New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 1985

Author: Barbara J. Weakley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City NE of Boston : SALEM
6. Saroyan hero : ARAM
10. Craft for Finn : RAFT
14. Old World lizard : AGAMA
15. Convex moldings : TORI
16. Type of grape : IVES
17. Cow's first stomach : RUMEN
18. Hines or Holliman : EARL
19. Mideastern bread : PITA
20. Rubbish : DEBRIS
22. Alter : MAKEOVER
24. Fluent to a fault : GLIB
26. Droops : SAGS
27. Rat : SQUEALER
31. Record in symbols : NOTATE
35. Vats : TUNS
36. Work with dough : KNEAD
38. Dutch cheese : EDAM
39. First ___ : AID
40. Near, to a poet : ANIGH
41. Conclusion : END
42. Blister : BLEB
44. Argentina's Rio ___ : NEGRO
45. Small dog, for short : PEKE
46. Leave high and dry : STRAND
48. Obedient follower : HENCHMAN
50. Lanny or Diana : ROSS
52. Slippery : EELY
53. Catch up to : OVERTAKE
57. Kind of jacket or jack : YELLOW
61. Italian coins : LIRE
62. Bath powder : TALC
64. Nose feature : ALARE
65. Farmer's abode : DELL
66. "___ Good Day," Peggy Lee hit : ITSA
67. "Twelfth Night" lady : VIOLA
68. Some sheep : EWES
69. Far from frowzy : NEAT
70. Ruhr city : ESSEN
1. Chalcedony : SARD
2. Malarial symptom : AGUE
3. Essayist: 1775–1834 : LAMB
4. Leaves a colliery : EMERGES
5. Type of hemp : MANILA
6. Spenserian hag : ATE
7. Wander : ROAM
8. High-warp tapestry : ARRAS
9. Symbols of a rich land : MILKANDHONEY
10. Swift, sharp answer : RIPOSTE
11. Tel ___ : AVIV
12. Gala celebration : FETE
13. Former ruler : TSAR
21. Symbols of smoothness : SILKANDSATIN
23. Self : EGO
25. Sesame : BENNE
27. Wild guesses : STABS
28. Comforter : QUILT
29. Beneath : UNDER
30. ___ Count, 1928 Derby winner : REIGH
32. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
33. Japanese poem : TANKA
34. German port : EMDEN
37. Coincide : AGREE
43. Oil containers : BARRELS
45. Diller : PHYLLIS
47. Negative word : NOT
49. Stick or split : CLEAVE
51. Ray : SKATE
53. One kind of shoppe : OLDE
54. Opinion : VIEW
55. A Gardner : ERLE
56. Name for a lioness : ELSA
58. Landlocked country : LAOS
59. Heraldic bearing : ORLE
60. Break of a habit : WEAN
63. Anchor tackle : CAT

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