John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Friday, May 28, 1982

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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1. Actress Russell : ROSALIND
9. Part of M.T.M. : MOORE
14. Captivated : ENAMORED
15. Untangles or tangles : RAVELS
17. Glorify : DIVINIZE
18. "___ Mater" : STABAT
19. Gazed : STARED
20. Guitar's kin : LUTE
21. Leisure : REST
24. Expert : MASTER
26. Oyster cloisters : BEDS
30. Tea-party tidbits : SCONES
32. City near St. Bonaventure : OLEAN
34. Debtors : OWERS
35. Sixth sense : ESP
38. May's flower : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
41. Former chess champ Mikhail : TAL
42. Lugged : TOTED
43. Bumpkin : YOKEL
44. Kansas City team : ROYALS
46. Hackman : GENE
47. Garnered : REAPED
51. Supermarket dept. : DELI
53. Bancroft or Meara : ANNE
54. Kind of pool : INDOOR
59. Elbow and knee : JOINTS
62. Endearing : LOVEABLE
64. Real : ACTUAL
65. Present too aggressively : OVERSELL
66. One of a tiny septet : HAPPY
67. Arrival time : BIRTHDAY
1. Cincinnati team : REDS
2. "Step ___!" : ONIT
3. Yugoslav river : SAVA
4. Moslem prince : AMIR
5. Solitary : LONER
6. Rainbows : IRIDES
7. Pince-___ : NEZ
8. One of R.R.'s predecessors : DDE
9. "___ Miniver" : MRS
10. Kind of meal : OAT
11. Where pacers pace : OVALS
12. Disprove : REBUT
13. Make very proud : ELATE
16. Suffix with pun or tip : STER
22. Nickname for a Glaswegian : SCOTTY
23. Blond : TOWHEAD
24. Griffin : MERV
25. Analyze : ASSAY
26. Gulp down : BOLT
27. Dissertator's name : ELIA
28. Glen : DELL
29. Cry of surprise : SAY
31. Rib : NEEDLE
33. Our, in Oise : NOTRE
35. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
36. Spotted : SEEN
37. He wrote "The Wonder Clock" : PYLE
39. Nutriment : FOOD
40. Toothpick for Paul Bunyan : LOG
45. Loose fiber of flax : SLIVER
47. Indian ruler : RAJA
48. Cain's eldest son : ENOCH
49. Actress Ekberg : ANITA
50. Enclose : PENUP
52. Dormant : INERT
55. Verve : DASH
56. Boaz's son : OBED
57. Spicy stew : OLLA
58. Depend (on) : RELY
60. Plug : TAP
61. Tricky : SLY
62. Lloyd play : LOB
63. Egg: Comb. form : OVI

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