New York Times, Thursday, January 5, 1984

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
William Lutwiniak has 245 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Faction : SIDE
5. Certain used cars, for short : DEMOS
10. Tresses : HAIR
14. Kentucky fort : KNOX
15. Serviceable : UTILE
16. Famed cartoonist : ARNO
17. "Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
18. Elizabeth's favorite : ESSEX
19. Variety of cat : MANX
20. Spot on the skin : FRECKLE
22. Athletic miss : TOMBOY
24. Spenser opus, with "The" : FAERIEQUEENE
27. Not Dem. or Rep. : IND
28. Vegas rolls : NATURALS
32. Govt. security : EBOND
35. Pub pastime : DARTS
36. Outdo : TOP
37. Lloyd's rating : AONE
38. Mot ___ (precise phrase) : JUSTE
39. Scanty : POOR
40. Nickname for Rosalind : ROZ
41. Scam : BUNKO
42. Hybrid quadruped : HINNY
43. Poise and confidence : PRESENCE
45. ___ soda : SAL
46. Humble : TAKEDOWNAPEG
51. Caprice : VAGARY
54. Rub : MASSAGE
55. Bates or Mowbray : ALAN
56. Saint ___, first British martyr : ALBAN
59. Large weed : TARE
60. Bronx cheer : RAZZ
61. Roi's mate : REINE
62. Nights before : EVES
63. Wave-tossed : ASEA
64. The South : DIXIE
65. A way to remember : ROTE
1. Light rowboat : SKIFF
2. Within: Prefix : INTRA
3. Recipient : DONEE
4. One of the glands : EXOCRINE
5. Fought one-on-one : DUELED
6. And following: Lat. abbr. : ETSEQ
7. Prefix with quote : MIS
8. ___ Miss : OLE
9. Double trio : SEXTETTE
10. Spillane Sleuth : HAMMER
11. Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
12. ___ time (P.D.Q.) : INNO
13. Name of theatrical fame : ROXY
21. Class : KIND
23. Responsibility : ONUS
25. Gratuitous, as advice : UNASKED
26. Give ___ (heed) : EARTO
29. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
30. Daft one : LOON
31. Sure-footed : SPRY
32. Western lawman : EARP
33. Social dud : BOOR
34. Dix follower : ONZE
35. Lackwit : DUNCE
38. Where trash is stashed for cash : JUNKYARD
39. Architectural support : PILASTER
41. Winnie-the-Pooh, for one : BEAR
42. Actor Conried : HANS
44. Poem part : STANZA
45. River of song : SWANEE
47. Muscat man : OMANI
48. Nurmi of track fame : PAAVO
49. Wading bird : EGRET
50. Foie gras sources : GEESE
51. Spanish unit of length : VARA
52. Dear me! : ALAS
53. Look intently : GAZE
57. Wahine wear : LEI
58. Jazzman Beiderbecke : BIX

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