New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1985

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Off one's trolley : LOCO
5. Earwigs, mites and such : PESTS
10. Neighbor of Niger : MALI
14. Actor Novello : IVOR
15. Poplar : ASPEN
16. Enemy of Iraq : IRAN
17. Census results, e.g. : VITALSTATISTICS
20. Indicated : DENOTED
21. Scoundrel : VARLET
22. Actress Teri : GARR
23. Soccer great : PELE
24. Gap : LACUNA
27. Cowcatcher of a kind : BOLA
28. Stretcher with legs : COT
31. Pass over : OMIT
32. Popular street name : MAIN
34. "Two can live as cheaply ___" : ASONE
36. Group of bodybuilders : VITAMINBCOMPLEX
39. Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
40. Croat or Serb : SLAV
41. Tibetan monk : LAMA
42. Gridster Grange : RED
43. Clog or ghillie : SHOE
45. N. J. city : EDISON
47. As strong ___ ox : ASAN
48. Rude little dude : BRAT
49. "Ocean's ___," Sinatra film : ELEVEN
52. Din : CLATTER
55. Friend and foe of McEnroe : VITASGERULAITIS
58. Picnic hamperers : ANTS
59. "I Want ___ . . . " : AGIRL
60. Car of yesteryear : NASH
61. Nifty : NEAT
62. Charles and Lynda Bird : ROBBS
63. Merriment : GLEE
1. Actress Ullmann : LIV
2. Romantic Roman poet : OVID
3. ___ d'Azur : COTE
4. Swinger at the zoo : ORANGUTAN
5. It makes a nice sandwich : PASTRAMI
6. Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
7. French biplane of W.W. I : SPAD
8. Asian winter festival : TET
9. Whine : SNIVEL
10. British bishop's bonnet : MITRE
11. Seed protection : ARIL
12. Give punch to the punch : LACE
13. R.P.I., e.g. : INST
18. What a painting may be on : LOAN
19. Bow low : SALAAM
23. Okla. Indian : PONCA
24. Peggy Lee hit : LOVER
25. ___ a minute : AMILE
26. Mentioned : CITED
27. Perennial best seller : BIBLE
28. Thirst quenchers : COLAS
29. "___ Time," 1979 revue : ONEMO
30. Lady Bird, for one : TEXAN
33. Williams of "Happy Days" : ANSON
35. Like some headaches : SPLITTING
37. Hits' partners : MISSES
38. Duds for a farmer : OVERALLS
44. Shelter for a Sopwith Camel : HANGAR
46. Facts : DATA
47. Queeg's "Halt!" : AVAST
48. Book-jacket bit : BLURB
49. Writer Hunter : EVAN
50. Row : LINE
51. Kett of comics : ETTA
52. Plagiarize : CRIB
53. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
54. Get up : RISE
56. Claudius's I : EGO
57. Pronoun for the Pinafore : SHE

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