New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1985

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 56 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Boys : LADS
5. A power source : STEAM
10. Secure : SAFE
14. French violinist: 18th century : ANET
15. Ling-Ling, e.g. : PANDA
16. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
17. Notion : IDEA
18. Norse sagas : EDDAS
19. About: Abbr. : CIRC
20. Part of a drummer's gear : CYMBALS
22. Egyptian monarch : PHARAOH
24. West role : LIL
25. Metric unit : STERE
26. A.S.A.P. : SPEEDILY
30. Hampers : DETERS
34. For each : PER
35. Luftwaffe, to R.A.F. : ENEMY
37. Glacial block of ice : SERAC
38. State or lake : UTAH
40. Opera hat : GIBUS
42. Prima donna : DIVA
43. Stoneworker : MASON
45. Replacement parts for a cobbler : SOLES
47. Wax: Comb. form : CER
48. Resins used in varnish : ELEMIS
50. Summer beverage : LEMONADE
52. Milky gems : OPALS
54. Anger : IRE
55. Part of a signature : SURNAME
58. Everlasting : ETERNAL
62. Playing card : TREY
63. Vinegary: Comb. form : ACETO
65. Weathercock : VANE
66. First rib-loser : ADAM
67. Type of type : ROMAN
68. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
69. Potential blooms : BUDS
70. Anoint, old style : ANELE
71. Rise sharply : SOAR
1. Secular : LAIC
2. Griffith or Williams : ANDY
3. Judge : DEEM
4. Nativity site : STABLE
5. Kind of bee : SPELLING
6. Bits : TADS
7. Finish : END
8. Make suitable : ADAPT
9. Like some hot potatoes : MASHED
10. Hidden : SECRETED
11. Cherubini creation : ARIA
12. Gambling game : FARO
13. Engrave with acid : ETCH
21. White House figure : AIDE
23. Hellenic hawk : ARES
25. Emblems : SYMBOLS
26. Froth : SPUME
27. Corolla part : PETAL
28. Expunge : ERASE
29. Garlands : LEIS
31. Heath : ERICA
32. Was delirious : RAVED
33. Frighten : SCARE
36. Holiday season : YULE
39. This puzzle has three sets of ___ : HOMONYMS
41. Musical half step : SEMITONE
44. Palm or liquor : NIPA
46. Painful : SORE
49. Maple fruit : SAMARA
51. Hysteria : NERVES
53. Ecole assignment : LECON
55. Stiletto thrust : STAB
56. Indic language : URDU
57. Peruse : READ
58. Relative of etc. : ETAL
59. Defense acronym : NATO
60. Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
61. He was "every inch a king" : LEAR
64. Scottish uncle : EME

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