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Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld

New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1985

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alan Arbesfeld has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 114 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,003

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Across
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Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
5
Legendary holdup man : ATLAS
10
Part of a staff : CLEF
14
Man's northern point : AYRE
15
Moved slowly : CREPT
16
River in Zaire : UELE
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Could smell bad weather? : KNEWSCENTOFRAIN
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Living : EXISTENT
21
Rubbed roughly : RASPED
22
Decide on : OPT
23
Make tired : JADE
24
Fine-grained rock : BASALT
28
Small pockets : FOBS
29
Jungfrau is one : ALP
32
It split from Tell's hit : APPLE
33
Testa's kin : ARIL
34
Kind of rug : AREA
35
Post-1909 era, to numismatists? : REIGNOFANEWCENT
38
Killer whale : ORCA
39
Sulk : POUT
40
He married Edie : ERNIE
41
Comedian Louis : NYE
42
Weeding tool : SPUD
43
Reaps after reapers : GLEANS
44
Rock-history subj. : GEOL
45
Blue : SAD
46
Invisible : UNSEEN
49
Bite sites : EATERIES
54
Shipped bridle strap for a wildebeest? : SENTREINFORAGNU
56
Swift horse : ARAB
57
More agreeable : NICER
58
North Atlantic sight : FLOE
59
Old-fashioned one : FOGY
60
Ranks : TIERS
61
Commotion : FUSS
Down
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Angel follower : CAKE
2
Wildcat in chains? : LYNX
3
" . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
4
European gulls : MEWS
5
Decline to decline : ACCEPT
6
English river : TRENT
7
Fast time : LENT
8
Inclined : APT
9
Not liable to perish, as food : STORABLE
10
Anathema : CURSE
11
Kind of year for vaulters? : LEAP
12
Author Wiesel : ELIE
13
Keep off : FEND
18
"___ Kisses," Truffaut film : STOLEN
19
Rages : FADS
23
Dive : JOINT
24
Nobleman's cut of beef? : BARON
25
Little practice : APERY
26
Variety, to life : SPICE
27
Seaweed : ALGA
28
Great pretender : FRAUD
29
Combat zone, to Spartacus : ARENA
30
Former Red head : LENIN
31
Certain spreads : PATES
33
Entangled : AFOUL
34
Property measure : ACRE
36
Ali, to Frazier at Manila : OPPONENT
37
He tests his metal : WELDER
42
One who looks forward : SEER
43
Crocs' cousins : GATORS
44
Pass unnoticed : GETBY
45
Wallace colleague : SAFER
46
Initials on some jets : USAF
47
He succeeded Claudius I : NERO
48
Catch : SNAG
49
Suffix with prefer : ENCE
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Rabble : RAFF
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Alaskan abode : IGLU
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Gashouse Gang name : ENOS
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Seeks justice : SUES
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LIV minus LI : III

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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