New York Times, Monday, March 5, 1984

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. The ___, rock group : WHO
4. Word with boat or cycle : MOTOR
9. Apparatus for skiers : TBAR
13. Verdi opera: 1871 : AIDA
15. Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
16. Decorate again : REDO
17. "The Temptress" : GRETAGARBO
19. Of the ear : OTIC
20. Poker hand : STRAIGHT
21. Actress Ekland : BRITT
23. Edmond O'Brien film : DOA
24. Short-billed bird : CRAKE
25. Rue : REGRET
29. Game featuring pantomime : CHARADES
32. 160 square rods : ACRE
33. Tharp's "Push Comes to ___" : SHOVE
34. Actress Gardner : AVA
35. Ross creation : FLAG
36. "Dum ___, spero" : SPIRO
37. Author Hunter : EVAN
38. Between tic and toe : TAC
39. Golden ___ (baseball award) : GLOVE
40. First woman astronaut : RIDE
41. Resembling a star : STELLATE
43. Former U.A.W. head : FRASER
45. Retains : KEEPS
46. ___-Magnon man : CRO
47. Inclines : LEANS
48. What adulators employ : FLATTERY
53. Cheat : BILK
54. "The White Sister" : HELENHAYES
56. Inactive : IDLE
57. New York city : OLEAN
58. Krupa or Hackman : GENE
59. He played Hopalong Cassidy : BOYD
60. Dusky : TAWNY
61. Click beetle : DOR
1. Wits : WAGS
2. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
3. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
4. Fantastic notion : MAGGOT
5. Siouan Indian : OMAHA
6. Bakery item : TART
7. Betting initials in N.Y.C. : OTB
8. John Wayne film: 1959 : RIOBRAVO
9. Russian vehicle : TROIKA
10. "The Nanny" : BETTEDAVIS
11. Mine passage : ADIT
12. Legendary bird : ROC
14. ___ glance : ATA
18. ___-de-camp : AIDE
22. Steakhouse order : RARE
24. Farm task : CHORE
25. Oodles and oodles : RAFTS
26. Brilliance : ECLAT
27. "The Swan" : GRACEKELLY
28. Col.'s command : REG
29. Onion's relative : CHIVE
30. Avoid : EVADE
31. More rational : SANER
33. Dalmatian features : SPOTS
36. Paul Newman film: 1977 : SLAPSHOT
37. Period : ERA
39. A musical Campbell : GLEN
42. Gave out information surreptitiously : LEAKED
43. Salinger's "___ and Zooey" : FRANNY
44. "Portnoy's Complaint" author : ROTH
46. Like a whistle? : CLEAN
47. Italian resort : LIDO
48. Took a jet : FLEW
49. Children's game : TAG
50. Ogled : EYED
51. City NNE of Lake Tahoe : RENO
52. North Sea feeder : YSER
53. ___ and tucker : BIB
55. Guidonian note : ELA

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