New York Times, Friday, May 17, 1985

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Festive redhead? : BALL
5. It has a peal : BELL
9. Tare's partner : TRET
13. Site of Bowie's fate : ALAMO
15. Toast topping : OLEO
16. ___ Ridge, race horse : RIVA
17. " . . . Country Roads" singer : JOHNDENVER
19. He gave England a lift : OTIS
20. Springtime abbr. : APR
21. Borge, for one : DANE
22. Kansas City team : ROYALS
24. Hades : DIS
25. He's a Dahl : ROALD
27. Will matters : ESTATES
31. Went back to square one : DIDOVER
35. Item under a vase : DOILY
36. Calvados's capital : CAEN
38. El Bahr : NILE
39. Russian waterway : URAL
40. Rob Roy, e.g. : CANOE
41. Tel ___ : AVIV
42. Spanish wax : CERA
43. Elvis's middle name : ARON
44. Berate mildly : CHIDE
45. Proof a mistake was made : ERASURE
47. Fruit-filled pastry : STRUDEL
49. Daly's TV co-star : GLESS
51. Sturgeon product : ROE
52. Ponta Delgada's locale : AZORES
55. Suffix for axiom : ATIC
57. Pleased producer's placard : SRO
60. Ile de la ___ : CITE
61. Victor at San Jacinto : SAMHOUSTON
64. ___ bag (carryall) : TOTE
65. Allies' goal in 1945 : ELBE
66. Fissile rock : SHALE
67. Prolific auth. : ANON
68. He's making a list : DEAN
69. Features in a Texas song : EYES
1. ___ California : BAJA
2. Tilted : ALOP
3. "Oz" actor : LAHR
4. K–O connection : LMN
5. City near Köln : BONN
6. Eel's young 'un : ELVER
7. Iacocca : LEE
8. Alsace-___ : LORRAINE
9. "Parrish" actor: 1961 : TROYDONAHUE
10. "Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
11. Malicious : EVIL
12. Scottish goblet : TASS
14. Item for Ripley : ODDITY
18. Riley's lot : EASE
23. Long in the tooth : OLD
24. Cubs bigwig : DALLASGREEN
26. Music halls : ODEONS
27. Infer from data : EDUCE
28. More sensitive : SORER
29. Wonder Woman's headdress : TIARA
30. Gives the willies to : SCARES
32. Intense : VIVID
33. Gloss over : ELIDE
34. Go partying : REVEL
37. Doce meses : ANO
40. Fondled : CARESSED
44. Spring bloom : CROCUS
46. Rubber source : ULE
48. The Stooges, e.g. : TRIO
50. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
52. Meeting's minutes : ACTA
53. Jerusalem : ZION
54. Hahn or Kahn : OTTO
56. Now's partner : THEN
57. Order to Fido : STAY
58. Romeo or Juliet : ROLE
59. "Fin" components : ONES
62. Kin of kvass : ALE
63. Haggard book : SHE

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