New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1985

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. D.A.'s aide : ASST
5. Radarscope signals : BLIPS
10. Area over an eye or eyes : BROW
14. Chopped cabbage : SLAW
15. "And thus shall ye ___": Exod. : EATIT
16. Papal court : ROTA
17. Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
19. Swan genus : OLOR
20. Jehu : SPEEDER
21. Diamond birds : ORIOLES
23. Asian holiday : TET
24. Behalf : STEAD
25. Pleases a glutton : SATES
28. In medias ___ : RES
29. Part of a jack-in-the-green : SEPAL
33. Good motor sound : PURR
34. By way of : VIA
35. Teach, e.g. : PIRATE
36. Half a Broadway title : IDO
37. Comes tumbling down : TOPPLES
39. Flax fibers : TOW
40. Soprano Farrell : EILEEN
42. Suffix for Arab or Serb : IAN
43. Excellent : AONE
44. Kind of heat : SOLAR
45. Med.-test reading : EEG
46. "___ of God," stage hit : AGNES
47. Mom's and Dad's moms : GRANS
49. Its cap. is Tallahassee : FLA
50. Wild duck : MALLARD
53. Rap sessions? : SEANCES
57. Lily from Africa : ALOE
58. Christmas-song creature : TURTLEDOVE
60. Incision : SLIT
61. "Paradise Lost" figure : URIEL
62. Foil's kin : EPEE
63. Their teeth are scarce : HENS
64. Cleans a meerschaum : REAMS
65. Millstone support : RYND
1. Nile menaces : ASPS
2. Pink item : SLIP
3. Emerson, e.g. : SAGE
4. Stereo component : TWEETER
5. He wrote "Western Star" : BENET
6. "Waiting for Godot" actor : LAHR
7. Assassinated Japanese statesman : ITO
8. Guides : PILOTS
9. Anagram for trees : STERE
10. Chick's pad : BROODER
11. Wad's relative : ROLL
12. County in Neb. : OTOE
13. ___ of the Roses : WARS
18. Pindaric pieces : ODES
22. Medical comb. form : IASIS
24. Oyster catchers : SEAPIES
25. People of intelligence : SPIES
26. Partner of visual : AUDIO
27. Sing lustily : TROLL
28. Sunder : RIP
30. "Cry, the Beloved Country" author : PATON
31. Redeem oneself : ATONE
32. English writer-critic: 1817–78 : LEWES
34. Director ___ Stroheim : VON
35. Female swan : PEN
37. "O ___ addio," Verdi aria : TERRA
38. Pool stroke : LAG
41. Bald nestlings : EAGLETS
43. Take ___ (glim) : AGANDER
45. Last : ENDURE
46. Wings on an avis : ALAE
48. Pianist Rubinstein from Poland : ARTUR
49. Drops a bay : FELLS
50. Beer ingredient : MASH
51. Auk genus : ALLE
52. Kind of cloth : LOIN
53. Contain : STEM
54. Ape : COPY
55. Deadlocked : EVEN
56. Source; origin : SEED
59. Ebro estuary : RIA

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