New York Times, Thursday, August 1, 1985

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Leader's concern : MORALE
7. Sententious : TERSE
12. Kin of boa constrictors : ABOMAS
13. Mad; wild : FRENETIC
16. Waterway : SLUICE
17. Young entrepreneur's offering : LEMONADE
18. Games pieces : TILES
19. Family member : MOM
20. Lop : SEVER
21. Alike, in Amiens : EGAL
22. Gypsy's card : TAROT
24. Milne's "When We ___ Very Young" : WERE
25. Physicist's measure : RAD
26. Hit or miss : ERRATIC
28. Draft initials : SSS
29. Brew maker : TEABAG
31. Poetry of a people : EPOS
33. Renaissance sword : ESTOC
34. Spartacus, e.g. : SLAVE
37. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
39. Impassive : STOLID
40. They arrest AWOL's : MPS
43. Alpine warbler : YODELER
45. Receptacle for three men : TUB
47. Schonberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
49. Kitchen utensil : RICER
50. Fresh-water fish : DACE
51. Seneca's suppers : CENAE
53. Tainted : BAD
54. Macho type : HEMAN
55. Winter woe : HEADCOLD
57. Abraham, e.g. : SEMITE
58. Dubs : ENTITLES
59. Youngster in a pride : LIONET
60. Lute of N India : SAROD
61. TV's Matt Dillon : ARNESS
1. Conquer : MASTER
2. Compel : OBLIGATE
3. Drum rolls : ROULADES
4. Swiss poet, philosopher: 1821–81 : AMIEL
5. Varnish bases : LACS
6. Suffix with Annam : ESE
7. Pro ___ : TEM
8. He lived 905 years : ENOS
9. Freshen : RENEW
10. Barrel parts : STAVES
11. Down producers : EIDERS
13. Plant life : FLORA
14. Distant : REMOTE
15. Demeter's Roman counterpart : CERES
19. Edge: Abbr. : MARG
22. Powerful caterpillar : TRACTOR
23. Tout : TIPSTER
26. Hardwood : EBONY
27. Complexion : COLOR
30. Greek goddess of punishment : ATE
32. Mineo or Maglie : SAL
35. Whole grain has it : VITAMINE
36. Imparts learning : EDUCATES
38. Fit for consumption : EDIBLE
39. Yukon vehicle : SLED
40. Papier-___ : MACHE
41. Dolls up : PREENS
42. Musical form : SONATA
44. Modified organisms : ECADS
46. Poetic American siblings : BENETS
48. Rock bottom : NADIR
50. Rum, to some : DEMON
52. Prefix for plasm : ECTO
54. Edsel Ford, e.g. : HEIR
56. Antiquated : OLD
57. Historian Marshall : SLA

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