New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1985

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Festival : GALA
5. Main theme : MOTIF
10. Plateau : MESA
14. Bedouin : ARAB
15. "Carmen" or "Norma" : OPERA
16. Level : EVEN
17. Fodder pit : SILO
18. Babbled incessantly : RANON
19. Watch over : TEND
20. Old-movie comedy team : LAURELANDHARDY
23. Yellowish-brown : TAN
24. Trouble : AIL
25. Querying sound : HEH
28. African gazelle : CORA
31. Willie or Rick : NELSON
35. Moslem decree : IRADE
37. "To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
39. One time : ONCE
40. Biblical enemies : DAVIDANDGOLIATH
43. Jacket or collar : ETON
44. Memorable fashion designer : DIOR
45. Lawn-trimming tool : EDGER
46. Style of architecture : ROCOCO
48. Actress Diana from Doncaster : RIGG
50. Erwin of old movies : STU
51. Heart : COR
52. Dory implement : OAR
54. Shakespearean tragedy : ROMEOANDJULIET
62. Mimic : APER
63. Exposed : BARED
64. Working group : CREW
66. Actress Rowlands : GENA
67. Climbing plant : LIANA
68. Gael's land : EIRE
69. Finishes : ENDS
70. Kefauver : ESTES
71. Tear : REND
1. Propane or neon : GAS
2. Seed cover : ARIL
3. Song refrain : LALA
4. Anent : ABOUT
5. Rita from Puerto Rico : MORENO
6. October birthstone : OPAL
7. Shoe size : TENA
8. Press : IRON
9. Lively Spanish dance : FANDANGO
10. Arsenic or silicon : METALLOID
11. Always : EVER
12. Transmit : SEND
13. Williams or Griffith : ANDY
21. Emulated Zola Budd : RACED
22. Hasten : HIE
25. Skinner : HIDER
26. Muse of lyric poetry : ERATO
27. Great destruction : HAVOC
29. Indian princess : RANI
30. Passion : ARDOR
32. Obstacles : SNAGS
33. Eight performers : OCTET
34. Indian prime minister: 1947–64 : NEHRU
36. Extinct elephantlike mammal : DINOCERAS
38. Culture preceder : AGRI
41. Adjective for a cherub : ADORABLE
42. Lawful : LEGAL
47. Pigeon sound : COO
49. Dairy products, originally from Holland : GOUDAS
53. Kitchen utensil : RICER
54. Extreme anger : RAGE
55. Unsealed : OPEN
56. Repair : MEND
57. River nymph : NAIS
58. Mild oath : DRAT
59. ___ sais quoi (charisma) : JENE
60. Buffalo's county : ERIE
61. Sea bird : TERN
65. Marry : WED

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