New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 1984

Author: Stanley B. Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Aaron or Raymond : BURR
5. Junta : CABAL
10. Between pvts. and sgts. : CPLS
14. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
15. Battery terminal : ANODE
16. Plunder : LOOT
17. Revolutionary general : NATHANAELGREENE
20. Inexpensive : CHEAP
21. Brahma, Vishnu and Siva : TRIMURTI
22. Lifeless : BLAH
24. Indonesian island : BALI
25. Egyptian cobra : ASP
28. City on the Oka : OREL
30. Delicious beverage : NECTAR
34. C.P.O., e.g. : NCO
35. Sound from a nursery : MAMA
36. First-class : AONE
37. Authority on celebrities : EARLBLACKWELLJR
42. High: Prefix : ALTI
43. Young adult : TEEN
44. Gehrig or Boudreau : LOU
45. Pulitzer Prize journalist : RESTON
48. Toward the mouth : ORAD
49. Important star : SUN
50. "___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
52. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
54. Small keyboard instruments : CELESTAS
57. W African river : NIGER
61. "Julia" Oscar winner : VANESSAREDGRAVE
63. Gosden's radio role : AMOS
64. Church commune in Iowa : AMANA
65. Author Wiesel : ELIE
66. Aerie : NEST
67. Raised the ante : UPPED
68. Secluded valley : DELL
1. Judge's bench : BANC
2. Beehive State : UTAH
3. Network of nerves : RETE
4. G.I.'s therapy : REHAB
5. Container : CAN
6. Strong curse : ANATHEMA
7. A South African : BOER
8. Extemporize : ADLIB
9. Gofer : LEGMAN
10. Relating to office work : CLERICAL
11. Dickey or Wilbur : POET
12. Anderson of WKRP : LONI
13. Sault ___ Marie : STE
18. Assurance : APLOMB
19. Regulation : RULE
23. Russian sea : ARAL
25. Have ___ to the ground : ANEAR
26. Peel off, in a way : SCALE
27. Harbors : PORTS
29. Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
31. Charges : TOLLS
32. Region in France : ANJOU
33. Old TV movie : RERUN
38. Most petite : LITTLEST
39. Petroleum distillate : KEROSENE
40. Break from a habit : WEAN
41. Conclusion : ENDING
46. Is indebted : OWES
47. Capital of the Bahamas : NASSAU
51. Seal : STAMP
53. Exhausted : TIRED
54. Arrived : CAME
55. Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
56. Not care ___ : ARAP
58. Storm : GALE
59. Satanic : EVIL
60. Rod's companion : REEL
61. Commodious vehicle : VAN
62. Book by William Wharton : DAD

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