New York Times, Thursday, February 7, 1985

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Cuts down : MOWS
5. Venous fluid of the gods : ICHOR
10. Hounds : DOGS
14. Square's length times width : AREA
15. Orifice : MOUTH
16. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
17. Coat superficially : GILD
18. Noted Abstract Expressionist : MOTHERWELL
20. The Vltava, to a Berliner : MOLDAU
22. Place apart : SETASIDE
23. Liquid used in dyes : ANILINE
25. Divagate : ROVE
26. Greek sea god : NEREUS
28. Met mezzo-soprano : RESNIK
32. Furious : ANGRY
34. Firm : SOLID
36. ___ Duarte Perón : EVA
37. Large containers : VATS
38. Baby's bellyache : COLIC
39. Wax imprint : SEAL
40. W.W. II area : ETO
41. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
42. Château-Thierry's river : MARNE
43. Agree : CONCUR
45. Esteem : REGARD
47. Yorkshire river : AIRE
49. Hung up the receiver: Brit. : RANGOFF
52. Topple : OVERTURN
56. Mouse, for example : GNAWER
57. Source : WELLSPRING
59. ___ precedent : SETA
60. French composer : LALO
61. Of musical sound quality : TONAL
62. Cut : SLIT
63. Brings to court : SUES
64. Candidate list : SLATE
65. Famous name in motordom : OLDS
1. Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
2. Apollo 16 lunar lander : ORION
3. The Iron Duke : WELLINGTON
4. They supply horsemen : SADDLERS
5. Exempt from harm : IMMUNE
6. Cote sound : COO
7. Hovels : HUTS
8. Further : OTHER
9. Grandiloquent language : RHETORIC
10. Uses a divining rod : DOWSES
11. Buddhist sacred mountain : OMEI
12. Olympic top award : GOLD
13. Lone : SOLE
19. Uttered inanities : RAVED
21. Light : AIRY
24. Antiseptic solution : EUSOL
27. Type of energy : SOLAR
29. Worthless one : NEERDOWELL
30. Karamazov brother : IVAN
31. Borecole : KALE
32. With, in Nice : AVEC
33. Acronym for a defense group : NATO
35. A cosmetic : LINER
38. Debases : CORRUPTS
39. A North Atlantic sea : SARGASSO
41. Parisian nights : NUITS
42. Horace or Thomas : MANN
44. Verdi's "Don ___" : CARLOS
46. Group of geese : GAGGLE
48. Flynn of films : ERROL
50. Malodorous : FETID
51. College socs. : FRATS
52. Temple team : OWLS
53. Offspring of a vache : VEAU
54. French women's magazine : ELLE
55. Jazz singer Simone : NINA
58. Cole or Turner : NAT

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