Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld 

New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1985

Author:Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Alan Arbesfeld has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 96 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
5. Legendary holdup man : ATLAS
10. Part of a staff : CLEF
14. Man's northern point : AYRE
15. Moved slowly : CREPT
16. River in Zaire : UELE
17. Could smell bad weather? : KNEWSCENTOFRAIN
20. Living : EXISTENT
21. Rubbed roughly : RASPED
22. Decide on : OPT
23. Make tired : JADE
24. Fine-grained rock : BASALT
28. Small pockets : FOBS
29. Jungfrau is one : ALP
32. It split from Tell's hit : APPLE
33. Testa's kin : ARIL
34. Kind of rug : AREA
35. Post-1909 era, to numismatists? : REIGNOFANEWCENT
38. Killer whale : ORCA
39. Sulk : POUT
40. He married Edie : ERNIE
41. Comedian Louis : NYE
42. Weeding tool : SPUD
43. Reaps after reapers : GLEANS
44. Rock-history subj. : GEOL
45. Blue : SAD
46. Invisible : UNSEEN
49. Bite sites : EATERIES
54. Shipped bridle strap for a wildebeest? : SENTREINFORAGNU
56. Swift horse : ARAB
57. More agreeable : NICER
58. North Atlantic sight : FLOE
59. Old-fashioned one : FOGY
60. Ranks : TIERS
61. Commotion : FUSS
1. Angel follower : CAKE
2. Wildcat in chains? : LYNX
3. " . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
4. European gulls : MEWS
5. Decline to decline : ACCEPT
6. English river : TRENT
7. Fast time : LENT
8. Inclined : APT
9. Not liable to perish, as food : STORABLE
10. Anathema : CURSE
11. Kind of year for vaulters? : LEAP
12. Author Wiesel : ELIE
13. Keep off : FEND
18. "___ Kisses," Truffaut film : STOLEN
19. Rages : FADS
23. Dive : JOINT
24. Nobleman's cut of beef? : BARON
25. Little practice : APERY
26. Variety, to life : SPICE
27. Seaweed : ALGA
28. Great pretender : FRAUD
29. Combat zone, to Spartacus : ARENA
30. Former Red head : LENIN
31. Certain spreads : PATES
33. Entangled : AFOUL
34. Property measure : ACRE
36. Ali, to Frazier at Manila : OPPONENT
37. He tests his metal : WELDER
42. One who looks forward : SEER
43. Crocs' cousins : GATORS
44. Pass unnoticed : GETBY
45. Wallace colleague : SAFER
46. Initials on some jets : USAF
47. He succeeded Claudius I : NERO
48. Catch : SNAG
49. Suffix with prefer : ENCE
50. Rabble : RAFF
51. Alaskan abode : IGLU
52. Gashouse Gang name : ENOS
53. Seeks justice : SUES
55. LIV minus LI : III

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