New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1985

Author:Mary C. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K V X }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Mary C. Whitten has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chen's game : GOLF
5. Strikebreaker : SCAB
9. W.W. II town : STLO
13. Cupid : AMOR
14. Pool ploy : CAROM
16. ___ d'Orsay (French Foreign Office) : QUAI
17. Greenback : NOTE
18. Silly : INANE
19. Literary Leon : URIS
20. Come to the point : GOINTOONESDANCE
23. Westerns' Grey : ZANE
24. Latin abbr. : QED
25. Rudiments : BASICS
28. Porgy : SCUP
30. Blarney-stone gift : GAB
33. Healing plant : ALOE
34. Expect : AWAIT
35. Dockers' org. : ILA
36. Goofed off : LAYDOWNONTHEJOB
40. Ratite bird : EMU
41. Bring to court again : RETRY
42. Photo-finish item : NOSE
43. Russell nickname : ROZ
44. Extorted : BLED
45. Lines for hoisting sails : SHEETS
47. Prefix for fraction : DIF
48. London flunky : CHAR
49. Expose inner feelings : LETITALLHANGOUT
57. Neighbor of N.M. : ARIZ
58. Omani money : RIALS
59. Pointless : IDLE
60. Former Mexican president : DIAZ
61. Squire Cass's creator : ELIOT
62. Enthusiasm : ZEAL
63. This does it : EASY
64. Cartoon "bulb" : IDEA
65. Coastal cruiser : ERNE
1. Troop of toughs : GANG
2. Melville opus : OMOO
3. Writer Pierre : LOTI
4. Running amok : FRENZIED
5. Heirs : SCIONS
6. Tippy craft : CANOE
7. ___ Islands, off Galway : ARAN
8. Fido's treasure : BONE
9. Unit fighting vice : SQUAD
10. Toss's partner : TURN
11. Not of the cloth : LAIC
12. Seine tributary : OISE
15. Fodder tree : MESQUIT
21. Tic-___-toe : TAC
22. Sonar reading : DEPTH
25. Cotton packer : BALER
26. Tex. shrine : ALAMO
27. Soviet space venture : SOYUZ
28. Prince Valiant's weapon : SWORD
29. Like rattan : CANY
30. NCO's charge : GIJOE
31. Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
32. Innocent ones : BABES
34. Chip in a chip : ANTE
37. Celestial path : ORBIT
38. Social worker's concern : WELFARE
39. Activate : ENERGIZE
45. Calif. mount : SHASTA
46. Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
47. Jazzman Gillespie : DIZZY
48. Lover of Daphnis : CHLOE
49. Put on cargo : LADE
50. Silkworm : ERIA
51. Juan's aunts : TIAS
52. Role for Caron : LILI
53. Produced an egg : LAID
54. ___-Neisse Line : ODER
55. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
56. Far: Comb. form : TELE

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