New York Times, Monday, September 9, 1985

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Animal trail : SLOT
5. Reduce : LOWER
10. Hostile attack : RAID
14. Scarlett O'Hara's home : TARA
15. Unaccompanied : ALONE
16. Qualified : ABLE
17. Perón and Gabor : EVAS
18. Thick strings : CORDS
19. Type of ski lift : TBAR
20. Former U.A.W. president : WALTERREUTHER
23. Actor Wallach : ELI
24. Agcy. once headed by Eric Johnston : ESA
25. Common abbr. : ETC
28. Sports arbiter, for short : REF
31. Elec. units : AMPS
34. Stream : RIVER
36. Epsilon's cousin : ETA
37. Skills : ARTS
39. Slyly derisive : SNIDE
40. Theme of this puzzle : NOTABLEREDHEADS
44. Pope's headdress : TIARA
45. Ditto : SAME
46. Vietnamese holiday : TET
47. Fitzgerald and Raines : ELLAS
48. Ten cents : DIME
50. Bitter vetch : ERS
51. "Agnus ___" : DEI
52. Ending for treat or expert : ISE
55. City on the Donau : ULM
57. Nobelist in Literature: 1930 : SINCLAIRLEWIS
64. Hip : ONTO
66. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
67. Airplane part : NOSE
68. Lure : BAIT
69. Perfect model : IDEAL
70. Sketched : DREW
71. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
72. Annoying : PESKY
73. British carbine : STEN
1. Fret : STEW
2. Etna's output : LAVA
3. Spoken : ORAL
4. Sapor : TASTE
5. Producing tears : LACRIMAL
6. Swan genus : OLOR
7. Had on : WORE
8. Provide : ENDUE
9. Reposes : RESTS
10. Appraise : RATE
11. Shorten : ABBREVIATE
12. Dockers' union : ILA
13. German article : DER
21. Guido's highest note : ELA
22. Rough : HARSH
26. Hay spreader : TEDDER
27. Highest points : CRESTS
28. Leased : RENTED
29. Prima ballerina : ETOILE
30. Believing in the inevitability of events : FATALISTIC
32. America's CINC : PRES
33. Famous violin : STRAD
35. Ending for Alp or opal : INE
38. Big rig : SEMI
41. Bird or tree : ARA
42. Washbowl : BASIN
43. In a shy or prim way : DEMURELY
49. Building wing : ELL
53. Wall Street certificate : SCRIP
54. Avoid : ELUDE
56. Repairs : MENDS
58. Jot : IOTA
59. "___ Death," Grieg passage : ASES
60. Author Dinesen : ISAK
61. Malt infusion : WORT
62. What video means : ISEE
63. Stitched : SEWN
64. Geisha's sash : OBI
65. Masefield heroine : NAN

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