New York Times, Tuesday, December 10, 1985

Author: Gerry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Gerry has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Fastener : HASP
5. Nimble : AGILE
10. Droops : SAGS
14. Opposed : ANTI
15. Turner and Cantrell : LANAS
16. Pelvic bone: Comb. form : ILIO
17. King of the jungle : LION
18. Edward Teach, notorious pirate : BLACKBEARD
20. Wheel rim : FLANGE
22. Cereal seeds : KERNELS
23. Spinning : AREEL
26. Astronaut Evans : RON
27. Heath : ERICA
30. Placebo : SOP
32. Snipe's milieu : MARSH
36. Pirate flag : JOLLYROGER
39. Give ___ whirl (try) : ITA
40. Nickname for author Wharton : EDIE
41. Express a view : OPINE
42. Design : PLAN
43. Economy org. : CEA
44. Kidd's men : BUCCANEERS
46. The present time : TODAY
49. Capuchin monkey : SAI
50. British spy, hanged in 1780 : ANDRE
51. Aitch preceder : GEE
53. Camel's cousin : LLAMA
55. Cares for : ATTENDS
59. Bonnet or carriage : CALASH
63. Fictional pirate : JOHNSILVER
66. What video means : ISEE
67. Mimicked : APED
68. Sheer linen cloth : TOILE
69. Epsilon follower : ZETA
70. Arctic gull genus : XEMA
71. Checks : STEMS
72. Bridge position : EAST
1. One of a pair : HALF
2. Shrub yielding indigo : ANIL
3. Zeno's "classroom" : STOA
4. Apex : PINNACLE
5. He wrote "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" : ALBEE
6. "My ___ Sal" : GAL
7. ___ pickle (on the ropes) : INA
8. Deficiency : LACK
9. Glacial ridge : ESKER
10. Burnt ___, artist's pigment : SIENNA
11. Winglike parts : ALAE
12. "Golden West" person : GIRL
13. Builds a lawn : SODS
19. ___ Bones (Ichabod's nemesis) : BROM
21. Neutral color : GRAY
24. Town near Kingston, N.Y. : ESOPUS
25. Reasonable : LOGICAL
27. Oust : EJECT
28. Site of lots of bucks : RODEO
29. Epic by Homer : ILIAD
31. Writing tool : PENCIL
33. Sore as hops : RILED
34. Brenda or Belle : STARR
35. Medieval guild : HANSE
37. Emulate Jesse James : ROB
38. F.D.R. measure : REA
42. Punish : PENALIZE
45. A Hottentot : NAMA
47. Order of business : AGENDA
48. Cravings : YENS
52. Works on authors' works : EDITS
54. Sights on ranges or granges : ACRES
55. Greek hero : AJAX
56. Small shark : TOPE
57. "Let ___ eat cake" : THEM
58. Aperture : SLOT
60. On the Yellow : ASEA
61. Units for Boris Becker : SETS
62. Topic in the tropics : HEAT
64. Contend : VIE
65. Shade tree : ELM

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