New York Times, Monday, April 22, 1985

Author:H. Hastings Reddall
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
H. Hastings Reddall has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pack down lightly : TAMP
5. Sea mosses : ALGAE
10. Tuck away : STOW
14. African plant : ALOE
15. Posts : MAILS
16. Yearn : PINE
17. ___ Park, Calif. : REDWOODNATIONAL
20. Chopping tool : AXE
21. Club assessments : DUES
22. Fixed in position : RIGID
23. Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
24. Calabooses : COOLERS
26. Tasmania's capital : HOBART
29. Pleased expressions : GRINS
30. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
31. Increase a poker bet : RAISE
32. Crooked : WRY
35. Trees on which silkworms feed : WHITEMULBERRIES
39. Trampoline : NET
40. Roman date : NONES
41. Kind of chamber : ANTE
42. E.r.a., r.b.i., etc. : STATS
43. Quoits player : TOSSER
45. Collects in condensed form : ADSORBS
48. Journey : TRIP
49. ___ Abzug : BELLA
50. Stain : SOIL
51. Droop : SAG
54. Long Island hard-shell delicacy : BLUEPOINTOYSTER
58. Baking compartment : OVEN
59. War horse : STEED
60. A Dumas : PERE
61. Examine : TEST
62. "If My Friends Could ___ Now," 1966 song : SEEME
63. Port opposite Taiwan : AMOY
1. Scarlett's home : TARA
2. Actor Karras : ALEX
3. Style : MODE
4. Church seat : PEW
5. Quantity : AMOUNT
6. Burdened : LADEN
7. Certain snares : GINS
8. Ga. neighbor : ALA
9. Superlative suffix : EST
10. Victor's loot : SPOILS
11. Trace of color : TINGE
12. Walk ___ (be elated) : ONAIR
13. Joins inseparably : WELDS
18. Fragrance : ODOR
19. Tuesday worker, in a refrain : IRONER
23. Latvian, e.g. : BALT
24. Babies' beds : CRIBS
25. French river : OISE
26. Cut down : HEWN
27. Will-___-wisp : OTHE
28. Night crawlers : BAIT
29. Big blows : GALES
31. Litter peewees : RUNTS
32. Triumphs : WINS
33. Neural network : RETE
34. North Sea feeder : YSER
36. Lure into danger : ENTRAP
37. Home of Lot's descendants : MOAB
38. Harsh sound : RASP
42. The ___, channel near the Isle of Wight : SOLENT
43. Vacuum tube : TRIODE
44. Unctuous : OILY
45. Prior's superior : ABBOT
46. Search carefully : DELVE
47. Turns sideways : SLUES
48. Kind of pole : TOTEM
50. Snick and ___ : SNEE
51. Part of a strawberry : STEM
52. Flying prefix : AERO
53. Author Zane : GREY
55. C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
56. Resident of: Suffix : ITE
57. Bath is one : SPA

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