New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1985

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Thermopylae of America" : ALAMO
6. Where Matrah is : OMAN
10. Greek letter : BETA
14. Main house on a plantation : MANOR
15. The Censor : CATO
16. P.L.O. member : ARAB
17. Start of a quotation : ITISBETTER
19. No longer green : RIPE
20. Solidify : GEL
21. Census fig. : STAT
22. Welcome : GREET
23. Babe's co-workers : OXEN
25. Flowerlike polyp : ANEMONE
28. At rest : IDLE
30. Mercury alloy : AMALGAM
34. Fan the fire : STOKE
37. French color : GRIS
38. A sister of Semele : INO
39. Quotation: Part II : TOWEAROUTTHANTO
43. Union gp. : AFL
44. Integument : COAT
45. Counterpart of a British M.T.B. : EBOAT
46. End of quotation : RUSTOUT
48. Produced : MADE
50. Livestock disease : ANTHRAX
52. Knight's wife : DAME
56. Scorches : CHARS
59. First name of Douglas Selby's creator : ERLE
61. Mary, in an old song : PAL
62. Iron ___ : LUNG
63. Author of quotation : CUMBERLAND
66. Actress Sommer : ELKE
67. Milking item : PAIL
68. Early settlers in the Orkneys : NORSE
69. Like some feet : FLAT
70. Tosca's "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
71. Portal verb : ENTER
1. Friendly hombre : AMIGO
2. Rubber source : LATEX
3. Old-womanish : ANILE
4. Time pds. : MOS
5. Spheres : ORBS
6. An oily hydrocarbon : OCTANE
7. Dull finish : MATTE
8. Mischievous child of Eris : ATE
9. Negative conjunction : NOR
10. Speed : BARREL
11. Lake or canal : ERIE
12. Record : TAPE
13. Foster a felon : ABET
18. Abbr. after a list : ETAL
22. Ground one's teeth : GNASHED
24. Greek victory goddess : NIKE
26. Rialto : MART
27. Leave out : OMIT
29. Church officers : DEACONS
31. Cappelletti of football : GINO
32. Architectural pier : ANTA
33. Debatable : MOOT
34. Vega or Spica : STAR
35. Bean curd : TOFU
36. Temple team : OWLS
37. Violin-string material : GUT
40. Defeat completely : ROUT
41. Pledge : OATH
42. Retired : ABED
47. Goal : TARGET
48. Alice of tennis fame : MARBLE
49. Wagon part : AXLE
51. Pay : REMIT
53. Besides, with "from" : APART
54. Hawthorne's home : MANSE
55. Church officer : ELDER
56. Musical symbol : CLEF
57. Boat part : HULL
58. Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
60. Lough ___, Ireland : ERNE
63. Bookkeeper's letters : CPA
64. Egypt's off. name: 1961–71 : UAR
65. Nol of Cambodia : LON

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