New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1985

Author:Mary S. Snyder
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Roost : PERCH
6. Baby's word : DADA
10. Actor James from N.Y.C. : CAAN
14. Public : OVERT
15. Minor prophet: Abbr. : OBAD
16. Fabled runner : HARE
17. Entrees for an English peer? : SALISBURYSTEAKS
20. Emulate Mencken : EDIT
21. Edwardian and gaslight : ERAS
22. Marine call : AVAST
23. Change the shade : RETINT
25. Greek letter : ETA
26. Emperor's favorite course? : CAESARSALAD
32. Word in a palindrome : MADAM
35. Alda and Ladd : ALANS
36. Actress Farrow : MIA
38. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
39. Kind of branch : OLIVE
40. Mark on a car : DENT
41. Jehovah : GOD
42. Painting subject : SCENE
43. Sorbonne psychologist : BINET
44. Sweets for a diva? : PEACHMELBAS
47. Farmer's deg. : BAS
48. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
52. Smithy's need : ANVIL
55. Rumanian dance : HORA
58. Mélange : OLIO
59. Side dish for a czar? : NOODLESROMANOFF
62. Animal enclosure : COTE
63. Delicious, to Picasso : RICO
64. ___ Delgada, Portuguese port : PONTA
65. Chem. endings : ENES
66. Midge : GNAT
67. Cards in a Yarborough : TREYS
1. Puzzle : POSER
2. Outwit a pursuer : EVADE
3. Got a pipe going again : RELIT
4. Very choosy : CRITICAL
5. Alts. : HTS
6. Gloomy : DOUR
7. Southwestern canyon mouth : ABRA
8. "Long ___ Journey . . . ": O'Neill : DAYS
9. Lures of a mfr. : ADS
10. ___ glass (a full-length mirror) : CHEVAL
11. Report-card quartet : AAAA
12. Refuges : ARKS
13. Kind of egg : NEST
18. ___ noire : BETE
19. Teddy boys' goodbyes : TATAS
24. Business org. : NAM
25. Laborer of yore : ESNE
27. An ancient name of Jerusalem : SALEM
28. Kind of skirt : ALINE
29. Composer of "Ma Mère l'Oye" : RAVEL
30. Grace's finish : AMEN
31. What epicures like to do : DINE
32. "Little Women" lass : MEG
33. Surmounting : ATOP
34. Fla. county : DADE
37. LL.B. holder : ATT
39. Famous publisher : OCHS
40. Use calumny : DISHONOR
42. Dermal outgrowth : SCALL
43. Spree : BAT
45. Lives : ABIDES
46. Show delight : BEAM
49. Like an eremite : ALONE
50. Swellegant : NIFTY
51. Some British squabs : SOFAS
52. Suffix for suffer : ANCE
53. P.M. starter : NOON
54. Capitol Hill action : VOTE
55. ___ Hsüeh (Chinese philosophy) : HSIN
56. Large sea creature : ORCA
57. What cheerleaders do : ROOT
60. Unit of work : ERG
61. Appropriate : APT

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