New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1985

Author:Elaine George
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Elaine George has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Allah's lands : ISLAM
6. Showy flower : IRIS
10. "___ Tall Sally," 1956 song : LONG
14. Gleamed : SHONE
15. Art ___ : DECO
16. Russian sea : ARAL
17. Nerissa, to Portia : HANDMAIDEN
19. Aloha, in Britain : TATA
20. Adam's ___ (water) : ALE
21. Chinese horn : OBOE
22. Pulled the plug : OPENED
24. Big Mo meal : MESS
26. Exits from a grotto : EMERGES
28. Stone of many colors : OPAL
30. Race (usually about 26 miles) : MARATHON
34. Metallic fabrics : LAMES
36. Oriental or Arabian : ASIAN
37. U.N. labor arm : ILO
38. Member of a certain college : ELECTOR
40. Smears : SMUDGES
42. Expanse east of the U.S.A. : ATL
43. Opportunely : ONCUE
45. Western lake resort : TAHOE
46. Dawn : DAYBREAK
48. Adherents : ISTS
49. Far from figurative : LITERAL
51. Plot of land : ACRE
54. Give a performance : APPEAR
57. Clumsy craft : ARKS
59. Rorvik's "In ___ Image . . . " : HIS
60. Soy or Roy : BEAN
61. Disney cartoons : ANIMATIONS
64. Impart : LEND
65. Rattan : CANE
66. Originated : AROSE
67. Units of energy : ERGS
68. Astute : KEEN
69. Famed Greek physician : GALEN
1. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
2. Layered rock : SHALE
3. How some exiles live : LONESOMELY
4. Furthermore : AND
5. Exec's note : MEMO
6. Language student's problem : IDIOM
7. Liberates : REDEEMS
8. Rink flooring : ICE
9. A medical scanning record : SONOGRAM
10. Gossip's delight : LATEST
11. Algerian port : ORAN
12. Archibald of the N.B.A. : NATE
13. Happy : GLAD
18. Fourth person : ABEL
23. Comic strip by Schulz : PEANUTS
25. Detailed description, for short : SPEC
27. Poker term : RAISE
29. Seaport in Ore. : ASTORIA
31. Regis or Hunter, in N.Y.C. : HIGHSCHOOL
32. Butter's cousin : OLEO
33. Word with dive or drops : NOSE
34. Conduct : LEAD
35. Prov. in Canada : ALTA
36. Alms boxes : ARCAE
39. Kind of mind : ONETRACK
41. Computer "food" : DATA
44. U.S.S.R. republic : UKRAINE
47. Combines : BLENDS
48. Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
50. Kay ___, "Stop the Music" singer : ARMEN
52. Dishwasher cycle : RINSE
53. Krupp works site : ESSEN
54. Homophone for 18 Down : ABLE
55. Lord or baron : PEER
56. Twinge : PANG
58. Hart : STAG
62. Refusal in Renfrew : NAE
63. Sen. citizen's nest egg : IRA

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