John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1984

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actor Convy : BERT
5. Javelin : SPEAR
10. Not in harmony : AJAR
14. Song for Sutherland : ARIA
15. Hagar's wife : HELGA
16. Laptev Sea feeder : LENA
17. Decathlon winner: 1968 : BILLTOOMEY
19. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
20. Top pitcher : ACE
21. Pisa's river : ARNO
22. Mesopotamian's Urfa : EDESSA
24. Sympathy : PITY
25. Interlace : TWINE
26. Crib adjunct : MOBILE
29. Boring : TIRESOME
32. Ever's pal : ANON
33. Like crab grass : ROOTY
35. Madison loc. : WIS
36. She might be called "Becky" : REBA
37. Tourn. Nicklaus won five times : PGA
38. Dispatched : SENT
39. Serbian city : NIS
40. Designer ___ : JEANS
42. Whenever : ONCE
43. Certain college members : ELECTORS
46. Entertains : AMUSES
48. Love, in Hilo : ALOHA
49. Center the football : SNAP
50. Atoll sight : LAGOON
52. Tramp's friend in a Disney film : LADY
53. Lily, in Lyon : LIS
56. Galley features : OARS
57. Winner of the 800-meter run: 1980 : STEVEOVETT
60. Independent : FREE
61. Figure skater Brian : ORSER
62. Inkling : IDEA
63. It gets pitched : TENT
64. Obligations : NEEDS
65. Runner Decker : MARY
1. An Ali : BABA
2. Heiden or Liddell : ERIC
3. Vex : RILE
4. Former chess champ : TAL
5. Marathon gold medalist: 1972 : SHORTER
6. Pink perennial : PEONY
7. Old-time actor Lincoln : ELMO
8. "The ___ of Reason": Paine : AGE
9. Winner of eight gold medals in track and field : RAYEWRY
10. E.T. et al. : ALIENS
11. Star in Berlin: 1936 : JESSEOWENS
12. Rutherford and Harding : ANNS
13. Tat-tat predecessor : RATA
18. Follow : TAIL
23. Chancy cube : DIE
24. ___ colada : PINA
25. Atlas, e.g. : TITAN
26. Meaux's river : MARNE
27. NBC newsman Roger : ONEIL
28. Pole-vault winner: 1968 : BOBSEAGREN
29. Robes in "The Robe" : TOGAS
30. Kind of pie : MINCE
31. Bass-baritone Simon : ESTES
34. "Peter Grimes," e.g. : OPERA
38. Consommé : SOUP
40. Decathlon winner: 1960 : JOHNSON
41. Boxing gold medalist: 1952 : SANDERS
44. Cupboard : CLOSET
45. Overly : TOO
47. Irish county : MAYO
49. Socked away : SAVED
50. Attic : LOFT
51. Bern's river : AARE
52. ___-majesté : LESE
53. Aldous Huxley work : LEDA
54. Journey, to Julius : ITER
55. Tarry : STAY
58. Before quattro : TRE
59. Get-up-and-go : VIM

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