New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 1985

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cleveland or Lincoln : CITY
5. François's feather : PLUME
10. Israeli seaport : ACRE
14. Tony's cousin : OBIE
15. Perlman purchase : ROSIN
16. Wind sound : MOAN
17. Ustinov play : BEETHOVENSTENTH
20. Greek nickname : ARI
21. He wrote "Metamorphoses" : OVID
22. Within, to Titus : INTRA
23. Some Cowboys : LINEMEN
25. Kind of fly : POP
27. Wife of Aegir : RAN
28. Soupçon : TASTE
29. Spiritual advisers : GURUS
31. A case for Cicero: Abbr. : ACC
32. O.T. book : HOS
34. Luau dip : POI
35. Let go : FREE
36. Vehicle for Swoosie Kurtz : FIFTHOFJULY
39. Powder base : TALC
41. Highlander's own : AIN
42. Gelada or pongo : APE
43. Ending for glamour or vapour : ISE
44. Vision : DREAM
46. Potpourri ingredient : PETAL
50. The youngest Cratchit : TIM
51. "___ a Wonderful Life" : ITS
52. Resemble purposely : IMITATE
54. Parsley's kin : ANISE
56. Greek letters : ETAS
57. Banking acronym : IRA
58. They're open at some opens : NINETEENTHHOLES
62. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
63. Father, to Virgil : PATER
64. Leg coverings : HOSE
65. Irish tax : CESS
66. Of the same opinion : ATONE
67. Leftovers for Lassie : ORTS
1. Metallic element : COBALT
2. Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
3. Connections : TIEINS
4. Still : YET
5. Put to the test : PROVE
6. Book by Henry Green : LOVING
7. No longer new : USED
8. Mrs. Gump : MIN
9. Printers' measures : ENS
10. Word of assent : AMEN
11. Like a certain Mary : CONTRARY
12. Pessimist's struggle : RATRACE
13. Increase : ENHANCE
18. " . . . and the ___ the brave?" : HOMEOF
19. Waiter's take : TIPS
24. System of principles : ETHIC
25. College V.I.P. : PROF
26. Séance board : OUIJA
30. "Once ___ Mattress" : UPONA
33. Spring up : START
35. Fast : FLEET
36. Peggy and Ian : FLEMINGS
37. Gets a wiggle on : HIES
38. Haughty : UPPISH
39. Enormous : TITANIC
40. Stupid : ASININE
44. Worms, to an early bird : DIET
45. Potholder of a kind : MITTEN
47. He keeps one in stitches : TAILOR
48. Napping : ATREST
49. Rents : LEASES
53. Skiing family name : MAHRE
55. "I must down to the ___ again": Masefield : SEAS
56. Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
59. Conservation org. : EPA
60. Have a bite : EAT
61. Cry of discovery : OHO

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