New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 1985

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swedish canal : GOTA
5. Ace, e.g. : CARD
9. City divisions : WARDS
14. Composer Wilder : ALEC
15. Brain passage : ITER
16. Watchful : ALERT
17. Gab or song follower : FEST
18. S.A. ostrich : RHEA
19. Princetonian : TIGER
20. Ol' Man River : FATHEROFWATERS
23. Printemps follower : ETE
24. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
25. Law-enforcement gps. : PDS
26. A Gynt : ASE
28. Helen of Melbourne : REDDY
30. Nothing but : ALL
31. A James biographer : EDEL
32. Wild Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
34. Whistler et al. : PAINTERS
36. They have lots of brass : MILITARYBANDS
39. Best Actress: 1983 : MACLAINE
40. Wee, to Burns : SMA
41. Anagram for nose : ONES
42. Author Whitten : LES
43. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
47. ___ Kabibble : ISH
48. Actor Gulager : CLU
49. Pro's opposite : CON
51. Auction ending : EER
52. Latin is one : MOTHERLANGUAGE
56. Former name of Rijeka : FIUME
57. Inner Hebrides island : IONA
58. Team : SPAN
59. Assault : ONSET
60. Inert gas : NEON
61. Game having chukkers : POLO
62. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
63. Nor. neighbor : SWED
64. Swelter : STEW
1. TV or movie electrician : GAFFER
2. Fatty ester : OLEATE
3. Tried out : TESTED
4. Protein hormone : ACTH
5. Wispy white clouds : CIRRI
6. Comte de la Fère : ATHOS
7. Navigation hazard : REEF
8. Football ruse : DRAWPLAY
9. Section of Los Angeles : WATTS
10. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
11. Altered test marks : REGRADED
12. Textile machines : DRESSERS
13. River craft: Abbr. : STR
21. Paradises : ELYSIA
22. Extemporizes : ADLIBS
27. Overhead transp. : ELS
29. "Guys and ___" : DOLLS
30. ___-ski : APRES
31. Alcohol heaters : ETNAS
33. "___ Nacht," carol for Wilhelm : STILLE
35. Nomination : NAMING
36. " . . . some woman more interested in a ___ . . . ": G. Moore : MANSMIND
37. Farm structure : ICEHOUSE
38. Bevan et al. : ANEURINS
39. Ruler, in Hawaii : MOI
44. Dome of history : TEAPOT
45. Lawyer for Luigi : LEGALE
46. Heretofore : ERENOW
48. Atkins and Huntley : CHETS
49. Pirogue : CANOE
50. ___ off (erratic) : ONAND
53. D.C. group : TMEN
54. Film-industry pioneer : LOEW
55. Zip-code assigner: Abbr. : USPS
56. Expression of reproach : FOE

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