New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1985

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Box : SPAR
5. Guinness and Templeton : ALECS
10. Wild place, once : WEST
14. Remuneration : WAGE
15. Topic of quotation below : WORRY
16. Lake or canal : ERIE
17. Like fine wine : AGED
18. Poe or Guest : EDGAR
19. Author of quotation : INGE
20. Cézanne contemporary : MANET
22. Greek letters : OMICRONS
24. Start of quotation : INTERESTPAID
27. "Buddenbrooks" author : MANN
28. Rock for Robespierre : ROCHE
32. Fenway Park marker : BASE
35. Of wisdom : SOPHIC
39. Sciatic area : HIP
40. Middle of quotation : ONTROUBLEBEFORE
43. Trappist monks' cheese : OKA
44. Fix a shoe : RESOLE
45. John Dowland's instrument : LUTE
46. Le Carré bad guy : KARLA
48. Molten rock : LAVA
50. End of quotation : ITBECOMESDUE
57. Down Under capital : CANBERRA
60. Rarefies : THINS
61. Comply : OBEY
62. Actress Gillette : ANITA
65. Depart : EXIT
66. Dancer-actress Zorina : VERA
67. Woodward book : WIRED
68. Ceremony : RITE
69. English school : ETON
70. Trotsky and Ames : LEONS
71. Prophet : SEER
1. Pundit : SWAMI
2. Heathen : PAGAN
3. Representative : AGENT
4. Savior : REDEEMER
5. Wonder : AWE
6. Israeli airport : LOD
7. Grain fungus : ERGOT
8. Writer's complaint : CRAMP
9. Arab country : SYRIA
10. Oddball : WEIRDO
11. ___ Rubik, cube man : ERNO
12. Billboard : SIGN
13. Snead's needs : TEES
21. Between, in Bologna : TRA
23. Aegean enchantress : CIRCE
25. Follow : ENSUE
26. Elitists : SNOBS
29. ___ En-lai : CHOU
30. Musician Al : HIRT
31. Flèche weapon : EPEE
32. Bibliophile's item : BOOK
33. Singer-composer Paul : ANKA
34. Spica or Vega : STAR
36. Arafat's gp. : PLO
37. Greeting : HELLO
38. Structural member : IBEAM
41. Elocute : ORATE
42. Emergency lights : FLASHERS
47. Benghazi denizen : LIBYAN
49. Doggy doc : VET
51. Free-for-all : BRAWL
52. Pea-pickin' Ford : ERNIE
53. Mosque of El Azhar's site : CAIRO
54. "Land of Cotton" : DIXIE
55. Wed : UNITE
56. Fragrant compound : ESTER
57. Sheltered inlet : COVE
58. Encourage evildoing : ABET
59. "Quo Vadis?" character : NERO
63. Number of Mahler symphonies : TEN
64. Some are classified : ADS

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