New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 1984

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
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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Across Down
1. Raced : TORE
5. Houston player : ASTRO
10. Like Citation : FAST
14. Hero of a 1922 play : ABIE
15. Reciter; teller : SAYER
16. Culture medium : AGAR
17. Derby winner: 1975 : FOOLISHPLEASURE
20. Asian holiday : TET
21. Certain tides : NEAPS
22. Prize at the Big A : STAKE
23. Young salmon : PARR
24. Pandowdy : PIE
25. Preakness winner, 1979 : SPECTACULARBID
32. For rent : TOLET
33. Soon : ANON
34. St. : AVE
35. Sea in Russia : ARAL
36. Rugged : HARDY
38. Celebrity : LION
39. Author Hyman : MAC
40. Excellent : AONE
41. Ward off : PARRY
42. Derby and Preakness winner: 1981 : PLEASANTCOLONY
46. Smoked salmon : LOX
47. Burden : ONUS
48. Colorado ski resort : ASPEN
51. Bottle for oil : CRUET
53. Atmosphere : AIR
56. Belmont Stakes winner: 1968 : STAGEDOORJOHNNY
59. Neighbor of Ecuador : PERU
60. Smooth: Comb. form : LISSO
61. Amerind of Oklahoma : OTOE
62. Cut; chip : SNIP
63. Relative of a gusset : INSET
64. Beats the pack : WINS
1. Loser in 1912 election : TAFT
2. Hautboy : OBOE
3. Looter's delight : RIOT
4. Cusk ___, snakelike fish : EEL
5. Aver : ASSERT
6. N. African desert : SAHARA
7. Yarn measure : TYPP
8. Kin: Abbr. : RELS
9. Galena or pyrite : ORE
10. Rail bird's cry to his horse : FASTER
11. Water, in Caracas : AGUA
12. One of the Channel Islands : SARK
13. Family ___ : TREE
18. "Be great ___ . . . ": Shak. : INACT
19. Korean or Pakistani : ASIAN
23. Rind : PEEL
24. Tactic : PLOY
25. Relating to spores : SORAL
26. Come in second : PLACE
27. Proofreader's mark : CARET
28. Sturm ___ Drang : UND
29. Aberdeen baby : BAIRN
30. Piano key : IVORY
31. Gainsay : DENY
32. Pound lightly : TAMP
36. Hitler's diaries, e.g. : HOAX
37. Blyth or Sothern : ANN
38. Neighbor of Cambodia : LAOS
40. In unison : ASONE
41. Ninth planet : PLUTO
43. Give ___ (boost) : ALEGUP
44. Track : COURSE
45. "___ or tittle . . . ": Matt. 5:18 : ONEJOT
48. Nile menaces : ASPS
49. British carbine : STEN
50. Prefix with mutuel : PARI
51. Mint : COIN
52. Betsy or Diana : ROSS
53. One opposed : ANTI
54. Privy to : INON
55. Homophone for rise : RYES
57. Year in the reign of Justinian : DLI
58. By what process? : HOW

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