New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1985

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Foundations : BASES
6. Book by Julian Huxley : ANTS
10. Part of a harness : HAME
14. Expenditure : OUTGO
15. ___ Baltea, Po feeder : DORA
16. Press : IRON
17. Go silently : STEAL
18. Declare frankly : AVOW
19. African big game : GNUS
20. Yippee! : HOTDIGGETY
22. Charter : HIRE
23. Hamilton-Burr contest : DUEL
24. Consumed : EATEN
26. Neck ruff in Shakespeare's day : FRAISE
30. City in SE Spain : LORCA
32. Bereft : LORN
33. Restrain : STEM
35. Hot under the collar : RILED
39. Kin of a quahog : ASTARTE
41. Use of new words : NEOLOGY
43. Canadian peninsula : GASPE
44. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
46. ___ fixe : IDEE
47. Pointless : INANE
49. Paint solvents : ESTERS
51. Choler : ANGER
53. Jardin public : PARC
55. Liquid refreshments : ADES
56. Drugstore cowboys' glances : GOOGOOEYES
62. Actor Edmund ___: 1892–1971 : LOWE
63. The Adamsons' pet : ELSA
64. Simile, e.g. : TROPE
65. Victim : PREY
66. ___-do-well : NEER
67. Frost's "The Road Not ___" : TAKEN
68. Withered : SERE
69. Mary ___ Lincoln : TODD
70. Some Nebraskans : OTOES
1. Trough for cooling metal : BOSH
2. Auburn or Marmon : AUTO
3. Manuscript mark : STET
4. Old mild expletive : EGAD
5. Three-dimensional figures : SOLIDS
6. Saw : ADAGE
7. Boccaccio's tales : NOVELLE
8. Meadowlands gait : TROT
9. He painted a fence : SAWYER
10. Absquatulate : HIGHTAILIT
11. Slammin' Sam rival : ARNIE
12. Emulate Electra : MOURN
13. "___ Petit Placidam . . . " (Mass. motto) : ENSE
21. Poet Edgar ___ : GUEST
25. Height: Prefix : ACRO
26. Droop : FLAG
27. Diva Ponselle : ROSA
28. Garfunkel and Linkletter : ARTS
29. No way! : INAPIGSEYE
31. Present preceder : OMNI
34. Carl Ed's comical creation : TEEN
36. Vein of glory : LODE
37. City SW of Miskolc : EGER
38. Fuchsin and woad : DYES
40. Quebec's Lévesque : RENE
42. First month in Córdoba : ENERO
45. Took a nap : REPOSED
48. Silver : ARGENT
50. Renata of the Met : SCOTTO
51. Revere : ADORE
52. More recent : NEWER
54. Henry ___ Wallace : AGARD
55. Range in Europe : ALPS
57. Kitchen staple : OLEO
58. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
59. First name of Lennon's widow : YOKO
60. Blunted sword : EPEE
61. City of the Huguenots : SENS

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