New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1984

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. ___ hot and cold (vacillate) : BLOW
5. Nigerian native : EGBA
9. Secreted : HID
12. ___ in the woods : BABE
13. Path of a tempest's center : STORMTRACK
16. Property claim : LIEN
17. Making an effort, in psychology : CONATIONAL
18. A twister : CYCLONE
20. Dibble, e.g. : TOOL
21. Torrid : HOT
22. Place for a belt : WAIST
25. Moves slowly : CREEPS
28. Adherent : IST
29. Reverberate : ECHO
33. Excite : ROUSE
34. Definite article : THE
35. Ottoman peasant : RAYA
36. Atmosphere : AIR
37. Soft, gentle winds : ZEPHYRS
41. Snare : NET
42. Smooth-skinned fruit : PLUM
44. Squeal or squealer : RAT
45. Cut of beef : HBONE
47. Sum's infinitive : ESSE
48. Ending for Turk or Finn : ISH
49. The north wind : BOREAS
50. Aunt, in Nantes : TANTE
52. Mining find : ORE
53. Huntley : CHET
55. Celebrity interviewer : WALTERS
59. Professor of divinity : THEOLOGIST
62. Supreme Greek god : ZEUS
64. Typhoons' cousins : HURRICANES
65. Nobleman : EARL
66. Laconian clan : OBE
67. Actor from N.Y.C. : ALDA
68. Weaver's reed : SLEY
1. 31½ gallons: Abbr. : BBL
2. Secular : LAIC
3. Submit : OBEY
4. Lasses, jocularly : WENCHES
5. School Eden attended : ETON
6. Mitchell classic : GONEWITHTHEWIND
7. Bikini part : BRA
8. Pt. or qt. : AMT
9. Arizona pueblo dweller : HANO
10. Suffix with tact : ICAL
11. Metric unit of cap. : DKL
13. Glaswegians : SCOTS
14. Smalll birds : TITS
15. He screams for his team : ROOTER
19. Nancy ___, L.P.G.A. star : LOPEZ
23. Pallid : ASHY
24. Roman road : ITER
25. Thin, crinkled cloth : CRAPE
26. Agitates : ROILS
27. The southeast wind : EURUS
30. "Paddle your own ___" : CANOE
31. Wolflike animal : HYENA
32. Titus ___, English conspirator : OATES
38. Hibernia : ERIN
39. Gone by : PAST
40. Like a hamster's tail : SHORT
43. Shooting star : METEOR
46. Simple tasks : BREEZES
49. Fasteners : BOLTS
51. King of the Huns : ATLI
53. Fish bait : CHUB
54. "___ Comes the Show Boat" : HERE
56. On naval operations : ASEA
57. True : REAL
58. Certain : SURE
59. Le Duc ___ of Hanoi : THO
60. Wood sorrel : OCA
61. Sal, in a song : GAL
63. Tricky : SLY

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