New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 1985

Author:Kathryn Righter
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Eden discard : CORE
5. Loser to Joe Louis: Sept. 1939 : PASTOR
11. Boardwalk investments : HOTELS
13. Aperture for ventilation : AIRHOLE
14. Franc fraction : CENTIME
15. Narrates anew : RETELLS
16. Elbow : ANCON
17. Branches : RAMI
19. Came to earth : ALIT
20. Greek letters : RHOS
21. Stone : PIT
22. Dispenser of T.L.C. : NURSE
24. This may incur vigorish : IOU
25. "It's raining ___": Loveman : VIOLETS
27. Two-tailed flag : BURGEE
29. Went Dutch : SHARED
33. "Ape and ___": A. Huxley : ESSENCE
35. Fred Flintstone's daughter : PEBBLES
37. More unearthly : EERIER
38. Most foxy : SLIEST
39. Assemble by summons : CONVOKE
42. Baltique, e.g. : MER
43. He has sticky fingers : THIEF
46. Indefinite quantity : ANY
47. A Dumas : PERE
48. ___ boy (hero sandwich) : POOR
49. Beds sans heads : COTS
51. Homophone for sense : CENTS
52. Lizards seen in Yucatan : IGUANAS
54. Puts on a par with : EQUATES
56. "___ as doth the Bee": Dickinson : PARTAKE
57. Group of four : TETRAD
58. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
59. Dewey ___, Faulkner girl : DELL
1. Throng : CONCOURSE
2. Some Holy Roman Empire rulers : OTTOS
3. Bridle strap : REIN
4. Shade tree : ELM
5. Illusory prospect of profit : PIEINTHESKY
6. Tate display : ART
7. Clip fleece : SHEAR
8. Turnpike charges : TOLLS
9. A friend of Kukla : OLLIE
10. Relax : REST
11. Partlets' place : HENHOUSE
12. This makes a comic less comic : SERIO
13. Accouter : ARM
14. Piranha : CARIBE
18. Opposite of the Pac. : ATL
21. Cinch : PIECEOFCAKE
23. Fit; convenient : USABLE
25. Gratiano's milieu : VENICE
26. Prescience of a sort : ESP
28. Eur. language : GER
30. Baseball stat : RBI
31. Basic and potent : ELEMENTAL
32. Like Goldsmith's village : DESERTED
34. Ending for a cardinal point : ERN
36. Bridge builder's concern : STRESS
40. Kier or keeve : VAT
41. Beginning : ONSET
43. Robes of office : TOGAS
44. Units of time : HOURS
45. Angry : IRATE
47. Oyster's largess : PEARL
48. Calumet, for one : PIPE
50. Suffix with filament : OSE
51. Pleasingly attractive : CUTE
53. Dwarf: Comb. form : NAN
55. Math proof : QED

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