New York Times, Friday, January 20, 1984

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Composer of "The Pearl Fishers" : BIZET
6. "Martha" composer : FLOTOW
12. Chair a meeting : PRESIDE
14. Having good inherited characteristics : EUGENIC
16. ___ Beach, Calif. : HERMOSA
17. Accessory to the crime : ABETTER
18. Legal thing : RES
19. Beak : NEB
20. Ball elevator : TEE
21. Something to quaff : ALE
22. With: Fr. : AVEC
24. A son of Hercules and Omphale : LAMUS
26. Church calendar : ORDO
27. Fish's sawlike organ : SERRA
29. Eur. country : GER
30. Carny's pitch : SPIEL
31. Aleut's cousin : ESKIMO
33. Roundworm : NEMATODE
35. "Prince Igor" composer : BORODIN
37. Police surveillance : STAKEOUT
41. Moorish drum : ATABAL
46. Possessor : OWNER
47. Norm: Abbr. : STD
49. Where the Greeks met : AGORA
50. Cut of meat : LOIN
51. Awakens : STIRS
53. Gallic assents : OUIS
54. High mil. award : DSM
55. Linden that sprouted in N.Y.C. : HAL
56. Call ___ day : ITA
58. ___ Passos : DOS
59. Lightweight cotton fabric : ETAMINE
61. Skedaddle : VAMOOSE
63. His day is done : RETIRER
64. Avoidance by subterfuge : EVASION
65. Operatic soprano from N.Y.C. : PETERS
66. Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
1. Running amok : BERSERK
2. Distinctive doctrine : ISM
3. Jewish homeland, biblically : ZION
4. A Ford : EDSEL
5. Something for steeping : TEABAG
6. Starring : FEATURED
7. Grease jobs, informally : LUBES
8. Curved molding : OGEE
9. Asian holiday : TET
10. Canadian province : ONTARIO
11. Exercised, as power : WIELDED
12. Musical passage : PHRASE
13. Author of "Popo": 1980 : REEVES
15. Kind of sauce : CREOLE
23. Le dernier ___ : CRI
25. Composer of "The Consul" : MENOTTI
26. Elect : OPT
28. Fossil resin : AMBER
30. Polar resident : SANTA
32. A tic-tac-toe winner : OOO
34. "Cara ___," 1954 song : MIA
36. Bad guys in a western : RUSTLERS
37. Agent for fusing metal : SOLDER
38. Ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
39. Bring to life : ANIMATE
40. Cognizance : KEN
42. Give it ___ : AGO
43. Lady's bedroom : BOUDOIR
44. Melodious : ARIOSO
45. Cascade volcanic peak : LASSEN
48. Twaddle : DRIVEL
51. Mentally sounder : SANER
52. Poetic stanza : STAVE
55. Let, with "out" : HIRE
57. Nanking nanny : AMAH
60. Harv. neighbor : MIT
62. Spanish she-bear : OSA

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