New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 1985

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Judge's seat : BANC
5. Gunwale pin : THOLE
10. David, for one : CAMP
14. Conception : IDEA
15. Kind of sleeve : SETIN
16. By mouth : ORAL
17. Group of Clydesdales : TEAM
18. "Long tails" : ERIES
19. High dudgeon : RAGE
20. Winner of 35 Across: 1979 : SPECTACULARBID
23. Be diuturnal : LAST
24. ___ Tau, U.S.S.R. range : ALA
25. Esteem : VALUE
27. Elaborate tent : PAVILION
32. Nitpick : CAVIL
33. Greece's ___ of Tempe : VALE
34. ___ Dinh Diem of S. Vietnam : NGO
35. One of racing's "Big Three" : PREAKNESSSTAKES
39. Broadcast : AIR
40. Against : INTO
41. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
42. An epithet of Juno : SATURNIA
45. Commodities : WARES
46. Sarah Polk, ___ Childress : NEE
47. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
48. Winner of 35 Across: 1969 : MAJESTICPRINCE
55. Scope : AREA
56. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
57. Earthen pot : OLLA
59. Ligatures : TIES
60. Suppress : ELIDE
61. U.S. naturalist: 1838–1914 : MUIR
62. Leveret : HARE
63. Full : SATED
64. Word with leap or lunar : YEAR
1. Pelham or stiver : BIT
2. July drinks : ADES
3. Kind of tide : NEAP
4. Flower named for a Jesuit : CAMELLIA
5. African sleep-inducer : TSETSE
6. Afghan city : HERAT
7. Of a sound receiver : OTIC
8. Stead : LIEU
9. Dominates : ENSLAVES
10. Enclosure for horses : CORRAL
11. Fine horse : ARAB
12. Star-trekkers of old : MAGI
13. Begged : PLED
21. Make watertight : CAULK
22. A.k.a. The Greatest : ALI
25. Miscellany : VARIA
26. Sidestep : AVERT
27. Vermicelli, e.g. : PASTA
28. Likewise : ALSO
29. Linen tape for trimming : INKLE
30. Double curves : OGEES
31. Word with bag or cone : NOSE
32. Apr. is their busy month : CPAS
33. First of a Latin trio : VENI
36. A gay time : NINETIES
37. SE Italian seaport : TRANI
38. Study of phenomena on high : AERONOMY
43. Discomfort : UNEASE
44. Dos' followers : RES
45. Basked : WARMED
47. Deck item : SPADE
48. School subj. : MATH
49. Scotto specialty : ARIA
50. Scoff : JEER
51. ___ de Pascua (Easter Island) : ISLA
52. I.o.u. : CHIT
53. Aid to solution : CLUE
54. Tales man : ELIA
58. Schedule abbr. : ARR

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