New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1985

Author:Laufer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shelf : LEDGE
6. Aldrich's "Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
10. Costa loser : ADAM
14. "___ for the Misbegotten": O'Neill : AMOON
15. A source of hope : LIFE
16. Venetian magistrate, once : DOGE
17. Obligation : OUGHT
18. ___ Idle of "Monty Python" : ERIC
19. Gossip : DIRT
20. Captives, for short : POWS
22. London streetcar : TRAM
24. Dolley Madison, ___ Payne : NEE
25. Foolishly selfish person : DOGINTHEMANGER
28. Letters of credit : IOU
29. Burns's dissent : NAE
30. Schl. affiliate : PTA
31. Bach's "Brandenburg ___" : CONCERTOS
35. Brouhahas : TODOS
39. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
40. Author Garcia ___ : LORCA
42. Point deep down in the ocean : MOHO
43. Reposes : RESTS
45. Element of the Great White Way : NEONLIGHT
47. Football device : TEE
49. Female ruff : REE
50. Cry of surprise : HOO
51. Elaborate p.r. job : DOGANDPONYSHOW
57. Copy : APE
58. Fashion name : DIOR
59. A son of Isaac : ESAU
60. Tear : REND
62. Kind of bag : TOTE
64. Maxwell et al. : ELSAS
67. Dryad's home : TREE
68. Memorable publisher : OCHS
69. Blessed ___ : EVENT
70. Cloy : SATE
71. Homphone for rose : RHOS
72. Impudent : SASSY
1. NE Thailand group : LAO
2. Bird from Down Under : EMU
3. Enclosures for strays : DOGPOUNDS
4. ___-wild (lack restraint) : GOHOG
5. Interlace : ENTWINE
6. Robin Hood's drink : ALE
7. Nativity : BIRTH
8. Blazing : AFIRE
9. Abscond : DECAMP
10. Say further : ADD
11. Busy : DOING
12. Come to terms : AGREE
13. Poet's rhythm : METER
21. Growl : SNARL
23. TV's ___ Houston : MATT
25. Lorna ___ : DOONE
26. Grand ___ National Park : TETON
27. Mother-in-law of Ruth : NAOMI
28. Cooler : ICER
32. Terra ___ : COTTA
33. Bauxite : ORE
34. Contemn : SCORN
36. Canine shelters : DOGHOUSES
37. "___ I Hate to Get Up . . . " : OHHOW
38. De___, old car : SOTO
41. Keep ___ on (tend) : ANEYE
44. Transmit : SEND
46. Renters : LESSEES
48. Max Perkins, for one : EDITOR
51. Pub game : DARTS
52. "Lulu," e.g. : OPERA
53. Fur-bearing animal : GENET
54. A woof-woof : POOCH
55. Correct: Comb. form : ORTHO
56. Sesame honey confection : HALVA
61. Aberdeen stream : DEE
63. Suffix with host : ESS
65. Response to a ques. : ANS
66. Piggery : STY

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