New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1984

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Entertainer : HOST
5. ___ fizz (gin drink) : RAMOS
10. "___ That a Shame": 1955 tune : AINT
14. Chip in, literally : ANTE
15. "___ and Sing," Odets play : AWAKE
16. ___ B'rith : BNAI
17. Jazzman Getz : STAN
18. Savage : FERAL
19. Suffix with diet : ETIC
20. Take ___ (be careful) : PAINS
22. Little sea pike : SPET
24. Tanned calfskin : ELK
25. Young, inexperienced person: Slang : SPRINGCHICKEN
29. Missile housing : SILO
30. Rich cakes : TORTES
33. Pouch : SAC
36. More washed out : PALER
39. Crux : GIST
40. Ruined a person's chances : COOKEDONESGOOSE
44. Part of A.D. : ANNO
45. Name that means "reborn" : RENEE
46. Unaccustomed : NEW
47. Magnetic units : TESLAS
50. Involved with : INTO
52. Holding a purposeful discussion : TALKINGTURKEY
58. Ewe's plaint : BAA
60. Kent/Superman friend : LANE
61. Manchester money : PENCE
62. Miller and Sothern : ANNS
64. Candelabrum insert : TAPER
67. Rancor : GALL
68. Spots : LOCI
69. Maternally akin : ENATE
70. Face shape : OVAL
71. King Arthur's foster brother et al. : KAYS
72. Team event : RELAY
73. Clears, after taxes : NETS
1. Hinged fasteners : HASPS
2. Available : ONTAP
3. Perron : STAIR
4. Lendl's game : TENNIS
5. U.K. air arm : RAF
6. Feeling toward a genius : AWE
7. Actress Jean from London : MARSH
8. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
9. Excellent : SELECT
10. Fortas or Burrows : ABE
11. Plan of action : INTENTION
12. Detect and expose : NAIL
13. Timepiece sound : TICK
21. Becassine : SNIPE
23. Ref's decision : TKO
26. All smiles : GLAD
27. Chroma : COLOR
28. Consequently : ERGO
31. Vital verb for Virgil : ESSE
32. Daube, e.g. : STEW
33. E. Fitzgerald forte : SCAT
34. Best-quality : AONE
35. Steadfastness : CONSTANCY
37. Ending for ethyl : ENE
38. Back out : RENIG
41. Nut containing caffeine : KOLA
42. Hurled : SENT
43. Odd outfit : GETUP
48. Sum total : ALL
49. Zayak is one : SKATER
51. Beaver State : OREGON
53. Absurd : INANE
54. Katmandu's site : NEPAL
55. Jack : KNAVE
56. Dazzling display : ECLAT
57. Cheerleaders' specialties : YELLS
58. Pitcher's false move : BALK
59. Asian ox : ANOA
63. Sobriquet for a sibling : SIS
65. Hellenic "H" : ETA
66. Juan Carlos I's title : REY

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