John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1985

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
Notepad: This was Martin Luther King Day in 1985
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Gypsy Love" composer : LEHAR
6. Actress June : HAVOC
11. Fashionable resort : SPA
14. Omit : ELIDE
15. Dress designer Head : EDITH
16. Judah Ben-___ : HUR
17. Principle of Martin Luther King Jr. : NONVIOLENCE
19. Cultural period : AGE
20. Composer Vivaldi : ANTONIO
21. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
23. Highland Scot : CELT
24. Mrs. King : CORETTA
26. Rosie of song : OGRADY
29. Russian industrial city : MINSK
30. Debatable : MOOT
31. Concealed : PERDU
32. Network : WEB
35. Rev. King's award: 1964 : NOBELPEACEPRIZE
39. Ornamental fish : IDE
40. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
41. Dismounted : ALIT
42. Sails over clouds : SOARS
43. Civil War battle site : SHILOH
45. Birthplace of Rev. King : ATLANTA
48. Jazzman Getz : STAN
49. Reside : DWELL
50. Meditates : PONDERS
54. Philosopher ___-tse : LAO
55. Famed words of Rev. King: Aug. 1963 : IHAVEADREAM
59. Rhone tributary : AIN
60. Speed skater Enke : KARIN
61. Greene from Ottawa : LORNE
62. Actress Claire : INA
63. Chosen ones : ELECT
64. Lyric poem : EPODE
1. Horne in "Stormy Weather" : LENA
2. N. C. college : ELON
3. Clue : HINT
4. Supporter : ADVOCATE
5. Pulled up after a canter : REINED
6. Serf : HELOT
7. Thirst quencher : ADE
8. Sportscaster Scully : VIN
9. NASDAQ term : OTC
10. Fills with joy : CHEERSUP
11. Decalogue verb : SHALT
12. Washington sound : PUGET
13. Kingdome is one : ARENA
18. Like greasepaint : OILY
22. Netherlands river : LEK
24. "Odyssey" enchantress : CIRCE
25. Wavy, in Orly : ONDE
26. Prefix for present : OMNI
27. Virtuous : GOOD
28. Toga : ROBE
29. Repasts : MEALS
31. Ancient capital of Edom : PETRA
32. Historian Durant : WILL
33. Basso Pinza : EZIO
34. Golfer Daniel : BETH
36. Leonine : LIONLIKE
37. H.S. test : PSAT
38. Storm particle : RAINDROP
42. ___ ammoniac : SAL
43. Portico : STOA
44. Manage : HANDLE
45. Ike's opponent at the polls : ADLAI
46. Finn's creator : TWAIN
47. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
48. Worn out : SPENT
51. Eliel Saarinen's son : EERO
52. "The Fountainhead" author : RAND
53. Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
56. Cartoonist Foster : HAL
57. Hundredth of a hectare : ARE
58. London's "Old" theater : VIC

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