John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 1984

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fellow : CHAP
5. Rascal : SCAMP
10. Actress Freeman : MONA
14. Golfer Wayne ___ : LEVI
15. Islamic god : ALLAH
16. Augur : OMEN
17. Nutmeg's covering : ARIL
18. Suspicious : LEERY
19. Kind of shark : LOAN
20. "Conditioned Reflexes" author : PAVLOV
22. Storiologist's field : FOLKLORE
24. Oriental nurse : AMAH
26. Hawaii's most populous island : OAHU
27. Threpsologist's field : NUTRITION
31. Awake : ASTIR
35. U.N. arm : ILO
36. Row : TIER
37. Turkey's capital : ANKARA
38. Undercover man : NARC
40. College exams : ORALS
42. "___, cat!" : SCAT
43. Certain Cornhusker : OMAHAN
45. What Brooklyn is not : CITY
47. Brooklyn follower : ITE
48. Master, in Hindi : SAHIB
49. Ethologist's field : CHARACTER
51. Clytemnestra's mother : LEDA
53. Thespian's need : ROLE
54. Limnologist's field : PONDLIFE
58. Settle snugly : NESTLE
62. Frankenstein's friend : IGOR
63. " . . . from ___ shining . . . " : SEATO
65. ___ Mountains, on Asia's border : URAL
66. She, in Sedan : ELLE
67. Billiard shot : CAROM
68. Insurer's concern : RISK
69. Daffy or Dizzy : DEAN
70. Cheerful : SUNNY
71. Altar locale, at times : APSE
1. Applaud : CLAP
2. Juno's counterpart : HERA
3. Tel ___ : AVIV
4. Column : PILLAR
5. Soteriologist's field : SALVATION
6. Little one: Suffix : CLE
7. First Hebrew letter : ALEF
8. Colgate's color : MAROON
9. Zoologists' concerns : PHYLA
10. Malacologist's field : MOLLUSKS
11. Melville novel : OMOO
12. Kind of miss : NEAR
13. Actress Meara : ANNE
21. Fail to include : OMIT
23. Mongol emperor Kublai : KHAN
25. Yesterday, in Québec : HIER
27. Composer Rota et al. : NINOS
28. Group of Moslem theologists : ULAMA
29. The Pentateuch : TORAH
30. Spinachlike plant : ORACH
32. Silent : TACIT
33. Hot under the collar : IRATE
34. Teacher, at times : RATER
37. Uranologist's field : ASTRONOMY
39. Pedologist's field : CHILDREN
41. Fibber : LIAR
44. Labor leader I. W. : ABEL
46. Lock man : YALE
49. ___ lait : CAFEAU
50. Musical pause : CESURA
52. Deejays spin them : DISCS
54. Variegated : PIED
55. Make goo-goo eyes at : OGLE
56. Lopez's theme song : NOLA
57. Accrue interest : EARN
59. Stumble : TRIP
60. Girl : LASS
61. Actress Sommer : ELKE
64. Won-___ soup : TON

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