New York Times, Saturday, March 16, 1985

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fuss : TODO
5. ___ noire : BETE
9. Unit of capacitance : FARAD
14. Mine entrance : ADIT
15. Den : LAIR
16. "The Boot" : ITALY
17. Make merry/mechanical part : REVELEVER
19. Church service : NONES
20. Nutty candy : PRALINE
21. Lacking vigor; weak : ANEMIC
23. Young fellow : LAD
24. Beckett's "How ___" : ITIS
25. Fiery felony : ARSON
28. Breaks/bridges : SNAPSPANS
33. Cheer syllable : RAH
34. Run ___ (go berserk) : AMOK
36. Charlie Brown, e.g. : PEANUT
37. Overhead light bulb? : IDEA
39. "Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
41. Earring support : LOBE
42. Anagram for marine : AIRMEN
44. Livorno lucre : LIRA
46. Casino cube : DIE
47. Roamer/Runyon : NOMADAMON
49. Part of a stair : TREAD
51. Gershwin's "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
52. Actress Christensen : UTE
53. Kind of bug : LITTER
56. "U.S.A." by Dos Passos is one : TRILOGY
60. He-man : MACHO
61. Plant/playwright : SUMACAMUS
63. " . . . ___ for verbal delicacies": Mencken : ANEAR
64. Of an epoch : ERAL
65. Ye olde days : YORE
66. Helen's abductor : PARIS
67. Meniscus, e.g. : LENS
68. Tart : SOUR
1. Canvas cover, for short : TARP
2. Baltic feeder : ODER
3. Galli-Curci was one : DIVA
4. Rossini hero : OTELLO
5. Mix : BLEND
6. Roof overhang : EAVE
7. Ascot : TIE
8. Printers' boo-boos : ERRATA
9. Strategy for Goren : FINESSE
10. Iota : ATOM
11. Rajah's spouse : RANI
12. Composer Wilder : ALEC
13. Abnormal: Prefix : DYS
18. Climbing plant : LIANA
22. Jack Frost : NIPPER
24. Rorschach item : INKBLOT
25. Suffix wtih Unit : ARIAN
26. Milieu for Ma Perkins : RADIO
27. Actor Hemsley's nickname : SHERM
28. Energy source : SOL
29. "Doc Savage" producer : PAL
30. Battery terminal : ANODE
31. Nile valley region : NUBIA
32. Grani or Sleipnir : STEED
35. Direct : MANAGE
38. Candlenut tree : AMA
40. "___ Heldenleben," Strauss work : EIN
43. Diaskeuasts : EDITORS
45. Athenian : ATTIC
48. Tidbit : MORSEL
50. Shifts : RELAYS
52. Russian range : URALS
53. Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
54. Bakery worker : ICER
55. Siamese : THAI
56. Govt. agent : TMAN
57. Melville book : OMOO
58. Hindu religious instructor : GURU
59. Scene of battles: 1914–18 : YSER
60. General's pinup : MAP
62. Suffix for press : URE

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