New York Times, Tuesday, December 4, 1984

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pretended : ACTED
6. Lollobrigida : GINA
10. Agave plant : PITA
14. Resort lake : TAHOE
15. Clumsy, stupid person : LOON
16. Holliman of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" : EARL
17. Kind of setter : TREND
18. Sioux Indian : OTOE
19. Actor Jannings : EMIL
20. Evergreen tree : YEW
21. Film: 1980 : URBANCOWBOY
24. Theater's first five rows : ABCDE
26. Stop, as a motor : DIE
27. Singer Crystal and family : GAYLES
29. Places for skeletons? : CLOSETS
33. Used oars : ROWED
34. Where Canea is : CRETE
35. Film: 1963 : HUD
37. Incensed : IRED
38. Title Macbeth earned : THANE
39. Doer anagram : REDO
40. Parts of qts. : PTS
41. Cheekiness : BRASS
42. Ethical : MORAL
43. Achieves : ATTAINS
45. Artistry : TALENT
46. Letterhead abbr. : INC
47. Begot : SIRED
48. Film: 1980 : BRONCOBILLY
53. Author of "The Purloined Letter" : POE
56. A source of light : LAMP
57. Etnean material : LAVA
58. Circular bands : HOOPS
60. Arm bone : ULNA
61. Algerian port : ORAN
62. Karenina and Christie : ANNAS
63. Check : REIN
64. Fissure : RENT
65. Creator of Sherlock Holmes : DOYLE
1. Lawyer, briefly : ATTY
2. "Handle with ___" : CARE
3. Film: 1967 : THEWAYWEST
4. Eternity : EON
5. Construed : DEDUCED
6. Geography-lesson prop : GLOBE
7. Jot : IOTA
8. "High ___," 1952 film : NOON
9. Short narrative : ANECDOTE
10. Tiny person : PEEWEE
11. Metrical foot : IAMB
12. The Kingston ___ : TRIO
13. Associate : ALLY
22. Sts. : RDS
23. River into the Seine : OISE
25. Ran, as dye : BLED
27. Suitcase : GRIP
28. Artery : AORTA
29. Boorish : CRASS
30. Optician's product : LENS
31. Film: 1949 : THEREDPONY
32. Where Khartoum is : SUDAN
34. Sleuth created by Biggers : CHAN
36. Dunce : DOLT
38. France's national flag : TRICOLOR
39. Thespian's goal : ROLE
41. Judge's bench : BANC
42. "___ a little lamb" : MARYHAD
44. ___ Alley : TINPAN
45. Sesame : TIL
47. Angle : SLANT
48. Sully : BLUR
49. Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
50. All: Comb. form : OMNI
51. Unclothed : BARE
52. Russian czar : IVAN
54. October birthstone : OPAL
55. Actual being : ESSE
59. Yoko ___ : ONO

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