New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1985

Author:Mary C. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Mary C. Whitten has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Astringent : ALUM
5. Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
10. Oolong and hyson : TEAS
14. Motion picture : CINE
15. Bea Arthur's TV series : MAUDE
16. Atlanta arena : OMNI
17. Joan Rivers creation : HEIDIABROMOWITZ
20. Understanding between nations : ENTENTE
21. Sea cow : MANATEE
22. Gentlemen : SIRS
24. Neither's partner : NOR
25. A New Zealander : MAORI
29. Perceive : SEE
31. Plumbing problem : DRIP
35. Declare sans proof : ALLEGE
37. Colorless : DRAB
40. Latin mouths : ORA
41. Jackie Gleason creation : JOETHEBARTENDER
44. Stop ___ dime : ONA
45. Jogger's gait : TROT
46. Stritch or May : ELAINE
47. Lease : RENT
49. Jewel or muffin : GEM
51. Secret : INNER
52. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
55. Mild expletive : DARN
57. Wall and Broad : STREETS
61. Most morose : SADDEST
66. Edgar Bergen creation : CHARLIEMCCARTHY
68. Yen : URGE
69. Con man : CROOK
70. Before long : ANON
71. Membership charges : DUES
72. Odist of note : KEATS
73. Stare in amazement : GAPE
1. Yearn : ACHE
2. Legal claim : LIEN
3. Military group : UNIT
4. Ancient Persian's neighbor : MEDE
5. Violinmaker : AMATI
6. Cavalry swords : SABERS
7. "Ben ___" : HUR
8. Ancient land : EDOM
9. Supply with a new crew : REMAN
10. In the direction of : TOWARD
11. Give off : EMIT
12. Feed the kitty : ANTE
13. Dimension : SIZE
18. Self-awareness : INSIGHT
19. Yoko Lennon, née ___ : ONO
23. Quieted medically : SEDATED
25. Hoople or Barbara : MAJOR
26. By oneself : ALONE
27. St. Bonaventure's neighbor : OLEAN
28. Soak flax : RET
30. Goof : ERR
32. "The Thinker" maker : RODIN
33. Castle famed for dancing : IRENE
34. Kitchen knife : PARER
36. Poet's always : EER
38. Consumed : ATE
39. "Johnny ___," 1948 film : BELINDA
42. Marsh : BOG
43. Actress Fabray, to friends : NAN
48. "___ No Business . . . " : THERES
50. Army mule, e.g. : MASCOT
53. Ferrer or Brooks : MEL
54. Lacrosse item : STICK
56. Rows in a garment factory : RACKS
57. Glide : SCUD
58. By way of, for short : THRU
59. Storm : RAGE
60. Withered : SERE
62. Tow : DRAG
63. Lab burner : ETNA
64. Store : SHOP
65. River in England : TYNE
67. Bird of yore : MOA

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