New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 1985

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spot : SEE
4. Spanish demonstrative : ESTA
8. Band : STRAP
13. Kenton or Kowalski : STAN
14. Booty : SWAG
15. Pulitzer Prize author: 1981 : TOOLE
16. He caused Desdemona's demise : IAGO
17. Staff : CANE
18. Aileen Quinn film role : ANNIE
19. Untold amount : ZILLIONS
21. Frying pan : SPIDER
22. Dutch city : EDE
23. West's "Black Lamb and ___" : GREYFALCON
25. Overact : EMOTE
27. Norwegian actress Julie : EGE
28. Working hens : LAYERS
30. Four-wheeled carriage : CLARENCE
35. Was in danger of a shark's bite : OWED
36. Iota : JOT
37. Life of the party : RIOT
38. Sell more cheaply : UNDERCUT
41. ___ de Cristo Mountains, in the Rockies : SANGRE
43. Several eras : EON
44. Warning in a library : SHUSH
45. "Frosty ___," 1951 Autry hit : THESNOWMAN
49. Co. logos : TMS
52. Wodehouse valet : JEEVES
53. Aardvark : EARTHHOG
55. Burstyn or Terry : ELLEN
56. Insect's mouth part : PALP
57. Cockle : OAST
58. Form of silica : FLINT
59. Tosca's interest : ARTE
60. Homophone for use : EWES
61. Data : FACTS
62. City on the Rhône : LYON
63. Firmament : SKY
1. Decorous : STAID
2. Sharp-sighted : EAGLEEYED
3. Chemical compound : ENOL
4. Convoys : ESCORTS
5. Gershwin tune : SWANEE
6. Yellow-flowered weed : TANSY
7. Maturity : AGE
8. Desk appliance : STAPLER
9. Nervine : TONIC
10. Sonata movement : RONDO
11. Candidate for naturalization : ALIEN
12. Ibsen man saved by Solveig : PEER
13. Shoe salesman's question : SIZE
20. Borodin protagonist : IGOR
21. Adventure tale : SAGA
24. Nonwoven fabric : FELT
26. Ancient Asian : MEDE
28. Infielder Whitaker : LOU
29. Beard grown by a barley farmer : AWN
30. Small house; hut : COT
31. Kin of bonebreakers : ERNS
32. Goatsucker : NIGHTHAWK
33. Inquest holder: Abbr. : COR
34. Savoie season : ETE
36. O'Casey character : JUNO
39. Takes umbrage : RESENTS
40. Swindles : CONS
41. Whet : SHARPEN
42. "Charley's ___" : AUNT
44. Colored glass piece : SMALTO
45. "I cannot ___ lie" : TELLA
46. Spiral: Comb. form : HELIC
47. Happening : EVENT
48. All in : WEARY
50. Saunter : MOSEY
51. U.S.M.C. persons : SGTS
52. Bridges or Davis : JEFF
54. Cultivates : HOES
56. Buddy : PAL

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