New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 1984

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eatery : CAFE
5. Identical : SAME
9. Utter : SPEAK
14. Body of knowledge : LORE
15. Soho buggy : PRAM
16. Terra follower : COTTA
17. Seed coat : ARIL
18. Roomy vessels : ARKS
19. Stage extension : APRON
20. "___ Not Unusual," Tom Jones hit : ITS
21. Lake west of Shanghai : TAI
22. Current unit : AMPERE
23. Command to shake a leg : MAKEITSNAPPY
27. Bee: Comb. form : API
28. U.K. time : GMT
29. Mar. follower : APR
32. Mulish : OBSTINATE
36. Crucifix inscription : INRI
37. Accepting with good humor : MAKINGTHEBESTOF
40. "The fat ___ the fire" : ISIN
41. Trapeze whiz : AERIALIST
42. Half a score : TEN
43. European salamander : OLM
44. Refrain bit : TRA
45. Succeed : MAKEONESMARK
51. Dailies : PAPERS
54. Use a darning egg : SEW
55. Bon ___ (stylishness) : TON
56. Antelope : ELAND
57. Scissors case : ETUI
58. Yours, to Yves : ATOI
59. Show joy : SMILE
60. Ragged : TORN
61. Large fishhook : GAFF
62. Falcon feature : TALON
63. In ___ (distracted) : AFOG
64. Goidelic language : ERSE
1. Allege : CLAIM
2. Ventricle outlet : AORTA
3. Gambol : FRISK
4. Teleost fish : EEL
5. Having a tiff : SPATTING
6. Gobelin, e.g. : ARRAS
7. Exploiting : MAKINGTHEMOSTOF
8. Picas : EMS
9. Little devil : SCAMP
10. Opium source : POPPY
11. Balzac's "to be" : ETRE
12. Ending for comment : ATOR
13. Batman's creator : KANE
22. Fitting : APT
24. Pucker, in sailmaking : EATIN
25. Szechwan city : IPIN
26. Meccan mogul : AMEER
29. Prefix with freeze : ANTI
30. Virtuosi : PROS
31. Rock fissure : RIFT
32. Leave out : OMIT
33. Diamond item : BASE
34. Pelt : SKIN
35. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
36. Moslem religion : ISLAM
38. Kind of dental X-ray : BITEWING
39. Rabbit ___ (TV antennae) : EARS
43. Approves : OKS
45. ___ Park, Edison's workplace : MENLO
46. "As You Like It" site : ARDEN
47. Nerve: Prefix : NEURO
48. Rose extract : ATTAR
49. Santa's "runways" : ROOFS
50. Bowie ___ : KNIFE
51. Gnat, e.g. : PEST
52. Diva Gluck : ALMA
53. Sandbox toy : PAIL
57. Tea anagram : ETA
58. Mature : AGE

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