New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 1985

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nice names : NOMS
5. Tab : FLAP
9. Poetic initials : TSE
12. Baseball's Steady Eddie : LOPAT
13. Scold severely : LASH
14. Writer Shere ___ : HITE
16. Kittle, Fisk et al. : CHICAGOWHITESOX
19. Kind of horn : TIN
20. Cockcrow : DAWN
21. Of gulls : LARINE
22. Lingerie items : STEPINS
24. Moreover : ALSO
25. Hairpiece, in slanguage : RUG
26. Ex-hurlers Lee and Marv : GRISSOMS
30. Plate umpire's tool : BROOM
33. Part : ROLE
34. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
35. Attention : EAR
36. Most lean : SPAREST
39. Drs.' group : AMA
40. Fish-eating duck : SMEW
42. Angers : IRES
43. Kind of race : RELAY
45. Dash a liquid upon : SPLATTER
47. Bors or Kay : SIR
48. Henry or Clare Boothe : LUCE
49. Opened : STARTED
53. Well-being : HEALTH
56. Hack or Musial of baseball : STAN
57. A Curie : EVE
58. World Series champ: 1982 : STLOUISCARDINAL
61. Snare : TRAP
62. Approach : NEAR
63. Places for roasts : OVENS
64. Annapolis grad. : ENS
65. DNA factor : GENE
66. Tennis units : SETS
1. ___ game (pitcher's dream) : NOHIT
2. Speak out : OPINE
3. Singer Davis : MAC
4. Where Yankees and Dodgers play : STADIUMS
5. "And Quiet ___ the Don" : FLOWS
6. Croquet area : LAWN
7. Bat wood : ASH
8. World Series champs: 1980 : PHILLIES
9. Midler hit song : THEROSE
10. Valenzuela's agreement : SISI
11. College or collar : ETON
12. W.W. II craft : LCTS
15. English Channel feeder : EXE
17. Kind of plank : GANG
18. Russian news service : TASS
23. Major leaguer, e.g. : PRO
24. Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
26. Corset-factory employee : GORER
27. Using speech : ORAL
28. Doll's word : MAMA
29. Remain : STAY
30. Wife of 53 Down : BESS
31. Sloping passage : RAMP
32. City on the Oka : OREL
33. Street show : RAREE
37. Carlton's craft : PITCHING
38. Oriole catcher: 1955–62 : TRIANDOS
41. Ruthian swats : WALLOPS
44. Throw wildly : ERR
46. Ballet skirt : TUTU
47. Mantle or Mays, once : STAR
49. Hard look : STARE
50. Belief : TENET
51. Dwight of the Red Sox : EVANS
52. Ennis and Crandall of baseball : DELS
53. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
54. To be, in Montreal : ETRE
55. Arkin or Bates : ALAN
56. Look over : SCAN
59. Observe : SEE
60. "___ Got Sixpence" : IVE

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