New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1985

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ buddies : BOSOM
6. Lhasa ___ (Tibetan dog) : APSO
10. Sea once part of the Caspian : ARAL
14. Exonerating excuse : ALIBI
15. Club numbered one to nine : IRON
16. Little, in Livorno : POCO
17. Treasured memento : RELIC
18. Tasty : DELICIOUS
20. Catcall : BOO
21. Singer Della : REESE
23. Expedition : HASTE
24. Peers : LORDS
25. Kind of snake : GARTER
26. Cast : THROWN
29. Combine : UNIFY
31. Wrangler's gear : RIATA
32. Bani-Sadr, e.g. : IRANI
33. Speed inits. : MPH
36. Equip : ARM
37. Old pro : VETERAN
39. Enviable test score : IOO
40. Approval : YES
41. Wilson famed for needlework : ERICA
42. Masquerade ensemble : GETUP
44. Animated, in music : MOSSO
45. Cash registers, e.g. : ADDERS
46. Excise : REMOVE
49. Iris used in sachet powder : ORRIS
51. Idolize : ADORE
52. Short comedies : SKITS
53. ___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
56. Set off dynamite : DETONATED
58. Use a block and tackle : HOIST
60. Agnes, in Acapulco : INES
61. Body of mores : LORE
62. Expunge : ERASE
63. Key : ISLE
64. Irish maid : LASS
65. Constrict : STRAP
1. Fishhook part : BARB
2. Sandwich moistener : OLEO
3. Storehouse for grain : SILO
4. Kimono accessory : OBI
5. Modern appliance : MICROWAVEOVEN
6. Succored : AIDED
7. Airtight pots : PRESSURECOOKERS
8. Dover ___ : SOLE
9. Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
10. Collection of hives : APIARY
11. Perch : ROOST
12. Critical : ACUTE
13. Ne'er-do-well : LOSER
19. Food warmers : CHAFINGDISHES
22. Sea accipiter : ERN
24. Realty unit : LOT
25. Lollobrigida : GINA
26. Jeweler's showcase : TRAY
27. Lease : HIRE
28. Butts : RAMS
30. Former capital of Japan : NARA
32. "___ my lady . . . ": Romeo : ITIS
33. Pittance : MITE
34. Teem : POUR
35. High-school affairs : HOPS
38. Celtic language : ERSE
43. Begley and Asner : EDS
44. Glum : MOROSE
45. Dramaturgy, for one : ART
46. Wheel spokes, e.g. : RADII
47. Idyllic locales : EDENS
48. Stopover site : MOTEL
50. Emulates Cordero : RIDES
52. Colonnade : STOA
53. Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
54. Peak near the Aegean : OSSA
55. Buck-and-wing segment : STEP
57. Emerson's "Give ___ to Love" : ALL
59. Smidgen for Spot : ORT

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