John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 1983

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Indian prince : RAJAH
6. Currier's partner : IVES
10. Cigar ending : ETTE
14. Solus : ALONE
15. Force : DINT
16. Temple : SHUL
17. Michelangelo work : PIETA
18. 1960 TV PATSY winner : ASTA
19. It's full of baloney : DELI
20. Like cooking apples : TART
22. What Gleason's Reginald puts on : AIRS
24. Panama : HAT
25. Humbug's partner : BAH
27. Jackie Gleason : THEGREATONE
30. Parisian preposition : AVEC
32. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
33. "Elmer's ___" : TUNE
34. Pisgah's summit : NEBO
35. "The Nearly ___ Mine" : WAS
36. Combustible heap : PYRE
37. Busman Ralph : KRAMDEN
39. "Move it!" : HURRYUP
42. "Amos Moses" singer : REED
43. Wallace's Ben : HUR
44. Austen novel : EMMA
45. Astonish : STUN
46. Snub-nosed dogs : PUGS
47. The best : TOPS
48. Bumbler created by J.G. : THEPOORSOUL
51. Alan Ladd film: 1946 : OSS
52. One-tenth of a sen : RIN
53. "Animal House" house : FRAT
54. Produce interest : EARN
56. Verdi's Ethiopian slave : AIDA
58. Flimflam : BILK
60. ___ de résistance : PIECE
63. Mulligan's meal? : STEW
64. Words of perception : ISEE
65. What kind of fool am I? : APRIL
66. Hither : HERE
67. Salty swallow : TERN
68. Full of gusto : ZESTY
1. Shoot the breeze : RAP
2. MacGraw : ALI
3. Crazy Guggenheim's chum : JOETHEBARTENDER
4. Pilaster : ANTA
5. Greene's "The ___ of the Matter" : HEART
6. A protector of baby Zeus : IDA
7. Faces : VISAGES
8. Complete : ENTIRE
9. Hypnosis inducer : STARE
10. Apoc. book : ESD
11. Classic sitcom : THEHONEYMOONERS
12. New Orleans's Green Wave : TULANE
13. Superior : ELITE
21. Unfroze : THAWED
23. Bacchus aide : SATYR
25. "The ___ Dick," 1940 film : BANK
26. Assert : AVER
28. Verve : ELAN
29. Castle tower : TURRET
31. Start of a West line : COMEUP
36. Strive for : PURSUE
38. ___ iniquity : DENOF
39. Quasimodo's creator : HUGO
40. Diamond group : UMPS
41. Annie Oakley : PASS
43. Opponent for Minnesota Fats : HUSTLER
45. Iranian Moslem : SHIITE
46. Extol : PRAISE
48. Rubbish : TRASH
49. Do what Glenn did : ORBIT
50. A Bolivian capital : LAPAZ
55. Ready for reaping : RIPE
57. Fear of God : AWE
59. Berry or Murray : KEN
61. Op. ___ : CIT
62. Tarzan actor on TV : ELY

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