New York Times, Saturday, March 2, 1985

Author:Larry Goldhirsch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Jet-set problems : LAGS
5. Not likely : UNAPT
10. " . . . long in city ___": Keats : PENT
14. Crier's call : OYEZ
15. QB Montana, for short : NINER
16. Title-search figure : AREA
17. Feast : DINE
18. Chinese appetizer : WONTONSOUP
20. Engrave : INSCRIBE
22. Hawthorne's "___ from an Old Manse" : MOSSES
23. Cutler's need : HONE
24. A Levy of Broadway : ABIE
25. Shakespearean contraction : TWOULD
28. Reprimand : SCOLDING
32. Hourly : HORAL
33. Showy flower : PEONY
34. Philippine tree : DAO
35. Balanced : EVEN
36. Novelist John le ___ : CARRE
37. Award for a TV ad : CLIO
38. Gunpowder, e.g. : TEA
39. Position properly : ALIGN
40. Pottery fragment : SHERD
41. "Do I stand ___?": Browning : ANDSTARE
43. Vexatious : THORNY
44. Benches for the masses : PEWS
45. Chickadee's crop : CRAW
46. An adjective for science : AMORAL
49. Most meager : SLIMMEST
53. Chinese main course : SESAMEBEEF
55. W German river : EDER
56. Film comedian Jacques : TATI
57. "A Touch of Class" star : SEGAL
58. Cécile's concept : IDEE
59. Capital of S Yemen : ADEN
60. Suffragist Lucy : STONE
61. Nuque : NAPE
1. City N of Stockton, Calif. : LODI
2. Hebrew letter : AYIN
3. Roman family group : GENS
4. Style of Chinese cooking : SZECHUAN
5. Relax : UNWIND
6. Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
7. Meara or Boleyn : ANNE
8. Gerbil, for one : PET
9. Tommy Dorsey's companion : TROMBONE
10. Handed over : PASSED
11. Libido : EROS
12. ___ Welt (Berliner's New World) : NEUE
13. Camper's curfew : TAPS
19. Fuzzy, as wool : NOILY
21. Kipfel : ROLL
24. It fell on Chicken Little : ACORN
25. Greek letter : THETA
26. Made on a loom : WOVEN
27. Echo, e.g. : OREAD
28. Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
29. Flaneur : IDLER
30. Resort in Scotland : NAIRN
31. Cry of delight : GOODY
33. Matches : PAIRS
36. Like certain otters : CLAWLESS
37. Chinese main course : CHOWMEIN
39. Mr. T's group : ATEAM
40. Pillow cover : SHAM
42. Muscle twist : SPRAIN
43. Toy : TRIFLE
45. Unsullied : CLEAN
46. Film pooch : ASTA
47. Fermented honey beverage : MEAD
48. Elbe feeder : OSTE
49. Utah's state flower : SEGO
50. Summary of Norse myths : EDDA
51. One source of oil : SEEP
52. Diomate, e.g. : TREE
54. Lay down : BET

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