New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1985

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Jazz style : SCAT
5. Shelflike projection : LEDGE
10. Pundit : SAGE
14. "M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
15. Lagoon feature : ATOLL
16. Egyptian god : AMON
17. Shish-kebab ingredient : LAMB
18. Capital of Surinam : PARAMARIBO
20. German admiral who turned against Hitler : WILHELMCANARIS
22. Circus animal : SEAL
23. Chemical ending : ENE
24. Pallid : PASTY
26. Sextet in "Little Nellie Kelly" : ELS
28. Furniture wood : MAPLE
33. Col. in Troy : RPI
34. "___ Yankee Doodle . . . " : IMA
35. Glass : MIRROR
36. Admiral who led the Pearl Harbor attack : ISOROKUYAMAMOTO
40. Threat : MENACE
41. Dijon season : ETE
42. Lemon : DUD
43. Property, e.g. : ASSET
44. Paid athlete : PRO
45. Drench : DOUSE
47. Tokyo, once : EDO
49. Phonograph record : DISC
50. Chief of U.S. Naval Operations: 1945–47 : CHESTERWNIMITZ
57. Move : REPOSITION
58. Melee : RIOT
60. Price offering : ARIA
61. Feel : SENSE
62. Cyclotron items : IONS
63. Imitation : MOCK
64. Corners : TREES
65. Cinch : SNAP
1. Gal of song : SAL
2. Lobster feature : CLAW
3. Entrance fees : ADMISSIONS
4. Pill : TABLET
5. Boutonniere's place : LAPEL
6. And others: Lat. : ETAL
7. Campus pad : DORM
8. French ice creams : GLACES
9. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
10. A Roosevelt : SARA
11. Meccan magnate : AMIR
12. Mongolian desert : GOBI
13. Biblical patriarch : ENOS
19. Lifelessness : ANEMIA
21. Manger's contents : HAY
24. Louis from La. : PRIMA
25. Church recesses : APSES
26. Flightless bird : EMU
27. Hen : LAYER
29. Limb : ARM
30. David Merrick venture : PRODUCTION
31. Plant of forgetfulness : LOTUS
32. Wear away : ERODE
34. Berlin's "They Like ___" : IKE
35. Fr. title : MME
37. "Norma ___" : RAE
38. Musical groups : OCTETS
39. ___ Z (the works) : ATO
44. Redcap : PORTER
45. Indistinct : DIM
46. Husband of Isis : OSIRIS
48. An 18th-century rationalist : DEIST
49. Sups : DINES
50. Study hard : CRAM
51. Submarine : HERO
52. Heroic tale : EPIC
53. Sting a customer : SOAK
54. Zinfandel, e.g. : WINE
55. Proboscis : NOSE
56. Author Gale : ZONA
59. Recipe abbr. : TSP

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