New York Times, Friday, August 10, 1984

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Soapstone : TALC
5. ___ now (today) : ASOF
9. Sacred song : PSALM
14. Exchange premium : AGIO
15. Fillet : BONE
16. Home on high : AERIE
17. Introductions : PREAMBLES
19. Start of a Williams title : CATON
20. Come close to lawbreaking : SAILNEARTHEWIND
22. Modernist : NEO
23. Casanova, for one : ROUE
24. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
25. Role in "The Green Pastures" : LAWD
27. Noxious : MIASMAL
29. Macaw : ARA
30. Stentorian : LOUD
31. Steve and Fred : ALLENS
35. Consistent : UNIFORM
37. Persistent also-ran : STASSEN
38. Abominate : DETEST
39. Author Kingsley : AMIS
40. Jay's cousin : PIE
41. Subject to earthquakes : SEISMIC
43. Amerce : FINE
44. ___ on (suppressed) : SAT
46. Begone! : SCAT
47. Ending with musket : EER
48. Not now—later, perhaps : ATSOMEOTHERTIME
53. Western lake : TAHOE
54. Played anew : REENACTED
55. Blessed ___ : EVENT
56. Seine tributary : EURE
57. Actor Cronyn : HUME
58. Import : SENSE
59. W.C.T.U. members : DRYS
60. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
1. Bugle call : TAPS
2. Pearl Mosque city : AGRA
3. Ambush : LIEINWAIT
4. Supplied fuel to a steamer : COALED
5. French novelist ___ Prévost : ABBE
6. Tanning place : SOLARIUM
7. "___ leads to London": Masefield : ONEROAD
8. Role in "Gunsmoke" : FESTUS
9. Stride : PACE
10. Levees : SEAWALLS
11. Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
12. ___ share : LIONS
13. Ameliorate : MEND
18. L–P connection : MNO
21. Pertaining to blood : HEMATIC
25. Eulogize : LAUD
26. Composer of "Rule, Britannia" : ARNE
27. Tenon's complement : MORTISE
28. "___! poor Yorick . . . " : ALAS
30. Outdistance : LOSE
32. Ghosts, in haunted casas : ESPIRITUS
33. Adolf's refusal : NEIN
34. Dagger of yore : SNEE
36. Hanging decorations : FESTOONS
37. Metalworker's milieu : SMITHERY
39. Olympics contestant, e.g. : AMATEUR
42. Reached home : SCORED
43. " . . . to ___ pail of water" : FETCHA
44. Friar Tuck's cudgel : STAVE
45. Blanched : ASHEN
47. Distinctive time : ERA
48. Stuttering comedian Roscoe : ATES
49. Allot : METE
50. Chemical suffixes : ENES
51. Office note : MEMO
52. W. German river : EDER

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