John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1984

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grandfather of Enos : ADAM
5. Englishman's trolley : TRAM
9. Prior's superior : ABBOT
14. Musical round : ROTA
15. A river at Cairo : OHIO
16. Where many a Goya hangs : PRADO
17. Arthur Wynne creation: 1913 : CROSSWORD
19. Tiff : RUNIN
20. Warty critter : HOPTOAD
21. Desk job of a sort : EDITING
23. "Lux Christi" composer : ELGAR
25. Eskimo knife : ULU
26. Veer : SWERVE
29. Lamb's kin : EWE
31. Gal of songdom : SAL
34. Papal cape : ORALE
35. Dock support : STILT
37. An Adams : DON
39. Maenad chaser : SATYR
40. ___-de-sac : CUL
41. Limit loss risk : HEDGE
43. "To ___ their golden eyes": Shak. : OPE
44. Complicate : SNARL
46. Delos locale : ELLAS
47. Uno + due : TRE
49. Abby's sister : ANN
50. Bind : CEMENT
51. Bombard or strafe : ZAP
53. Miles from Ingatestone : SARAH
55. Enigmata : PUZZLES
59. Abridgments : RESUMES
63. "Paper Moon" actress : ONEAL
64. Devise : CONSTRUCT
66. ___ decisis : STARE
67. Tunnel : ADIT
68. Blackthorn : SLOE
69. Nelsons, e.g. : HOLDS
70. Snead's needs : TEES
71. It gets pegged : TENT
1. Chief : ARCH
2. Moneta ___, Italian's gold coin : DORO
3. Sleep like ___ : ATOP
4. Skillful : MASTERLY
5. Tug's charge : TOWAGE
6. TV's Miss Morgenstern : RHODA
7. Broadcast : AIR
8. Fashion : MODE
9. " . . . glory of an ___ day": Shak. : APRIL
10. Antony's adversary : BRUTUS
11. Rumanian coins : BANI
12. God identified with Woden : ODIN
13. Chinese clan : TONG
18. Fans of black-and-white squares : SOLVERS
22. It has principals and seconds : DUEL
24. Yields : RETURNS
26. Passable : SOSO
27. Enclosed : WRAPT
28. Trencherman : EATER
30. Rogers or Weng : WILL
32. Confuse : ADDLE
33. Boston airport : LOGAN
35. Glance over : SCAN
36. Polo's field : THEEAST
38. Nidus : NEST
42. Chicago suburb : ELMHURST
45. Scruff : NAPE
48. Charles of ring fame : EZZARD
50. Cockatoo features : CRESTS
52. Everything, in Essen : ALLES
54. He uses the Palmer method : ARNIE
55. Ritzy : POSH
56. "Verily I say ___ you . . . ": Matt. 26:21 : UNTO
57. Fervor : ZEAL
58. Aquarium fish : SCAT
60. Army mascot : MULE
61. Greenspan's field: Abbr. : ECON
62. Marginal mark : STET
65. Pindaric poem : ODE

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