New York Times, Friday, November 2, 1984

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Kind of horse or man : POST
5. Iraqi port : BASRA
10. Word with rest or slide : BACK
14. Spotted fish : OPAH
15. Singer John : ELTON
16. A Gardner : ERLE
17. Defiant : REBELLIOUS
19. Toronto pitcher : LEAL
20. Disinfectant ingredient : CRESOL
21. W.W. II agcy. : OPA
22. Umbrella type : GAMP
23. Delicate blue perennial : HAREBELL
25. Salt : TAR
27. December 24 or 31 : EVE
28. Idle chatter : PALAVER
32. Golfer's need : CLUB
36. Farmer's helper at D.C. : USDA
38. Companion of each : EVERY
39. "___ Comes Cookie," 1935 song : HERE
40. Our planet : EARTH
42. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
43. Race tracks : OVALS
45. Kind of plane or scope : GYRO
46. Fusses : ADOS
47. Loot : PILLAGE
49. Novelist Levin : IRA
51. Adverse : ILL
52. Middle West region : CORNBELT
57. Variety of brandy : MARC
60. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
62. Pietro's home, to Pierre : ITALIE
63. Exchange fee : AGIO
64. Poe girl : ANNABELLEE
66. Understandings : KENS
67. Highway haven : MOTEL
68. Symbol : SIGN
69. Hem : EDGE
70. Vowed : SWORE
71. Enzyme suffixes : ASES
1. Veranda : PORCH
2. "Martha" or "Norma" : OPERA
3. Cavalry sword : SABER
4. "We hold ___ truths . . . " : THESE
5. N.Y.C. hospital : BELLEVUE
6. ___ Baba : ALI
7. Draftsman's perch : STOOL
8. Poultry disease : ROUP
9. Crux ___ (key of life) : ANSATA
10. Posh London section : BELGRAVIA
11. Region : AREA
12. Cherrystone, e.g. : CLAM
13. Seaweed : KELP
18. Ear part : LOBE
24. "Gil Blas" writer : LESAGE
26. Pub order : ALE
28. Native, to Pablo : PATRIO
29. Sell : VEND
30. "Cogito, ___ sum" : ERGO
31. Bartender's grouping : RYES
32. Mince : CHOP
33. Third son of Jacob : LEVI
34. Orsk's river : URAL
35. Like certain hawks : BELLICOSE
37. Sere : DRY
41. Like Hagar of the comics : HORRIBLE
44. Term in pharmacy : SAL
48. Faint lights : GLEAMS
50. Stake : ANTE
52. Patchwork composition : CENTO
53. Light wood : BALSA
54. Author Havelock : ELLIS
55. Faithful : LIEGE
56. Some salad days : TEENS
57. ___ up to (flatter) : MAKE
58. Ripened : AGED
59. Best man's burden : RING
61. Recognize : KNOW
65. Eastern Church chalice veil : AER

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