New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1984

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jean Baptiste Poquelin : MOLIERE
8. Type of windlass : CAPSTAN
15. Hit Broadway show: 1981 : AMADEUS
16. Semitic goddess of fertility : ASTARTE
17. Young hare : LEVERET
18. Ocean channel : SEAGATE
19. Woeful word : ALAS
20. Villa for Chernenko : DACHA
22. Voiceless sound : SURD
23. Part of a div. : REG
24. Laotian neighbor : TAI
25. Wire measure : MIL
26. Object : ITEM
28. Artificial conduit : SEWER
30. ___ à chou : PATE
31. States : ASSERTS
33. Altered : REVISED
35. Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
36. Repository : BIN
37. Abutting : TANGENT
41. Signaling devices : BUZZERS
45. Part of HOMES : ERIE
46. Pile of rock debris : TALUS
48. Nautical term : ALEE
49. Negative conjunction : NOR
50. Its capital is Draguignan : VAR
51. Right-angled plumbing joint : ELL
52. Capital of Fiji : SUVA
54. Radio, TV, etc. : MEDIA
56. Football or track : OVAL
57. Bellerophon's son killed by Ares : ISANDER
59. Vitalize : ANIMATE
61. Old North Church signal : LANTERN
62. Electrical restricting device : LIMITER
63. Two Arthurian lasses : ELAINES
64. Certain roofers : SLATERS
1. Tropical affliction : MALARIA
2. Western and Spanish : OMELETS
3. Medical washings : LAVAGES
4. Dec. 13, e.g. : IDES
5. Suffix for musket or profit : EER
6. Did penance : RUED
7. Demesnes : ESTATES
8. Dismiss with disgrace : CASHIER
9. On the deep : ASEA
10. Sch. group : PTA
11. Yields to weakness : SAGS
12. Shocks : TRAUMAS
13. Diminish by harassment : ATTRITE
14. Ragged : NEEDLED
21. Corvine cry : CAW
27. Amalgamate : MERGE
28. Task : STINT
29. Type of puzzle : REBUS
30. Noted late basso : PINZA
32. Brooklyn's Preacher : ROE
34. That is to say: Abbr. : VIZ
37. Like bridge cables : TENSILE
38. Excitation : AROUSAL
39. Buddhist state of blessedness : NIRVANA
40. Alehouses : TAVERNS
41. Sepultures : BURIALS
42. Ennoble : ELEVATE
43. Storyteller : RELATER
44. Type of market : SELLERS
47. Nipper : LAD
53. Not pro : ANTI
54. Scantily sufficient : MERE
55. Deep blue : ANIL
56. Neglect : OMIT
58. Cave, at times : DEN
60. Miss Hogg : IMA

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