New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1985

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Autumnal foliage hues : REDS
5. Tunes : SONGS
10. Trunk in a forest : BOLE
14. Author Wiesel : ELIE
15. The Hunter : ORION
16. Consumer : USER
17. Beautiful tamaracks : AMERICANLARCHES
20. Omaha Beach craft : LST
21. ___ and dined : WINED
22. Czar's edict : UKASE
23. Wampum : PEAG
24. Compass pt. : SSE
25. Autumnal beauty : SCARLETOAKTREE
32. Stock-market item : SHARE
33. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
34. Diamond fig. : UMP
35. Autumnal color : PINK
36. Walled, in a way : TILED
38. Off Broadway prize : OBIE
39. Superlative suffix : EST
40. Spores : SORI
41. Beam : SMILE
42. Nut-bearing beauties : CHINQUAPINOAKS
46. Neighbor of Afr. : EUR
47. "___, Nanette" : NONO
48. Open courts : ATRIA
51. Tropical mammal : COATI
53. Autumn color : TAN
56. Tall, erect sylvan beauty : SHAGBARKHICKORY
59. Every's partner : EACH
60. ___-scarum (scatterbrain) : HARUM
61. Battle site: 1813 : ERIE
62. Inspires with fear : AWES
63. Type of type : AGATE
64. Young sow : GILT
1. Actual : REAL
2. Desirable plants? : ELMS
3. Count calories : DIET
4. Sun. talk : SER
5. Companionable : SOCIAL
6. Autumnal color : ORANGE
7. Prime time : NINE
8. Autumnal color : GOLD
9. Snow, in Ayr : SNA
10. Scoop on a steam shovel : BUCKET
11. River in the Urals : OSHA
12. Sediment : LEES
13. Celtic : ERSE
18. "If ___ a Rich Man" : IWERE
19. Certain breads or cakes : RUSKS
23. Central or Hyde : PARK
24. Quoth : SAID
25. ___ kebab : SHISH
26. "I Can Dream, ___?" : CANTI
27. ___ poplar, Tenn. state tree : TULIP
28. Single : ONE
29. Cube-game inventor : RUBIK
30. Jannings and Ludwig : EMILS
31. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
32. Blueprint datum, for short : SPEC
36. Trip : TOUR
37. Gershwin or Eaker : IRA
38. Hawaiian thrush : OMAO
40. Pigeon : SQUAB
41. Kind of boom : SONIC
43. Whinnies : NEIGHS
44. "Love ___ . . . ": Keats : INAHUT
45. In ___ (instantly) : NOTIME
48. On the China : ASEA
49. Melt : THAW
50. Speed : RACE
51. Tor feature : CRAG
52. Podded plant : OKRA
53. Anchor rings : TORI
54. Seed coat : ARIL
55. No, in Moscow : NYET
57. "I see!" : AHA
58. Beer container : KEG

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