New York Times, Thursday, September 5, 1985

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The cat's ___ : MEOW
5. Fictional captain : NEMO
9. "The ___ Hurrah": O'Connor : LAST
13. Concede : ADMIT
15. Cheers for a matador : OLES
16. Latch follower : ONTO
17. Writer St. Johns : ADELA
18. Hermes was one : MESSENGER
20. He makes a hit : MARKSMAN
22. Silvery : ARGENT
23. Call ___ (quit) : ITADAY
25. Certain hair styles : AFROS
26. Lodestone : MAGNET
29. Distaff pronoun in Tours : ELLE
31. Faulty : AMISS
32. Grey of Western fiction : ZANE
34. Dearth : LACK
38. Microbe : GERM
39. Seed part : TESTA
40. Legal right : LIEN
41. Shade of blue: Comb. form : INDI
42. "___ Dinka Doo" : INKA
43. Agnes de Mille ballet : RODEO
44. Tipped off an actor : CUED
46. Advice ascribed to Greeley : GOWEST
47. Highway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
50. ___ as gold : ASGOOD
53. ___ with (get rid of) : DOAWAY
55. Commodity dealer : MARKETER
59. Shared a room : DOUBLEDUP
61. Ancient Ireland : IERNE
62. Chimney, in Cottbuss : ESSE
63. Theorbo relative : LUTE
64. Draw forth : EDUCE
65. Word with skin or hound : DEER
66. Red-ink significance : LOSS
67. Be zetetic : SEEK
1. Elizabeth II, to Thatcher : MAAM
2. Benito's daughter : EDDA
3. Hebrew dry measure : OMER
4. A W. C. Fields role : WILKINSMICAWBER
5. Wanderer : NOMAD
6. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
7. Month, in Málaga : MES
8. Bones : OSSA
9. A Gary Cooper role : LONGFELLOWDEEDS
10. Deadly sin : ANGER
11. Kind of pool : STENO
12. Legal wrongs : TORTS
14. These are not to be disputed : TASTES
19. Of a period : ERAL
21. Welcome ___ : MAT
24. Quidnunc of a sort : YENTA
26. Melchior et al. : MAGI
27. Kind of corner : AMEN
28. Enclose : GIRD
30. What clover may cover : LEA
32. Part of an Anthony Hope title : ZENDA
33. Interrogate : ASK
35. Candy striper : AIDE
36. Poorish grades : CEES
37. Sheepshank or bowline : KNOT
39. Fasten : TIE
43. Mays in 1951 : ROOKIE
45. Single : UNAL
46. Upper Indus tribesman : GOR
47. Supplementary : ADDED
48. At liberty : LOOSE
49. Bring about : CAUSE
51. Jan of S. Africa : SMUTS
52. Dehisces : GAPES
54. Island off Scotland : YELL
56. Test choice : TRUE
57. Suffix with infer : ENCE
58. Emit offensive fumes : REEK
60. Pair : DUO

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