New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1985

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Home plate, for one : BASE
5. Bound collection of maps : ATLAS
10. "Sultanate" of Babe Ruth : SWAT
14. Pteroid : ALAR
15. Offenbach's "___ Parisienne" : GAITE
16. Roof border : EAVE
17. Anaheim Stadium player : CALIFORNIAANGEL
20. D.D.E. predecessor : HST
21. Cars : AUTOS
22. Portion : PIECE
23. Pier : ANTA
24. Theater sign : SRO
25. Riverfront Stadium team : CINCINNATIREDS
32. Sweets : CANDY
33. Epochal : ERAL
34. ___ volente : DEO
35. Dance in Hilo : HULA
36. Gangling : GAWKY
38. He took a ribbing : ADAM
39. "The Heart ___ Lonely Hunter" : ISA
40. "___ Timberlane" : CASS
41. Reckon : OPINE
42. Bronx team : NEWYORKYANKEES
46. Hop-___-thumb : OMY
47. Cape ___, N.C. : FEAR
48. Contend verbally : ARGUE
51. Mexican vine : JALAP
53. Future fish : ROE
56. Kingdome Stadium team : SEATTLEMARINERS
59. Hebrew letter : TETH
60. Dwarf : GNOME
61. Med. course : ANAT
62. Music to a matador's ears : OLES
63. Soothed : EASED
64. Type of tie : BOLO
1. Johann Sebastian ___ : BACH
2. Wellaway! : ALAS
3. Arms-talk acronym : SALT
4. Silkworm : ERI
5. Tropical rodent : AGOUTI
6. Kilt : TARTAN
7. Typesetting mach. : LINO
8. Monkshood : ATIS
9. Red or Coral : SEA
10. Elder : SENIOR
11. Conduct, as war : WAGE
12. With, to René : AVEC
13. Distant: Comb. form : TELE
18. Caprice : FANCY
19. ___ Fools' Day : APRIL
23. A lick ___ promise : ANDA
24. Remain : STAY
25. Reason : CAUSE
26. Relative by marriage : INLAW
27. Filled with information : NEWSY
28. Neighbor of Okla. : ARK
29. Cantor or Fisher : EDDIE
30. College officials : DEANS
31. Indefinite amount : SOME
32. Yak : CHIN
36. Senator Hart : GARY
37. Inquire : ASK
38. Unoriginal person : APER
40. Halley's or Encke's ___ : COMET
41. Congolese mammal : OKAPI
43. Lads : YOUTHS
44. Blazing : AFLAME
45. Approached : NEARED
48. Concerning : ASTO
49. Stagger : REEL
50. Box-office figure : GATE
51. Site of a Napoleonic victory: 1806 : JENA
52. Andy's partner : AMOS
53. A gambling center : RENO
54. Opposite of written : ORAL
55. "___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
57. Size abbr. : LGE
58. Arrest : NAB

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