___ Ridge, 1972 Derby winner : RIVA
3. W.W. II Greek resistance org. : EDES
4. Relates : PERTAINS
5. Smoothed timber : PLANED
6. Colleen : LASS
7. Some sloths : AIS
8. Sluggish : INERT
9. Renegade : DESERTER
10. Raveled silk : SLEAVE
11. Spends, as an hour or day : PASSESTIME
12. One of a Latin trio : AMAT
13. ___ ex machina : DEUS
18. A bid for one's thoughts : PENNY
22. Brace : PAIR
25. Day's march : ETAPE
26. Author Shute : NEVIL
27. Bootleg by a quarterback : KEEPERPLAY
28. Ceil : LINE
29. Terminated : ENDED
31. Mandate : ORDER
32. Vetoes on the Volga : NYETS
35. Stout's Mr. Wolfe : NERO
38. Deposed : UNSEATED
39. Yankees' griddlecakes : FRITTERS
41. Cult's cousin : SECT
42. Unisonally : ASONE
44. Brims on caps : VISORS
46. ___ Heights, Ohio : SHAKER
48. Slyly malicious : SNIDE
50. Libyan neighbor : CHAD
51. Verdi masterpiece : AIDA
52. Bartók or Lugosi : BELA
53. Fencing weapon : EPEE
54. Torn : RENT
55. Hit-show signs : SROS
58. Playing marble : MIB

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