New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 1985

Author:Norman S. Wizer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { G J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Norman S. Wizer has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Serbo-Croatian : SLAV
5. ___ so good : SOFAR
10. Kind of opera : SOAP
14. Air: Comb. form : AERI
15. Ship of fiction : CAINE
16. Facility : EASE
17. Food for an essayist? : CHARLESLAMBCHOP
20. Meanings : INTENTS
21. Essence : NATURE
22. Practices : USES
23. Card game : FARO
24. Come ___ (meet by chance) : ACROSS
27. Part of C.I.A. : CENTRAL
30. Partner of fast : LOOSE
31. Court order : WRIT
32. Headland : RAS
34. Food for a comedian? : ORSONBEANSPROUT
38. Philologist Mario ___ : PEI
39. Wild talk : RANT
40. Aptly named author : READE
41. State : DECLARE
44. Plant disease : MILDEW
45. Hose hazards : RUNS
46. Feast : DINE
47. Far ___ (way off) : AFIELD
50. Given an unsuitable role : MISCAST
53. Food for a pop singer? : NATALIECOLESLAW
56. Waste allowance : TRET
57. Omit a syllable : ELIDE
58. Gael's land : EIRE
59. Withered : SERE
60. Deep-___ (discarded) : SIXED
61. Kind of check or light : SPOT
1. Pouch : SAC
2. Where Samson slew Philistines : LEHI
3. ___ Islands, off Galway : ARAN
4. Highly skilled musician : VIRTUOSO
5. Panoramas : SCENES
6. Kilns : OASTS
7. A Dumas : FILS
8. Miscellany : ANA
9. Items for a rummage sale : REMNANTS
10. District : SECTOR
11. Diamond Head is here : OAHU
12. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
13. Casbah character ___ le Moko : PEPE
18. Wane : LESSEN
19. "Maverick" brother : BART
23. Fencing maneuver : FEINT
24. Askew : ALOP
25. Prepared apples : CORED
26. W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
27. Derrick : CRANE
28. "I like ___ that leads away . . . ": Towne : AROAD
29. Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
31. Erodes : WEARS
33. Pottage : STEW
35. Armagnac and cognac : BRANDIES
36. Albert or Charles : PRINCE
37. Sets free : RELEASES
42. Cause to be : CREATE
43. Calm : LULL
44. Deceived : MISLED
46. Electron tube : DIODE
47. Formicary dwellers : ANTS
48. Diet : FARE
49. Road to Roma : ITER
50. Year in Henry I's reign : MCIX
51. Ship's berth : SLIP
52. Hawaiian staple : TARO
54. Actor Wallach : ELI
55. Like a mad hen : WET

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