New York Times, Wednesday, April 3, 1985

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ Side Story" : WEST
5. Grain fungus : ERGOT
10. Insecticide, for short : DDT
13. Apiece : EACH
14. John Ringling or Sheree : NORTH
15. Three spot : TREY
16. Despot : TSAR
17. Wane : ABATE
18. Calendar contents : YEAR
19. Flowed : STREAMED
21. Regard highly : ADMIRE
23. W.W. II area : ETO
24. Prevent legally : ESTOP
26. Fool : ASS
29. Globe : ORB
31. Printing mistakes : ERRATA
34. Endemic : LOCAL
36. Third son of Jacob : LEVI
38. Not any : NONE
40. " . . . rode madly off ___": Leacock : INALLDIRECTIONS
43. Adjective for Robert Parish : TALL
44. Roman road : ITER
45. Protein in muscles : ACTIN
46. Somewhat tardy : LATISH
48. Bad ___, German spa : EMS
50. Observe : SEE
51. Feels antipathy for : HATES
53. Devoured : ATE
55. Shooting star : METEOR
58. Napless or sleepless : UNRESTED
63. Assert : AVER
64. Ferber and Best : EDNAS
66. It's served in Attica : TIME
67. Ruffle one's feathers : RILE
68. "___ of the Border" : SOUTH
69. Ireland : ERIN
70. Wright wing : ELL
71. Indian in Clive's army : SEPOY
72. Trust, with "on" : RELY
1. Moistens : WETS
2. "___ of Eden" : EAST
3. Cicatrix : SCAR
4. Proverbial crowd : THREE
5. Fill with love : ENAMOR
6. Mantle : ROBE
7. Rate : GRADE
8. Baseball great : OTT
9. Affected : THEATRIC
10. "Die ___ Pintos," Weber-Mahler opera : DREI
11. Beloved : DEAR
12. Seaport in Lebanon : TYRE
15. Like a drum : TYMPANIC
20. Coral island : ATOLL
22. Louis ___, former French coin : DOR
25. Harsh : SEVERE
26. Finished a flight : ALIT
27. Sound producing : SONAL
28. Cochlea canal : SCALA
30. Carefree : BLITHE
32. Casper's wife, in comics : TOOTS
33. A Merman role : ANNIE
35. Not bonkers : ALLTHERE
37. Before, to Prior : ERE
39. Domestic slave of yore : ESNE
41. Misery : DISTRESS
42. Sample : TASTE
47. Fish bait in Hawaii : IAO
49. Paludous : MARSHY
52. Aurora's big moment : SUNUP
54. Nitrite, e.g. : ESTER
55. ___ nostrum (our sea) : MARE
56. Bad : EVIL
57. Legendary Swiss marksman : TELL
59. Western alliance, for short : NATO
60. Fatigue : TIRE
61. Gilels or Jannings : EMIL
62. Contradict : DENY
65. Female rabbit : DOE

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