New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 1984

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of 24 : HOUR
5. Assists a felon : ABETS
10. Gush : POUR
14. Odd, in Edinburgh : ORRA
15. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
16. Texan's narrow pass : ABRA
17. Enlarging device : MAGNIFYINGGLASS
20. Choose : ELECT
21. Paris's river : SEINE
22. Snooze : NAP
23. Cloche or toque : HAT
25. Zola novel : NANA
27. Mirrors : LOOKINGGLASSES
34. Franklin or Turpin : BEN
35. Big dam in Germany : EDER
36. Climbing plant : LIANA
37. Knievel : EVEL
39. "Deirdre" playwright : YEATS
42. Grad : ALUM
43. Government monopoly : REGIE
45. Levin and Eaker : IRAS
47. Trevi number : TRE
48. T. Williams play, with "The" : GLASSMENAGERIE
52. Tiny particle : ATOM
53. Epoch : ERA
54. Away : OFF
57. French secular clergymen : ABBES
60. Shadow : UMBRA
64. Doris Day film, with "The" : GLASSBOTTOMBOAT
67. Harangue : RANT
68. Ferber and Best : EDNAS
69. Body of knowledge : LORE
70. Partner of bacon : EGGS
71. Pairs : DYADS
72. ___ out (supplements) : EKES
1. Kind of plate : HOME
2. Spoken : ORAL
3. Exhort : URGE
4. Estancia : RANCHO
5. Landon : ALF
6. Former rulers of Tunisia : BEYS
7. Buffalo's county : ERIE
8. Artist's activity : TONING
9. Distinctive : SIGNAL
10. Buddy : PAL
11. Scottish resort : OBAN
12. ___ Major : URSA
13. File : RASP
18. "___ This Woman," Tracy film : ITAKE
19. Of hereditary factors : GENAL
24. Neat : TIDY
26. Largest of seven : ASIA
27. Flat : LEVEL
28. Second largest lake in Europe : ONEGA
29. Born : NEE
30. " . . . amber waves of ___" : GRAIN
31. Intl. conference: 1968–72 : SALTI
32. Accustom : ENURE
33. Identical : SAME
34. Coast Guard target : BERG
38. Actress Eilbacher : LISA
40. ___-la-la : TRA
41. Wise one : SAGE
44. These, in Taxco : ESTAS
46. Antitoxin : SERUM
49. Crowded about : MOBBED
50. Organize : EMBODY
51. Rove : RAMBLE
54. Monster : OGRE
55. Ensign : FLAG
56. Fearsome tooth : FANG
58. Lab burner : ETNA
59. African village : STAD
61. Schedule : BOOK
62. Scarce : RARE
63. Sweetsop : ATES
65. Kin of aves. : STS
66. C.I.A. forerunner : OSS

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