New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 1985

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Martha J. DeWitt has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. One of the three B's : BACH
5. Give a ___ (boost) : LEGUP
10. Actor Crawford's nickname : BROD
14. Kind of hemp : ALOE
15. One of David's mighty men : ADINO
16. "Cavalleria" temptress : LOLA
17. Antitoxins : SERA
18. ___ say die : NEVER
19. Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
20. Constitutional : EXERCISE
22. Exam taker : TESTEE
24. "Bells on her ___" : TOES
25. Stretch out : DISTEND
26. Probe : EXPLORATION
30. Subleased : RELET
31. Tempered : ANNEALED
36. Sr. citizens' nest eggs : IRAS
37. Erhard's therapy : EST
38. Big cat : PUMA
39. Faithful : CONSTANT
42. Roborant : TONIC
43. Probe : INVESTIGATE
46. Spectacle : DISPLAY
50. A teacher of Liszt : PAER
51. Too : ASWELL
52. Orders : MANDATES
56. Red stains for marking lumber : KEEL
57. Hanker : YEARN
59. Foraminous item : PORE
60. "Like ___ without a tail": Macbeth : ARAT
61. Mud volcano : SALSE
62. Kind of plate : HOME
63. Macerates : RETS
64. Where Trajan built an amphitheater : TRIER
65. Columnist Abelson : ALAN
1. Low : BASE
2. Haley or Comfort : ALEX
3. Gist : CORE
4. Cruel : HEARTLESS
5. He wrote "Song of the Chattahoochee" : LANIER
6. Early center of Christianity : EDESSA
7. Endow : GIVE
8. Deux preceder : UNE
9. Serving : PORTION
10. Ruin : BLAST
11. Itinerary : ROUTE
12. Comedian Ole : OLSEN
13. Passé : DATED
21. Mudhen : COOT
23. He had his grief in a fief : ESNE
25. Effort : DINT
26. Sevareid or Coates : ERIC
27. Dry: Comb. form : XERO
28. Device : PLAN
29. Discernment : TASTE
32. Transcripts : APOGRAPHA
33. Moon goddess : LUNA
34. Discharge : EMIT
35. Chub : DACE
37. What Gay called "a kind of praise" : ENVY
40. Cash drawer : TILL
41. Wall Street seer : ANALYST
42. All even : TIED
44. Meager : SPARSE
45. He seeks hides : TANNER
46. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
47. Grenoble's river : ISERE
48. Kind of shop : SWEAT
49. Astor's collection : PELTS
52. Where Bamako is : MALI
53. Jimmy or jack : TOOL
54. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
55. Understood : SEEN
58. Dr. Ménière's specialty : EAR

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