New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1985

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Resting : ABED
5. Spanish courtyard : PATIO
10. Amphora : VASE
14. ___ contendere : NOLO
15. ___ Arden law : ENOCH
16. Raines or Cinders : ELLA
17. Start of a quotation from Wilde : TOLOVEONESELFIS
20. Varieties of beryl : EMERALDS
21. Ellipsoidal : OVATE
22. Swiss painter : KLEE
23. Weathercock : VANE
25. Gulped : DOWNED
28. Piano keys : DIGITALS
32. Repeat : ECHO
33. Headdress : TIARA
34. Scrap : BIT
35. Middle of the quotation : THEBEGINNINGOFA
39. Poet's word : ERE
40. Appointed : NAMED
41. Elysium : EDEN
42. Published : RELEASED
44. Chair repairmen : CANERS
46. Elec. current units : AMPS
47. Set of rules : CODE
48. Devil-may-care : BLASE
51. Paid regularly under a contract : SALARIED
55. End of the quotation : LIFELONGROMANCE
58. Seed appendage : ARIL
59. Thin metal disk : PATEN
60. Schliemann find : TROY
61. Outlaws : BANS
62. Waspish : TESTY
63. Uses a sniggle : EELS
1. Cough up a poker chip : ANTE
2. Arm of a crane : BOOM
3. Magazine in a kiosque : ELLE
4. Opener of a sort : DOORKNOB
5. Emulated Gypsy Rose Lee : PEELED
6. Charged electrode : ANODE
7. Vast amount : TONS
8. Diamonds, to a hood : ICE
9. Exclamations : OHS
10. Winnings, to a gambler : VELVET
11. Communications code word : ALFA
12. A buttonhole is one : SLIT
13. Facilitate : EASE
18. Word of farewell : VALE
19. Lasting a long, long time : EONIAN
23. Article of food : VIAND
24. Prefix with business : AGRI
25. Inhibit : DETER
26. Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
27. Furniture caster, e.g. : WHEEL
28. Banqueted : DINED
29. Lodging : ABODE
30. Certain con : LIFER
31. Getz and Kenton : STANS
33. Multiplication word : TIMES
36. Glaze : ENAMEL
37. Take a deep breath : GASP
38. Produce : GENERATE
43. Props for de Kooning : EASELS
44. Group of ants : COLONY
45. Enos's grandfather : ADAM
47. Proofreader's mark : CARET
48. Spill the beans : BLAB
49. Messina money : LIRA
50. So that, to Henri : AFIN
51. NCO's : SGTS
52. About : INRE
53. E.P.A.'s concern : ECOL
54. Ottoman Empire officials : DEYS
56. Choose : OPT
57. Banff rebuff : NAE

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