New York Times, Friday, February 15, 1985

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Retirement accts. : IRAS
5. Missile acronym : MIRV
9. Mitigate : EASE
13. Hebrew bee : BETH
14. Asian capital : HANOI
15. Checkup feature : XRAY
16. Treaty org. : NATO
17. Preminger and Kruger : OTTOS
18. Garden "snake" : HOSE
19. Avine collective : MURDEROFCROWS
22. High, craggy hill : TOR
23. Propel a wherry : OAR
24. West Pointers : CADETS
27. Command to a tailor : LENGTHEN
32. Yoga posture : ASANA
33. Flag : WILT
34. Victorian or Edwardian : ERA
35. Feline collective : KINDLEOFKITTENS
39. Summertime in N.Y.C. : EDT
40. November tally : VOTE
41. Ignited anew : RELIT
42. " . . . ___ and in his tongue": Shak. : DEEDLESS
45. Actress Ruth : HUSSEY
46. Jimmy's successor : RON
47. Emulate Howard : ACT
48. Ursine collective : SLEUTHOFBEARS
55. Elevator man : OTIS
56. ___ step, in dancing : FAROE
57. Cloth measure : BOLT
59. Marino-to-Duper play : PASS
60. Swinburne's "___ the Microscope" : UNDER
61. Den : LAIR
62. Cafeteria need : TRAY
63. Landlocked land : LAOS
64. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
1. ___-Saud : IBN
2. Widen a hole : REAM
3. Aleutian island : ATTU
4. ___ of the stick : SHORTEND
5. Mother: Comb. form : MATR
6. Division word : INTO
7. This may be over your head : ROOF
8. Memorable Italian director : VISCONTI
9. Incite by argument : EXHORT
10. " . . . Indians, all in ___" : AROW
11. Lip : SASS
12. Give the once-over : EYE
14. Peasants, sometimes : HOERS
20. Of a hope chest : DOTAL
21. Scandal sheet : RAG
24. Encrusted : CAKED
25. Stage whisper : ASIDE
26. Alighieri : DANTE
27. These raise Londoners : LIFTS
28. Berlin's Sommer : ELKE
29. Soles' chasers : HEELS
30. Banks on whom the Cubs banked : ERNIE
31. Weatherman's adjective : NASTY
33. Presses a suit : WOOS
36. Momentous : EVENTFUL
37. Armistice : TRUCE
38. Qualified to make a will : TESTABLE
43. Ornate : DRESSY
44. Tellegen of silents : LOU
45. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1918 : HABER
48. "Bright" inspiration for Keats : STAR
49. Actress Eilbacher : LISA
50. Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
51. Word on a dollar bill : ORDO
52. Z. Taylor and Tecumseh : FOES
53. Range : ROAM
54. Pickings or Pickens preceder : SLIM
55. Select : OPT
58. Between, in Bari : TRA

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