New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1985

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Designate : ELECT
6. Actor Walter : ABEL
10. K rations : CHOW
14. Site of ancient Greek games : NEMEA
15. Indonesian outrigger : PROA
16. Stevenson villain : HYDE
17. Dwarf chestnuts : CHINKAPINS
19. Well-informed about : UPON
20. "A peculiar sort of a gal" : SAL
21. Fe or Ag : ELEM
22. Guide : ESCORT
24. Make new money : RECOIN
26. Former Japanese naval base : TRUK
27. Gridiron get-together : HUDDLE
29. Wreck; ruin : BLAST
33. Sioux : DAKOTA
36. Participle former : ING
38. City on the Humboldt : ELKO
39. Rock guitarist Clapton : ERIC
40. Welty's "___ Wedding" : DELTA
42. Legatee : HEIR
43. Swindle : BILK
44. A goal of NOW : ERA
45. Like Mercury : SPEEDY
47. The Tempter : SATAN
49. Column molding : SCOTIA
51. Nip : BITE
53. Purposeless : RANDOM
56. Mrs. Stanley Kowalski : STELLA
59. Pulsation : PANT
60. A legume : PEA
62. Commotion : TODO
63. Blackcaps : CHICKADEES
66. Guinness or Templeton : ALEC
67. North Sea–Baltic canal : KIEL
68. Pub game : DARTS
69. Taylor's "A ___ at Oxford" : YANK
70. Withered : SERE
71. Corpulent : OBESE
1. Extras in an env. : ENCS
2. Hungarian composer : LEHAR
3. Zola or Berliner : EMILE
4. A.D. 1–A.D. 100, e.g. : CEN
5. Bridge bid : TAKEOUT
6. Annex : APPEND
7. Upper edge : BRIM
8. Lengthy period : EON
9. Beam thrower : LASER
10. Dolt or rockfish : CHUCKLEHEAD
11. Photog.'s fixing agent : HYPO
12. Redolence : ODOR
13. Moved out : WENT
18. Surveyor's instrument : ALIDADE
23. U-boat : SUB
25. Crowded : CHOCKABLOCK
26. Marquee : TENT
28. Fragrant bloomer : LILAC
30. Out of the wind : ALEE
31. Sideslip : SKID
32. Whig's opponent : TORY
33. Five-time Presidential candidate : DEBS
34. "The Willow Song," e.g. : ARIA
35. Wear in the Highlands : KILT
37. What a certain guzzler empties fast : GASTANK
41. Old tongue : ERSE
46. Fla. game fish : PINTADO
48. Nothing : NIL
50. Pythoness's revelation : ORACLE
52. Bastes : TACKS
54. ___ citado : OPERE
55. Fulfills : MEETS
56. ___ put (remain) : STAY
57. Indian weight : TOLA
58. A Cotton Belt grape : EDEN
59. Breakwater : PIER
61. South African fox : ASSE
64. Hasten : HIE
65. Peck or pat : DAB

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