New York Times, Friday, July 5, 1985

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.87, Missing: { F G J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hisser : ASP
4. Tim in "The Highwayman" : OSTLER
10. Sluggish : INERT
12. Coleridge's antihero : MARINER
14. Contributing member : DONOR
15. Shifts : RELOCATES
17. Sneak off to a J.P. : ELOPE
18. Winged : ALATE
19. Stadium salute : RAH
20. Mariachis, for example : SERENADERS
22. Aloof : ICY
23. Holiness : SANCTITY
24. Ready, in Reims : PRETE
26. Chases chicks : SHOOS
27. To every known extent : SOEVER
28. Midway come-ons : SPIELS
30. Having ridged edges, as a coin : MILLED
31. Decliner of 1964's Nobel Prize for Literature : SARTRE
32. ___ del Rio, Sevilla suburb : CORIA
33. Submits : OBEYS
34. Directing principle : POLESTAR
37. Item at a motor vehicle agcy. : LIC
38. Work of 24 Down : SHOESHINES
40. Chemical suffix : ANE
41. Inn order : CHOPS
42. District in Portugal : EVORA
43. Mars : REDPLANET
45. Frosts : RIMES
46. Less agitated : SERENER
47. Piggeries : STIES
48. Cotton flannels : DOMETS
49. Affirmation : YES
1. Lizards : ANOLES
2. Mexican housewife : SENORA
3. Inclination : PROPENSITY
4. Western and cheese dishes : OMELETS
5. President Washington's $25,000 a year, e.g. : SALARY
6. Cribs : TROTS
7. Book eaters : LICE
8. Bambi's aunt : ENA
9. Bring back : RETRIEVE
10. Nones successor : IDES
11. Waterproof overcoats : TRENCHERS
13. Underwent chemical change : REACTED
15. Walkie-talkies : RADIOS
16. More distrustful : SHYER
21. Gruel from cornmeal : ATOLE
24. Rag-and-brush persons : POLISHERS
25. Einstein's famous theory : RELATIVITY
27. Horse fathers : SIRES
28. Group victimized by Romans: 290 B.C. : SABINES
29. Antedated : PRECEDED
30. Meddle with maliciously : MOLEST
31. ___ system : SOLAR
32. Casks are their tasks : COOPERS
34. Sci. of speech sounds : PHONET
35. Rootlessness : ANOMIE
36. Indian cattails : REREES
38. Classic western film : SHANE
39. Lip : SASS
41. Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
44. Tom Watson is one : PRO

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