New York Times, Friday, March 1, 1985

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lima locale : PERU
5. Asp : ADDER
10. Coin eater : SLOT
14. He was Terrible : IVAN
15. Sawlike organ : SERRA
16. Item in Caesar's closet : TOGA
17. ___ an ear (heed) : LEND
18. Ship's upward heaving : SCEND
19. Middle East gulf : ADEN
20. Crossword-puzzle fodder : ERIEEERIEAERIES
23. Grade : RATE
24. Baseball stat. : RBI
25. Until now : SOFAR
28. Ave. crossings, sometimes : STS
31. Type of orange : OSAGE
35. Betsey ___, Dickens character : PRIG
36. Organic compound : ACETAL
38. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
39. More of 20 Across : ALEEELEEELIEELI
42. Jailbird : CON
43. Transported horses, e.g. : VANNED
44. Nothingness : NADA
45. Supply : ENDUE
47. Image: Comb. form : TYP
48. Mercator work : ATLAS
49. Fla.-Ore. dir. : NNW
51. Top sound : WHIR
53. Still more of 20 Across : ATEETEITEOTEUTE
61. Tabula ___ : RASA
62. Quaker gray : ACIER
63. In a line : AROW
64. Squirrel gatherings : NUTS
65. Peddles : VENDS
66. Kind of clock or bomb : TIME
67. Siouan Indian : OTOE
68. Do a pupil's chore up front : ERASE
69. Belgian river : YSER
1. Stack : PILE
2. Always : EVER
3. Indian princess : RANI
4. Like some collegians : UNDERAGE
5. Have-not's need : ASSET
6. Waning, as the moon : DECRESCENT
7. Zwei chaser : DREI
8. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
9. Speeder's trapper : RADAR
10. "A ___ Born" : STARIS
11. N.J. city : LODI
12. Curved molding : OGEE
13. Beach sights : TANS
21. Corn unit : EAR
22. "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
25. Comet's milieu : SPACE
26. Synthetic fabric : ORLON
27. Ogre : FIEND
29. Wee : TEENY
30. Butterworts : STEEPWEEDS
32. " . . . ___ upon thine heart": Song of Solomon : ASEAL
33. Rita Hayworth role : GILDA
34. Hebrew prophet : ELIAS
36. ___ carte : ALA
37. City off. : ALD
40. Happening : EVENT
41. Plea : ENTREATY
46. Malaise : UNEASE
48. River island : AIT
50. Stagger : WEAVE
52. Kelso or Alsab : HORSE
53. River to the Ligurian Sea : ARNO
54. Tense : TAUT
55. This, in Toledo : ESTO
56. Bakery worker : ICER
57. Singer Turner : TINA
58. "Exodus" author : URIS
59. Library item : TOME
60. Pitcher : EWER

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