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New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 1984

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 510 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Burgomasters : MAYORS
7. Chilean river : LOA
10. Kind of fiddle : BASS
14. Part of a lamp : HARP
18. Turkish inn : IMARET
19. Pervading atmosphere : AMBIENCE
21. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
23. Soundness of mind : SANITY
24. What Musial wore on his jersey : CARDINALNUMBER
26. Gravelly ridge : ESKER
27. Synagogue : SHUL
28. Fields : AREAS
29. D.D.E.'s command : ETO
30. Verve : ELAN
32. Little, for one : APER
34. Teased : NEEDLED
36. Hasten : HIE
38. Houston N.L. team boo-boos : CATASTROPHES
43. Swiss river : AARE
44. Word with rear or tight : END
45. "Did You ___ See a Dream Walking?" : EVER
46. Beget : SIRE
47. He wrote "The Old Town" : RIIS
48. Castle on a square : ROOK
50. Col. Tibbets's mother : ENOLA
53. Whilom : ERST
56. Id adherent : EST
57. Flowering shrub : BROOM
59. New York, home of Shea's tenants : METROPOLIS
63. Daft : ADDLED
65. Tanglefoot : ASTER
66. Banderilla : DART
67. Old Dominion V.I.P.'s : FFV
70. Stage-light color sheet : GELATIN
72. Kind of bore : TIDAL
74. Thug : GORILLA
76. Prior, to Prior : ERE
77. Eager : AVID
79. Tenor in "I Pagliacci" : CANIO
81. "___ the Dark," 1941 musical : LADYIN
82. Ostracized Arlington Stadium player : LONERANGER
84. Eldritch : WEIRD
85. Sesame : TIL
88. Soft mineral : TALC
89. Beefsteak blight : EDEMA
92. He's no yes man : ANTI
93. Triangle ratio : SINE
94. Get on : FARE
97. Essex or Mercer : AUTO
99. G.W. in '76 : GEN
100. Sandy's barks : ARFS
101. Reese, once : ARTFULDODGER
105. Due follower : TRE
106. Quitclaim : RELEASE
108. Malefic : EVIL
109. Nests : NIDI
111. Jehoshaphat's father : ASA
112. Cretan king : MINOS
115. Pelvic bones : ILIA
117. She wrote "Memories of a Star" : NEGRI
120. Atlanta, to H. Aaron: 1966–74 : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
123. Informal bookmark : DOGEAR
124. Olfactology subject : SMELL
125. Pangolin : ANTEATER
126. Card game for two : ECARTE
127. Jean Stein best seller : EDIE
128. No longer visible : LOST
129. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
130. Put studs on a shield : BOSSED
1. Writ of right : MISE
2. Second of a Latin paradigm : AMAS
3. Steinbrenner scribble : YANKEEDOODLE
4. Mirador : ORIEL
5. Go over again : RETRACE
6. Porker's pad : STY
7. Resins : LACS
8. Nebraska Indians : OMAHAS
9. Curt : ABRUPT
10. "___ Mir Bist Du Schoen" : BEI
11. Soprano Moffo : ANNA
12. Steep cliff : SCAR
13. Plato's Luna : SELENE
14. Provide shelter : HOUSE
15. Hand holder : ARM
16. Alcofribas Nasier : RABELAIS
17. A past tense : PRETERIT
20. Flâneurs : IDLERS
22. Molders : ERODES
25. Glaswegian negatives : NAES
31. What a narthex leads to : NAVE
33. Reine's spouse : ROI
35. Bell the cat : DARE
36. Grass : HERBAGE
37. Seriatim : INORDER
39. Lacrosse team : TEN
40. Fragrance : AROMA
41. Kind of sch. : PREP
42. A king of Judea : HEROD
49. Caffeine-rich nut : KOLA
51. For fear that : LEST
52. Region dominated by Athens : ATTICA
54. Scoriaceous lava : SLAG
55. Alpine region : TIROL
58. Bismuth, for one : METAL
60. Fortification : REDAN
61. "A Clockwork ___," 1971 film : ORANGE
62. Barn bedding : STRAW
64. Fairway clod : DIVOT
67. Detroit team in first place : FLYINGTIGERS
68. Coquette : FLIRTER
69. Pen name of Philo Vance's creator : VANDINE
71. Jazz singer Simone : NINA
73. German song : LIED
75. Start of an invention : IDEA
78. Glazed pottery : DELFT
80. Mountain nymph : OREAD
83. Can. air group : RCAF
85. Tedious : TIRESOME
86. Made more intense : INFLAMED
87. ___-majesté : LESE
90. Shaver's vessel : MUG
91. Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
93. Bernhardt and Caldwell : SARAHS
95. Regret : RUE
96. "___ Madigan," 1967 film : ELVIRA
98. River in Venezuela : ORINOCO
101. Quasi : ASIF
102. Tenant's fee : RENTAL
103. Swell : DILATE
104. Lionel Bart musical : OLIVER
107. Soap plant : AMOLE
110. Painter of "L'Absinthe" : DEGAS
113. Words of dismay : OHNO
114. Units for Lendl : SETS
116. Air: Comb. form : AERI
118. Fixed price : RATE
119. Angered : IRED
121. Father of Phinehas : ELI
122. Hialeah action : BET
123. Gal who "comes out" : DEB

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