New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 1985

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sea greenery : ALGA
5. Used oars : ROWED
10. Rummage : GRUB
14. Klutz : LOUT
15. Expensive violin : AMATI
16. Ready for use : RIPE
17. Harbor or wine : PORT
18. Hagler's weapons : FISTS
19. Sacred image : ICON
20. Unplanned : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
23. " . . . and ___ well" : ALLS
24. Branch : ARM
25. Strength : MUSCLE
28. Andersen portrayer in 1952 : KAYE
30. Meek ___ lamb : ASA
33. Loos or Louise : ANITA
34. Glow below the mantel : FIRELIGHT
36. Floor unit : TILE
37. Firm : SOLID
38. Fingertip item : NAIL
39. A mushroom : TOADSTOOL
41. Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
42. Naval off. : ENS
43. Partner of crafts : ARTS
44. Hags : CRONES
45. Enzyme suffix : ASE
46. Secular : LAIC
47. Unplanned : CATCHASCATCHCAN
55. Touch upon : ABUT
56. Northern deer : MOOSE
57. Nastase of the courts : ILIE
58. Warning to Nanette : NONO
59. Churchman : ELDER
60. Mrs. Charles : NORA
61. Pitcher : EWER
62. Shies : REARS
63. Impersonator : APER
1. European vacation area : ALPS
2. Noose : LOOP
3. Indian mentor : GURU
4. Lured : ATTRACTED
5. Type of lottery : RAFFLE
6. Neglects to include : OMITS
7. Word with cloth or basin : WASH
8. Luncheon follower : ETTE
9. Shocked : DISMAYED
10. Fairy-tale creator : GRIMM
11. Aquatic cereal grass : RICE
12. "Once ___ . . . " : UPON
13. Inclination : BENT
21. Earthen container : OLLA
22. Soviet grain center : OREL
25. Photo finish : MATTE
26. Marriage : UNION
27. "___ Marner" : SILAS
28. Weight units, for short : KILOS
29. Seed covering : ARIL
30. Once more : AGAIN
31. Polish : SHINE
32. Map collection : ATLAS
34. Yard segment : FOOT
35. Asian peninsula : INDOCHINA
37. Newspaper headline : STREAMER
40. Obi, e.g. : SASH
41. Scandinavian navigator : ERIC
44. Prepares food for an affair : CATERS
45. Thespian : ACTOR
46. Beneficial beam : LASER
47. Rattan : CANE
48. "Baby, Take ___," 1934 song : ABOW
49. TV's "Name That ___" : TUNE
50. Fish dish : SOLE
51. Musical ending : CODA
52. Hoof sound : CLOP
53. River at Leeds : AIRE
54. Close : NEAR

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