New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1984

Author:William Jarvis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Swiss city : BASEL
6. Animal org. : SPCA
10. N.Y.P.D. puts these out : APBS
14. Not chronic : ACUTE
15. Guidry stats. : ERAS
16. Strayhorn's "Take ___ Train" : THEA
17. Devilish : MEPHISTOPHELIAN
20. X : TEN
21. Tractable : TAME
22. De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
23. Former Irish county : TYRONE
25. Tenn. state flower : IRIS
27. Air, in compounds : AER
28. Glossglockner, e.g. : ALP
29. Partner of means : ENDS
31. Keystone State founder : PENN
33. Nine-day-old porridge : PEASE
35. Manipulates : USES
37. Ocean off Ire. : ATL
39. Having a human form : ANTHROPOMORPHIC
43. "Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE
44. Short wave? : PERM
45. ___ buena (evergreen) : YERBA
46. " . . . an ___ whose time has come": Hugo : IDEA
48. Bedtime hint : YAWN
50. Hockey great : ORR
51. Nigerian language : IBO
53. Thicke of the night shows : ALAN
55. Bestowed lavishly : HEAPED
57. Papal courts : ROTAS
59. Philippine knife : BOLO
61. Basketball tourn. : NIT
62. Sartre and Camus : EXISTENTIALISTS
66. Chicken incubator? : NEST
67. These follow bees : CEES
68. John Jacob ___ : ASTOR
69. Bombeck : ERMA
70. ___ Major : URSA
71. Surface for painting : GESSO
1. Socko! : BAM
2. Compound used by welders : ACETYLENE
3. Jingo's excessive ardor : SUPERPATRIOTISM
4. People: Comb. form : ETHNO
5. Hawaiian necklace : LEI
6. Bristle : SETA
7. Debt vouchers : PROMISSORYNOTES
8. Prank : CAPER
9. Residue : ASH
10. Gudrun's king : ATLI
11. Humanitarians : PHILANTHROPISTS
12. Memphis's ___ St. : BEALE
13. More logical : SANER
18. British carbine : STEN
19. Besides : ELSE
23. Paper-mulberry bark : TAPA
24. Not e'er : NEER
26. ___ facto : IPSO
30. Gull : DUPE
32. Scruff : NAPE
34. Tool or wood follower : SHED
36. Lazarus or Willard : EMMA
38. Opera texts : LIBRETTOS
40. October birthstone : OPAL
41. Baseball's ___ Duren : RYNE
42. Joker, e.g. : CARD
47. Orient : EAST
49. Dobbin stopper : WHOA
51. "Goodnight, ___," 1950 Weavers hit : IRENE
52. Holmes or Hagler : BOXER
54. Dogpatch hero : ABNER
56. Licorice herb : ANISE
58. Cinematic dog : ASTA
60. "La Gioconda," for short : LISA
63. Old French coin : ECU
64. Wane : LAG
65. Rialto initials : SRO

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