John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 1984

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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. Mimicked : APED
5. Lhasa ___, Tibetan dog : APSO
9. Playful slider : OTTER
14. Reagan's right : VETO
15. Gradual : SLOW
16. Bête ___ : NOIRE
17. Oratory : ELOCUTION
19. Silly : INANE
20. E.M.K. is one : SEN
21. Tinge : TINT
22. Self-assured : POISED
23. Intimation : HINT
24. Lilted : SANG
25. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
28. A busy time for bartenders : HAPPYHOUR
33. Evening party : SOIREE
35. Inlet : RIA
36. Amazonian Indian : TUPI
37. Chardonnay, e.g. : WINE
38. "The ___ Professor": 1963 : NUTTY
40. Tommy gun : STEN
41. "___ Death": Grieg : ASES
42. Prefix for pod : TRI
43. Georgian city : ATHENS
45. "Crossroads of the East" : NEWJERSEY
48. Swarm : HORDE
49. Concert halls : ODEA
50. Once more : ANEW
52. Number 5 iron : MASHIE
55. Abu Dhabi chief : EMIR
56. Half or third of a dance : CHA
59. "___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
60. Famed announcer-actor : EDMCMAHON
62. Kind of bar or player : PIANO
63. Snick-a-___ : SNEE
64. Fitzgerald's "The ___ Tycoon" : LAST
65. Faunlike deity : SATYR
66. Henry VIII's sixth : PARR
67. Henri follower : ETTA
1. Feathered friends for Fabius : AVES
2. The Black Pearl of soccer : PELE
3. College on the Thames : ETON
4. Severinsen : DOC
5. Patty Duke ___ : ASTIN
6. Vase base : PLINTH
7. What a sweep sweeps : SOOT
8. Hold one's ___ : OWN
9. Like some soups : ONIONY
10. Bailiwick of 60 Across : TONIGHTSHOW
11. Domingo's aunts : TIAS
12. Predatory marine bird : ERNE
13. Rex or Donna : REED
18. Useful : UTILE
22. Tropical fruit : PAPAYA
23. Introduction heard often on TV : HERESJOHNNY
24. Skewer : SPIT
25. Dam on the Nile : ASWAN
26. Hubbub : NOISE
27. Tendon : SINEW
29. A Shaw : ARTIE
30. External : OUTER
31. Topple : UPEND
32. Salon solution : RINSE
34. Table d'hôte course : ENTREE
39. ___ Minor : URSA
44. Unit of heat : THERM
46. One of Bret Harte's roles : EDITOR
47. Whine : YAMMER
51. More pleasant : NICER
52. Some globes : MAPS
53. Song for Marilyn Horne : ARIA
54. What a Carson guest takes : SEAT
55. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
56. Chit follower : CHAT
57. Carson, e.g. : HOST
58. Pilaster : ANTA
60. Carnac's gift? : ESP
61. Stout : ALE

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