New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1985

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Tremulous poplar : ASPEN
6. Mardi ___ : GRAS
10. Fades away : EBBS
14. Break up : STAVE
15. Let : RENT
16. Wooden strip : SLAT
17. What Pauline faced weekly : PERIL
18. Reputation : ODOR
19. Noggin : PATE
20. Part of a full-dress suit : SWALLOWTAIL
23. Cuba's Guevara : CHE
24. Bergman's "Casablanca" role : ILSA
25. Weak and wan : PEAKED
27. Tear along : BARREL
31. Sermonize : PREACH
33. Orchestral reed : OBOE
34. Inkling : IDEA
36. Glances over : SCANS
39. Phineas T. ___ of "Howdy Doody" : BLUSTER
41. Means of entry : GATEWAY
43. ___ Wences, ventriloquist : SENOR
44. State positively : AVER
46. Fleece : SKIN
47. Coat with flour : DREDGE
49. Vigorous conflict : TUSSLE
51. Rough, intractable person : TARTAR
53. Louis XIV et al. : ROIS
55. ___ Jima : IWO
56. U.S. gold coin : DOUBLEEAGLE
62. Seizes suddenly : NABS
64. Bills often passed : ONES
65. Awesome : DREAD
66. Canal, lake or city : ERIE
67. Feel a longing for : PINE
68. Spanish diacritical mark : TILDE
69. Transmitted : SENT
70. Laurel or Kenton : STAN
71. Of a certain grain cereal : OATEN
1. Egyptian cobras : ASPS
2. One-dish meal : STEW
3. An estuary of the Amazon : PARA
4. Satan sows its seeds : EVIL
5. Australia's Melba : NELLIE
6. Waxes : GROWS
7. Bureaucratic delays : REDTAPE
8. Asian wild ox : ANOA
9. Highway marking : STRIPE
10. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
11. Windy City skaters : BLACKHAWKS
12. Take a dip : BATHE
13. Bucephalus, e.g. : STEED
21. Partner of Kukla and Fran : OLLIE
22. Bare minimum : LEAST
26. Kind of road : ACCESS
27. Short hairdos : BOBS
28. Fitted for : ABLE
29. Elimination tournament : ROUNDROBIN
30. Cannes is one : RESORT
32. King Lear's emotion : RAGE
35. Kind of race : DRAG
37. Detect and expose : NAIL
38. "Auld Lang ___": Burns : SYNE
40. Stair part : TREAD
42. Lana's first husband : ARTIE
45. Ornamental flower : VERBENA
48. Languishes : DROOPS
50. Inured : USEDTO
51. Prongs : TINES
52. Cognizant : AWARE
54. Johnson's stage partner : OLSEN
57. Body of soldiers : UNIT
58. Diva's solo : ARIA
59. Dough : GELT
60. Stow cargo : LADE
61. "Martin ___": London : EDEN
63. Coterie : SET

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