New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1985

Author: Brian G. Tyler
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B F H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Counterpart of fraternal : SORORAL
8. Idle chatter : PALAVER
15. Run-of-the-mill : AVERAGE
16. Raise : ELEVATE
17. Threatens : MENACES
18. Guided : STEERED
19. Blab : PRATE
20. Purvey : CATER
22. Anger : IRE
23. Kind of duck : LAME
24. Candle : TAPER
25. More than some : MANY
26. Opposite of hiver : ETE
27. Hen : LAYER
28. Curriculum ___ : VITAE
29. Renovates : RESTORES
31. Highway havens : MOTELS
32. Exclamation of disgust : RATS
33. Quote : CITE
34. Treats a violin bow : ROSINS
37. Live with : TOLERATE
41. A constellation : ARIES
42. Fathered : SIRED
43. Word with power or handle : MAN
44. Tend : MIND
45. Certain sports events : OPENS
46. Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
47. Kind of salad : EGG
48. Bjorn Borg, for one : SWEDE
49. ___ voce : SOTTO
50. Cracker : SALTINE
52. Tire type : RETREAD
54. Edited critically : EMENDED
55. Mistake indication : ERASURE
56. Antigone and Ismene : SISTERS
57. Wishes : DESIRES
1. Wall ornament : SAMPLER
2. Yielded to esurience : OVERATE
3. Appoints anew : RENAMES
4. Speak pompously : ORATE
5. Dash : RACE
6. Mature : AGE
7. Haitian seaport : LESCAYES
8. Badger : PESTER
9. Tailor : ALTER
10. Salacious look : LEER
11. Map abbr. : AVE
12. Statistics term : VARIATE
13. "Love Is ___," I. Stone book : ETERNAL
14. Rock bass and rudd : REDEYES
21. Imitates : APES
24. Bakery items : TARTS
25. Liturgical headdress : MITER
27. Advances made by bankers : LOANS
28. Performed a civic duty : VOTED
30. True's partner : TRIED
31. What an odometer measures : MILES
33. At bay : CORNERED
34. Abu Simbel figure : RAMESES
35. Oriental art : ORIGAMI
36. Kind of bar : SINGLES
37. What some are fit to be : TIED
38. Olympics competitor : AMATEUR
39. Steak order : TARTARE
40. Does a cryptographer's job : ENCODES
42. Exceeds 55 : SPEEDS
45. One of the English gentry : OWNER
46. Back: Comb. form : DORSI
48. Kind of walk or wall : SIDE
49. Stops on a RR : STAS
51. Trinitrotoluene, for short : TNT
53. Poetic palindrome : ERE

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