New York Times, Monday, December 3, 1984

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fleshy fruit : PLUM
5. Hairy item : BRAID
10. Wine city : ASTI
14. Top-notch : AONE
15. Mrs. Paul McCartney : LINDA
16. Mahogany tree : TOON
17. Marquand book: 1949 : POINTOFNORETURN
20. Like bright pupils : APT
21. Decree : RULE
22. Partner of raves : RANTS
23. Leg covering : HOSE
24. Sneer at : DERIDE
26. Squire's place : ESTATE
29. Dance of the 16th century : PAVAN
30. Gossip away : CHIN
31. Like a bucket in a song : OAKEN
32. Wager : BET
35. Speed contest : HUNDREDYARDDASH
39. Baseball great : OTT
40. Eastern V.I.P. : EMEER
41. Erupter at least 140 times : ETNA
42. Strike : SMITE
43. Land of plenty : GOSHEN
45. Finagles : CHEATS
47. Assamese export : SILK
48. Fleeced : SHORN
49. Israeli port : ACRE
50. Rearward, on a ship : AFT
53. Baseball thrill : LINEDRIVEDOUBLE
57. Soon : ANON
58. Good-night girl : IRENE
59. Sage : SEER
60. Undraped : BARE
61. Peeled : PARED
62. Paradise : EDEN
1. Hemingway's nickname : PAPA
2. Lasso end : LOOP
3. Army group : UNIT
4. Fellows : MEN
5. Shirtlike garment : BLOUSE
6. Garand, e.g. : RIFLE
7. Queen or princess : ANNE
8. Wedding words : IDO
9. Women's org. : DAR
10. Reach : ATTAIN
11. Free from flaws : SOUND
12. Bakery item : TORTE
13. Hotels in the hinterlands : INNS
18. Gait for a standardbred : TROT
19. Purposeful trip : ERRAND
23. Arm ending : HAND
24. Senegalese port : DAKAR
25. Eternally : EVER
26. Repeat : ECHO
27. Close : SHUT
28. Hue : TINT
29. Recipient of a check : PAYEE
31. He wrote "Waiting for Lefty" : ODETS
32. Saturday-night special : BATH
33. Serf : ESNE
34. Comparative word : THAN
36. Order back into custody : REMAND
37. Give forth : EMIT
38. Kind of job or set : DESK
42. Calm : SERENE
43. Scoffed; jeered : GIRDED
44. Margarine : OLEO
45. Dishes : CHINA
46. Fame : HONOR
47. Play part : SCENE
48. Thick slice : SLAB
49. Declare : AVER
50. Asleep, perhaps : ABED
51. Run away : FLEE
52. Sea bird : TERN
54. Kind of tide : RIP
55. Nest-egg acct. : IRA
56. Consume : USE

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