New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1985

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Wanders about : GADS
5. Piece of jewelry : JADE
9. Trim with loops : PICOT
14. An organ stop : OBOE
15. Attic coin : OBOL
16. Place to spend 15 Across : AGORA
17. Kind of crier : TOWN
18. Wowed : BOWLEDOVER
20. Count Vronsky's love : ANNA
21. Bleaching agent : SUN
22. Imprisonment : DURESS
23. Mettle revealers : TESTS
25. Shinbone : TIBIA
27. Spree : TEAR
29. "Do ___ disturb" : NOT
30. Footnote abbr. : IBID
34. Scoundrel : CUR
36. Slugger Staub : RUSTY
38. Diacritical mark : BREVE
39. Children's folk song : OVERINTHEMEADOW
42. Students take these : SEATS
43. Lofty pad : AERIE
44. Parched : DRY
45. Mild : TAME
46. Mil. group : DIV
47. Long : ACHE
49. Single-celled organism : MONAD
51. Hide behind words : HEDGE
54. Robin's lass : MARIAN
58. Zodiacal sign : LEO
60. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
61. Repaired completely : OVERHAULED
63. Amour : LOVE
64. Closet lining : CEDAR
65. ___ Deep (oceanic depression) : NERO
66. Wide-mouthed pitcher : EWER
67. Danish coin : KRONE
68. The vat man : DYER
69. Hereditary factors : DNAS
1. Bribed : GOTAT
2. "To fetch her poor dog ___" : ABONE
3. With the current : DOWNSTREAM
4. Where Mondale once ruled : SENATE
5. Tasks : JOBS
6. Circa : ABOUT
7. Traditional folk song : DOWNINTHEVALLEY
8. Wright wing : ELL
9. "Taming of the Shrew" locale : PADUA
10. Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
11. Place for a marina : COVE
12. Malachite and manganese : ORES
13. Salts : TARS
19. Blue-pencil : EDIT
24. Rani's wardrobe : SARIS
26. Clete or Charles : BOYER
28. Hosiery mishap : RUN
30. Savings plan: Abbr. : IRA
31. Ready for the night : BEDDEDDOWN
32. Welsh actor Novello : IVOR
33. Like a petal in the morning : DEWY
34. Charge : COST
35. Optic layer : UVEA
37. Spot : STAIN
38. Nut-bearing tree : BEECH
40. Map abbr. : RTE
41. Actress Farrow : MIA
46. Lady from Lisbon : DONA
48. Made well : HEALED
49. U.S. Olympic skier : MAHRE
50. A plow inventor : DEERE
52. ___ leg up (lent a hand) : GAVEA
53. Witnesses : EYERS
54. Ersatz : MOCK
55. Say : AVER
56. Work over : REDO
57. Abadán is here : IRAN
59. Repute : ODOR
62. Humperdinck's "Hänsel ___ Gretel" : UND

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