New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1985

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stuff : CRAM
5. La ___ Opera House : SCALA
10. Black, to Blake : EBON
14. Hawaiian port : HILO
15. ___ Garth in "Middlemarch" : CALEB
16. Pram pusher : NANA
17. Vivacity : ELAN
18. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
19. Coach a thief : ABET
20. Daydream : FLIGHTOFFANCY
23. Watering holes : OASES
24. Man of strength : ATLAS
27. Like ___ from the blue : ABOLT
30. Loc. of Nigeria : AFR
32. Spanish wave : OLA
33. Shankar, the sitar player : RAVI
34. Kind of energy : ATOMIC
37. River of Thailand : NAN
38. Cause for a suit : BREACHOFPROMISE
41. Ind. governor : ORR
42. Annoy : HARASS
43. Acorn sources : OAKS
44. ___ gestae : RES
45. Actor Vigoda : ABE
46. He portrayed Mr. Chips : DONAT
47. Less trustworthy : SLIER
49. Oviedo is here : SPAIN
52. Critical time for a matador : MOMENTOFTRUTH
58. Vipers : ASPS
60. Seer's card : TAROT
61. Pelvic bones : ILIA
62. Republic, formerly French Sudan : MALI
63. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
64. Submerged : SANK
65. Asian gulf : ADEN
66. Scowl : LOWER
67. "Cogito, ___ sum": Descartes : ERGO
1. Master cook : CHEF
2. Tricklet : RILL
3. Half a court-game name : ALAI
4. Large region in E Asia : MONGOLIA
5. Singing styles : SCATS
6. Camper's craft : CANOE
7. Hebrew letters : ALEFS
8. Autumn faller : LEAF
9. "East of Eden" girl : ABRA
10. Pass, as a bill : ENACT
11. King Hammurabi subject : BABYLONIAN
12. "___ nation under God . . . " : ONE
13. Writer Hentoff : NAT
21. Something to tip : HAT
22. Stupor: Comb. form : NARCO
25. Neighbor of Siberia : ALASKA
26. Most rational : SANEST
27. Garden spots : ARBORS
28. Taxpayer's garb in cartoons : BARREL
29. Too easy : OVERSIMPLE
30. Elec. units : AMPS
31. Conifers : FIRS
34. Ishmael's skipper : AHAB
35. Ripped : TORE
36. "Son ___ gun!" : OFA
39. Amulet : CHARM
40. Start of evening light : MOONRISE
46. Code signal : DIT
48. Red dye : EOSIN
49. Basket fiber : STRAW
50. Grace ___, "Jane Eyre" character : POOLE
51. Following : AFTER
53. Abbreviated catchall : ETAL
54. Western alliance: Abbr. : NATO
55. Suffix with cell : ULAR
56. High-pitched sound : TING
57. Pawnee's dramatic rite : HAKO
58. Spanish landlady : AMA
59. Unhappy : SAD

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