New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 1985

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. Solo : ALONE
6. As well : ALSO
10. Enjoy a quid : CHEW
14. Distributed : DEALT
15. Perches : SITS
16. Pedro's "Ahoy!" : HOLA
17. "Festina lente" : MAKEHASTESLOWLY
20. Here, in Paris : ICI
21. Watery fluids : SERA
22. Zones : AREAS
23. Eliot work : THEWASTELAND
27. Director Howard : RON
28. Squatter : NESTER
32. Dali's homeland : SPAIN
35. Bank transaction : LOAN
38. Site of the Tell legend : URI
39. Saw : WASTENOTWANTNOT
43. Berenson's subject : ART
44. Pot item : ANTE
45. Obliterate : ERASE
46. Sly : TRICKY
49. Theater sign : SRO
50. Cornmeal mush : HASTYPUDDING
57. What a bigwig carries : CLOUT
60. Part : ROLE
61. Nothing : NIL
62. Saw : HASTEMAKESWASTE
66. Make eyes at : OGLE
67. Brainstorm : IDEA
68. Violinist Isaac : STERN
69. Brassie, e.g. : WOOD
70. Cabbage; bread : GELT
71. He wrote "Too Late the Phalarope" : PATON
1. Come clean : ADMIT
2. Cause filtering : LEACH
3. Jack of old films : OAKIE
4. Mets' div. : NLE
5. Afr. country : ETH
6. Pecuniary resource : ASSET
7. British measure : LITRE
8. Swipe : STEAL
9. W.W. II Govt. agency : OSS
10. Combinations of tones : CHORDS
11. Inventor Elias : HOWE
12. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
13. What E. B. Browning counted : WAYS
18. Org. : ASSN
19. "Daily Planet" employee : LANE
24. Formal order : WRIT
25. Tops : AONE
26. O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
29. Popular sandwich filler : TUNA
30. Aphrodite's son : EROS
31. Liturgy : RITE
32. Hit a gnat : SWAT
33. Young salmon : PARR
34. Italian wine city : ASTI
35. Chaney : LON
36. Teammate of Bill Terry : OTT
37. Veneration : AWE
40. Negatives : NAYS
41. A jerk : NERD
42. Trampled : TROD
47. Conveyed on a flume : CHUTED
48. Petruchio's wife : KATE
49. Takes to court : SUES
51. Commerce : TRADE
52. Hayseed : YOKEL
53. Skirt part : PLEAT
54. Atlas feature : INSET
55. Explosive, for short : NITRO
56. First orbiting American : GLENN
57. Vittles : CHOW
58. Como, to Carlos or Carlo : LAGO
59. Frogner Park's locale : OSLO
63. U.S.S.R. plane : MIG
64. O. Henry's monogram : WSP
65. One ___ time : ATA

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