New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 1985

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swarm : HORDE
6. Slightly open : AJAR
10. Sailors : TARS
14. "The ___," TV program : ATEAM
15. Columnist Barrett : RONA
16. Bass-baritone Scaria : EMIL
17. Present occasion : NONCE
18. Fruit integument : RIND
19. Behave dejectedly : MOPE
20. Resolute : DETERMINED
22. Stay : PROP
23. Surge of wind : GUST
24. Potential : LATENT
26. Conqueror of Mexico : CORTES
30. Swelling : EDEMA
32. Moslem ruler : EMIR
33. Composer Vincent d' ___ : INDY
35. Particles : ATOMS
39. "St. Jerome" painter : DAVINCI
41. Moral : ETHICAL
43. "We have met the ___ . . . ": O. H. Perry : ENEMY
44. Concern : CARE
46. City on Lake Biwa : OTSU
47. Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
49. Deliberative body : SENATE
51. Dwarf tree : BONSAI
54. Desert fruit : DATE
56. "Little Things Mean ___," Kallen hit : ALOT
57. Have a wild time : TEARAROUND
63. Prong : TINE
64. Spicy taste : TANG
65. Eskimo house : IGLOO
66. "___ and out" : OVER
67. Last word of Mo.'s motto : ESTO
68. Cartoonist Bushmiller : ERNIE
69. Headland : NESS
70. Pumpernickels : RYES
71. Erects : REARS
1. It's on the watch : HAND
2. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
3. Lessee's payment : RENT
4. Freshwater fish : DACE
5. Come out : EMERGE
6. Molding edge : ARRIS
7. Articulate : JOINTED
8. Queen in Swift's day : ANNE
9. Interweave : RADDLE
10. Enticement : TEMPTATION
11. Con ___ (tenderly, maestro) : AMORE
12. City and college in Wis. : RIPON
13. Hibernated : SLEPT
21. Euterpe's sphere : MUSIC
25. Chinese nurse : AMAH
26. Yield : CEDE
27. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
28. Split : RIVE
29. Periods of the academic year : TRIMESTERS
31. Henna user : DYER
34. Meticulous : NICE
36. Prefix denoting eight : OCTA
37. Nuts, sometimes : MAST
38. Veer : SLUE
40. Polish river : NYSA
42. Integument : TESTA
45. Moderately slow movement in a symphony : ANDANTE
48. Aunt's role, at times : SITTER
50. More uncanny : EERIER
51. Staff symbolic of office : BATON
52. A source of oil : OLIVE
53. Ides kin : NONES
55. Historic city in Greece : ARGOS
58. Simple : EASY
59. Giant of folklore : OGRE
60. Forearm bone : ULNA
61. Black, in Brest : NOIR
62. Mates of bucks : DOES

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