New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 1985

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

1
K
2
E
3
Y
4
S
5
B
6
A
7
S
8
I
9
C
10
F
11
I
12
S
13
H
14
A
R
E
A
15
A
R
E
N
A
16
I
D
E
A
17
L
I
L
Y
18
O
F
T
H
E
V
19
A
L
L
E
Y
20
E
E
L
21
A
F
I
R
E
22
L
I
E
N
S
23
A
S
I
S
24
A
B
A
25
J
26
A
27
C
K
I
N
T
28
H
29
E
P
U
L
30
P
31
I
32
T
33
O
M
A
R
S
34
E
X
A
M
35
O
N
O
36
N
I
N
A
37
A
38
L
D
E
R
39
R
O
U
T
40
A
S
E
41
F
L
A
G
42
S
U
C
R
E
43
S
T
A
44
R
O
F
B
E
45
T
46
H
L
E
H
E
M
47
A
U
S
48
R
O
A
D
49
A
50
G
51
A
I
N
52
S
53
K
I
R
T
54
S
55
O
56
W
57
M
O
U
N
T
58
A
I
N
A
N
E
59
M
O
N
E
60
O
N
T
O
61
S
T
A
L
E
62
U
S
E
D
63
S
O
O
N
64
H
U
R
S
T
65
M
O
S
S
© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Locksmith's products : KEYS
5. Fundamental : BASIC
10. Pond occupant : FISH
14. Sector : AREA
15. Sports palace : ARENA
16. Notion : IDEA
17. Herb with bell-shaped flowers : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
20. Lamprey : EEL
21. Blazing : AFIRE
22. Bankers' protections : LIENS
23. Broadway play: 1985 : ASIS
24. Arab's garb : ABA
25. Spring-flowering herb : JACKINTHEPULPIT
33. Bradley and Sharif : OMARS
34. Prof's concoction : EXAM
35. "Sail ___ Union . . . " : ONO
36. Actress Foch : NINA
37. Rot-resistant tree : ALDER
39. Defeat utterly : ROUT
40. Peer's mother : ASE
41. Iris : FLAG
42. Bolivian city : SUCRE
43. Herb also called sleepy Dick : STAROFBETHLEHEM
47. Out of, in Bonn : AUS
48. Highway : ROAD
49. Anew : AGAIN
52. Maxi or midi : SKIRT
54. Plant seeds : SOW
57. Spring-flowering plant : MOUNTAINANEMONE
60. Not fooled by : ONTO
61. Vapid : STALE
62. Formerly owned : USED
63. Presently : SOON
64. Red Sox southpaw : HURST
65. Garden growth : MOSS
1. Colewort : KALE
2. Huron's neighbor : ERIE
3. Shout : YELL
4. Utter : SAY
5. Canada's ___ Island : BAFFIN
6. Helen Frankenthaler is one : ARTIST
7. Very, in Verden : SEHR
8. Arrow poison : INEE
9. Mascagni opera, for short : CAV
10. Kind of devotion : FILIAL
11. Useless : IDLE
12. "Mine eyes have ___ the glory . . . " : SEEN
13. Uses a tedder : HAYS
18. Haven of a sort : OASIS
19. Collection of stamps or photos : ALBUM
23. Group in Ghana : AKRA
24. On ___ with : APAR
25. Dr. Salk : JONAS
26. Love-in-___ (garden plant) : AMIST
27. City in Crete : CANEA
28. Privet's use : HEDGE
29. Devon river : EXE
30. Snarleyyow : POOCH
31. Habituate : INURE
32. ___ pole (carved pillar) : TOTEM
37. Landon et al. : ALFS
38. R.P.I. room : LAB
39. Was contrite : RUED
41. Garden feature, to a poet : FOUNT
42. Shade of blue : SLATE
44. "Don't ___ My Parade" : RAINON
45. Court events : TRIALS
46. Garden visitor : HORNET
49. Gosden role : AMOS
50. "Yet we'll ___ more a-roving": Byron : GONO
51. Flivver : AUTO
52. In ___ (naturally positioned) : SITU
53. Burl on wood : KNAR
54. Middling : SOSO
55. Singles : ONES
56. Marries : WEDS
58. Rowan : ASH
59. Fall flower, for short : MUM

Found bugs or have suggestions?