John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 1983

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. "___- Treader," Frost poem : ALEAF
6. Mule team : SPAN
10. Derrick booms : JIBS
14. Normandy conqueror : ROLLO
15. Word with deaf or poem : TONE
16. Of the mouth : ORAL
17. Title of a poem by J. Samson : DAILYBREAD
19. Mata ___ : HARI
20. Polynesian present : LEI
21. Mass part : CANON
22. Start of Samson poem : WAKEEACHMORNING
29. Try to find : HUNT
30. Make tight : TAUTEN
31. Proclamation : EDICT
33. Stain : BLOT
34. Gardner : AVA
37. Poem: Part II : WITHASMILEANDIT
41. Mayday, in a way : SOS
42. Cards' relief pitcher : KAAT
43. Snare : NOOSE
44. Dept. of Commerce bureau : CENSUS
46. Majorcan miss: Abbr. : SRTA
47. Poem: Part III : WILLMAKETHEYEAR
52. Pewter, e.g. : ALLOY
53. Swiss river : AAR
54. Deli offering : SLAW
55. End of poem : WORTHWHILE
62. Vanderbilt's loc. : TENN
63. Heckelphone's kin : OBOE
64. Jots : IOTAS
65. Amorous archer : EROS
66. Warmhearted : KIND
67. Sleep, food, etc. : NEEDS
1. Speed skater Schenk : ARD
2. Mauna ___ : LOA
3. Yalie : ELI
4. Cure pursuer : ALL
5. "Kitty ___," Morley novel : FOYLE
6. Precise : STRICT
7. "The Happiest Day . . . " poet : POE
8. Library collection : ANA
9. Actor Beatty : NED
10. Composer Pachelbel : JOHANN
11. Native of Teheran : IRANI
12. Magnate : BARON
13. Kind of shot : SLING
18. Actress Arthur : BEA
21. Minos, e.g. : CRETAN
22. Sounds of relief : WHEWS
23. Telecast portion : AUDIO
24. Makes cardigans : KNITS
25. Engrave : ETCH
26. Regular : HABITUE
27. Spice up cider : MULL
28. Winnebago separatists : OTOE
32. "___ Heart," 1936 song : TAKEMY
34. Idolize : ADORE
35. Peace Corps counterpart : VISTA
36. Go off on ___ (carouse) : ATEAR
38. Yemen's capital : SANA
39. Falseface : MASK
40. Like a yenta : NOSY
44. Bozo and Kelly : CLOWNS
45. Specified : STATED
47. Squander : WASTE
48. Danube tributary : ILLER
49. Venezuelan plain : LLANO
50. "I told you so!" : HAH
51. Rommel : ERWIN
55. Stir-frying utensil : WOK
56. Geisha's sash : OBI
57. Glass or Howard : RON
58. Weed : HOE
59. Favor follower : ITE
60. Stripling : LAD
61. Le Mans curve : ESS

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