New York Times, Wednesday, November 6, 1985

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Morsel often steamed : CLAM
5. Vacation spots : CAMPS
10. Particle for a physicist : ATOM
14. Molten mass : LAVA
15. City in Fla. : OCALA
16. Ready to eat : RIPE
17. Tried too hard, in a way : OVERCOMPENSATED
20. Sheeting : PERCALE
21. Quartet favorite : ADELINE
22. Single : ONE
23. Norse poetry : EDDA
24. Sphere : ORB
27. Coal carrier : TRAM
29. Heavy coat : ULSTER
34. Greeting for Dolly : HELLO
36. Midday : NOON
38. Shield border : ORLE
39. In an irritating manner : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
42. J. Arthur of films : RANK
43. City in Normandy : CAEN
44. Remainder, in Rouen : RESTE
45. Ingratiate : ENDEAR
47. Cape in Portugal : ROCA
49. Cut : HEW
50. Spaces : GAPS
52. A Gabor sister : EVA
54. Mold again : RESHAPE
58. Italian flavoring : OREGANO
62. Lacking in basic needs : UNDERPRIVILEGED
64. Twinkler : STAR
65. North Pole workers : ELVES
66. Pleasant cloud : NINE
67. Fake, with "up" : HOKE
68. Patriot Silas : DEANE
69. "On Your ___," 1936 Broadway musical : TOES
1. Hoof sound : CLOP
2. Wash : LAVE
3. State absolutely : AVER
4. O'Neill's "___ Millions" : MARCO
5. Calaboose : COOLER
6. Pinnacle : ACME
7. Traveler's reference : MAP
8. Argue, as a case : PLEAD
9. Desert sight : SANDDUNE
10. Soviet sea : ARAL
11. Flowering tree of the South : TITI
12. What Watson won in 1982 : OPEN
13. Ancient Asian : MEDE
18. Swiss division : CANTON
19. Ball balancer : SEAL
23. Silent-screen stars : EMOTERS
24. Chicago airport : OHARE
25. Cornwall's wife : REGAN
26. Without flavor : BLAND
28. Pier for Pei : ANTA
30. Achy : SORE
31. Useless items : TRASH
32. Kind of type : ELITE
33. Freshen up : RENEW
35. Similar : LIKE
37. Words of dismay : OHNO
40. Discarded : SCRAPPED
41. Kind of pit : GRAVEL
46. Gelling substance : AGAR
48. Shade of red : CERISE
51. Madam Mesta : PERLE
53. Eminence grise : AGENT
54. Hie : RUSH
55. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
56. Loc. of Pierre : SDAK
57. A partner of now : HERE
58. Calcar : OVEN
59. Exchange premium : AGIO
60. Hawaiian symbol : NENE
61. Parabases : ODES
63. Shrubby plant : IVA

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