New York Times, Saturday, January 26, 1985

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Gift that finished Hercules : SHIRT
6. Sweetsop : ATTA
10. Shelley subject : MAB
13. Pirogue : CANOE
14. Roulette bet at Monte Carlo : NOIR
15. Ending with quarrel or fear : SOME
16. In honor of : AFTER
17. Play down : SOFTPEDAL
19. Utmost : NTH
20. Bath, e.g. : SPA
22. Survival group : FITTEST
23. H. James biographer : EDEL
25. Incursions : ASSAULTS
26. Tune to a pitch : MODULATE
29. Chef's meas. : TSP
30. No matter what : INANYCASE
32. Undergarment : SLIP
36. Disserve : MAR
37. Part of a keyboard : ENOTE
39. Mrs. Lennon : ONO
40. Word in a Durante song : INKA
42. Certain tryouts : SPOTTESTS
45. Thick, in Tours : DRU
48. With concentration : INTENTLY
49. Like sassafras : AROMATIC
53. Actor McCowen : ALEC
54. Encounter : RUNINTO
55. Jolson's true first name : ASA
56. Gauguin's beloved : ASE
59. Learn the ropes : SMARTENUP
61. Meet feat : VAULT
63. Tony's relative : OBIE
64. Auspicious : RIPE
65. Moot point : ISSUE
66. He served with G.R.F. : NAR
67. German state : SAAR
68. Contenders : VIERS
1. Look over : SCAN
2. Sickle handle : HAFT
3. Uninformed : INTHEDARK
4. Ebbets Field hurler : ROE
5. With laconism : TERSELY
6. Amphora adjunct : ANSA
7. Besides : TOO
8. Spats : TIFFS
9. Hopper or Wood : ARTIST
10. Paradigm : MODEL
11. "Lives like a drunken sailor on ___": Shak. : AMAST
12. Whacks : BELTS
15. Dupes : SETUPS
18. Sch. groups : PTAS
21. Position : PLACE
24. Dull brown : DUN
25. Fabulous : AESOPIC
26. Puccini heroine : MIMI
27. Judah's second son : ONAN
28. Makes leather : TANS
31. Maidenhead neighbor : ETON
33. Futile quest : LOSTCAUSE
34. Part of I.L.O. : INTL
35. Nosegay : POSY
38. Singer James et al. : ETTAS
41. Esteem : ADMIRE
43. City incorporated with Jaffa : TELAVIV
44. Ethyl or methyl ending : ENE
46. Carry on : RANT
47. Voices : UTTERS
49. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
50. Hip-moving dance : RUMBA
51. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
52. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
55. Little, e.g. : APER
57. Aspersion : SLUR
58. Simmer times, in Paris : ETES
60. ___ tree (stumped) : UPA
62. Thus, to Tomás : ASI

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