New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1985

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tree at Malibu? : BEECH
6. Thug : HOOD
10. Midwestern campus site : AMES
14. Pond growth : ALGAE
15. Jai ___ : ALAI
16. Reputation : NAME
17. Carson sub : JOANRIVERS
19. Horror-film role : IGOR
20. Forever ___ day : ANDA
21. Curlicue, in writing : TAG
22. Well mannered : POLITE
24. Compliments for Fido : PATS
26. Mining troughs : SLUICES
27. Noted clarinetist : PETEFOUNTAIN
31. Nautical "Halt!" : AVAST
32. Former energy org. : AEC
33. Rowan : ASH
36. Latin leader : REX
37. Oblique : SLANTED
41. Bishop's jurisdiction : SEE
42. Fla. bird : ANI
43. Azimuth : ARC
44. Almost always : OFTEN
46. Popular comic : FOSTERBROOKS
50. Foreign products : IMPORTS
53. Sen. Cranston : ALAN
54. Paucity : DEARTH
55. Compass pt. : SSE
56. Dull : DRAB
60. Film director Fritz : LANG
61. Filmdom's Dagwood : ARTHURLAKE
64. Advantage : EDGE
65. View from Abu Simbel : NILE
66. Like a King novel : EERIE
67. Pause in the action : REST
68. "Stage ___," Ginger Rogers film : DOOR
69. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
1. Low, in León : BAJA
2. N. C. college : ELON
3. "My word!" : EGAD
4. Party snacks : CANAPES
5. "And I Love ___," Beatles song : HER
6. Ariz. border lake : HAVASU
7. A first name in fashion : OLEG
8. Boat "power" : OAR
9. Remove from office : DISPLACE
10. Compound used in explosives : ANILIN
11. Enchantment : MAGIC
12. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
13. Ancient Chinese : SERES
18. "Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
23. Yes, to Pierre : OUI
25. P.M. periods : AFTS
26. Dele's antithesis : STET
27. Yugoslav coin : PARA
28. Like Steven? : EVEN
29. Judd Hirsch series on TV : TAXI
30. John ___ Garner : NANCE
33. Concerning : ASTO
34. Try to find : SEEK
35. Female lobsters : HENS
38. End of a poker game : LASTHAND
39. These may be fine : ARTS
40. Picasso's "___ Maar Seated" : DORA
45. Held lovingly : FONDLED
46. Forgive's companion : FORGET
47. Rover's scrap : ORT
48. Bacon serving : RASHER
49. Like the sky over Paris, at times : BLEU
50. Goof-off : IDLER
51. Union general : MEADE
52. Hunger pains : PANGS
55. Town on the Vire : STLO
57. Hard to come by : RARE
58. Related : AKIN
59. Symbols of industry : BEES
62. Any Venetian canal : RIO
63. Pawnee's cousin : REE

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