John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Monday, December 12, 1983

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Comic Crosby : NORM
5. Units of conductance : MHOS
9. Beds for Maggio : COTS
13. Translation for "video" : ISEE
14. In Sir Kay's day : YORE
15. Rowdy : YAHOO
17. Slope : CANT
18. It's "strictly taboo" : WITCHCRAFT
20. "Rome of Hungary" : EGER
21. Start of a mil. career : OCS
22. Small building wing : ALETTE
23. Sinatra made it there : NEWYORK
25. Waring and Lynn : FREDS
26. Long, loose overcoats : ULSTERS
28. Di-dah's predecessor : LAH
31. Peaceful : PLACID
35. "___! Jealous Lover" : HEY
36. Key ___ pie : LIME
37. Sovereign : RULER
38. Favorite : PET
39. Cracker : WAFER
40. Unique : ONLY
41. Hebrew homer : KOR
42. "The Voice" is one : LEGEND
43. Place to get pinned : MAT
44. " . . . and one ___ the road" : MOREFOR
46. "Young at ___" : HEART
48. "Some Enchanted" time? : EVENING
53. City near Lyon : VIENNE
55. Michelle's meadow : PRE
56. Ancient Hebrew instrument : ASOR
57. Start of a "Good Year"? : ITWASAVERY
59. Mount climbed by Moses : NEBO
60. Diminish : ABATE
61. Mars: Comb. form : AREO
62. Skipper's hands : CREW
63. "Ol' Blue ___" : EYES
64. Pavlova's skirt : TUTU
65. Shout : YELL
1. "___ Easy" : NICEN
2. Inedible orange : OSAGE
3. Extend a note : RENEW
4. "Let ___ Again" : METRY
5. "You Turned ___ Around" : MYWORLD
6. Call to the hounds : HOICKS
7. Fido's food : ORTS
8. Jiffy : SEC
9. Recurring times : CYCLES
10. Sculled : OARED
11. F.A.S. hit: 1966 : THATSLIFE
12. Dolce : SOFT
16. Capri follower : OTE
19. Trumpeter James : HARRY
24. To hear, in Le Havre : OUIR
25. Parts of yards : FEET
27. "I'm Glad ___ Is You" : THERE
29. Ratify : AMEN
30. Woody Herman's Thundering ___ : HERD
31. Hop's kin : PROM
32. Moon goddess : LUNA
33. F.A.S. hit: 1957 : ALLTHEWAY
34. Cub "Penguin" : CEY
36. Linger : LAG
38. Dessert wine : PORT
39. "You ___ Made for Me" : WERE
41. Inchon locale : KOREA
42. "I Believe I'm Gonna ___" : LOVEYOU
44. Parsonages : MANSES
45. Search around : FERRET
47. An in-law : ENATE
49. "Laughing Face" girl : NANCY
50. Grenoble's river : ISERE
51. Prize Walesa won : NOBEL
52. Jazzy trombone sound : GROWL
53. Road, in Roma : VIA
54. "Let ___," Beatles film : ITBE
55. Inca's land : PERU
58. Tank : VAT

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