Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1985

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
6. Yod follower : KAPH
10. Crone : HAG
13. Koch's predecessor : BEAME
14. Abou Ben ___ : ADHEM
16. Palindromic name : AVA
17. Voluntary task : LABOROFLOVE
19. Zilch : NIL
20. "The Stones of Venice" author : RUSKIN
21. Riata end : NOOSE
23. Compass point : SSE
25. Workers' org. : LABORUNION
27. Skin décor : TATTOO
29. Dos Passos title : USA
30. Gladden : ELATE
31. Nerd : CLOD
34. Kind of dance : TOE
37. Summer's finale, for some : LABORDAYWEEKEND
41. MSS. experts : EDS
42. First place : EDEN
43. Use a certain office machine : SHRED
44. Zeta's follower : ETA
46. ___ bat for (supports) : GOESTO
47. Manpower : LABORFORCE
53. ___ volente : DEO
54. University town of puzzledom : ORONO
55. Parallelograms : RHOMBI
57. Bolivian export : TIN
58. Like certain devices : LABORSAVING
63. Function : USE
64. "Mule Train" singer : LAINE
65. Conductor-teacher Boulanger : NADIA
66. Sun. talk : SER
67. Map abbrs. : RTES
68. Winter hazard : SLEET
1. Lat. grammar case : ABL
2. Coral or Red : SEA
3. Hack : CAB
4. Cupid : AMORETTO
5. Llama land : PERU
6. "Amerika" author : KAFKA
7. Speak off the cuff : ADLIB
8. Sound: Comb. form : PHONO
9. Possess, in Kiplingese : HEV
10. Asian capital : HANOI
11. Dispatch boat : AVISO
12. Famed Greek physician : GALEN
15. Café cards : MENUS
18. Frogner Park locale : OSLO
22. Actress Munson : ONA
23. Chef or Caesar chaser : SALAD
24. Pierces : STABS
26. Uncivil : RUDE
27. Part of TV : TELE
28. "___ the fields we go" : OER
31. Bounder : CAD
32. Caustic : LYE
33. Acknowledge : OWN
34. Laconic : TERSE
35. ___ a customer : ONETO
36. Taro root : EDDO
38. Unheeding : DEAF
39. Within: Prefix : ESO
40. Of a Turkish viceroy : KHEDIVAL
44. Long, long period : EON
45. Fish or dwarf : TROLL
46. Precious things : GEMS
47. A water lily : LOTUS
48. Emerge : ARISE
49. Faux pas : BONER
50. Celestial path : ORBIT
51. River at Arles : RHONE
52. Centers : CORES
56. Prohibits : BANS
59. Swiss stream : AAR
60. Fishbowl occupant : IDE
61. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
62. Hood's weapon : GAT

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