New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 1984

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Steamed up : SORE
5. Regarding : ASTO
9. Father of Leah and Rachel : LABAN
14. Seed cover : ARIL
15. Photocopy, for short : STAT
16. Rich or Dunne : IRENE
17. Indoor convertible, sometimes : DAVENPORT
19. Consumers' advocate : NADER
20. Where Bowie fell, with "the" : ALAMO
21. Contemporary of Shakespeare : PEELE
23. Craze : FAD
24. Nettles : IRKS
26. Hart's or Hammerstein's partner : RODGERS
28. Forbear : ABSTAIN
31. Inverse of a knit stitch : PURL
32. Snap : PIE
33. Sir Edward, the composer : ELGAR
35. Blanched : PALED
38. A Mussolini : EDDA
40. Wrath : ANGER
42. Wonderland bird : DODO
43. Verso's opposite : RECTO
45. Road behemoths : SEMIS
47. "Rug" : WIG
48. Anderson of TV's WKRP : LONI
50. Authorize : LICENSE
52. Resumes discussion : REOPENS
55. ___ me tangere : NOLI
56. Part of i.e. : EST
57. ___ Field, Chicago : STAGG
59. Up ___ (baffled) : ATREE
63. Social standards : ETHOS
65. Kind of quilt : PATCHWORK
67. "We ___ happy life": Horace : SEEKA
68. Christie forte : PLOT
69. Run in neutral : IDLE
70. Elia product : ESSAY
71. Hankerings : YENS
72. ___ off (incensed) : TEED
1. Actress Thompson : SADA
2. Nuncupative : ORAL
3. Shore, in Palermo : RIVA
4. Tropical resins : ELEMIS
5. Egyptian viper : ASP
6. These are usually octagonal : STOPSIGNS
7. Weight allowance : TARE
8. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
9. On a queue : LINEDUP
10. Macaw : ARA
11. Associates : BEDFELLOWS
12. Lend ___ (heed) : ANEAR
13. Twerps' cousins : NERDS
18. Direction for Pedro : NORTE
22. Cut off : LOP
25. Black cage bird, in Agra : KALA
27. Alum : GRAD
28. Hamilton, to Gen. Washington : AIDE
29. Blankets and linens : BEDCLOTHES
30. Conrad of the silents : NAGEL
32. Part of m.p.h. : PER
34. "Wounded Bunkie" sculptor : REMINGTON
36. Adams of Kingston, Pa. : EDIE
37. Kind of watch : DOG
39. On the summit : ATOP
41. Carty of baseball : RICO
44. Have ___ (speak up) : ONESSAY
46. Psalm word : SELAH
49. Banking abbr. : INT
51. Blockhead : NITWIT
52. The Little Colonel : REESE
53. Simon of the Met : ESTES
54. Foolish : SAPPY
58. Big blow : GALE
60. Lay at anchor : RODE
61. Perry's creator : ERLE
62. ___ out (scrimped) : EKED
64. Orel's river : OKA
66. Where atts. contend : CTS

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