New York Times, Friday, June 1, 1984

Author: Sam Bellotto, Jr.
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Sam Bellotto, Jr. has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Astronomer, at times : GAZER
6. They give a hoot : OWLS
10. Bleak : RAW
13. Kind of acid : AMINO
14. Eire's Sinn ___ : FEIN
15. River through Bern : AARE
16. Quantities in steins : PINTS
17. "___ Shanter," Burns poem : TAMO
18. Liana or allamanda : VINE
19. Incapable of concentration : SCATTERBRAINED
22. Ferrous : IRONY
23. Zounds! : EGAD
24. Pandemonium : BEDLAM
27. Most uninteresting : TRITEST
30. Scull : OAR
31. City in SW California : BREA
34. Star of 58 Down : NOLTE
35. Contrary to one's nature : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
39. Ooze : SLIME
40. Mountbatten was one : EARL
41. Aye : YES
42. Alley match : TENPINS
44. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
47. Leaf : PAGE
48. One step : STAIR
50. Popular hot custard pie : QUICHELORRAINE
55. Lab. test : EXPT
56. Sturdy boat : DORY
57. Buck or eye follower : TOOTH
59. Denials : NOES
60. ___ out (gets by) : EKES
61. Offertory site : ALTAR
62. Word with the M-G-M lion : ARS
63. Gossip : DIRT
64. Licks and sticks : SEALS
1. Lacuna : GAP
2. Author Kingsley : AMIS
3. Color called cloud gray : ZINC
4. Necessitate : ENTAIL
5. Pulpits : ROSTRA
6. Time after time : OFTEN
7. Fatigued : WEARY
8. Wing or fin : LIMB
9. Sound sleeper? : SNORER
10. Inning interruptions : RAINDELAYS
11. Book by Björnson : ARNE
12. Use a hoe : WEED
15. Odom or Post : AVIATOR
20. Places to find mummies : TOMBS
21. Getting on : AGING
24. Exult : BOAST
25. Bird at the mint : EAGLE
26. Downspouts : DRAINPIPES
27. Asian goat : TAHR
28. Pigs' digs : STIES
29. Nervous : TENSE
32. U.S. 66 and I-95 : RTES
33. After zeta : ETA
36. Collisions : IMPACTS
37. Whinny : NEIGH
38. "Dream of Gerontius" composer : ELGAR
43. Required : NEEDED
45. Lariats : RIATAS
46. Brooks Robinson was one : ORIOLE
48. More resentful : SORER
49. Rendezvous : TRYST
50. City near Luxor : QENA
51. Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
52. Fenrir's father : LOKI
53. "___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
54. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
58. "48 ___," 1982 film : HRS

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