New York Times, Friday, February 3, 1984

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 5
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Child : CHIT
5. Appeals : PLEAS
10. Georgia's loc. : USSR
14. Profuse : LUSH
15. Unguent : SALVE
16. ___ contendere : NOLO
17. Eye cheesecake : OGLE
18. Bower : ARBOR
19. Coffee type : DRIP
20. R. Graves novel : THEGOLDENFLEECE
23. Meas. of speed : RPM
24. Bobbled the ball : ERRED
25. "Is this a dagger which ___ . . . ": Macbeth : ISEE
27. Chamber-music group : SESTET
31. Drugstore cowboy : IDLER
32. Noble Renaissance family : ESTE
33. Oyez! : HEAR
37. S. Maugham novel, with "The" : MOONANDSIXPENCE
40. U.S.N.A. freshman : PLEB
41. Food thickener : AGAR
42. "___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
43. Cloisters : ABBEYS
45. Gripper : VISE
46. Indic language : ORIYA
49. Essential or crude substance : OIL
50. H. James novel, with "The" : PORTRAITOFALADY
58. Stravinsky : IGOR
59. Vaunt : BOAST
60. Jumble : OLIO
61. River or goose : NENE
62. Practical : UTILE
63. Kind of collar : WING
64. Gaelic : ERSE
65. Harpy's weapon : TALON
66. "The Square Egg" author : SAKI
1. Compact group of people : CLOT
2. TV's Downs : HUGH
3. Lake Champlain's Grand ___ : ISLE
4. L. Bromfield novel : THEGREENBAYTREE
5. Hymn : PSALM
6. Enrich : LARD
7. Dresden's river : ELBE
8. Eden's earldom : AVON
9. Villein : SERF
10. J. R. Lowell book of verse : UNDERTHEWILLOWS
11. More tender : SORER
12. Share : SLICE
13. Inveigled, with "in" : ROPED
21. ___ buffa : OPERA
22. Shelter : LEE
25. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
26. Small plum : SLOE
27. Grasslike plant : SEDGE
28. Belloc work : ESSAY
29. Churns : STIRS
30. Singer Ritter : TEX
31. Urchin : IMP
34. A son of Seth : ENOS
35. Territory of Brazil : ACRE
36. Cardinal : RED
38. Collar : NAB
39. Italian province : PAVIA
44. Tribunal : BAR
46. Think : OPINE
47. Radio operator's word : ROGER
48. Presses : IRONS
49. Commonly : OFTEN
51. What Iran and Iraq do : ABUT
52. Jot : IOTA
53. Shadow : TAIL
54. Nobel Institute's site : OSLO
55. Inter ___ : ALIA
56. Beanie : DINK
57. Hindu ascetic : YOGI

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