New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1985

Author:Charlotte Shore
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Charlotte Shore has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Musician Shaw : ARTIE
6. Like fake fruit : WAXY
10. Fret : STEW
14. Not a soul : NOONE
15. Think-tank product : IDEA
16. Bee's residence : HIVE
17. Deliverer of a perfect pitch : TUNINGFORK
19. Billfold items : ONES
20. New romance, to Rona Barrett : ITEM
21. Prefix with plane or sol : AERO
22. Makeshift seat : LAP
23. Vivid red : CERISE
25. Shone : EXCELLED
29. Popular drink : COLA
31. Analyzes metal : ASSAYS
32. Not quite shut : AJAR
34. Vetoing votes : NOES
37. Sleuth, for short : TEC
38. Tweedy color : SALTANDPEPPER
42. One of Snow White's seven : DOC
43. Words of understanding : ISEE
44. Singer Diana : ROSS
45. Walked, in street parlance : ANKLED
48. N. C. college : ELON
50. Pug-nosed dog : PEKINESE
53. Most mystifying : ODDEST
57. "Network" star Beatty : NED
58. Famed legendary ship : ARGO
60. Battle of Lake ___: 1813 : ERIE
61. Like Wilde's wit : ACID
63. Comical transposition : SPOONERISM
65. Crude craft : RAFT
66. Captain or Michael : KIDD
67. Summary, for short : RECAP
68. Femme fatale of yore : CLEO
69. Freshwater fish : IDES
70. Allan of Sherwood Forest : ADALE
1. Ludicrous : ANTIC
2. Postman's rounds : ROUTE
3. Copy-machine chemical : TONER
4. Hostile : INIMICAL
5. Dusk, to Donne : EEN
6. Maggie, to Jiggs : WIFE
7. Put on a pedestal : ADORE
8. Duplicate : XEROX
9. Have a rap session : YAK
10. Treacherous spots for tars : SHOALS
11. Coats with a metal : TINPLATES
12. Christmas ___ : EVE
13. Jazz guitarist Montgomery : WES
18. Gourmet Greene : GAEL
22. "___ Girls" : LES
24. Make sense of, with "out" : SORT
26. Legal job : CASE
27. Flirty fellows : EYERS
28. Brave G.I.'s award : DSC
30. Miller and Rutledge : ANNS
32. Together : ASONE
33. Kind of dive : JACKKNIFE
35. Poet's paean : ODE
36. A fencing art : EPEE
39. Staff member : AIDE
40. Nags do it : PROD
41. Mused : PONDERED
42. Skip a stone across water : DAP
46. Led astray, in a way : LIEDTO
47. Finish : END
49. Fish-eating bird : LOON
51. Good tasting : SAPID
52. Cause to vanish : ERODE
54. Author Jong : ERICA
55. Hemp source : SISAL
56. Enchanting locale : TEMPE
59. Omniscient beings : GODS
61. Curve : ARC
62. Presidential nickname : CAL
63. Go schussing : SKI
64. Augustan, e.g. : ERA

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