New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 1985

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Kind of book or roll : BANK
5. Mexican dish : TACOS
10. Breath of wind : WAFT
14. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
15. Accustom : ENURE
16. Woody's son : ARLO
17. With 36 Across, event in a marsh : YOUNGHERONTRIES
20. Most shabby : DINGIEST
21. Heraldic borders : ORLES
22. Sweeten the kitty : BET
23. Prong : TINE
25. One of the Fords : GERALD
29. Mull : RUMINATE
33. Rousseau hero : EMILE
34. Musical finale : CODA
35. Rod : GAT
36. See 17 Across : TOCATCHSOMEFISH
40. Ending for anchor or graph : ITE
41. Before aujourd'hui : HIER
42. T.L.C. dispenser : NURSE
43. Areas : TERRAINS
46. Helm or hoer : TILLER
47. Theatrical org. : ANTA
48. Taunt : RAG
49. Candied : GLACE
52. Sends by rapid transit : AIRMAILS
57. Old bird's comment on above : LOOKWHOSSTALKIN
60. Teener's woe : ACNE
61. Rouse : AWAKE
62. Feature of Florence's duomo : DOME
63. Spare-tire changer : DIET
64. Renowned diarist : PEPYS
65. Runner Audain : ANNE
1. Hopalong Cassidy portrayer : BOYD
2. Mine, to Michel : AMOI
3. Verb's object, usually : NOUN
4. King of the movies : KONG
5. Giggled : TEHEED
6. "___ of traitors!" : ANEST
7. Brusque : CURT
8. Spanish treasure : ORO
9. Former Kobe coin : SEN
10. Colony of rabbits : WARREN
11. Extra protection for some seeds : ARIL
12. Cut and run : FLEE
13. Sling : TOSS
18. Tasty fowl meat : GIBLET
19. Singer Tennille : TONI
23. Historic royal family : TUDOR
24. Moslem priest : IMAM
25. Jokester's question : GETIT
26. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
27. Kitchen utensil : RICER
28. ___ Newburg : ALA
29. Ramblers : ROSES
30. "I Wish I Had ___," Kahn-Le Boy song : AGIRL
31. French cup : TASSE
32. Upper regions of space : ETHER
34. Crockery : CHINA
37. Bill : CHIT
38. Brainteaser : ENIGMA
39. Suffix with fate or hate : FUL
44. Uproar : RACKET
45. Again : ANEW
46. Pies, to a cuisinier : TARTES
48. Hazardous : RISKY
49. Garden bloom, for short : GLAD
50. Places : LOCI
51. Top-rated : AONE
52. Instr. on a rush job : ASAP
53. Former Met diva : ALDA
54. Image: Var. : IKON
55. Draw : LIMN
56. Snick-or-___ : SNEE
58. Chance : HAP
59. Loan word : OWE

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