New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 1984

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. San Juan ___ : HILL
5. Colorado tributary : GILA
9. Kind of heat : SOLAR
14. Kind of hemp : ALOE
15. Mil. verdict : AWOL
16. Ride : TEASE
17. Bjorn of the courts : BORG
18. Cenotaph : TOMB
19. " . . . the ___ a perfect day": Bond : ENDOF
20. Stand : ENDURE
22. Signal of a kind : BEEP
24. Chemical suffix : YNE
25. Elimelech's wife : NAOMI
26. "Sadness diminishes . . . a ___ . . . ": Spinoza : MANSPOWER
28. Epee user : FENCER
30. Actress Garr : TERI
31. Switch positions : ONS
33. Scoop : DREDGE
35. Thames district : ETON
38. Pikes ___ : PEAK
40. In any way : ATALL
41. Stengel's bailiwick, once : SHEA
42. Singer Tennille : TONI
43. Kiel and Erie : CANALS
45. Essay : TRY
46. "___, and ye shall find" : SEEK
48. Souse : DRENCH
50. Special advantage : PRIVILEGE
53. Lists : ARENA
56. "___ Woman" : IAM
57. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
58. Spigots : SPILES
59. Port on the Meuse : LIEGE
61. A Lane : ABBE
63. El ___, Tex. : PASO
64. "The fathers have eaten ___ grape . . . ": Jer. : ASOUR
65. Appeal : PLEA
66. Arab chief : EMIR
67. Lets : RENTS
68. Wrigglers : EELS
69. Tiff : SPAT
1. To possess, in Stuttgart : HABEN
2. A Massey : ILONA
3. Epithet for a Hearst : LORDOFSANSIMEON
4. Lentil, e.g. : LEGUME
5. The take : GATE
6. ___ Jima : IWO
7. One-time Hollywood twosome : LOMBARDANDGABLE
8. Harry's Veep : ALBEN
9. Plain, Russian style : STEPPE
10. Wine: Comb. form : OEN
11. Nightingale : LADYWITHTHELAMP
12. Unisonally : ASONE
13. Allude : REFER
21. Melon throwaway : RIND
23. Parsons or Winwood : ESTELLE
26. "Gin a body ___ . . . ": Burns : MEETA
27. Smelting substances : ORES
29. Vivacity : CRACKLE
31. Choose : OPT
32. Modernist : NEO
34. Angry look : GLARE
36. Finished, to Poe : OER
37. Aye offset : NAY
39. City on the Dnepr : KIEV
44. Vigor : SNAP
47. Sally of old films : EILERS
49. Mild oath : CRIPES
50. Hairy : PILAR
51. Lift : RAISE
52. Storehouse : ETAPE
54. Indo or Poly ending : NESIA
55. After ___ (in a haphazard way) : ASORT
58. Homophone for seize : SEAS
60. Anagram for tug : GUT
62. ___ canto : BEL

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