New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 1984

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid is asymmetric.
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Teller's "home" : CAGE
5. L.I. town : ISLIP
10. Dolt : CLOD
14. Siouan : OTOE
15. Fruit for jelly : GUAVA
16. Dorm : HIVE
17. Certain pickpocket : MOLLBUZZER
19. Often the last word : AMEN
20. Goal : END
21. Tayback's TV Mom : RAYE
22. Billable one : CLIENT
24. Chinook, to Boone : REDMAN
26. Vaticinator : SEER
27. Barest amount : IOTA
28. Illicit : UNLAWFUL
32. Alert watchman : ARGUS
34. W.W. I admiral : SPEE
35. "Comus" composer : ARNE
36. Leo, e.g. : SIGN
37. ___ out (solved) : DOPED
38. Lacoste of tennis fame : RENE
39. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
40. Jug : EWER
41. Insult : SMEAR
42. Timber specialist : FORESTER
44. Swashbuckler's event : DUEL
45. Kodiak : BEAR
46. Out of the country : ABROAD
49. Aerial photo composite : MOSAIC
52. Grand work : OPUS
54. Ottoman V.I.P. : AGA
55. Shortly : ANON
56. Confidence man : HIGHBINDER
59. Hotel-lobby area : DESK
60. Rival for Agatha : ERLE
61. Trace : SCENT
62. Early matchmaker : EROS
63. Attracted : DREW
64. Pentateuch : TORAH
1. Future star : COMER
2. In harmony : ATONE
3. Mercenary one : GOLDDIGGER
4. Slither : EEL
5. Reptile in a T. Williams title : IGUANA
6. Famed model ___ Parker : SUZY
7. Play the lounge lizard : LAZE
8. "___ Gotta Crow" : IVE
9. Lotted for development : PARCELED
10. Office loafer : CHAIRWARMER
11. Fruit for an ade : LIME
12. Calcar : OVEN
13. Slight depression : DENT
18. Unruly ones : BRATS
23. Grazer's milieu : LEA
25. Frauds : MOUNTEBANKS
26. Grimace with derision : SNEER
28. Word with case or berth : UPPER
29. Sponge of a sort : FREELOADER
30. W. German city : UNNA
31. Imitate Groucho : LEER
32. Conditional phrase : ASIF
33. I moisten: Lat. : RIGO
34. Farmer, at times : SOWER
37. Aloof : DETACHED
41. Remain alive : SUBSIST
43. Rorqual : SEI
44. Apply ointment : DAUB
47. Rocketry word : AGENA
48. Vader of "Star Wars" : DARTH
49. Concocted : MADE
50. Lulu : ONER
51. Fair : SOSO
52. Oeillade : OGLE
53. Word of relief : PHEW
57. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
58. Fort Bragg res. : NCO

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