New York Times, Thursday, March 28, 1985

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Fancy's opposite : FACT
5. "Act One" subject : HART
9. Figure of speech : TROPE
14. A "Silkwood" actress : CHER
15. This might be corny : OLEO
16. Great Lakes acronym : HOMES
17. Protection : CARE
18. Anagram for nail : LAIN
19. A day's march : ETAPE
20. Place to eat, sleep and learn : BOARDINGSCHOOL
23. Also : TOO
24. Rowan : ASH
25. Jetsam of 1773 : TEA
28. Domestic hot spot : OVEN
31. Most logical : SANEST
36. Asian salt tree : ATLE
38. Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
40. Street show : RAREE
41. Seafarer's expression : SHIVERMETIMBERS
44. Show respect : KNEEL
45. Type of mackerel : SCAD
46. Specialty of 70 Across : SCAT
47. Shakespeare offering : SONNET
49. A Gardner : ERLE
51. Avila aunt : TIA
52. Aitch preceder : GEE
54. Abbr. on a list : ETC
56. Symbol of innocence : BABEINTHEWOODS
64. Aromas : ODORS
65. Spydom name : HARI
66. Swerve sharply : VEER
68. Slanted : LEANT
69. Disastrous : EVIL
70. A Fitzgerald : ELLA
71. Singer Simon : ESTES
72. Marsh growth : REED
73. Jazz player's phrase : RIFF
1. Mark S. Fowler chairs it: Abbr. : FCC
2. Melville mariner : AHAB
3. Nothing, in Noya : CERO
4. October 31 alternative : TREAT
5. Extend a show's run : HOLDOVER
6. Trans-___, U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
7. Controlling power : REIN
8. Friendly Islands : TONGA
9. Turn on ___ (be very pleasant) : THECHARM
10. He wrote "Our Gang" : ROTH
11. Hawaiian thrush : OMAO
12. Melon or squash : PEPO
13. German donkey : ESEL
21. A friend of Winnie : ROO
22. Draft curves? : SSS
25. Items on the agenda : TASKS
26. Kind of psychology : ETHNO
27. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
29. "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
30. Sister's daughter, e.g. : NIECE
32. Collars : NABS
33. Upright : ERECT
34. Caravansary : SERAI
35. Seed's outer coat : TESTA
37. Just as : EVEN
39. Procyon, e.g. : STAR
42. Thomas Gray et al. : ELEGISTS
43. It's now J.F.K. International : IDLEWILD
48. Perfect, in an Edwards film : TEN
50. W.W. II area : ETO
53. The clear sky : ETHER
55. Report on : COVER
56. Soft clay : BOLE
57. Summer quaffs : ADES
58. Marina sight : BOAT
59. Pelagic creature : ERNE
60. Affluent person : HAVE
61. Mercyhurst College site : ERIE
62. Where heros are made : DELI
63. Self : SELF
67. Eur. flyboys : RAF

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