New York Times, Monday, August 26, 1985

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Combines resources : POOLS
6. Fuddy-duddies : DODOS
11. Phooey : BAH
14. Indignation : ANGER
15. Run away, in a way : ELOPE
16. Full of: Suffix : OSE
17. Priggish : STRAITLACED
19. Brownie's org.'s original initials : GSA
20. ___ the line (obeyed) : TOED
21. " . . . a right jolly old ___" : ELF
22. Found fault : NAGGED
24. Boston Common tree : ELM
26. Surfeit : SATIETY
27. Cause confusion : DISRUPT
31. Exercise, as power : WIELD
32. Flurry : ADO
33. More orderly : NEATER
35. Nervous : EDGY
38. Speak on impulse, with "out" : BLURT
40. Dessert : PIE
41. "Two hearts that beat ___" : ASONE
42. Since: Scot. : SYNE
43. Follower of Falstaff : PISTOL
45. Peaked : WAN
46. Interior designer's concern : DECOR
48. Learned persons : SAVANTS
50. Minotaur's slayer : THESEUS
52. Colonial cabinet : KAS
53. Distribute another hand : REDEAL
54. Grippe's cousin : FLU
56. Melon or pumpkin : PEPO
60. Letters after em : ENO
61. Simplified : STREAMLINED
64. Sandy's bark : ARF
65. Keats's Muse : ERATO
66. Rebelled : AROSE
67. Quarrel: Abbr. : DIF
68. Units of force : DYNES
69. Gamma follower : DELTA
1. Kind of participle : PAST
2. Hip : ONTO
3. Monster : OGRE
4. Head : LEADER
5. ___ Lanka : SRI
6. Farmer's place : DELL
7. Norwegian royal name : OLAF
8. "What's up, ___?" : DOC
9. The outdoors : OPENAIR
10. Decorous : SEDATE
11. Mired : BOGGEDDOWN
12. Thing of value : ASSET
13. Intoxicating : HEADY
18. Home of Ariz.'s Sun Devils : TEMPE
23. Patron saint of cripples : GILES
25. Fontanne's co-star : LUNT
26. Confections : SWEETS
27. Pats; smidgens : DABS
28. To no avail : IDLY
29. Cut loose verbally : SOUNDEDOFF
30. Rhinoceroslike mammals : TAPIRS
34. "___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
36. Midge : GNAT
37. Hankers : YENS
39. Singer Della : REESE
41. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
43. Fowl : POULTRY
44. Boat-seam sealer : OAKUM
47. Halted : CEASED
49. Aim high : ASPIRE
50. Crush underfoot : TREAD
51. Painter Matisse : HENRI
54. Regale : FETE
55. Vientiane's country : LAOS
57. Chemical compound : ENOL
58. Nuisance : PEST
59. Music halls : ODEA
62. Also-___ (loser) : RAN
63. Stripling : LAD

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