John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Saturday, May 19, 1984

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
5. Calumniates : SLURS
10. Apricot : ANSU
14. Special : RARE
15. Grable, to G.I. Joe : PINUP
16. High protein source : PEAS
17. U.S. Army Chief of Staff: 1972–74 : CREIGHTONABRAMS
20. Monitoring device : SCANNER
21. Cavalryman : TROOPER
22. City on the Oka : OREL
24. ___ Juan Hill : SAN
25. Strauss opera : SALOME
29. Incite : ABET
31. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
34. "Cradle of Texas liberty" : ALAMO
35. I. W. of U.S.W.A. fame : ABEL
36. Kind of camp : BOOT
37. He captured Stony Point: 1779 : MADANTHONYWAYNE
40. ___ entendu (of course) : BIEN
41. Elephantine group : HERD
42. Spread sunshine : ELATE
43. Actress Harding : ANN
44. Calcium oxide : LIME
45. Maiden : DAMSEL
46. Christmas tree : FIR
47. Crop crops : REAP
49. Saw-toothed : SERRATE
53. Jungle queen : LIONESS
58. Flying Tigers leader : CLAIRECHENNAULT
60. Sans improvements : ASIS
61. Construct : ERECT
62. Orsk's river : URAL
63. Sherman, for one : TANK
64. Off the wall : NUTTY
65. Lomé's locale : TOGO
1. Grampuses : ORCS
2. Playwright Connelly : MARC
3. Zone : AREA
4. Curb : REIN
5. Domain : SPHERE
6. One cubic decimetre : LITRE
7. Número ___ : UNO
8. Litter member : RUNT
9. In a meager manner : SPARSELY
10. Hangar abutment : APRON
11. Spring tide's kin : NEAP
12. Equivalent : SAME
13. Security Council mem. : USSR
18. Sundial style : GNOMON
19. Cutter, e.g. : BOAT
23. September honoree : LABORER
25. Dance in duple time : SAMBA
26. Cote of the Nordiques : ALAIN
27. Burdened : LADEN
28. Neighbor of South Yemen : OMAN
30. Yield : BEND
31. Georgetown team : HOYAS
32. Hall-of-Famer Irvin : MONTE
33. Kind of guitar : STEEL
35. Attention-getting word : AHEM
36. Salve : BALM
38. Triskaidekaphobe's fear : THIRTEEN
39. Arm : WEAPON
44. Perjurer : LIAR
45. Delicious : DAINTY
46. Gambol : FRISK
48. Pick out : ELECT
49. "Vamoose!" : SCAT
50. "Lohengrin" role : ELSA
51. Precipitate : RAIN
52. Raw silk color : ECRU
54. Salty: Abbr. : NAUT
55. Wallaroo : EURO
56. Scoria : SLAG
57. War-torn town in 1944 : STLO
59. ___ Meeuwtje, Minuit's ship : HET

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