New York Times, Tuesday, November 19, 1985

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gibraltar simians : APES
5. U.S. anthropologist: 1901–78 : MEAD
9. Father of Brünnhilde : WOTAN
14. Kind of show : TALK
15. King of the Huns : ATLI
16. "A Town Like ___": Shute : ALICE
17. Unctuous : OILY
18. Intimations : CUES
19. Opposite of verso : RECTO
20. Football specialist : PLACEKICKER
23. River in China : KAN
24. Put on years : AGE
25. Mark in bowling : SPARE
27. R.I. resort : NEWPORT
31. Hardens : INURES
34. "The Greatest" : ALI
35. Take care of : SEETO
38. Earl or duke : TITLE
39. Highly amusing : RICH
41. Hideaways : LAIRS
43. Appoint : NAME
44. Smelting fuels : COKES
46. Barney Oldfield, for one : RACER
48. Eagle plus two : PAR
49. Whence to watch wakes : STERNS
51. The firmament : HEAVENS
53. Crowd responses : ROARS
55. Genetic material : DNA
56. Browbeat : COW
58. Urbanite in the sticks : CITYSLICKER
64. Conceal : CLOAK
66. This: Sp. : ESTE
67. Of aircraft : AERO
68. Crust : NERVE
69. Maui garlands : LEIS
70. Group pulling together : TEAM
71. Linked together : YOKED
72. Behaves humanly : ERRS
73. Otherwise : ELSE
1. Perched upon : ATOP
2. Burden for Jack and Jill : PAIL
3. Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
4. Airport luggage-carrier : SKYCAP
5. North Atlantic food fish : MACKEREL
6. Needle case : ETUI
7. "The Early Years of ___ Waugh": 1962 : ALEC
8. Records : DISKS
9. Give one's word : WARRANT
10. Corrida cheer : OLE
11. Kind of parade : TICKERTAPE
12. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
13. Sign of our times : NEON
21. Selves : EGOS
22. Outer: Prefix : EPI
26. Ancient remains : RUIN
27. Drug enforcement agts. : NARCS
28. Author of "The Waste Land" : ELIOT
29. Articles of woven twigs : WICKERWORK
30. Spree : TEAR
32. Famed violinist : ELMAN
33. Crystal gazers : SEERS
36. Spanish aunt : TIA
37. N.Y. Philharmonic, e.g. : ORCH
40. Leander's beloved : HERO
42. Like some grapes : SEEDLESS
45. Took a light meal : SNACKED
47. Hindu queen : RANI
50. ___ Lanka (formerly Ceylon) : SRI
52. Leave the premises : VACATE
54. Inscribed stone pillar : STELE
56. Gotham inst. : CCNY
57. Ersatz butter : OLEO
59. North Sea feeder : YSER
60. Ado : STIR
61. Actor-singer Howard : KEEL
62. Distinctive time periods : ERAS
63. Rival of Carthage : ROME
65. Gladiator's greeting : AVE

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