New York Times, Friday, July 26, 1985

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goalie's feat : SAVE
5. Fairway boo-boos : BAFFS
10. Kind of patrol : DAWN
14. Avocado's shape : OVAL
15. Professeur's milieu : ECOLE
16. Netman Nastase : ILIE
17. Salvation Army official : FIRSTLIEUTENANT
20. Zoo features : AVIARIES
21. Author Repplier : AGNES
22. Poet's contraction : EER
23. Frontier country : BUSH
25. British burglar : SECONDSTOREYMAN
33. Acclimatize : ADAPT
34. Down at the ___ : HEEL
35. First-year-Latin verb : AMO
36. Shade of blue : BICE
37. Conservationist Cleveland : AMORY
39. Originate : STEM
40. Slugger Mel : OTT
41. Gulf of the Arabian Sea : ADEN
42. Railway warning signal : FUSEE
43. Injury sometimes caused by an arsonist : THIRDDEGREEBURN
47. Cashier : OUST
48. Wing of a sort : ELL
49. Of a region : AREAL
52. Slatted structure : JALOUSIE
57. Time, to Einstein : FOURTHDIMENSION
60. Singular : RARE
61. Engine-room helper : OILER
62. Part of A.D. : ANNO
63. Repute : ODOR
64. Item in a register : ENTRY
65. ___ up (squeal on oneself) : FESS
1. Lounge furniture : SOFA
2. Tel ___ : AVIV
3. Ruffed lemur : VARI
4. Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
5. Misrepresented : BELIED
6. Quaker grays : ACIERS
7. Hannibal and Scipio : FOES
8. Respiratory ailment : FLU
9. Solidify : SET
10. Lifeboat on a yacht : DINGHY
11. Poet Seeger : ALAN
12. Marsala or Málaga : WINE
13. Knicks' rivals : NETS
18. England's third-longest river : TRENT
19. Artist's need : EASEL
23. South African citizen : BOER
24. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1934 : UREY
25. Wooden shoe : SABOT
26. Piaf or Head : EDITH
27. Prickly pears, e.g. : CACTI
28. Uncover, to a bard : OPE
29. Whiplash : THONG
30. Chinese island : MATSU
31. Moslem title of honor : AMEER
32. Name : NOMEN
37. Appends : ADDS
38. Converge : MEET
39. Prefix with merge : SUB
41. Fully developed : ADULT
42. Criminal : FELON
44. Lion, often : ROARER
45. Kitchen utensil : REAMER
46. Queen of whodunits : ELLERY
49. Kind of American : AFRO
50. Byway : ROAD
51. Large kangaroo : EURO
52. Leave a lover in the lurch : JILT
53. Mil. arm : USAF
54. ___ qua non : SINE
55. Subatomic particles : IONS
56. Biblical patriarch : ENOS
58. Get rid of weeds : HOE
59. Racket : DIN

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