New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 1984

Author:James Barrick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
James Barrick has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Prime-time fare : SPORTSCAST
11. Soft masses : WADS
15. Shelve : PIGEONHOLE
16. Word heard topside : ALEE
17. Non compos mentis : IRRATIONAL
18. Plant or animal part : SETA
19. Asian weight : TAEL
20. Make ready, for short : PREP
21. Calendar abbr. : TUES
22. Ways: Abbr. : STS
23. Unseal, poetically : OPE
24. Spell : STRETCH
27. Suffix for Roman : ESQUE
29. Virginia willow : ITEA
30. Robert of "Quincy" : ITO
31. Saying : UTTERING
33. Gas: Comb. form : AER
34. Art cult : DADA
37. Fabulous flier : ROC
38. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
39. Nigerian people : EDO
40. Inventor of a glass harmonica : FRANKLIN
44. Parental palindrome : MOM
45. Rough : RUDE
46. Place near Harrisburg, Pa. : ENOLA
49. Paper-folding art : ORIGAMI
51. "Gang ___ a-gley" : AFT
52. Reptile : ASP
54. Ocean route : LANE
55. Prehistoric tool : CELT
57. Rey's edict : AUTO
58. Heron's cousin : IBIS
59. Diagnostic aid : CARDIOGRAM
61. Track of an animal : SLOT
62. Ecologist's concern : ATMOSPHERE
63. Layers : HENS
64. Short stories akin to fables : BEASTTALES
1. Broaches : SPITS
2. Robber : PIRATE
3. Fairy-tale figure : OGRESS
4. Authentic : REAL
5. Add up : TOT
6. Little piece : SNIPPET
7. Something to do : CHORE
8. Superior : AONE
9. Broad comedy : SLAPSTICK
10. End: Comb. form : TEL
11. Dross : WASTE
12. Of a northern people : ALEUTIAN
13. Spotted : DETECTED
14. Castle locale : SEASHORE
23. Aloud : OUT
25. Sawbuck : TEN
26. Roofing slate : RAG
28. In the capacity of : QUA
29. Substance used in perfumes : IRONE
32. Destroy : ERADICATE
34. Destroy : DEMOLISH
35. Charming : ADORABLE
36. Supreme authority : DOMINION
38. Lennon's widow : ONO
40. Italian title : FRA
41. Tafia : RUM
42. Radical : LEFTIST
43. Abbr. in banking : INT
47. Bay tree : LAUREL
48. Looking fixedly : ASTARE
50. Romantic adventure stories : GESTS
51. Moro and Ray : ALDOS
53. Fruits : POMES
56. Bombeck : ERMA
57. Turkish chief : AGHA
59. Fiacre : CAB
60. Eliminate the alternatives : OPT

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