New York Times, Thursday, February 21, 1985

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mount in the Cascade Range : SHASTA
7. Break a fast : EAT
10. Spanish landlady : AMA
13. Aide : HELPER
14. Puts in a setting : ENCHASES
16. Like the Earth's shape : OBLATE
17. Book after Ezra : NEHEMIAH
18. Disaccustom : WEAN
19. Neighbor of Bol. : ARG
21. Compact : TREATY
22. Shoe part : INSOLE
25. Pelagic predators : ERNS
26. Entertain : AMUSE
29. Chinese, in Roma : CINESI
31. Former Turkish officials : PASHAS
33. B.&O. depot : STA
34. Masticate : CHEW
38. Table spread : OLEO
39. Hate : ABHOR
41. Verdi heroine : AIDA
42. Campus bldg. : DORM
43. School of whales : GAM
44. Cater basely : PANDER
46. Entrance to Hades : EREBUS
49. Ship's upward heaving : SCEND
50. Alone : SOLO
52. Workers' org. : AFLCIO
54. Breathing problems : APNEAS
56. Memo heading : FYI
57. Fatty's problem : FLAB
61. Deli offering : PASTRAMI
63. Clarify : REFINE
65. "___ Deadly Sins": Weill : THESEVEN
66. Grippers for the Gipper : CLEATS
67. Pose : SIT
68. Word with lap or drop : DEW
69. Lacquer ingredients : ELEMIS
1. Display : SHOW
2. Cupbearer on Olympus : HEBE
3. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
4. Fluffy dishes : SPANISHOMELETS
5. Eastern holiday : TET
6. Regions : AREAS
7. Memphis-to-Knoxville dir. : ENE
8. After sieben : ACHT
9. "___ rosemary . . . ": Ophelia : THERES
10. Meccawee, e.g. : ASIAN
11. Protein providers : MEATS
12. Pallid : ASHY
14. Breakfast treat : ENGLISHMUFFIN
15. ___ bean (a Ky. tree) : AMERICANCOFFEE
20. Fabulous bird : ROC
23. Govt. sponsor of opera, etc. : NEA
24. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
26. Footless : APOD
27. Hawaiian loincloth : MALO
28. Addict : USER
30. Crabbe role: 1958 : EARP
32. Wise one : SAGE
35. Skin : HIDE
36. Nod neighbor : EDEN
37. Turn aside, with "off" : WARD
40. Slavic nurse : BABA
45. "___ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI
47. Emulated Simba : ROARED
48. Like Renard : SLY
50. Turkish cavalryman : SPAHI
51. Beginning : ONSET
53. "Odyssey" enchantress : CIRCE
54. Bldg. units : APTS
55. Except : SAVE
58. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
59. Oppositionist : ANTI
60. Mrs. Truman : BESS
62. European gull : MEW
64. Wright wing : ELL

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