New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 1984

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spy Zelle's alias : HARI
5. Nile fauna : ASPS
9. Philatelic prize : STAMP
14. ___ impasse : ATAN
15. ___ cheese : BLEU
16. Insects-to-be : PUPAE
17. New England custom or trait : YANKEEISM
19. Besides : AGAIN
20. Elder Saarinen : ELIEL
21. Ceremonial splendor : POMP
23. Cheeky type : BRAT
24. Parodies: Slang : SENDUPS
26. Brougham, for one : AUTO
28. Braces : DUOS
30. Seasonal discards : LEAVES
34. Celebrant's robe : ALB
37. First name in jazz : ELLA
38. Most delayed : LATEST
39. Sitology subject : DIET
41. White: Comb. form : LEUCO
43. Surfeit : SATE
44. North Pacific Eskimos : ALEUTS
46. Fluid rock : LAVA
48. Word with dog or board : LAP
49. Maxwell's "___ Bright Water" : RINGOF
50. ___ bien : TRES
51. Emission from a greenhouse : ODOR
53. Gann and Borgnine : ERNESTS
58. Breakers, en masse : SURF
61. Rabble : RAFF
63. Chris ___ Lloyd : EVERT
64. Skis' forward ends : PROWS
66. Remote, as a hamlet : JERKWATER
68. Held and Moffo : ANNAS
69. Tar's term : ALEE
70. Nary a soul : NONE
71. Godunov and his ilk : TSARS
72. Daube, e.g. : STEW
73. Inspiration for a J.R. Lowell poem : SNOW
1. Nineteenth U.S. President : HAYES
2. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
3. Hooked a crook : RANIN
4. Signed a contract : INKED
5. B'way's Burrows : ABE
6. Cobbler's insert : SLIPSOLE
7. Cuban coin : PESO
8. ___ cum laude : SUMMA
9. Hot Springs, Ark., e.g. : SPA
10. Maritime tows : TUGBOATS
11. On ___ with (comparable) : APAR
12. Mother of Hermes : MAIA
13. Confined : PENT
18. Baffle : ELUDE
22. Sweater type : PULLOVER
25. Champions : PULLSFOR
27. Yerba mate : TEA
29. ___ Sainte Marie Canals : SAULT
31. Scaloppine input : VEAL
32. This girl, to Castilians : ESTA
33. Coupé, e.g. : STEP
34. Hebrew month : ADAR
35. Caron role : LILI
36. "I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
40. Contest : TUGOFWAR
42. Footloose : CAREFREE
45. English weight unit : TOD
47. As good ___ : ASNEW
52. Bombay magnates : RAJAS
54. Dale or Maurice : EVANS
55. Instigate; urge : SETON
56. Milano–Roma transport : TRENO
57. What litterbugs do : STREW
58. Tiff : SPAT
59. Spigoted vessels : URNS
60. Author Jaffe : RONA
62. Fez material : FELT
65. Army induction org. : SSS
67. Royal Botanical Gardens site : KEW

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