New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1985

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { B F J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nanny's vehicle : PRAM
5. Actor Duncan : TODD
9. Shoot from cover : SNIPE
14. Director Wertmüller : LINA
15. At all : EVER
16. Kind of society : HONOR
17. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
18. Casa part : SALA
19. Neural networks : RETIA
20. Give a report that's on the up and up : TELLITLIKEITIS
23. "As You Like It" place : ARDEN
24. Some parka wearers : ESKIMOS
26. "A Boy ___ Sue" : NAMED
30. Intersecting line in geometry : SECANT
31. Developer's concern : SITE
34. Disintegrates : ERODES
36. Sunglo, e.g. : TEA
37. Date to beware : IDES
38. Curtaining material : NINON
39. Middle name of Chan's creator : DERR
40. An uncle of Saul : NER
41. Where Church met Bible : SENATE
42. Actual being : ESSE
43. OPEC is one : CARTEL
45. A contemporary of Edison : TESLA
47. Glyceryl ester : ELAIDIN
49. God, to an Iranian : ALLAH
53. Talk openly : SPEAKONESPIECE
57. Singer John of musicals : RAITT
58. Raced : TORE
59. Direction in Dijon : NORD
60. Bilko or Kovacs : ERNIE
61. Sicilian city : ENNA
62. Kind of iron : GRID
63. Sycophantic words : YESES
64. Condemn : DOOM
65. Actress Thompson : SADA
1. Rio de la ___ : PLATA
2. Stair part : RISER
3. "There was ___ woman . . . " : ANOLD
4. Dietrich's namesakes : MARLENES
5. Dry run : TEST
6. Avocado's shape : OVAL
7. Food shop, for short : DELI
8. A hero of 1588 : DRAKE
9. Oscine birds : SHRIKES
10. Based on the intellect : NOETIC
11. Hints : INTIMATES
12. Some Borgias : POISONERS
13. Failed Const. addition : ERA
21. Wycherley's "Love ___ Wood" : INA
22. Ancient Jewish ascetics : ESSENES
25. Rubberneck : STARE
27. Ethiopian ruler: 1889–1913 : MENELIK
28. Where Mayo is : ERIN
29. "The Citadel" star: 1938 : DONAT
31. "___ You Went Away," 1944 film : SINCE
32. "___ like stars . . . ": Schurz : IDEALSARE
33. Diamondbacks : TERRAPINS
35. Show senility : DOTE
39. Business interactions : DEALINGS
41. Calms : SEDATES
44. Cord on a tar's hammock : TIETIE
46. Swathe : LAP
48. Celebrated : NOTED
50. Arrowsmith's first wife : LEORA
51. Caustic : ACRID
52. Ibsen heroine : HEDDA
54. Taboo of a sort : NONO
55. ___ Rubik, cube inventor : ERNO
56. Layer of ore : SEAM
57. Juan Carlos is one : REY

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