New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1984

Author: Hickmott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mythological shield : AEGIS
6. "___ the word!" : MUMS
10. Tipster : TOUT
14. Persian : IRANI
15. "___ True What They Say . . . ?" : ISIT
16. Nimbus : AURA
17. U.S. artist-inventor : MORSE
18. Arms factory? : SPEARMINT
20. Computer language? : ADDERSTONGUE
22. " . . . like a ___ in the sky": Carroll : TEATRAY
23. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
27. Weller or Gamgee : SAM
28. Sad Big Ben? : BLUEBELL
31. Keeve : TUB
34. Two-toed sloths : UNAUS
36. Secular : LAIC
37. "To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
39. Gamut : RANGE
40. Sicilian hot spot : ETNA
41. Actress Kirk : LISA
42. Assisted : AIDED
43. Complement to yang : YIN
44. Siamese followers? : CATTAILS
46. Loc. or op. follower : CIT
49. Diaphanous : SHEER
50. Gear for Steichen and Arbus : CAMERAS
54. Yankee bull pen? : PITCHERPLANT
58. Circulatory system? : BLOODROOT
61. Straighten : ALINE
62. Sesame and peanut extractions : OILS
63. Cassowary's cousin : EMEU
64. Scatter again : RESOW
65. Harvard undergrounder? : BEET
66. Rages : FADS
67. They beat deuces : TREYS
1. Point toward : AIMAT
2. Wear away : ERODE
3. Lake in Italy : GARDA
4. Gores : INSETS
5. Madre or Nevada : SIERRA
6. Indistinct : MISTY
7. Zip-py org. : USPO
8. Bearing : MIEN
9. Male caribou : STAG
10. Docile : TAMEABLE
11. Gallic affirmative : OUI
12. Samovar : URN
13. Make lace : TAT
19. Stratagem : RUSE
21. Japanese warrior : SAMURAI
24. Thought-provoking : MEATY
25. Crêpes from Natasha's kitchen : BLINI
26. Noted N.A. highway : ALCAN
28. Troops : BANDS
29. Racing sled : LUGE
30. Item seen in lots of lots : USEDCAR
31. Soapstones : TALCS
32. Fictional Heep : URIAH
33. Thrash : BASTE
35. Brad or spad : NAIL
38. Fence fixture : GATEPOST
45. Lifeless : ARID
47. Reveal : IMPART
48. Job O. Henry had : TELLER
50. Whale of a constellation? : CETUS
51. ___ Cain : RAISE
52. Vex : ANNOY
53. Goulash and ragout : STEWS
55. Not kosher : TREF
56. Robin Cook novel : COMA
57. Cultivated : HOED
58. His mom gave us Hope : BOB
59. Prevaricate : LIE
60. Violinist Bull : OLE

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