New York Times, Friday, August 23, 1985

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Guinness, the knight : ALEC
5. Buys pies or ties : SHOPS
10. Hitchcock title : ROPE
14. El ___, Tex. : PASO
15. Social restraint : TABOO
16. Eternally : EVER
17. Famous penultimate words : ETTU
18. Skull part : INION
19. Stag party, sometimes : FETE
20. Erstwhile N.Y.C. newspaper : HERALDTRIBUNE
23. Pinball "wrist slap" : TILT
24. Serval, e.g. : CAT
25. Fleet : RAPID
28. East, in Essen : OST
31. Flower part : SEPAL
35. Author Eliav : ARIE
36. Chevron stripe, in heraldry : COTISE
38. Palindromic dir. : ESE
39. Erstwhile N.Y.C. newspaper : JOURNALAMERICAN
42. Kiang or quagga : ASS
43. Diner offering : OMELET
44. Zola book : NANA
45. Half a dozen is one : HEXAD
47. Ten: Comb. form : DEK
48. Lab heaters : ETNAS
49. Lament to Bo-peep : BAA
51. Little Sheba's creator : INGE
53. Erstwhile N.Y.C. newspaper : WORLDTELEGRAM
59. Arp's cult : DADA
60. Kind of lace : LILLE
61. Black, to Blake : EBON
63. Zealous : AVID
64. Fix in the mind : IMBED
65. Wild plum : SLOE
66. New Year's Eve word : SYNE
67. Maudlin : BEERY
68. Ornamented wig : TETE
1. Act as if you're Rich : APE
2. Trellis component : LATH
3. Varese's Palazzo d'___ : ESTE
4. Flatterer of a sort : COURTIER
5. "Mountain dew" producer : STILL
6. Wrought by an artisan : HANDTOOLED
7. Newspaper item, for short : OBIT
8. Like a student's D : POOR
9. Super follower : SONIC
10. Disprove : REFUTE
11. Where many a host roasts : OVEN
12. Fountain of jazz : PETE
13. " . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
21. Foreign ___ : AID
22. More shameful : BASER
25. Rani's mate : RAJAH
26. Originated : AROSE
27. Pope proclaimed a saint in 1954 : PIUSX
29. Like an old bialy : STALE
30. Diversion : TIMEKILLER
32. Hard nut to crack : PECAN
33. Yoga posture : ASANA
34. Chanteuse Horne et al. : LENAS
36. Traffic-light part : CAM
37. Hollywood construction : SET
40. Knobby : NODAL
41. Bank offering : INTEREST
46. Grate : ABRADE
48. "Joe ___," Orton play : EGG
50. Speak off the cuff : ADLIB
52. Penurious : NEEDY
53. Perm term : WAVY
54. One-eyed god : ODIN
55. This is served in the clink : TIME
56. The Labe, to a German : ELBE
57. Willing pursuer : ABLE
58. Kind of point : MOOT
59. "___ Kapital" : DAS
62. Ellen Louise Wilson, ___ Axson : NEE

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