New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 1985

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Wading bird : IBIS
5. Entwines : COILS
10. Smell ___ (suspect something) : ARAT
14. Corner : NOOK
15. Rose essence : ATTAR
16. Get one's goat : RILE
17. Start of a typing exercise : NOWISTHETIMEFOR
20. Purse ___ (street thief) : SNATCHER
21. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
22. Former Mideast org. : UAR
23. Biblical word on a wall : MENE
25. Faddish : TRENDY
29. Stick on again : REPASTE
32. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
33. Kind of boom : SONIC
34. Exercise: Part II : ALL
36. Exercise: Part III : GOODMENTOCOMETO
40. Sicken : AIL
41. Ancient Greek dialect : ELEAN
42. Keyed up : AGOG
43. Girls : LASSIES
45. Industrial town on the Oise : CHAUNY
47. Russian ruler : TSAR
48. Exercise: Part IV : THE
49. Agnew : SPIRO
52. Advertises : PROMOTES
57. End of exercise : AIDOFTHEIRPARTY
60. Require : NEED
61. Van Dine sleuth : VANCE
62. Decays : ROTS
63. Gaelic : ERSE
64. Llama's habitat : ANDES
65. Galley word : STET
1. Caravansaries : INNS
2. Benefit : BOON
3. Des Moines is here : IOWA
4. Comic bit : SKIT
5. China. in literature : CATHAY
6. Turn the ___ cheek : OTHER
7. Roman road : ITER
8. Seminary subj. : LAT
9. ___ Lanka (Ceylon) : SRI
10. Sharp ridges : ARETES
11. Schism : RIFT
12. Medicinal plant : ALOE
13. Atlas abbr. : TERR
18. Sail before the wind : SCUD
19. Rainier's land : MONACO
23. "Three ___ a Horse" : MENON
24. Majestic : EPIC
25. Roman robe : TOGA
26. Lubricate again : REOIL
27. ___ Gay, historic plane : ENOLA
28. Doze : NOD
29. Registers; rosters : ROTAS
30. Important city in S. Korea : TAEGU
31. ___ John, singer : ELTON
33. Express disdain : SNEER
35. Sluggish : LOGY
37. ". . . for a ___ potage" : MESSOF
38. Famed pen name : ELIA
39. Pasture sound : MAA
44. Took long steps : STRODE
45. Tasks : CHORES
46. Rope fiber : HEMP
48. Instant : TRICE
49. Of sound mind : SANE
50. Harbor sight : PIER
51. "Beware the ___ of March" : IDES
52. Await decision : PEND
53. Sculls : OARS
54. Pleasant pace : TROT
55. Feminine suffix : ETTE
56. Meth. : SYST
58. Pride of Sen. Norris : TVA
59. Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN

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