New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1985

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Chit-chats : GABS
5. Grinder : MOLAR
10. Egyptian cross : ANKH
14. Noose : LOOP
15. Friend of Pietro : AMICO
16. Bayes or Charles : NORA
17. Double preposition : INTO
18. Explosive liq. : NITRO
19. Cow-headed goddess : ISIS
20. Like a fuddy-duddy : BEHINDTHETIMES
23. Rental agreement : LEASE
24. Greek letter : ETA
25. Ruler or industrialist : KAISER
28. Babble : PRATTLE
32. ___ Thong, Thailand province : ANG
33. He lied to Othello : IAGO
36. Director Mervyn : LEROY
37. Problem for fuddy-duddies : KEEPINGUPTODATE
41. Susan, of songdom : ANTON
42. African fox : ASSE
43. Mongrel : CUR
44. "Hart to Hart" actor : STANDER
46. This is way out : EGRESS
49. Clamor : DIN
50. Kind of path? : OSTEO
52. Like the avant-garde : AHEADOFTHEGAME
58. Coast Guardswoman : SPAR
59. Accustom : ENURE
60. Add and dele : EDIT
61. Soccer great : PELE
62. Responder to reveille : RISER
63. "Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
64. Fired : AXED
65. Fumes : STEWS
66. Printer's direction : STET
1. Fast-talking : GLIB
2. Tip-top : AONE
3. One and the other : BOTH
4. Victor's prize : SPOILS
5. Kind of orange : MANDARIN
6. Neglects to include : OMITS
7. Like Mary Lou Retton : LITHE
8. Land measure : ACRE
9. Fan : ROOTER
10. Lifelike : ANIMATED
11. Durante trademark : NOSE
12. Actor-singer Kristofferson : KRIS
13. "Thursday's child ___ far to go" : HAS
21. Born : NEE
22. Writer Calvino : ITALO
25. N.Z. parrots : KAKAS
26. Concerning : ANENT
27. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
28. Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
29. Evidence : TRACE
30. Yoga position : LOTUS
31. Oglers : EYERS
34. Gelling agent : AGAR
35. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
38. Considered carefully : PONDERED
39. Hindu land : INDIA
40. Babies, at times : TEETHERS
45. Nobelist for Medicine: 1954 : ENDERS
47. Companion of haw : GEE
48. Kenny or Ginger : ROGERS
50. Functional : OFUSE
51. Toss about : STREW
52. Pinnacle : APEX
53. In good health : HALE
54. Step ___! : ONIT
55. Mine entry : ADIT
56. Pittance : MITE
57. State of France : ETAT
58. Hot Springs, e.g. : SPA

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