New York Times, Friday, May 31, 1985

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jutting rock : CRAG
5. Yellow Brick ___ : ROAD
9. "Odyssey" enchantress : CIRCE
14. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
15. Gaelic : ERSE
16. Veld sounds : ROARS
17. Smell ___ : ARAT
18. Datum : FACT
19. Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
20. A courtship custom, south of the border : MEXICANHATDANCE
23. Anvil bangers : SMITHS
24. C-note : IOO
25. Forever, old style : ETERNE
28. Nye's greeting to Steverino : HIHO
32. Kaline and Capp : ALS
35. Actor Santoni : RENI
36. Fray : RAVEL
37. A "Star Wars" sequel : RETURNOFTHEJEDI
41. Brundage or Fisher : AVERY
42. Papal names : LEOS
43. A Chaplin : SYD
44. Waterfall, in Dundee : LINN
45. Lithe : SVELTE
47. Noted urban architect : PEI
48. "Messiah" composer : HANDEL
53. Apocryphal line for Weissmuller : METARZANYOUJANE
59. Whodunit feature : ALIBI
60. Belle's swain : BEAU
61. Draft classification : ONEA
62. Ruy ___ (chess opening) : LOPEZ
63. Statutes : LAWS
64. Plane access : RAMP
65. Old-womanish : ANILE
66. Coastal cruiser : ERNE
67. Former Ottoman rulers : DEYS
1. Stuffs : CRAMS
2. Composer from Ind. : ROREM
3. " . . . down to get ya in ___, honey" : ATAXI
4. Jokester's question : GETIT
5. Tie again : REFASTEN
6. African port : ORAN
7. Author of "The Apostle" : ASCH
8. Hold back : DETAIN
9. Confession of faith : CREDO
10. Kan. city : IOLA
11. Parade spoiler : RAIN
12. Gator's kin : CROC
13. Borgia in-law : ESTE
21. Manhattan garnish : CHERRY
22. Ballerina's axis : TOE
26. Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
27. Ransack : RIFLE
28. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HAJ
29. Currier's partner : IVES
30. Actress Lamarr : HEDY
31. Opposite of fragrant : OLID
32. Soviet sea : ARAL
33. Dinah's avenger : LEVI
34. Sheppard-Turpin gun : STEN
36. Network : RESEAU
38. Vase on a base : URN
39. ___ Aviv : TEL
40. Place for an orchid : HOTHOUSE
45. "___ you!" : SEZ
46. Likely to survive : VIABLE
47. Use a lever : PRIZE
49. Father of Freya : NJORD
50. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
51. Sulla, to Marius : ENEMY
52. Moves for Martins : LEAPS
53. Actress Powers : MALA
54. N.C. college : ELON
55. Plains dwelling: Var. : TIPI
56. "Green Mansions" man : ABEL
57. Kind of miss : NEAR
58. Ennui reaction : YAWN

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