New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1984

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Pedestal part : DADO
5. Bits : ATOMS
10. Med. subject : ANAT
14. Filipe or Jesus of baseball : ALOU
15. Done for : KAPUT
16. Fictional Dick : MOBY
17. Was crazy about : WENTBANANASOVER
20. Climb : SCALE
21. Knowledgeable : LITERATE
22. Pond-scum component : ALGA
25. Surly, cowardly person : CUR
26. Life, according to a song : ABOWLOFCHERRIES
34. Jazz style : BOP
35. Viscount's superior : EARL
36. Ballet dancer Eglevsky : ANDRE
37. On the blue : ASEA
39. Warm thoroughly : TOAST
42. Native of Brno : SLAV
43. Squiggles : CURLS
45. Variety : SORT
47. Bengal follower : ESE
48. Shipshape : INAPPLEPIEORDER
52. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
53. A daughter of Phoebe : LETO
54. Sets in firmly : IMPLANTS
59. Distressed : UPSET
63. "Do I ___?" (Prufrock query) : DARETOEATAPEACH
66. Parking-lot sign : EXIT
67. Canary's cousin : SERIN
68. Pilaf ingredient : RICE
69. Intends : AIMS
70. W. German seaport : EMDEN
71. Large amount : SLEW
1. Grackles : DAWS
2. A Waugh : ALEC
3. Lérida lady : DONA
4. Ban : OUTLAW
5. Alias: Abbr. : AKA
6. Thrash : TAN
7. Girasol : OPAL
8. "Beer-hall putsch" site : MUNICH
9. Colossus of Rhodes, e.g. : STATUE
10. A son of Venus : AMOR
11. Kind of star : NOVA
12. Incite : ABET
13. Phoenician seaport : TYRE
18. Party favorite : BELLE
19. Calif. missionary Junipero: 1713–84 : SERRA
23. Butter : GOAT
24. Hair style : AFRO
26. Manual computers : ABACI
27. Deck hands' superior : BOSUN
28. "Wozzeck" is one : OPERA
29. Buckle : CLASP
30. Hosp. workers : RNS
31. Ran in neutral : IDLED
32. Cancel : ERASE
33. Cleave : SEVER
38. Dom, e.g. : ALP
40. Tarnish : SOIL
41. Shoe follower : TREE
44. Slapping sound : SPLAT
46. Add : TOTUP
49. Woolly : LANOSE
50. Prize : ESTEEM
51. Cowboys, at times : ROPERS
54. Surmise : IDEA
55. Ankle-length coat : MAXI
56. Shrub used for hedges : PRIM
57. ___ on (admits) : LETS
58. Chalcedony : SARD
60. Spanker, e.g. : SAIL
61. "___ homo" : ECCE
62. Muscle : THEW
64. Standoff : TIE
65. Actress Blyth : ANN

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