New York Times, Friday, February 1, 1985

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Venue : SITE
5. "Cave ___" : CANEM
10. Radar signal : BLIP
14. Genus of freshwater fish : ESOX
15. Three-time A.L. batting champ : OLIVA
16. Punjabi potentate : RANA
17. Border on : ABUT
18. Talent for making millions : MIDASTOUCH
20. Ornamental handwork : MACRAME
22. All-day rains : SOAKERS
23. Belle taken to Troy : HELEN
24. As to : INRE
25. Cotton cloth : ETAMINE
27. Called on : VISITED
31. Eating area : DINETTE
32. Keynes's topic : ECONOMY
33. Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
34. Fiddler-crab genus : UCA
35. Become greater : AUGMENT
40. Tidied (up) : SPRUCED
44. Famed twister of words : SPOONER
45. Throws out : TRASHES
46. Dante illustrator : DORE
47. What the toxophilite did : AIMED
48. Characteristic marks : INDICIA
51. Burst inward : IMPLODE
54. Criterion : TOUCHSTONE
56. Pitcher : EWER
57. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
58. Passover feast : SEDER
59. Cozy : SNUG
60. Jupati, e.g. : PALM
61. Hebrew months : ADARS
62. Tupolevs, for short : SSTS
1. Part of a baseball : SEAM
2. Russian hut : ISBA
3. Iffy : TOUCHANDGO
4. Ulltra : EXTREME
5. Remark : COMMENT
6. Property-title receiver : ALIENEE
7. Nest, in Nice : NID
8. Not straightforward : EVASIVE
9. Of a secret society : MASONIC
10. Trained; oriented : BROKEIN
11. Nobelist in Physics: 1914 : LAUE
12. Addition: Abbr. : INCR
13. Cries of contempt : PAHS
19. Ankle: Comb. form : TARSO
21. Got out of the saddle : ALIT
25. Ferber et al. : EDNAS
26. Mooring place : TIEUP
28. Scores of autumnal scores : TOUCHDOWNS
29. Role at a roast : EMCEE
30. Pairs : DYADS
36. Bit : MODICUM
37. Philanthropist Pratt : ENOCH
38. Gratiano's bride : NERISSA
39. Handled : TREATED
40. Hue man : STAINER
41. Elementary texts : PRIMERS
42. Sloping walkway : RAMP
43. Nugatory : USELESS
48. "Rip ___," Presley hit : ITUP
49. Singer-songwriter Hendryx : NONA
50. Like certain controls : DUAL
52. O.T. book : DEUT
53. Energy units : ERGS
55. Scheherazade slept here : ODA

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