New York Times, Monday, February 25, 1985

Author:Barbara J. Weakley
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: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Large, thick pieces : SLABS
6. Cicatrix : SCAR
10. Expense : COST
14. Chaos : HAVOC
15. Hawaiian island : OAHU
16. Butter's rival : OLEO
17. Witch doctor's fetish : OBEAH
18. Secluded spot : GLEN
19. Plant : MILL
20. Panic : TERROR
22. Varied : MANIFOLD
24. Entranceway : DOOR
26. Caper : DIDO
27. Kneecaps : PATELLAS
31. Typical : NORMAL
35. Cargo : LOAD
36. Chinese weight : LIANG
38. Yarn : TALE
39. Rainbow : ARC
40. Spouse's relative : INLAW
41. Antique : OLD
42. "How sweet ___!": Gleason : ITIS
44. African lake : NYASA
45. Punctilious one : PRIG
46. Frat brother's activity : DATING
48. News-item heading : DATELINE
50. Not so plentiful : LESS
52. Siberian river : LENA
53. Draftees : PRIVATES
57. Liturgy : RITUAL
61. Rant's partner : RAVE
62. October stone : OPAL
64. "Beau ___" : GESTE
65. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
66. Exploding star : NOVA
67. Spars : MASTS
68. Multitudinous : MANY
69. Watched : EYED
70. Subtle airs : AURAE
1. Injection : SHOT
2. French poet: 16th century : LABE
3. Declare : AVER
4. Got on : BOARDED
5. Academy : SCHOOL
6. Soak, in Yorkshire : SOG
7. Serene : CALM
8. In the van : AHEAD
9. Modern convenience : RUNNINGWATER
10. Solace : COMFORT
11. Mixture : OLIO
12. Hawk : SELL
13. Related : TOLD
21. Vagabond : ROLLINGSTONE
23. Altar words : IDO
25. Wet : RAINY
27. Glen ___ : PLAID
28. Main corporeal vessel : AORTA
29. Implied but unspoken : TACIT
30. Caesar or Waldorf : SALAD
32. New Zealand native : MAORI
33. Spent : ALLIN
34. Shelf : LEDGE
37. Twangy : NASAL
43. Argentine : SILVERY
45. Ky.'s Pennyroyal, e.g. : PLATEAU
47. Teachers' org. : NEA
49. Riddle : ENIGMA
51. Indian soldier, formerly : SEPOY
53. High-school dance : PROM
54. Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
55. A tsar : IVAN
56. Redeem : SAVE
58. Member of the U.N. : USSR
59. "___ boy!" : ATTA
60. ___-majesté : LESE
63. Stripling : LAD

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