New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1985

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Competent : ABLE
5. Consumer advocate : NADER
10. Peak : ACME
14. State of mind : MOOD
15. Public-relations concern : IMAGE
16. Kind of chop : LOIN
17. D ___ David : ASIN
18. King of Naples: 1808–15 : MURAT
19. He wrote "Bus Stop" : INGE
20. Breakfast order : SCRAMBLEDEGGS
23. Haggard book : SHE
24. Bullring sound : OLE
25. Ana and Claus : SANTAS
28. Answers : RETORTS
31. Genetic substance, for short : RNA
32. In progress : AFOOT
36. One, to Marie : UNE
37. Secular : LAIC
38. Second breakfast : COFFEEANDDANISH
42. Soho dandy : TOFF
43. Old ___ (London theatre) : VIC
44. "The Eve of St. ___": Keats : AGNES
45. Hot time in Paree : ETE
46. Dakar is its capital : SENEGAL
49. More compact : DENSER
51. Laugh, in Lyon : RIS
52. Romaine lettuce : COS
55. Accompaniment for 20 Across : BUTTEREDTOAST
59. Lather maker : SOAP
61. Emulate W. J. Bryan : ORATE
62. Killer whale : ORCA
63. "___ in Love with Amy" : ONCE
64. Talked wildly : RAVED
65. Fervor : ZEAL
66. Cowardly Lion of filmdom : LAHR
67. Steps over a wall : STILE
68. C. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
1. Gather : AMASS
2. Painter Hieronymus : BOSCH
3. Longest French river : LOIRE
4. Best or Ferber : EDNA
5. "Jack, be ___" : NIMBLE
6. Charm : AMULET
7. Risk : DARE
8. Mild oath : EGAD
9. Examined again : RETESTED
10. Bring into agreement : ALIGN
11. Oblige : CONSTRAIN
12. U.S.S.R. plane : MIG
13. Chemical suffix : ENE
21. Malory's "Le ___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
22. Yak away : GAS
26. Parsley relative : ANISE
27. Meistersinger Hans : SACHS
29. Small amount : OUNCE
30. Spherical: Abbr. : RND
32. Emulated Nazimova : ACTED
33. American organist-composer : FOOTE
34. He wrote "La Vie parisienne" : OFFENBACH
35. Switch word : OFF
37. Highly volatile fuel: Abbr. : LNG
39. Foot muscles : EVERTORS
40. Rhone feeder : AIN
41. Flemish city : AALST
46. TV box : SET
47. She foiled a witch : GRETEL
48. ___-camp : AIDEDE
50. Outstanding : SUPER
52. He wrote "Sally in Our Alley" : CAREY
53. Hollywood award : OSCAR
54. Tasteless : STALE
56. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
57. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
58. Slow flow : OOZE
59. Musical syllable : SOL
60. Actress Munson : ONA

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