New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 1984

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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. Sea of the U.S.S.R. : ARAL
5. Barter : SWAP
9. Darkroom fixture : BASIN
14. Hand-me-down, sometimes : TALE
15. Summon to court : CITE
16. Sans companions : ALONE
17. Forty-niners' quests : ORES
18. Biblical city : ANER
19. Former Italian coin : SOLDO
20. Bird extinct since c. 1914 : PASSENGERPIGEON
23. Breakfast : EAT
24. Unctuous fluid : OIL
25. Radiation converter : LASER
28. Aviator-author : GANN
30. Throb : ACHE
34. Wee demon : IMP
35. D.C. agents : TMEN
37. Lamb products : ESSAYS
39. Kookaburra : LAUGHINGJACKASS
42. Decks in finery : ARRAYS
43. Slithery : EELY
44. ___ Howard of the Three Stooges : MOE
45. Thrown : CAST
46. Queen of Hearts' specialty : TART
48. Inclines : LEANS
50. Above, to bards : OER
51. Clay, now : ALI
52. Swift traveler in the skies : PEREGRINEFALCON
61. Bubbling : ABOIL
62. Dregs : SILT
63. Effortlessness : EASE
64. Harris's "I'm O.K., ___ O.K." : YOURE
65. If not : ELSE
66. Language of 55 Down : ERSE
67. Vent contempt : SNEER
68. Shrivel : SEAR
69. Closefisted : NEAR
1. At the acme : ATOP
2. Avis preceder : RARA
3. Kin of kvasses : ALES
4. Tenant : LESSEE
5. Measly : SCANT
6. Ell : WING
7. To ___ (on target) : ATEE
8. Outdoor stairway : PERRON
9. Mint plant : BASIL
10. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
11. Having no sharer : SOLE
12. Prefix with China : INDO
13. Tube-lighting input : NEON
21. Practical : EARTHY
22. Shaped like a loblolly's cone : PINEAL
25. Shrub akin to the olive tree : LILAC
26. Tigris port : AMARA
27. Cowpoke's pokers : SPURS
28. Five-star off. : GEN
29. Indignation : ANGER
30. Quiz : ASK
31. African fox : CAAMA
32. Tea type : HYSON
33. Sussex has three : ESSES
36. "___ Roberts" : MISTER
38. Homeric female monster : SCYLLA
40. Thug's rod : GAT
41. Concorde, e.g. : JET
47. Stems : ARISES
49. Diva Farrell : EILEEN
50. Peeping Tom, e.g. : OGLER
51. Following : AFTER
52. Remits : PAYS
53. Black, in poesy : EBON
54. Rake : ROUE
55. Deirdre's fair land : EIRE
56. Green tone : NILE
57. Schiaparelli : ELSA
58. Part of T.L.C. : CARE
59. Peak near the Aegean : OSSA
60. ___-do-well : NEER

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