New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1985

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conductor's concern : TEMPO
6. Herman and Ruth : BABES
11. Less expenses : NET
14. "___ Jimmy Valentine" : ALIAS
15. Be overtheatrical : EMOTE
16. Witch bird : ANI
17. Lustful looks : LEERS
18. Kind of sale : STOREWIDE
20. Small part of a franc : CENTIME
22. Postpone : PUTOVER
23. Former Spandau inmate : SPEER
25. Tatters : SHREDS
26. Middling : SOSO
29. Punished by a fine : AMERCED
31. First Arabic letter : ALIF
32. Flapper Age vehicle : ROADSTER
36. Mendicant's request : ALMS
37. She wrote "Dix Portraits" : STEIN
39. Woody's son : ARLO
40. Famed Russian mystic : RASPUTIN
42. Mountain where Moses died : NEBO
43. Resilient : ELASTIC
46. Suppose : DEEM
47. "That ___ gift . . . common sense": Meredith : RAREST
50. Trite sentimentality : SMARM
52. In : ELECTED
54. Awakening : AROUSAL
58. High in nutrients : RICHENING
60. Rusty Staub was one in the 60's : ASTRO
61. Play a role : ACT
62. Laundry cycle : RINSE
63. Entertainer Ross : DIANA
64. Anagram for one : NEO
65. Certain NCO's : SSGTS
66. Young haddock : SCROD
1. Soapstone : TALC
2. S. Grant foe : ELEE
3. Carriage : MIEN
4. Nouns, verbs, etc. : PARTSOFSPEECH
5. Pianist Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
6. Be suitable (to) : BESEEM
7. Bu., e.g. : AMT
8. Betty of comics : BOOP
9. B.C. Italian : ETRUSCAN
10. Stewed : SEETHED
11. Artless : NAIVE
12. Over : ENDED
13. Ranks : TIERS
19. Common phrase on a song sheet : WORDSANDMUSIC
21. ___ culpa : MEA
24. Sublets : RERENTS
26. European coal basin : SAAR
27. Spicy stew : OLLA
28. Canadian-born U.S. admiral : SIMS
30. Reine's spouse : ROI
33. Mahogany, for one : TREE
34. Dresden's river : ELBE
35. Leeway : ROOM
37. Part of N.Y.C. : STATENIS
38. Poetic contraction : TIS
41. Long overcoats : ULSTERS
44. Likenesses : IMAGES
45. Maxwell, e.g. : CAR
47. Showed a reel again : RERAN
48. Linda Lavin vehicle : ALICE
49. Verso's reverse : RECTO
51. Burma and Tobacco : ROADS
53. Bell sound : DING
55. Mira is one : STAR
56. Pisa divider : ARNO
57. Backpack : LOAD
59. Clock-setting in Newfoundland: Abbr. : NST

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