New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Send off : POST
5. Facsimile : IMAGE
10. Stanch : STEM
14. N.L.-er : EXPO
15. Strikeout artist Ryan : NOLAN
16. Kelly's possum : POGO
17. Start of a Russian proverb : LEARNGOODTHINGS
20. Windup : END
21. Bern's river : AARE
22. Sweetens : HONEYS
23. Minstrel's companion : LUTE
24. City on the Hudson : TROY
25. Shine : POLISH
28. Amassment : HEAP
29. Press a tort : SUE
32. "Once upon ___" : ATIME
33. Like Pat Ewing : TALL
34. Caveat word : DONT
35. Middle of the proverb : THEBADWILLTEACH
38. Some softball teams : TENS
39. Breezy : AIRY
40. Mosey : ANKLE
41. Apr. 15 initials : IRS
42. Shag and throw : RUGS
43. Mug : KISSER
44. They exist for peat's sake : BOGS
45. Father or son : MALE
46. Pummel : THRASH
49. Strike out : FAIL
50. Pop. tax shelter : IRA
53. End of the proverb : YOUBYTHEMSELVES
56. Mme. Curie, to Garson : ROLE
57. Lady of song : EADIE
58. Maugham's "___ of Suez" : EAST
59. Verse collection : ODES
60. Responder to reveille : RISER
61. Concerned with : INTO
1. Soccer legend : PELE
2. Trek power : OXEN
3. Fokker foe : SPAD
4. Rocky eminence : TOR
5. "Tell it not ___" : INGATH
6. Melba or Garry : MOORE
7. African succulent : ALOE
8. A preceder of about : GAD
9. Captivate : ENTHRALL
10. Like cactuses : SPINY
11. Hollywood's Franchot : TONE
12. Like quiche : EGGY
13. Bryophyte : MOSS
18. Sartre work : NAUSEA
19. Cager's target : HOOP
23. Arm and a leg : LIMBS
24. Soho TV : TELLY
25. Page one of songdom? : PATTI
26. Different : OTHER
27. Mortgages : LIENS
28. Bristles : HAIRS
29. Stings : SOAKS
30. Family man : UNCLE
31. Anesthetic : ETHER
33. Kindling : TWIGS
34. Slow-witted : DENSE
36. Lucille's Lucie : DAUGHTER
37. French feudal tax : TAILLE
42. Apple-cheeked : ROSY
43. Antique car : KAISER
44. "___ in Toyland" : BABES
45. She liked Ike : MAMIE
46. Neophyte : TYRO
47. Car part : HOOD
48. Bylaw : RULE
49. G-men, e.g. : FEDS
50. Muscovite : IVAN
51. What's left : REST
52. Respecting : ASTO
54. "Bali ___" : HAI
55. Hula Bowl wear : LEI

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