New York Times, Saturday, August 10, 1985

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2
Arnold Moss has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. ___ water (bleach) : JAVEL
6. Hannibal's gateway to Rome : ALPS
10. Winglike : ALAR
14. Functional : UTILE
15. ___-poly : ROLY
16. French name for a Swiss canton : BALE
17. Appears menacingly : LOOMS
18. Activist : DOER
19. RLS burial place : APIA
20. 45 inches, once, in Exeter : ELL
21. With 53 Across, clergyman's order to his devious decorators : REPAINTAND
23. Blood enzyme : PLASMIN
26. Evokes "gesundheit!" : SNEEZES
27. Cockle : OAST
28. Roe : EGGS
29. Braemar boy : LADDIE
32. Hectarage : AREA
33. Tsar follower : INA
36. St. Bonaventure neighbor : OLEAN
37. Scale notes : TIS
38. Israeli peak : TABOR
40. Lurch : YAW
41. Class; rank : TIER
43. Kind of mite : WIDOWS
44. River in Ireland : BANN
45. A jewelry setting : PAVE
46. U.S. problem, according to J.E.C. : MALAISE
49. Ways : AVENUES
53. See 21 Across : THINNOMORE
55. Narcotic shrub : KAT
56. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
57. Parker of Ft. Worth : FESS
58. TV's "Hootchy-Kootchy" girl : CHARO
60. Canadian Indian : DENE
61. ___ bellum : ANTE
62. Joel preceder : HOSEA
63. Purim month : ADAR
64. H'ways : RTES
65. Some newspaper pages : OPEDS
1. Sweet drink : JULEP
2. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
3. Sebastian's sister : VIOLA
4. Slippery ___ : ELM
5. Guitarist Paul : LES
6. Zealous : ARDENT
7. Coque : LOOP
8. Yes-men : PLEASERS
9. R.N.'s device : SYRINGE
10. Quashes, in law : ABATES
11. Bolivian city : LAPAZ
12. Actress MacMahon : ALINE
13. Interprets : READS
21. Opera's Stevens : RISE
22. Sculptor's reverse impression : NEGATIVE
24. Faro card : SODA
25. Carry on : MAINTAIN
29. Trumpeter Tommie : LOY
30. ___ Tau, U.S.S.R. ranges : ALA
31. ___ line : DEW
32. Display : AIR
33. A Nigerian : IBO
34. Presently : NOW
35. Ovid's "___ Amatoria" : ARS
37. Ghetto sight : TENEMENT
39. Gulf of Arabian Sea : ADEN
42. To such an extent : INSOFAR
43. Naval lass : WAVE
44. Ensign : BANNER
45. Does a Latin I task : PARSES
46. Where Zeus was raised : MTIDA
47. Ottoman sultan : AHMED
48. Wild grapevine : LIANA
50. Bull of a sort : UKASE
51. Auriculate : EARED
52. Hangouts for Zeno : STOAS
54. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
58. Set designer Ming ___ Lee : CHO
59. College dance : HOP

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