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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

LETTER CARRIER

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1984

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 494 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,654
Across Down
1. Disable : MAIM
5. Freshet : SPATE
10. Palindromic title : MADAM
15. Percuss : TAP
18. Odd, in Ayr : ORRA
19. Pecan and almond : TREES
20. Ravel opus : BOLERO
21. Mao's successor : HUA
22. Pinniped : SEAL
23. Buenos ___ : AIRES
24. Group condemned at Nicaea: A.D. 325 : ARIANS
25. Silkworm : ERI
26. Was obsessed with a single idea : HADABINONESBONNET
29. Libation station : BAR
30. Lead, e.g. : ELEMENT
31. Sycophant's sayings : YESES
32. He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
34. Employs : USES
35. Parsonage : MANSE
37. Final : LAST
39. Sent a certain way : ROUTED
42. Tandem, for short : BIKE
43. Relative of sigma : ESS
46. Census fig. : STAT
48. Cay : ISLET
49. Former ring king : ALI
50. C x XXXII : MMMCC
52. Unit of loudness : SONE
53. " . . . bear those ___ we have . . . ": Hamlet : ILLS
54. Line in a patriotic song : FROMCTOSHININGC
57. Paris, to Priam : SON
58. Network of stitches : DARN
60. Past : AGO
61. Shed : LEANTO
62. Irregular : EROSE
64. Guardian spirits : LARES
66. Successful : ONTOP
67. Reluctant : AVERSE
68. N.Y. time, sometimes : EST
69. VIII : OCTO
70. Hopped-up drink : ALE
73. Beatitudes statement : BLESSEDRTHEMEEK
77. Overprecise person : PRIG
78. O'Brian role: 1955–61 : EARP
79. Fuliginous : SOOTY
80. Pelagic raptor : ERN
81. Extreme : ULTRA
82. Caron role in 1958 : GIGI
83. Inst. at Dallas : SMU
84. Besides : ALSO
85. Tickled the ivories : PLAYED
86. Dolt : NERD
88. Billiard shot : MASSE
90. Roasts : PANS
91. Assam or twankay : TEA
92. Spanker and spencer : SAILS
94. Of love : AMATIVE
98. Mongrel : CUR
100. Is watchful : KEEPSONESISPEELED
105. One of Eichmann's captors : ARI
106. Baroque : ORNATE
107. Hair coloring : RINSE
108. Painter Magritte : RENE
109. Thus : SIC
110. Soupçons : TRACES
111. Farrell's "My Days of ___" : ANGER
112. Dutch treat : EDAM
113. Shade tree : ASH
114. Suffix with critic or poet : ASTER
115. Cryptesthetic ones : SEERS
116. Count ___ Fère (Athos) : DELA
1. Arens of Israel : MOSHE
2. Spatial : AREAL
3. Decree of a sort : IRADE
4. Alaskan dogs : MALAMUTES
5. Kind of glass : STAINED
6. Publishes : PRINTS
7. Of aircraft : AERO
8. Lillums Lovewell's beau : TEEN
9. Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
10. Sullen : MOROSE
11. Bring into agreement : ALINE
12. Jagger and Rusk : DEANS
13. English composer: 1710–78 : ARNE
14. A memorable Zero : MOSTEL
15. A certain tax revolt : THEBOSTONTPARTY
16. Aroma of flowers : AURA
17. Abbott and Costello, e.g. : PAIR
20. Infants : BABES
27. Harass : BESET
28. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
33. Card game : CASSINO
35. Grain sorghum : MILO
36. Ghanaian group : AKIM
38. "Touching" dance : TANGO
39. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
40. Type of breakfast : OSLO
41. Astaire film: 1941 : ULLNEVERGETRICH
42. Rural sight : BARN
43. Printing quads : EMS
44. Cheap: Slang : SCHLOCK
45. Skillful : SCIENT
47. Gumshoe : TEC
50. Loan on prop. : MTGE
51. Jersey noise : MOOS
54. Nat Turner's quest : FREEDOM
55. Menu : CARTE
56. Warsaw Pact counterpart : NATO
58. A British Diana : DORS
59. Estimate : ASSESS
63. Breathe : RESPIRE
64. Baltic inhabitant : LETT
65. Pale : ASHY
67. Writer Lesage : ALAIN
69. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
71. Cambio coins : LIRE
72. Mild oath : EGAD
73. Entreat : BEG
74. One of Viking Rollo's many names : ROU
75. Honeys : MELS
76. Celtic tongue : ERSE
77. Three sheets in the wind : PLASTERED
81. Arm bones : ULNAE
84. Part of N.A.A.C.P. : ASSN
85. Indulges : PAMPERS
87. Siouan Indian : DAKOTA
88. Sir : MISTER
89. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
90. His ends seldom meet : PASSER
92. Legislature at Paris : SENAT
93. Swiftly : APACE
95. ___ la Cité : ILEDE
96. Corrupt : VENAL
97. Tissue swelling : EDEMA
98. Glen Gray's ___ Loma Orchestra : CASA
99. "Exodus" author : URIS
101. Stumbles : ERRS
102. Cenozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
103. ___ prole (childless) : SINE
104. Creator of canine Sheba : INGE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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