New York Times, Friday, November 22, 1985

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Small talk : CHAT
5. S.A. capital : LIMA
9. Start of a quotation from Santayana : ITIS
13. Opulent : RICH
14. Adored one : IDOL
15. Pried : NOSED
17. Quotation: Part II : AGREATADVANTAGE
20. Wagon part : WHEEL
21. Dine : EAT
22. Edict : LAW
23. Collections of anecdotes : ANAS
26. By mouth : ORALLY
29. Quotation: Part III : FORASYSTEMOF
34. Guinness : ALEC
35. Hades river : STYX
36. ___ and crafts : ARTS
39. Pedagogue : TEACHER
41. Of a chamber : CAMERAL
44. Precinct : AREA
45. Bonne ___, Nice sweetheart : AMIE
47. Lone : SOLE
48. Quotation: Part IV : PHILOSOPHYTO
51. Small-sized fowl : BANTAM
54. Descartes : RENE
55. A Gardner : AVA
56. Butter measure : PAT
58. Swathed, as a judge : ROBED
63. Quotation: Part V : BESUBSTANTIALLY
68. Obliterate : ERASE
69. End of quotation : TRUE
70. Artifice : RUSE
71. Luge or monoski : SLED
72. Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
73. Item in a pit : SEED
1. Bird's crop : CRAW
2. Atop Everest : HIGH
3. Farm measure : ACRE
4. Quaker's pronoun : THEE
5. Illuminated : LIT
6. Gem St. : IDA
7. Decorum : MODESTY
8. Menlo Park name : ALVA
9. Resting place : INN
10. Little one : TOT
11. "The readiness ___": Hamlet : ISALL
12. He wrote "The Class" : SEGAL
16. Like morning grass : DEWY
18. Sad cry : ALAS
19. Fermi interest : ATOM
24. Wall St. letters : NYSE
25. Starry : ASTRAL
27. Spatiate : ROAM
28. Once more : AFRESH
29. Adipose : FAT
30. Olive genus : OLEA
31. Back : REAR
32. Take in : ACCEPT
33. Type of tax : EXCISE
37. Ilium : TROY
38. Sodium chloride : SALT
40. Laugh or fence : HAHA
42. Time period : AEON
43. Tolstoy : LEO
46. Plasters together : MORTARS
49. Little devils : IMPS
50. Persian fairy : PERI
51. Bunyan's ox : BABE
52. Asseverates : AVERS
53. Twangy : NASAL
57. "___ boy!" : ATTA
59. Gig rig : OARS
60. Color of 51 Down : BLUE
61. Other : ELSE
62. Tinted : DYED
64. Employ : USE
65. Resting place : BED
66. Crackpot : NUT
67. Oolong, e.g. : TEA

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