New York Times, Monday, February 6, 1984

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hungarian commercial center : EGER
5. Bellhop, at times : PAGER
10. Relative of a stork : IBIS
14. Peignoir : ROBE
15. Peon's ploughed land : ARADA
16. Fog : MURK
17. Clothes carrier : GARMENTBAG
19. Mouse, to a skunk : PREY
20. Moe, Curly or Larry : STOOGE
21. Green gems : EMERALDS
23. Anklebones : TALI
25. Rue ___ Paix : DELA
26. Waited; sojourned : BIDED
29. Cutting device : DIE
32. Slip : LAPSE
35. Old French money : ECUS
36. Smell and taste : SENSES
38. Cote cry : BAA
39. Fissure : RIFT
40. Dull finish : MATTE
41. Agreement : PACT
42. Ump's relative : REF
43. Collect : GATHER
44. Fairy-tale heavy : OGRE
45. Palm of Asia : ARECA
47. Shoe width : EEE
48. Malicious burning : ARSON
49. Airplane stunt : LOOP
51. Shed : MOLT
53. Arange systematically : TABULATE
57. Bill Smith of the Islanders : GOALIE
61. Etc.'s relative : ETAL
62. Pony-express pouches : SADDLEBAGS
64. Theater area : LOGE
65. A Scandinavian : SWEDE
66. Diving bird : LOON
67. Recess at Notre Dame : APSE
68. Chariot for Claudius : ESSED
69. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
1. Work units : ERGS
2. Butt of a joke : GOAT
3. Spain's longest river : EBRO
4. Most distant : REMOTEST
5. Switchboard section : PANEL
6. Cunning : ART
7. Actor-comic Kaplan : GABE
8. Dutch cheese : EDAM
9. Stormed : RAGED
10. Reddish African antelope : IMPALA
11. Spud sacks : BURLAPBAGS
12. Angered : IRED
13. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
18. Victorian oath : EGAD
22. Units of reluctance : RELS
24. What to do in a think tank : IDEATE
26. Yogi or Dale of baseball : BERRA
27. More frigid : ICIER
28. Part of campers' gear : DUFFELBAGS
30. "___ Wet," Shute novel : INTHE
31. High regard : ESTEEM
33. Holy: Comb. form : SACRO
34. Consumed : EATEN
36. Wee, in Dundee : SMA
37. Always, to Milton : EER
41. Easily conveyed : PORTABLE
43. Where Wilde spent time in Reading : GAOL
46. Deep gulch : COULEE
48. Bitter herb : ALOE
50. Out of style : PASSE
52. Eyed amorously : OGLED
53. Tissue : TELA
54. Upon : ATOP
55. Playing marbles : TAWS
56. Greek W.W. II resistence gp. : EDES
58. French city : LAON
59. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
60. Slave of old : ESNE
63. H.S.T.'s successor : DDE

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