New York Times, Tuesday, July 30, 1985

Author:Dorothy Smitonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Therefore : HENCE
6. Jewish month : TEBET
11. L.B.J. and R.M.N., once : VPS
14. Angry ___ get-out : ASALL
15. Old-womanish : ANILE
16. Drivers' org. : AAA
17. Houdini's grip? : BAGOFTRICKS
19. N.Y.-to-Ore. dir. : NNW
20. Down Under native : AUSSIE
21. Exploit : GEST
22. Suffix with acid : ITY
23. Tent : ENCAMP
25. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
27. Unification Church, e.g. : SECT
30. ___ Vegas : LAS
31. Movie mogul : MAYER
32. A feast ___ famine : ORA
33. Weakens : SAPS
35. Jr., e.g. : DESC
36. Superficial displays : VENEERS
38. Friendly correspondents : PENPALS
41. N.K.V.D. predecessor : OGPU
42. Season : SALT
43. Diocese : SEE
44. Not suitable : UNFIT
46. Football pos. : CTR
47. Defeat : BEAT
48. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
49. Tadpole, caterpillar, etc. : LARVAE
52. From ___ Z : ATO
53. Chief : MAIN
55. Cover with netting : ENLACE
59. Celtic Neptune : LER
60. Present for Mom and Dad : BUNDLEOFJOY
62. Hood's exit : LAM
63. Iroquoian group : ERIES
64. Statue's garb : DRAPE
65. Frat vets : SRS
66. Sped : RACED
67. Circuit courts : EYRES
1. "New Earth" composer: 1935 : HABA
2. Jacob's twin : ESAU
3. Equine has-beens : NAGS
4. Hideaway for a skeleton? : CLOSET
5. Impish : ELFIN
6. Sailor : TAR
7. Puzzles : ENIGMAS
8. Muscles : BICEPS
9. Order having teeth : ELKS
10. Affirmation of beliefs : TESTAMENT
11. Conceited person? : VANITYCASE
12. Kind of girdle : PANTIE
13. Twain hero : SAWYER
18. P.I. : TEC
24. Dolomites or Pennines : ALPS
26. Grate : RASP
27. Former Soho coin, for short : SOV
28. Homophone for air : ERE
29. Pandora's box, in a way : CANOFWORMS
33. "___ Song," Huston hit : SEPTEMBER
34. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
35. Crandall of baseball : DEL
37. Sponsorship : EGIS
38. Catherine ___, last wife of Henry VIII : PARR
39. Meadow : LEA
40. Coterie : SET
42. Straphanger : STANDEE
44. Mo and Stu from Ariz. : UDALLS
45. "Shed ___!": Keats : NOTEAR
46. Hospital department : CLINIC
47. Habitat for bats? : BELFRY
50. Gaggle formation : VEE
51. Positive pole : ANODE
54. Aroma : AURA
56. Slightly open : AJAR
57. Survive problems : COPE
58. Easy on the ___ : EYES
61. Eng. monetary units, formerly : LSD

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