John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 1983

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Reserved : DEMURE
7. Spectrum makers : PRISMS
13. Jubilant : ELATED
14. Tire type : RADIAL
15. Fruit with a dark red pulp : MALTESEORANGE
17. Emceed : HOSTED
18. ___ rule (usually) : ASA
19. Cattle, to Cowper : KINE
21. Register : ENTER
22. Historic period : ERA
23. Fifties org. in charge of air-raid shelters : CDA
24. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
25. Kind of boom : SONIC
27. West and Murray : MAES
28. Approves : ACCEPTS
30. Light-Horse Harry's chargers : CAVALRY
32. Ossie's Ruby : DEE
33. ___ de mer : MAL
34. Was hostile to : OPPOSED
38. Cream-puff filling : CUSTARD
42. Town : BURG
43. Makes a novena : PRAYS
45. Follower of Luther: 1511–69 : EBER
46. ___ du Diable : ILE
47. Limit : END
48. Honshu volcanic mount : ASAMA
49. Actress Raines : ELLA
51. He ran against T.E.D. : HST
52. Like some Harvard students : PRELAW
53. Statuette Spade searched for : MALTESEFALCON
56. Array : ATTIRE
57. "The ___ Only," 1978 Winkler movie : ONEAND
58. More deft : NEATER
59. Deeds in Dijon : GESTES
1. Fiendish : DEMONIC
2. Flexible : ELASTIC
3. Toy-spaniel variety : MALTESEDOG
4. Pronounce : UTTER
5. Clarinet : REED
6. Ames and Asner : EDS
7. Dull : PROSAIC
8. ___ avis : RARA
9. Dactyls' mother : IDA
10. Kitchen sight : SINK
11. Like Henning : MAGICAL
12. Like Twiggy : SLENDER
16. Deserve : EARN
17. Goddess of marriage : HERA
20. Simple : EASY
22. Plato's Aurora : EOS
25. Exorbitant : STEEP
26. French Nobelist novelist : CAMUS
27. Bluish-gray feline : MALTESECAT
29. Foot, to a zoologist : PES
31. Anatomical duct : VAS
34. Tony's cousin : OBIE
35. Sleeping car : PULLMAN
36. Bishop, e.g. : PRELATE
37. Bureau : DRESSER
38. Charisse : CYD
39. Mother-of-pearl "mother" : ABALONE
40. Sends back : REMANDS
41. Attract a crowd : DRAW
44. ___ meridiem : ANTE
48. City on the Rhone : ARLES
50. Edmonton loc. : ALTA
51. Hither : HERE
52. Glass for a French door : PANE
54. ___ for tat : TIT
55. San Francisco sight, often : FOG

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