New York Times, Wednesday, July 24, 1985

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Touch endwise : ABUT
5. Ann and May : CAPES
10. Angel's bad news : BOMB
14. One of the R's, synonymously : MATH
15. Type of type : AGATE
16. Hebrew month : ADAR
17. Laceration : TEAR
18. Palindromic title : MADAM
19. Sheet-music marking : NOTE
20. Single-combed fowl : RHODEISLANDRED
23. Put on guard : WARN
24. Novel: Prefix : NEO
25. Legislative council : JUNTA
27. Popular bread form : PITA
29. Abbr. on a map : MTS
32. River craft : CANOE
33. Skirt style : MINI
34. Prefix at NASA : AERO
35. Doyle classic : ASTUDYINSCARLET
38. "Let's ___ Again," Cosby-Poitier film : DOIT
39. Sub in a tub : OLEO
40. Winnie Winkle of comics, e.g. : STENO
41. In the Army for three yrs. : ENL
42. Sought damages : SUED
43. Caught a glimpse of : SPIED
44. Broadcast : AIR
45. Simp : GOOF
46. 'Bama team : THECRIMSONTIDE
53. Proof of oxidation : RUST
54. Harry's mom : DIANA
55. Set of rules : CODE
57. In addition : ELSE
58. Playful mammal : OTTER
59. Like Steven? : EVEN
60. Downhill racer : SLED
61. Lustful looks : LEERS
62. Thrill, mod style : SEND
1. Danish district : AMT
2. Former ring king : BAER
3. Osmonds' home : UTAH
4. Discarded or bounced : THROWNOUT
5. Tripod item : CAMERA
6. Once more : AGAIN
7. Goalies' gear : PADS
8. Relative of etc. : ETAL
9. System of meaning : SEMANTIC
10. Sal of the diamond : BANDO
11. Kitchen tempter : ODOR
12. The end for Karpov : MATE
13. Brought up : BRED
21. Went out with : DATED
22. Teachers' org. : NEA
25. Golden Fleece searcher : JASON
26. Up to the time that : UNTIL
27. Longed for : PINED
28. ___ many words : INSO
29. Frantic fracas : MELEE
30. Pollster's discovery : TREND
31. "And ___ bed": Pepys : SOTO
32. Herring barrel : CADE
33. Eight furlongs : MILE
34. Strategems : ARTIFICES
36. "I am very loath to be ___ . . . ": Shak. : YOURIDOL
37. In ___ (troubled) : ASPOT
42. Gawain's title : SIR
43. Devices on destroyers : SONARS
44. Behaved : ACTED
45. No-hope type : GONER
46. Very, in Versailles : TRES
47. Pea pod : HULL
48. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
49. An arachnid : MITE
50. Cloy : SATE
51. Noah's scout : DOVE
52. Jeannie portrayer : EDEN
56. He's on the line : END

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