Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 1985

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of shot for Trottier : SLAP
5. Sortita, e.g. : ARIA
9. Item once worn by Clete Boyer : CLEAT
14. Redford's wife : LOLA
15. Howard and Jaworski : RONS
16. Major : LARGE
17. "Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
18. Awe or Tay : LOCH
19. Tear-jerker : ONION
20. Optimistic Miller play? : BEFORETHEASCENT
23. Scoreboard slot : RUNS
24. Minute : WEE
25. Calyx segments : SEPALS
28. Turkish chief : AGA
30. A B.Y.U. attendee, e.g. : SOPH
34. Leading : PRIME
35. Sale sign : ASIS
36. Bull ___, Citation's sire : LEA
37. Convoluted Beatles offering? : ANEASYNIGHTSDAY
41. One of a game trio : TIC
42. Ruin : UNDO
43. Like pots or pans : UTILE
44. Understands : SEES
46. ___ Bay, Japan : ISE
47. Accent : STRESS
48. The way, in China : TAO
50. "Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
51. Inverted Gorki title? : THEUPPERHEIGHTS
59. Cobblers' leather strips : RANDS
60. "Daily Planet" lass : LOIS
61. Mentor : GURU
62. Do ___ : ORDIE
63. Dispatched : SENT
64. Lecher's look : LEER
65. Coins in Colima : PESOS
66. On the Java : ASEA
67. Sloe chaser : EYED
1. Piece of cake, sometimes : SLAB
2. Forfeit : LOSE
3. First Arabic letter : ALIF
4. Comprehensive picture : PANORAMA
5. Composer Harold's family : ARLENS
6. Haley's blockbuster : ROOTS
7. Foot part : INCH
8. Retired court star : ASHE
9. Actress Glenn ___ : CLOSE
10. Thurber's "Lanterns and ___" : LANCES
11. One of five expanses : ERIE
12. Balanchine ballet : AGON
13. Yurt, e.g. : TENT
21. "Robert's ___ of Order" : RULES
22. Flooded : AWASH
25. One-time dandy's garb : SPATS
26. Cartoonist Bushmiller : ERNIE
27. Rook or bishop : PIECE
28. Private lines : ASIDE
29. Acronym for a computer snafu : GIGO
31. Joe Miller joke : OLDIE
32. Rings : PEALS
33. Centennial electee : HAYES
35. Harding and Sheridan : ANNS
38. Typewriter's top-line quintet : YUIOP
39. Score direction : TUTTI
40. Bring up the rear : STRAGGLE
45. Hollywood structure : STUDIO
47. Forty winks for Fern√°ndez : SIESTA
49. Chevets : APSES
50. ESP pioneer : RHINE
51. Too much, in Toulouse : TROP
52. Aesop animal : HARE
53. Some linemen : ENDS
54. Lohengrin's bride : ELSA
55. Anonymous Richards : ROES
56. Long-gone Long : HUEY
57. Pine, e.g. : TREE
58. Voiceless consonant : SURD

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