New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1984

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Greek letter : THETA
6. Went by : ELAPSED
13. Little innocent : CHERUB
14. Drain access : MANHOLE
15. Holmes memoir : THEFINALPROBLEM
17. Error generator : HASTE
18. Type of protest : SITIN
19. "___ ramblin' wreck . . . " : IMA
20. Spot : ESPY
21. Finch : SERIN
22. British weapon : STEN
23. Suffix with Adam or Eden : ITE
24. Dicer's bad throw : THREE
25. Position : STAND
26. Tenements : DECKERS
28. Accounts : REPORTS
30. Persephone : KORE
31. Sly : WILY
32. Virgin or Sandwich : ISLANDS
35. Sets the pool balls again : RERACKS
38. An anagram for slate : TAELS
39. "Over ___," W.W. I song : THERE
41. Bark : YAP
42. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
43. Lawn essential : GRASS
44. Beige : ECRU
45. Jewish teacher : RAB
46. Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
47. Mohammedanism : ISLAM
48. Holmes story : ACASEOFIDENTITY
51. Like a valid defense : TENABLE
52. This may be lame : EXCUSE
53. Unceasing : ENDLESS
54. Barbecue : ROAST
1. Holmes adventure : THESPECKLEDBAND
2. Built like a fullback : HEFTY
3. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
4. Cask : TUN
5. Humblers : ABASERS
6. More vapid : EMPTIER
7. Ex-Asian coin made of silver wire : LARIN
8. Soon : ANON
9. Deg. for a Platonist : PHB
10. Holmes adventure, with "The" : SOLITARYCYCLIST
11. Component : ELEMENT
12. Requires : DEMANDS
13. "As ___ as unsunn'd snow": Shak. : CHASTE
15. Freud's "The Ego and ___" : THEID
16. Lucre in Livorno : LIRE
21. Particle : SHRED
22. Roman robe : STOLA
24. Darrs : TERNS
25. Steeple : SPIRE
27. Cute marsupial : KOALA
29. Some crockery : EWERS
32. Battologize : ITERATE
33. Crusader's adversary : SARACEN
34. Conflicts : STRIFES
35. Domicile occupant : RESIDER
36. Kin of judo : KARATE
37. Covered with foam : SPUMY
40. The heart, to Tut : HATI
43. British prisons : GAOLS
44. Ebb and flow : ESTUS
46. Goddess of youth : HEBE
47. Orejon, e.g. : INCA
49. ___ soda : SAL
50. Outer: Prefix : EXO

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