New York Times, Friday, January 13, 1984

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ off (intercept) : HEAD
5. Shoptalk : SLANG
10. Darn relative : EGAD
14. First name in scat : ELLA
15. Light velvet : PANNE
16. Last of the Caesars : NERO
17. Type of bee : LEAFCUTTER
19. Part of a travel package : TOUR
20. Certain bridges : DENTURES
21. Bull Moose, e.g. : PARTY
22. Cartographic abbr. : MTS
23. Ruddy duck : SPRIG
25. Ice-cream flavor word : TUTTI
29. Edmonton or Houston team : THEOILERS
33. Novelist Oliver ___: 1873–1961 : ONIONS
35. " . . . a bug in ___" : ARUG
36. Estuary: Sp. : RIA
37. Fully prepared : RIPE
38. Rodgers-Hart song: 1933 : LOVER
40. Hook with a handle : GAFF
41. Bribe : SOP
42. Part of a marathon : MILE
43. Inhibit : STIFLE
45. Parts of a comic's repertory : ONELINERS
48. Do a tailor's job : ALTER
49. Site of Stanley Falls : CONGO
50. Distinctive theory : ISM
52. A cut of meat : SHANK
54. Diarist's activity : ENTERING
59. "Turandot" character : PONG
60. Crashed a soiree : BARGEDINON
62. Melville work : OMOO
63. Roman official : EDILE
64. Prima donna : DIVA
65. High schooler : TEEN
66. Introvert : LONER
67. Census fig. : STAT
1. Contained : HELD
2. Robert ___ : ELEE
3. He has Alda talent : ALAN
4. Foolish : DAFT
5. Sudden burst : SPURT
6. Like up-to-the-minute news : LATEST
7. Minute colonists : ANTS
8. Compass dir. : NNE
9. Berlin lang. : GER
10. Involve by necessity : ENTAIL
11. One-time movie "tough guy" : GEORGERAFT
12. In ___ (trapped by routine) : ARUT
13. Flat-bottomed vessel : DORY
18. Plant used for flavoring : CUMIN
21. Nice Nelly : PRIG
23. Dry : SERE
24. Rains pitchforks : POURS
25. Trunk : TORSO
26. Lincoln's magnificent obsession : UNION
27. Harrison's nickname : TIPPECANOE
28. Clog part : TOE
30. "Dolly Sisters" actress : HAVER
31. Winchester product : RIFLE
32. One of a Sunday evening foursome : SAFER
34. Arm support : SLING
39. Toast topping : OLEO
40. ___ Blas, Lesage hero : GIL
42. Status symbol : MINK
44. Like circus lions : TAMED
46. Well stocked with : LONGON
47. How some leave Reno : SINGLE
51. Dexter, e.g. : STEER
52. Predicament : SPOT
53. Batter's mecca : HOME
54. Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
55. Disencumbers : RIDS
56. Monogram ltr. : INIT
57. PBS program : NOVA
58. Tiny pest : GNAT
60. Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
61. Fuss : ADO

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