New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1985

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Thrall : SLAVE
6. Mince : CHOP
10. One of the Feds : TMAN
14. Fictional salesman : LOMAN
15. Gwen Verdon role : LOLA
16. Rumanian round dance : HORA
17. Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
18. Arab garments : ABAS
19. The old sod : ERIN
20. Hugo novel, with "The" : TOILERSOFTHESEA
23. Libido : EROS
24. Tangles : RAVELS
25. Sustained, with "up" : BUOYED
28. Aplomb : POISE
30. Ancient Hebrew priest's garb : EPHOD
31. Army supply center : BASE
32. Provender for Spend a Buck : OATS
36. Nun's cap : COIF
37. Moves in ripples : PURLS
38. Mass of Arctic ice : FLOE
39. Gordian ___ : KNOT
40. Nobelist Wallach : OTTO
41. Lexicographer's concern : USAGE
42. Rash : HASTY
44. Choice : OPTION
45. Tension : STRESS
48. Immunizing agents : SERA
49. Beaumont-Fletcher play : THEMAIDSTRAGEDY
55. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
56. "___ Monday," Domino song : BLUE
57. River through Pakistan : INDUS
58. Printing process, for short : ROTO
59. Como coin : LIRA
60. Mackerel fisherman's need : SEINE
61. Nifty : KEEN
62. Undergrad's bugbear : EXAM
63. Organic compound : ESTER
1. Hussy : SLUT
2. Timber wolf : LOBO
3. Mine, to Brigitte : AMOI
4. London novel, with "The" : VALLEYOFTHEMOON
5. Pierced : ENTERED
6. Style : CLASS
7. Bindlestiff : HOBO
8. Norway's patron saint : OLAF
9. Napoleon and others : PASTRIES
10. Keats poem : THEEVEOFSTAGNES
11. Samuel Finley Breese : MORSE
12. One of the Durants : ARIEL
13. Nursemaids : NANAS
21. Gat : ROD
22. Is afflicted by : HAS
25. Call's companion : BECK
26. Fairy tale's second word : UPON
27. Where the Miami flows : OHIO
28. Shower, for one : PARTY
29. Site of the Nobel Institute : OSLO
31. Laughingstock : BUTT
33. Russian range : ALAI
34. A neighbor of Ghana : TOGO
35. Homophone for scene : SEEN
37. "But with God all things are ___": Matt. 19:26 : POSSIBLE
41. Elevate : UPRAISE
43. ___ Yoelson : ASA
44. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
45. Utter : STARK
46. Sudden pang : THROE
47. Nice income : RENTE
48. Exhalation : STEAM
50. Year in the reign of Clotaire I : DLIX
51. Koran chapter : SURA
52. What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
53. A 1984 film : DUNE
54. Belgian canal connector : YSER

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