John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Tuesday, February 14, 1984

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eared ___ : SEAL
5. Brokerage order : SELL
9. Tonsorial concern : SCALP
14. It sailed to Colchis : ARGO
15. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
16. Papal court : CURIA
17. Honest, in Hamburg : BRAV
18. Sharpen : HONE
19. In a fit manner : APTLY
20. Prokofiev ballet : ROMEOANDJULIET
23. Utensil on a pencil : ERASER
24. Carmine : RED
25. A son of Rebekah : ESAU
27. Bonny belles : LASSIES
31. Attacked : HADAT
34. Raccoon feature : TAIL
36. Satcom F4 owner : RCA
37. Keen : ACUTE
38. Austrian river : INN
39. "Well, ___ for my money . . . ": Shak. : AHORN
41. Choler : IRE
42. Pleased : GLAD
43. She was mad abut Adonis : VENUS
44. Relevant : GERMANE
47. Hindu Kush locale : ASIA
49. Heavenly Altar : ARA
50. Jets' back : HARPER
54. Patron of sweethearts : SAINTVALENTINE
59. Psychologist May : ROLLO
60. Topic for a señorita : AMOR
61. Ardor : ELAN
62. Fiancée, to a fiancé : ANGEL
63. Nurture : REAR
64. Thank-you ___ : NOTE
65. Learned : HEARD
66. Singer Gibb : ANDY
67. Chowder : STEW
1. Buffalo puckster : SABRE
2. Bobble : ERROR
3. Old World lizard : AGAMA
4. Courting chair : LOVESEAT
5. One-third of Africa : SAHARA
6. Town on the Thames : ETON
7. What S & L's do : LEND
8. Actor Cobb : LEEJ
9. Virgo's neighbor : SCALES
10. ___-dart (blue succory) : CUPIDS
11. "Vissi d'___," Tosca aria : ARTE
12. Happy tune : LILT
13. Salary : PAY
21. Juan's west : OESTE
22. Russian stream : URAL
26. Practical : UTILE
27. McCartney's beloved : LINDA
28. Kind of horse or hand : IRON
29. Grayish yellow : ECRU
30. Without : SANS
31. Reagan's first Sec. of State : HAIG
32. Farm unit : ACRE
33. Author Alice ___ Miller : DUER
35. Anecdotes : ANA
39. Of jays, martins, etc. : AVIAN
40. Cheers up : HEARTENS
42. Punkie : GNAT
45. "Ancient Evenings" author : MAILER
46. Schwarzenegger : ARNOLD
48. Fino is one : SHERRY
51. Earhart was one : PILOT
52. Mother's kin : ENATE
53. Extend a lease : RENEW
54. Loudness unit : SONE
55. Seaweed : ALGA
56. Spanish linear measure : VARA
57. Word of assent : AMEN
58. Fix the dice : LOAD
59. Fall sound at South Bend : RAH

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