New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1985

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Munch : CHEW
5. Plant anew : RESOW
10. Bread unit : SLAB
14. N.J. town : LODI
15. Conserve of grapes : UVATE
16. Acapulco sandwich : TACO
17. Iroquoian worshiped Ireland (palindrome) : ERIEDEIFIEDEIRE
20. With smugness : FATLY
21. Pres. Hoover was one : LEO
22. What a waiter awaits : ORDER
23. Post-shuffle action : DEAL
25. Graf ___ : SPEE
27. Eng. lawmakers : MPS
30. Gets the shakes : SHIVERS
32. Nailing block : NOG
35. Diner sign : EATS
37. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
38. "Over There" place : EUROPE
40. Fasten balanced auto gears (palindrome) : STRAPLEVELPARTS
43. Stone tablets : STELAE
44. Author Levin : IRA
45. Give off : EMIT
46. An evergreen : YEW
47. Fabric pattern : PINDOTS
50. Poker "bullet" : ACE
51. Singer Turner : TINA
52. Appear : SEEM
54. Smokers flick them : ASHES
57. Force : VIS
59. Kind of pie : CUTIE
63. Don't feel pain riding London trolleys (palindrome) : SMARTNOTONTRAMS
66. Babies : TOTS
67. Hot month in La Paz : ENERO
68. ___ impasse : ATAN
69. Memorable film critic : AGEE
70. Not so feral : TAMER
71. Citrus fruit : LIME
1. Musical symbol : CLEF
2. Israeli dance : HORA
3. Use a blue pencil : EDIT
4. Brandish : WIELD
5. Be contrite : RUE
6. Nontaped malice on TV (palindrome) : EVILLIVE
7. Sound partner : SAFE
8. Indolent : OTIOSE
9. Tiny : WEE
10. Cordwood measure : STERE
11. Dial backwards : LAID
12. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
13. South African settler : BOER
18. Tints : DYES
19. Renovates : DOESUP
24. Burn ___ one's pocket : AHOLEIN
26. High priest : PRELATE
27. Unkempt : MESSY
28. French poodle's paw : PATTE
29. Scatter : STREW
31. Crystal clear : VIVID
32. With 39 Down, Sally Field film: 1979 : NORMA
33. Kind of nerve : OPTIC
34. Chanson de ___ : GESTE
36. Songdom gal : SAL
39. See 32 Down : RAE
41. Guy Fawkes, to James I : PAPIST
42. Amor irked (palindrome) : EROSSORE
48. Famed Roman piazza : NAVONA
49. Shakers, e.g. : SECT
51. To the point : TERSE
53. Rivera work : MURAL
54. Charles pet : ASTA
55. Forecast for L.A. : SMOG
56. Execrate : HATE
58. Hot follower : ITEM
60. Memorable French mime : TATI
61. Moslem prayer leader : IMAM
62. Slave of yore : ESNE
64. Court barrier : NET
65. Neither's partner : NOR

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