New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1985

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Style : CLASS
6. Latin lass: Abbr. : SRTA
10. Complete failure : BOMB
14. Where Vulcan forged : AETNA
15. Supporting column : PIER
16. U.S.S.R.'s ___ Sea : ARAL
17. Pack of mackerel : SHOAL
18. Meet for McEnroe : OPEN
19. Treatment : CARE
20. Arena : HIPPODROME
22. Kind of cap or pad : KNEE
23. Strawberry's bunch : METS
24. Lost intensity : SAGGED
26. Offset, with "out" : CANCEL
30. Floria of opera : TOSCA
32. Words of concern : OHOH
33. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
35. Glowing coal : EMBER
39. Fur-trimmed cloak : PELISSE
41. Auxin, e.g. : HORMONE
43. Yemeni's neighbor : OMANI
44. Culinary mélange : STEW
46. Church calendar : ORDO
47. Obvious : CLEAR
49. "Peace and Plenty" painter : INNESS
51. "___ cut bait" : FISHOR
54. A contemporary of Haydn : ARNE
56. Prefix with meter : ALTI
57. Decisive battle : ARMAGEDDON
63. Collected : COOL
64. Truck type : SEMI
65. Herd on the move : DROVE
66. Organic compound : ENOL
67. Nights before : EVES
68. Girdle material : LATEX
69. Cry from the crib : DADA
70. Strike out : DELE
71. Movie critic Siskel's TV partner : EBERT
1. Lawful lucre : CASH
2. City south of Salt Lake City : LEHI
3. At the summit : ATOP
4. Break : SNAP
5. Biblical dancer : SALOME
6. Good fellow : SPORT
7. Sharp response : RIPOSTE
8. Abound : TEEM
9. He played Marshal Dillon : ARNESS
10. Game for two : BACKGAMMON
11. Chimp's cousin : ORANG
12. Runner Sidney of the Olympics : MAREE
13. What wet madras cloth may do : BLEED
21. Homes for heros : DELIS
25. Maple genus : ACER
26. Snowflake, to Santos : COPO
27. Attention-getter : AHEM
28. Popular piano piece : NOLA
29. Prized rodent : CHINCHILLA
31. "Top ___ mornin'!" : OTHE
34. Southwestern flattop : MESA
36. Carried : BORE
37. Stops : ENDS
38. Cars of yesteryear : REOS
40. Corn holder of a kind : SILO
42. ___ to (because of) : OWING
45. Fishing net : TRAMMEL
48. Scraped out : ERASED
50. Provoke : NEEDLE
51. Confronted : FACED
52. A Massey : ILONA
53. Endured : STOOD
55. Gift to Bob Cratchit : RAISE
58. Dream, to Debussy : REVE
59. Monotonous : DRAB
60. Be foolishly fond : DOTE
61. Ham's word : OVER
62. Call to a queue : NEXT

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