New York Times, Tuesday, December 11, 1984

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caron-Ferrer film: 1953 : LILI
5. Singer's syllables : SOLFA
10. Basenji's lack : BARK
14. Ideal spot : EDEN
15. Shade of green : ALOES
16. Seed husk : ARIL
17. Takes a drink : WETSONESWHISTLE
20. African garb : DASHIKIS
21. Cotton fabric : LISLE
22. A ___ able : ASIN
23. Replete : FULL
25. Soprano Mary: 1877–1967 : GARDEN
28. Choir voices : ALTI
29. Long-gone bird : MOA
32. Buck ender : AROO
33. Respond to a corny joke : GROAN
34. NATO, e.g. : ORG
35. Exposes crooks : BLOWSTHEWHISTLE
39. Guitarist Paul : LES
40. Links gear : IRONS
41. Collar or jacket : ETON
42. Noun suffix : ENT
43. Singer Kirk : LISA
44. Calif. college founded in 1887 : POMONA
46. Aped Niobe : WEPT
47. Cotton unit : BALE
48. Great amount : OCEAN
51. Defender's fence : PALISADE
55. Museum piece : WHISTLERSMOTHER
58. Fluff : LINT
59. Type size : AGATE
60. Mrs. Peel of "The Avengers" : EMMA
61. Graf ___ : SPEE
62. "Algiers" co-star : BOYER
63. Film segment : REEL
1. Lascivious : LEWD
2. Conceit : IDEA
3. Rents : LETS
4. "There is light ___ . . . ": Larcom : INSHADOW
5. Reached the brain : SANKIN
6. Fat liquid : OLEIN
7. Setback : LOSS
8. Select number : FEW
9. Residue : ASH
10. Rathbone : BASIL
11. Letters' other half : ARTS
12. Small brook : RILL
13. Abstractionist Paul : KLEE
18. Seine feeder : OISE
19. Big Ten's Fighting ___ : ILLINI
23. Runs : FLOWS
24. Osmonds' home state : UTAH
25. "The Misfits" star : GABLE
26. "Get Happy" composer : ARLEN
27. Pigeon's place : ROOST
28. Action site : ARENA
29. "Veritas vincit," for one : MOTTO
30. Synthetic fabric : ORLON
31. NASA hardware : AGENA
33. Hamlet's father in Act I : GHOST
36. Kind of film : SILENT
37. Journey : TRIP
38. Oberlin time frame : SEMESTER
44. Links legend : PALMER
45. Hodgepodge : OLIO
46. E.P.A. concern : WASTE
47. Tack : BASTE
48. Temple team : OWLS
49. Computer item : CHIP
50. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
51. Show devotion : PRAY
52. Sigher's phrase : AHME
53. Attican township : DEME
54. Of a time : ERAL
56. Coll. room : LAB
57. Jungian concern : EGO

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