New York Times, Thursday, December 19, 1985

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grate : RASP
5. Austen heroine : EMMA
9. Kudos for Domingo : BRAVO
14. Twinge's relative : ACHE
15. Burden : LOAD
16. Asiatic lemur : LORIS
17. Bowery lodging : FLOPHOUSE
19. Gather : AMASS
20. Pile-driver head : TUP
21. Gibbons : APES
22. Ericaceous shrub : AZALEA
23. "Louisiana Hayride" author : KANE
25. Commercial writers : ADMEN
27. Consign : SEND
28. A Russian people : UGRI
29. Strikebreaker : SCAB
33. Exec's helper : STENO
34. Street signs : NEONS
36. Catching place for Caulfield : RYE
37. Phony pretexts : COPOUTS
39. Product sold by Paul Newman : POPCORN
41. Dazzle : AWE
42. Orchestral passage : TUTTI
44. Wished for : HOPED
45. Simple : MERE
47. Cole Porter's "___ to Dance": 1936 : BORN
48. Some receivers : ENDS
49. Silk fabric : CREPE
51. Asian language : URDU
52. Shout : HOLLER
55. Pasteur's portrayer : MUNI
57. Disseminate : SOW
60. Noted netman : ARIAS
61. Sidewalk sport : HOPSCOTCH
63. ___ Stover, Huie heroine : MAMIE
64. Lamb who had a Mary : ELIA
65. Rose that blossomed in Cincinnati : PETE
66. ___ Bay, Canadian port : ALERT
67. Galloway or glass : PONY
68. Homer's one-horse town : TROY
1. Finn's craft : RAFT
2. Defenders' org. : ACLU
3. Little Nell's Grandfather, e.g. : SHOPKEEPER
4. Get-up-and-go : PEP
5. Get up and go? : ELOPE
6. Grimace : MOUE
7. Knead : MASSAGE
8. He wrote "Doc' Horne" : ADE
9. Pioneer : BLAZE
10. Epistle recipients : ROMANS
11. Asian sea : ARAL
12. Clamp : VISE
13. Greek peak : OSSA
18. Press release : HANDOUT
22. ___ acids : AMINO
24. ___ mundi : ANNO
26. Call on, informally : DROPIN
27. Little Eva's creator : STOWE
28. Open : UNSTOP
30. Pilot hired by a farmer : CROPDUSTER
31. Lew of "Dr. Kildare" : AYRES
32. Sag : BEND
33. Crooked deal : SCAM
35. Globular : SPHERIC
38. Potato, e.g. : TUBER
40. Orch. leader : COND
43. Vibrato : TREMOLO
46. Bakery offering : ECLAIR
50. Change type : RESET
51. Retract : UNSAY
52. Syrian city : HAMA
53. Spoken : ORAL
54. Green shade : LIME
56. ___ the air (unsettled) : UPIN
58. Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
59. Muffet favorite : WHEY
61. Drill sergeant's call : HEP
62. Choose : OPT

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