New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 1985

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Did work with : PLIED
6. Type of jazz singing : SCAT
10. Aperture : HOLE
14. Utah river : UINTA
15. ___ Ranger : LONE
16. Hyalite : OPAL
17. Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
18. Shortly : ANON
19. Comical one : CARD
20. Trickery : SHENANIGAN
22. Stimulate : URGE
23. Left : GONE
24. Spring holiday : EASTER
26. Kitchen device : MASHER
30. Peel : STRIP
32. Aleutian island : ATTU
33. Bristle : SETA
35. Mentioned : NOTED
39. Electioneered : STUMPED
41. School : EDUCATE
43. Rio dance : SAMBA
44. Celebration : GALA
46. River to the Caspian Sea : URAL
47. Less than : UNDER
49. Cuddle : NESTLE
51. Light-brown silken cloth : PONGEE
54. Film dog : ASTA
56. Excited : AGOG
57. Tricky action : SUBTERFUGE
63. "___ le roi!" : VIVE
64. Far East, etc. : ASIA
65. Certain test : FINAL
66. Constantly : EVER
67. Shakespearean king : LEAR
68. "Wait ___ Dark" : UNTIL
69. Put trust in : RELY
70. Portable shelter : TENT
71. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
1. "___ in Boots" : PUSS
2. Baltic nat. : LITH
3. Concerning : INRE
4. Jacket or collar : ETON
5. Impair : DAMAGE
6. Done in : SLAIN
7. Produce a jam : CONGEST
8. Puzzler's ox : ANOA
9. Sawbuck : TENNER
10. Trickery : HOCUSPOCUS
11. Museum display, at times : OPART
12. Vast : LARGE
13. Presbyter : ELDER
21. Scandinavian : NORSE
25. Japanese aborgine : AINU
26. Heap : MASS
27. "___ boy!" : ATTA
28. Unfermented grape juice : STUM
29. Trickery : HUMBUGGERY
31. Chinese weight unit : TAEL
34. Border : EDGE
36. Fruit pie : TART
37. Lat. phrase : ETAL
38. Proofreader's "forget it" : DELE
40. Window part : PANE
42. "Divine Comedy" author : DANTE
45. Omani man : ARABIAN
48. Process sea water : DESALT
50. Dressing-down : EARFUL
51. Road constructor : PAVER
52. Pointed arch : OGIVE
53. Fresh : NOVEL
55. Establish : START
58. Plaintiff : USEE
59. Select : FINE
60. "___ the pure all things are pure": Paul : UNTO
61. Earn : GAIN
62. Cinders of comics : ELLA

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