New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 1985

Author:Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tool handle : HAFT
5. Commanded : BADE
9. Clear sky : ETHER
14. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
15. Havoc : RUIN
16. Fissile rock : SHALE
17. Lascivious look : LEER
18. ___ time (never) : ATNO
19. Lukewarm : TEPID
20. Masters champ: 1979 : FUZZYZOELLER
23. Military command : ATEASE
24. Gantry and Rice : ELMERS
28. Hawaiian goose : NENE
30. Supporting column shaped liked a man : TELAMON
31. Nile menace : ASP
34. Transit patron : RIDER
36. Upper crust : ELITE
37. Frosty : ICED
39. Radials : TIRES
41. Type of gin : SLOE
42. Carries : TOTES
44. Sample : TASTE
46. Goof : ERR
47. Certain handicapped persons : CRETINS
49. Market : SELL
51. Business-letter adverb : HERETO
52. Lamented : WAILED
56. Packers' founder : CURLYLAMBEAU
60. Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
63. Khayyám : OMAR
64. Photographer Morath : INGE
65. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
66. Lab liquid : ACID
67. Wild carrot or fennel : DILL
68. Art form : GENRE
69. Crazes : FADS
70. Snake eyes : ONES
1. Have ___ mind to : HALFA
2. Attu native : ALEUT
3. Drive off, old style : FEEZE
4. Buster Crabbe role : TARZAN
5. ___ out (act boldly) : BRAZENIT
6. Jam ingredient : AUTO
7. Feast : DINE
8. Chemical compound : ENOL
9. Winwood or Parsons : ESTELLE
10. Rising warm-air columns : THERMALS
11. Chance : HAP
12. New Haven student : ELI
13. Flushed : RED
21. River to the North Sea : YSER
22. Michele or Peggy : LEE
25. Author Zola : EMILE
26. Helicopter part : ROTOR
27. Nasty look : SNEER
29. Emulates William A. White : EDITS
30. Lock : TRESS
31. Gee follower : AITCH
32. Tally : SCORE
33. Fisherman of note : PETER
35. Baseball stat : ERA
38. Radar, e.g. : DETECTOR
40. Airplane attendants : STEWARDS
43. Place : SITUATE
45. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
48. Neither's partner : NOR
50. Sexuality : LIBIDO
53. Ulyanov : LENIN
54. Two-under-par feat : EAGLE
55. Contests : DUELS
57. Dawdle : LOAF
58. Village People hit song : YMCA
59. ___-back (relaxed) : LAID
60. Figure in "Charlotte's Web" : PIG
61. He wrote "The College Widow" : ADE
62. Transgress : SIN

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