New York Times, Friday, March 9, 1984

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Great mountain range : ANDES
6. Concoction : HASH
10. Ventilating slit : LOUVER
12. Something for a legatee : BEQUEST
15. Order : MANDATE
16. Like Erasmus : ERUDITE
17. Creator of master builder Solness : IBSEN
18. Colloid : GEL
20. Homer man : AARON
21. Broadway hit since 1982 : CATS
22. To make lighter, in Lyon : PALIR
24. Opera by Handel : NERO
25. Latin paradigm : AMO
26. Sam of "Cheers" : BARKEEP
28. Apothecary's wt. : SCR
29. Shylock's price : APOUNDOFFLESH
32. Attention-seeking sound : PST
33. Scold : RAG
34. Willie Pep was one : FEATHERWEIGHT
41. ___-Magnon : CRO
42. Most erotic : SEXIEST
43. Southern constellation : ARA
45. Ophidian's sound : HISS
47. Indian chief : RAJAH
48. Gladly : LIEF
49. Passages : ADITS
51. Assts. to M.D.'s : RNS
52. Terra ___ : FIRMA
53. Zealot : FANATIC
55. Dancer Powell : ELEANOR
57. Fringe of a sort : EYELASH
58. Less fatty : LEANER
59. Lily type : SEGO
60. States, in Savoie : ETATS
1. "Heart of Dixie" : ALABAMA
2. Uninterrupted : NONSTOP
3. Dandies : DUDES
4. Meredith's "___ Harrington" : EVAN
5. In place : SET
6. Objective pronoun : HER
7. ___ vitae : AQUA
8. African nation : SUDAN
9. Henry James's Catherine Sloper, e.g. : HEIRESS
11. Gaze : REGARD
12. Creed : BELIEF
13. Actor Larry : STORCH
14. Carreras is one : TENOR
15. Silicate : MICA
19. Nevada city : ELKO
22. Catamount : PANTHER
23. Cheer : REFRESH
26. Failures : BUSTS
27. Pigtail : PLAIT
30. W.W. II agency : OPA
31. ___ and dart : EGG
34. Faithful servant : FRIDAY
35. Red dyes : EOSINES
36. Orthodox Church official : EXARCH
37. The Rhine, to the Dutch : RIJN
38. Ferret's relative : WEASEL
39. Help for a coiffure : HAIRNET
40. Quakes : TREMORS
41. Annoy : CHAFE
44. From a distance : AFAR
46. Like a cliché : STALE
48. Jungle obstacle : LIANA
50. Man alone : STAG
52. Herculean labor : FEAT
54. Alike: Comb. form : ISO
56. Light-Horse Harry : LEE

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