New York Times, Saturday, April 14, 1984

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Muzzles : GAGS
5. Forest denizen : STAG
9. Plant pores : STOMATA
12. "___ Hunter" : THEDEER
15. U.S.N. missile : POLARIS
16. Pituitary secretion : HORMONE
17. Helpful device : AID
18. Claude and John : PEPPERMILLS
20. Author Deighton : LEN
22. Sasquatch features : BIGFEET
23. Egg follower : NOG
25. Austrian statesman : RAAB
26. Lingerie item : BRA
29. Burnett tugs hers : EARLOBE
32. Ate sparingly : NIBBLED
35. Bestial : BRUTAL
36. Hero of a famous chanson : ROLAND
37. Teed off : RILEDUP
39. Cites : ADDUCES
40. Homophone for owed : ODE
41. Fish dish : EELS
43. R.A.F. aircraftsman: Colloq. : ERK
44. Secretly : SUBROSA
47. Draft initials : SSS
49. Howard and Robert W. : FASTSERVICE
53. Former TV squad : MOD
55. Seize an opportunity : MAKEHAY
56. Obsequious : SERVILE
58. Watercraft : SAILERS
59. ___ stay (ship's fastening device) : TRIATIC
60. Wimp : NERD
61. British order : BATH
1. Harry and Janice : GOLDENRULE
2. Early church chalice : AMA
3. Robin Williams role : GARP
4. Blue Jay twirler : STIEB
5. Dinah and Larry : SHOREBIRD
6. Time period, in Bayonne : TERME
7. Own : ADMIT
8. An earth sci. : GEOL
9. Salubrious spot : SPA
10. Helot's lot : TOIL
11. Have high hopes : ASPIRE
12. Bacall movie : THEFAN
13. Photog. blowup : ENL
14. In medias ___ : RES
19. Kite's org. : PGA
21. Nick from Omaha : NOLTE
24. Cattleman's stick : GOAD
26. Karen and Al : BLACKSMITH
27. M. Coty : RENE
28. Appends : ADDS
29. Spain's longest river : EBRO
30. Hardscrabble : ARID
31. Ben and Dan : BLUEBEARD
33. Augur : BODE
34. Mackles : BLURS
38. Como and Mason : PERRYS
39. Diamond play : ASSIST
42. ___ Bensey, in "Tobacco Road" : LOV
44. Stone slab : STELE
45. Poe house : USHER
46. Tart : ACERB
48. Horne arias : SOLI
49. Radio bands : FMS
50. Motorists' org. : AAA
51. Outer layer : SKIN
52. Assam silkworm : ERIA
54. Ten: Comb. form : DEC
57. Tub : VAT

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