New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1985

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, 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
Across Down
1. Pequod's captain : AHAB
5. Item discussed by Lucretius : ATOM
9. City in Marion Co., Fla. : OCALA
14. Sheltered inlet : COVE
15. Broadway play: 1966–69 : MAME
16. Awacs feature : RADAR
17. Start of a quotation : THEHEADISALWAYS
20. Skin lesions : SORES
21. Famed hill in Meath : TARA
22. Pres. Washington : GEO
23. Endures : LASTS
26. Best seller by Dr. X: 1965 : INTERN
28. Quotation: Part II : THEDUPE
31. Arp art : DADA
32. Conger : EEL
33. Pot builder : ANTE
35. Quotation: Part III : OFTHE
39. Cattle pen : CRIB
41. Shoals : REEFS
43. Burin or gimlet : TOOL
44. End of quotation : HEART
46. Comet's appendage : TAIL
47. Silent : MUM
48. Rainbow goddess : IRIS
50. Broods : LITTERS
53. Malice : SPLEEN
56. Fix the roof : RETAR
57. Dockers' org. : ILA
58. Culmen : ACME
60. Let : LEASE
64. Author of quotation : LAROCHEFOUCAULD
68. Smithy's item : ANVIL
69. Fissure : REFT
70. Hall or family follower : TREE
71. Flat : STALE
72. Author of "Things I Remember": 1975 : ERTE
73. Sign of boredom : YAWN
1. Townshend ___: 1767 : ACTS
2. Santa's exclamation : HOHO
3. Asseverate : AVER
4. Observed : BEHELD
5. Org. for a G.P. : AMA
6. Small boy : TAD
7. Pretermits : OMITS
8. Cartouche : MESA
9. Entertainer Tony : ORLANDO
10. Raven's cry : CAW
11. Bit from "Poor Richard's Almanack" : ADAGE
12. Cake section : LAYER
13. Pyromaniacal act : ARSON
18. A son of Isaac : ESAU
19. Melody for Moffo : ARIA
24. Box : SPAR
25. Doctrines : TENETS
27. First White House golfer : TAFT
28. Georgia or Cal. : TECH
29. Hither : HERE
30. An 1820 pen name : ELIA
31. Corrupt : DEFILE
34. Gowiddie is one : TEA
36. Bibliophile's purchase : TOME
37. Cuckoo's announcement : HOUR
38. Deciduous shaders : ELMS
40. A cheese : BRIE
42. Narrow opening : SLIT
45. Londoner's molasses : TREACLE
49. Small measure : INCH
51. Powder : TALC
52. Formal agreement : TREATY
53. Patriot Deane : SILAS
54. Factory : PLANT
55. Insect form : LARVA
56. Direct attention (to) : REFER
59. Adjective for a sou : MERE
61. Invisible emanation : AURA
62. Marshy inlet : SLEW
63. Hagman's Genie on TV : EDEN
65. Slick substance : OIL
66. Frequently, to Keats : OFT
67. American Indian : UTE

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