New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1984

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Part of Dobbin's foot : PASTERN
8. Tampa Bay Rowdies' game : SOCCER
14. Unconfined : ATLARGE
15. American landscape painter : LAFARGE
16. Canine woes : THEBITESOFFLEAS
18. Seine sights : ILES
19. Hawks' antitheses : DOVES
20. Yale or Whitney : ELI
21. Fiber cluster : NEP
22. Coe or Ovett : MILER
23. Barbecue item : SPIT
24. Philippine native : ATI
25. Distinction : HONOR
26. Ill will : SPITE
27. Ham's activity : SENDING
29. Made smooth and lustrous : SATINED
31. Present : GIVE
32. Protracted : LONG
33. Mail boats : PACKETS
36. Piled up : AMASSED
39. Afterward, at Monte Carlo : APRES
40. Fold : PLEAT
42. Gibbon : LAR
43. Dutch painter of "The Quack" : LAAR
44. Aviates : SOARS
45. Enzyme : ASE
46. Outside: Comb. form : ECT
47. Famed bag man : SANTA
48. Monkshood : ATIS
49. Nectar search : THEFLIGHTOFBEES
53. Portico : TERRACE
54. Underwrite : ENDORSE
55. Lamb products : ESSAYS
56. Removes iron oxide : DERUSTS
1. Metallic films : PATINAS
2. Olympian : ATHLETE
3. Dormant volcanoes : SLEEPINGCRATERS
4. Identifies : TABS
5. Assam silkworm : ERI
6. Col.'s command : RGT
7. In want : NEEDING
8. Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
9. Switch positions : OFFS
10. Golfer Peete : CAL
11. Crawling critics : CREEPINGSLATERS
12. Part of the French motto : EGALITE
13. Moved a house : RESITED
15. Romeo and Juliet : LOVERS
17. Alone : SOLO
22. French impressionist : MONET
23. Gyrates : SPINS
25. Uredo : HIVES
26. A weasel : STOAT
28. Levee worker : DIKER
30. Egyptian geishas : ALMAS
33. Board for Benton : PALETTE
34. Parisian gangsters : APACHES
35. Item to throw in : SPONGE
36. Made effervescent : AERATED
37. Most facile : EASIEST
38. Clothes : DRESSES
41. Wooden strip : LATH
44. Levantine ketches : SAICS
47. Do in : SLAY
48. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
50. Monk's title : FRA
51. "Paris ___," Brady book : ONE
52. Drive in N.Y.C. : FDR

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