New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1984

Author:Frank Geary
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Frank Geary has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cavy's cousin : PACA
5. Turkic tribesman : TATAR
10. Rock's partner : ROLL
14. Island in the Pacific : ALOR
15. Wide open : AGAPE
16. Pair on an angelus : ALAE
17. Sailors' backup org. : USNR
18. Praying insect? : SUPPLICANT
20. Outdistance : LOSE
21. Ship's part : KEEL
22. Darnell or Ronstadt : LINDA
23. Puts to work : USES
25. Pietà, at times : ICON
27. Where Qormi is : MALTA
29. Collapsed : CAVEDIN
33. Suffix with critic : ASTER
34. Chaff : TEASE
36. March 15, in Milano : IDI
37. Sardine's cousin : SHAD
38. Wild goose : BRANT
39. Grieg's "___ Death" : ASES
40. J.F.K.: 1953–60 : SEN
41. A.L. batting champ: 1980 : BRETT
42. Type measures : PICAS
43. Board a Pullman : ENTRAIN
45. "Mighty Lak ____" : AROSE
46. Actor McCowen : ALEC
47. One of the Aesir : ULLR
48. Saw : ADAGE
51. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1944 : HAHN
54. Slayer of Castor : IDAS
57. Framed : RAILROADED
59. Dog in "Peter Pan" : NANA
60. Robert or Alan : ALDA
61. English spy : ANDRE
62. Danube feeder : ENNS
63. Legume : BEAN
64. Belle of the Wild West : STARR
65. Fr. holy women : STES
1. Preachers' patron : PAUL
2. Besides : ALSO
3. Advice-giving insect? : CONSULTANT
4. In check : ARRESTED
5. Assignments : TASKS
6. Fever : AGUE
7. Cassette input : TAPE
8. Job-seeking insect? : APPLICANT
9. Unit for an electrician : REL
10. "Phèdre" playwright : RACINE
11. Buck heroine : OLAN
12. Alight : LAND
13. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
19. "___ a Parade" : ILOVE
24. This may be corny : EAR
26. Project : CAST
27. Billiard shot : MASSE
28. Pallid : ASHEN
30. Quarreling insect? : DISCORDANT
31. Brain flashes : IDEAS
32. Scandinavian goblin : NISSE
34. Penetrating insect? : TRENCHANT
35. Corrode : EAT
38. Canapé spread : BRIE
39. O'Hare tenants : AIRLINES
41. Plantation employee : BALER
42. Chum : PAL
44. Type of overcoat : RAGLAN
47. Hardy's "___ the Greenwood Tree" : UNDER
48. Hussein is one : ARAB
49. Valley : DALE
50. Opera heroine : AIDA
52. Po tributary : ADDA
53. Mister, in Bonn : HERR
55. Mother of Mary : ANNE
56. Lip : SASS
58. Int. group since 1948 : OAS

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