New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1985

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Bear's risk on Wall St. : SPEC
5. Stiff and brittle : CRISP
10. Moved rapidly : SPED
14. Roman cloak : TOGA
15. Steamship : LINER
16. Ornamented 18th-century hairdress : TETE
17. Alda or Arkin : ALAN
18. Scheme : ANGLE
19. Merit : EARN
20. Irene, e.g. : GODDESSOFPEACE
23. Type of map : INSET
24. Weapon, in Tulle : ARME
25. Small barracuda : SPET
27. Virginia ___ (woodbine) : CREEPER
30. Paid attention to : HEEDED
32. A. Huxley's "___ and Essence" : APE
33. Split : RIVE
34. Arabian chief : AGA
35. Bulwark : RAMPART
38. Foot: Comb. form : PED
39. Sprint : RACE
41. Chinchilla's cousin : RAT
42. Cavalry swords : SABERS
44. Happy : PLEASED
46. Hurl : CAST
47. Thin nail : BRAD
48. She wrote "The Poor Little Rich Girl" : GATES
51. Pax vobiscum : PEACEBEWITHYOU
56. Powder ingredient : TALC
57. Corruptible : VENAL
58. Moat : FOSS
59. "Thirty days ___ . . . " : HATH
60. Torpid : INERT
61. She-bear, to Seneca : URSA
62. Gaelic : ERSE
63. Misplaces : LOSES
64. Fall faller : LEAF
1. Hart : STAG
2. Marco ___, Venetian traveler : POLO
3. Minced oath : EGAD
4. Cooked in sugar : CANDIED
5. Category : CLASS
6. Flush with water : RINSE
7. Metal bar : INGOT
8. Ego : SELF
9. Trainers : PREPARERS
10. Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
11. Calumets : PEACEPIPES
12. Raison d'___ : ETRE
13. Cozy room : DEN
21. Record : ENTER
22. Palindromic conjunction : ERE
25. Actor George from Great Neck : SEGAL
26. Indian treaty devices : PEACEBELTS
27. Bookkeeping pro : CPA
28. Chris ___ Lloyd : EVERT
29. Cincinnati team : REDS
30. Heavenly instrument : HARP
31. Evel Knievel, e.g. : DAREDEVIL
32. Likely : APT
36. Crazy : MAD
37. Be silent, to Solti : TACET
40. Otalgia : EARACHE
43. Shy : BASHFUL
45. Pouch : SAC
48. Chromosome constituents : GENES
49. Conscious : AWARE
50. Inclines : TILTS
51. Jack ___, TV personality : PAAR
52. "There Shall ___ Night": Sherwood : BENO
53. Ancient times : YORE
54. Tasmania's Mount ___ : OSSA
55. This includes SAC and TAC : USAF
56. Tea, in Tours : THE

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