New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1985

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Statistician's aid : TABLE
6. Harvest : CROP
10. This may be bogged down : PEAT
14. Kind of TV card : IDIOT
15. Like Tonto's pal : LONE
16. Faulkner hero : ANSE
17. Start of a paraphrased quote : CONSCIENCEISTHE
20. Remaining : OTHER
21. Leftover : END
22. A son of Apollo : ION
23. Branch : ARM
25. Equip : RIG
27. Hearth of yore : ASTRE
29. City of Victory : CAIRO
32. Prompted : CUED
35. Stewart in "Rear Window" : EYER
36. Bridal appendages : TRAINS
38. Campaign tactic : SMEAR
40. Author of quote : ELBERTHUBBARD
44. Stopper : BRAKE
45. Mobile homes? : TEPEES
47. Kind of china : BONE
50. Classify : SORT
52. Erotic yearning : LETCH
53. Weather away : ERODE
55. Ashcan target : SUB
57. "Alias" of Cliff Edwards : IKE
58. Trimming tool : ADZ
59. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
62. His words are absurd : RAVER
65. End of paraphrased quote : MUZZLEOFTHEWILL
70. Selby's Gardner : ERLE
71. Ahriman's forte : EVIL
72. Andrea Doria's home : GENOA
73. Exploit : DEED
74. Dole : METE
75. Io's guardian : ARGUS
1. Twitch : TIC
2. Towse : ADO
3. Consisting of two terms : BINOMIAL
4. Ransom's "Lady ___" : LOST
5. Do aquatints : ETCH
6. Religious figure : CLERIC
7. Director Howard : RON
8. Story starter : ONCE
9. Hammer part : PEEN
10. Ballerina's ___ seul : PAS
11. Being : ENTITY
12. On terra firma : ASHORE
13. High-school student : TEENER
18. Suffix for halberd : IER
19. Violinist Kafavian : IDA
23. Play unit : ACT
24. Steak order : RARE
26. Certain oil wells : GUSHERS
28. Shawl for Pedro : SERAPE
30. Teased : RIBBED
31. Heavy blow : ONER
33. Second-largest bird : EMU
34. One of America's problems : DEBT
37. Fem. titles in Spain : SRAS
39. Eric IV's killer : ABEL
41. Boxing letters : TKO
42. Shy : RETIRING
43. Bedizen : DECK
46. Haggard novel : SHE
47. Glowed happily : BEAMED
48. Pornography, e.g. : ORDURE
49. Hose part : NOZZLE
51. Shelled reptile : TURTLE
54. Sea creature : EEL
56. Ebenezer word : BAH
60. Pullulate : TEEM
61. Sheltered bay : COVE
63. Star in Lyra : VEGA
64. Pitcher : EWER
66. Londoner's last letter : ZED
67. Tantrum : FIT
68. McGrew's lady : LOU
69. ___ Palmas : LAS

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