New York Times, Wednesday, January 4, 1984

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frighten : SCARE
6. Half a bray : HAW
9. Droop : SAG
12. This tool is usually boring : AUGER
13. Item of dress in Kobe : OBI
14. Exclude : DEBAR
16. Pebble mine : GRAVELPIT
18. Aviator ___ Balbo : ITALO
19. French auxiliary verb : ETRE
20. Make public : AIR
21. Respites for warriors : TRUCES
22. Poe's "The ___ of the Perverse" : IMP
24. Housemaids' implements : DUSTPANS
26. God of the winds : AEOLUS
29. Nickname of a former D.C. team : NATS
30. "I ___ Have Danced . . . " : COULD
31. Bake an egg : SHIRR
33. Map abbr. : RTE
36. Garment feature : INSET
37. Garfield of the comics, e.g. : CAT
38. In a tangle : AFOUL
40. Summertime in N.Y.C. : DST
41. Proclamation : UKASE
43. Gable : CLARK
44. Asian sea : ARAL
45. Elongated lizards : SKINKS
46. Protector of the green : SANDTRAP
50. Venomous one : ASP
51. Small interstice : AREOLA
52. Was a candidate : RAN
54. Equestrian's sport : POLO
58. Waylay : SNARE
59. Writer of exposés : MUCKRAKER
61. Employs : HIRES
62. Specialty of Keats : ODE
63. Actress Ekberg : ANITA
64. Curve on a peak : ESS
65. ___ diem : PER
66. Lift in a shop : STEAL
1. Wise one : SAGE
2. Short and sour : CURT
3. Culture medium : AGAR
4. Morning call : REVEILLE
5. Before, to Bryant : ERE
6. Pueblo dweller : HOPI
7. "___ in the hand . . . " : ABIRD
8. Clever one : WIT
9. Orders at the bar : SETUPS
10. Manila hemp : ABACA
11. Ancient Greek physician : GALEN
14. Some sites for auto races : DIRTTRACKS
15. A Supreme, once : ROSS
17. Babies' perches : LAPS
21. A Romanov title : TSAR
23. Reptiles fond of ponds : MUDTURTLES
25. Get togetheer : UNITE
26. Sharp and biting : ACID
27. Ages and ages : EONS
28. Push out : OUST
31. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
32. Possesses : HAS
33. Reddish : ROAN
34. Inönü, for one : TURK
35. Hefty ungulates : ELKS
39. Not very serious : FLIPPANT
42. ___ Sea, Arctic Ocean arm : KARA
44. Worships : ADORES
45. Went to the bottom : SANK
46. Window part : SASH
47. Links king before Jack : ARNIE
48. Approaches : NEARS
49. Very proper one : PRUDE
53. Maple genus : ACER
55. Epithet for Tom Joad : OKIE
56. "I ___ Song Go . . . " : LETA
57. Uttered : ORAL
59. Clean a spill : MOP
60. Sheikdom ___ al-Khaimah : RAS

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