New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1985

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Mary ___ little lamb" : HADA
5. Hwy. : RTE
8. Swiftly : APACE
13. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
15. Demeanor : AIR
16. Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
17. American snake : RACER
18. Activity on a boardwalk : STROLLING
20. "The Birds" playwright : ARISTOPHANES
22. ___ over (upset) : TIP
23. Plead : ENTREAT
26. Tutelary god : LAR
29. Hot time in Paris : ETE
31. Rottweiler, for one : DOG
32. Half a bray : HEE
34. Ancient town near Salerno : ELEA
36. Suffix with manor : IAL
38. That is: Lat. : IDEST
40. Vow for a physician : HIPPOCRATICOATH
44. PBS's "Reilly: ___ Spies" : ACEOF
45. Trojan or Civil follower : WAR
46. Leopard's perch : TREE
47. Estuary : RIA
48. Exhaust : FAG
51. Twilled fabric : REP
53. ___ Aviv : TEL
54. Peck's role in "To Kill a Mockingbird" : ATTICUS
57. Styron's Mr. Turner : NAT
59. Vulnerable point : ACHILLESHEEL
64. "I ___ Angel," 1942 film : MARRIEDAN
67. "The Gin Game" Tony winner : TANDY
68. Greek marketplace : AGORA
69. Abbr. at O'Hare : ETD
70. Lawyer's catchall combo : ANDOR
71. Loren-Newman film: 1955 : LADYL
72. D.D.S. or M.F.A. : DEG
73. Voluminous volume : TOME
1. Zeus's wife : HERA
2. Winged : ALAR
3. Tenth part: Comb. form : DECI
4. " . . . ___ of singing birds": S. Johnson : ANEST
5. Coarse file : RASP
6. Church contribution : TITHE
7. Junior's mission : ERRAND
8. Sensitive, as to ragweed : ALLERGIC
9. Throb : PULSE
10. Black bird : ANI
11. Tin ___ (destroyer) : CAN
12. Work unit : ERG
14. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
19. Hip : ONTO
21. Of the eye : OPTIC
24. " . . . and ___ of lead": Pope : AHEART
25. Exam taker : TESTEE
26. "Paganini" composer : LEHAR
27. Actress on "Falcon Crest" : ALICIA
28. Iterate : REPEAT
30. Pinna : EAR
33. Lucy's TV friend : ETHEL
35. Away from: Prefix : APO
37. Solon's forte : LAW
39. Punctum : DOT
41. Authorized : OFFICIAL
42. Seaman : TAR
43. Goddess of peace : IRENE
49. Have the misery : ACHE
50. Led : GUIDED
52. Ziti, e.g. : PASTA
55. Linger : TARRY
56. List of candidates : SLATE
58. U ___, former U.N. official : THANT
60. Level pt. of a staircase : LNDG
61. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
62. Biblical country : EDOM
63. Apollo's instrument : LYRE
64. ___ de mer (seasickness) : MAL
65. Eastern title : AGA
66. Stewart or Serling : ROD

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