New York Times, Monday, July 29, 1985

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Follows at heels : DOGS
5. Palindromic title : MADAM
10. Thomas ___ Edsion : ALVA
14. Case for trivia : ETUI
15. Alpha's antithesis : OMEGA
16. Bankruptcy : RUIN
17. Lovely lasses of yore : BELLIBONES
19. Nigerian group : IBOS
20. Eagle's weapon : TALON
21. Fickle : UNSTABLE
23. Shake : SHUDDER
26. Corn unit : EAR
27. Marry : WED
30. Ringworm : TINEA
31. Airport abbr. : ARR
33. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
35. Dispense (with) : RID
36. Generates : SPAWNS
39. Nth and third : DEGREES
41. Garland : FESTOON
42. Wrap around : ENGIRD
43. Got the blue ribbon : WON
44. Firenze's river : ARNO
45. Kind of cabin : LOG
46. Alan Ladd classic : SHANE
48. Haul : TOW
49. King topper : ACE
51. Most favorable : OPTIMAL
53. Certain muscles : ROTATORS
55. Delicious, for one : APPLE
60. Algerian port : ORAN
61. Lovely lasses of yore : POPLOLLIES
64. Motel employee : MAID
65. "The ___ St. Agnes": Keats : EVEOF
66. Wise ___ owl : ASAN
67. Friend in a fray : ALLY
68. Stroke, in printing : SERIF
69. Seize : TAKE
1. Financial headache : DEBT
2. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
3. Dupe : GULL
4. Fodder pit : SILO
5. Kind of scene : MOB
6. I love: Lat. : AMO
7. Stripped : DENUDED
8. Plan of action : AGENDA
9. Billiard shot : MASSE
10. Song for Sutherland : ARIA
11. Junk food of yore : LUBBERWORT
12. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
13. Goose genus : ANSER
18. Sec. : INST
22. Snares : TRAPS
24. Took on hands : HIRED
25. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
27. Boggs of baseball : WADE
28. Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
29. Slattern of yore : DAGGLETAIL
32. Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
34. Peter, Paul and Mary, e.g. : TRIO
36. Medicinal legume : SENNA
37. Words to Nanette : NONO
38. Future slush : SNOW
40. Rye fungus : ERGOT
41. Froth : FOAM
43. Speak in hushed tones : WHISPER
46. Tried very hard : STROVE
47. Israeli airline : ELAL
49. Scent : AROMA
50. Kind of reef or snake : CORAL
52. Peter, Paul et al. : POPES
54. Capp or Gump : ANDY
56. City map : PLAT
57. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
58. Skipper's headache : LEAK
59. Feudal serf : ESNE
62. Law, in Lyon : LOI
63. Having a holiday : OFF

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