New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 1985

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Hazard at sea : MIST
5. Comprehensiveness : SCOPE
10. Noah's first son : SHEM
14. Summit : ACME
15. Kind of bear : POLAR
16. German's great hall : AULA
17. "Till ___," 1946 film : THECLOUDSROLLBY
20. Garden tool : HOE
21. City of SE France : ARLES
22. Low-lying tracts : VALES
23. ___ vide (which see) : QUAE
24. Houston or Snead : SAM
25. "Of ___ and starry skies": Byron : CLOUDLESSCLIMES
33. Refuge on a desert : OASIS
34. Meadows : LEAS
35. "___ Yankee Doodle Dandy" : IMA
36. Nipa palm : ATAP
37. Short trip : JAUNT
39. Chinese weight : TAEL
40. Ord. to pay money : CHK
41. Buffs : FANS
42. Call : PHONE
43. Have one's ___ (daydream) : HEADINTHECLOUDS
47. River of Devon : EXE
48. Truth twister : LIAR
49. Fiber for nets : ISTLE
52. Tribunal : COURT
54. Spirit of St. Louis : AME
57. Weather forecast : CLOUDYANDCOOLER
60. City; town : BURG
61. Russian co-op : ARTEL
62. Wags : WITS
63. Allot : METE
64. Elklike mammal : MOOSE
65. Visibility reducer : HAZE
1. High-school subj. : MATH
2. Chinese tree : ICHO
3. Pintail duck : SMEE
4. Gumshoe : TEC
5. Relating to certain seeds : SPORAL
6. Grand ___ Dam : COULEE
7. Word with shoppe : OLDE
8. Football tactic : PASS
9. Stray : ERR
10. Deli item : SALAMI
11. Pea pod : HULL
12. Magdeburg's river : ELBE
13. Hall of Famer Willie ___ : MAYS
18. Praises : LAUDS
19. Stadiums, often : OVALS
23. Cavil : QUIP
24. Shoo! : SCAT
25. Football's Noll or Knox : COACH
26. Shaping machine : LATHE
27. Japan's greatest port : OSAKA
28. Melting snow : SLUSH
29. E.M.K. is one : SEN
30. Tabby's plaint : MIAOU
31. Correct : EMEND
32. Certain transactions : SALES
37. Austen or Eyre : JANE
38. Formicid : ANT
39. Norse god of thunder : THOR
41. Repaired : FIXED
42. "Republic" author : PLATO
44. Big flood : DELUGE
45. Escapes : ELUDES
46. Ring : CIRCLE
49. Mod. weapon : ICBM
50. Veer; twist : SLUE
51. Civil wrong : TORT
52. "___ nome," Verdi aria : CARO
53. Not fooled by : ONTO
54. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
55. City of NE France : METZ
56. Scotch Gaelic : ERSE
58. Sweet potato : YAM
59. Monogram of the Great Dissenter : OWH

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