New York Times, Thursday, October 31, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. El ___, Tex. : PASO
5. Trickster's reaction : HAHA
9. Chocolate ___ cookie : CHIP
13. TV's Moran : ERIN
14. As gentle as ___ : ALAMB
16. Nothing, on the courts : LOVE
17. Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
18. ___ Alegre, Brazil : PORTO
19. Uncork : OPEN
20. Treat : LOLLIPOP
22. Most recent : NEWEST
24. Arabic letter : ALIF
25. Israel's Abba ___ : EBAN
26. Font feature : SERIF
28. ___ Rubicon (commit oneself) : CROSSTHE
32. Trick : MONKEYSHINE
34. Skiff need : OAR
35. Ending with defend : ANT
36. ___, haec, hoc : HIC
37. Barge puller : TUG
38. Deli bread : RYE
39. Tricks : SHENANIGANS
44. Treats : CARAMELS
46. Mature : ADULT
47. Ringlet : CURL
48. Molecule member : ATOM
49. Halloween visitor : SPRITE
52. Receivers of treats : CHILDREN
56. Droughty : ARID
57. Tex. shrine : ALAMO
59. Took a cab : RODE
60. Bagel or parkerhouse : ROLL
61. Caught : TAKEN
62. Skip over : OMIT
63. To no avail : IDLY
64. Gets hitched : WEDS
65. Favored ones : PETS
1. Banana discard : PEEL
2. Woody's son : ARLO
3. Door feature : SILL
4. Having a spree : ONALARK
5. Bring joy : HAPPIFY
6. Reserved : ALOOF
7. Tara instrument : HARP
8. Pt. or qt. : AMT
9. Halloween visitors : CLOWNS
10. Well-traveled comedian : HOPE
11. Actor-singer Burl : IVES
12. Immured : PENT
15. Treat : BONBON
21. Contemporary of Bjorn : ILIE
23. Carefree life : EASE
25. Writer Jong : ERICA
26. Raskolnikov's love : SONYA
27. Stage direction : ENTER
28. Natters : CHINS
29. Sum : TOTAL
30. What a ghost might do : HAUNT
31. Energy units : ERGS
32. Playwright Connelly : MARC
33. Carapace : SHELL
39. Plant disease : SMUT
40. For this reason : HEREAT
41. Part of U.N. : NATIONS
42. One of the Baalim : IDOL
43. Treat : GUMDROP
45. With mordancy : ACIDLY
48. Shah of Persia: 1909–25 : AHMED
49. Delhi dress : SARI
50. Exhort : PROD
51. Runnel : RILL
52. Treat : CAKE
53. "Tony ___," Sinatra film : ROME
54. Emulate Norman Cousins : EDIT
55. N.B.A. team : NETS
58. Cardinal at Boston : LAW

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