New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1984

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Undergrad pad : DORM
5. Composer Joe Green : VERDI
10. Samoan city : APIA
14. Eye part : UVEA
15. Hera's admirer : IXION
16. Illiterate signing : XING
17. Degree for a would-be Einstein : MASTEROFSCIENCE
20. Change : ALTER
21. "Rivers to the Sea" poet : TEASDALE
22. An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
25. Basic biol. chain : RNA
26. Son of Odin : TYR
29. Eri's creation : SILK
31. Microscopic animal : AMEBA
36. Colorful horse : ROAN
38. Fibber : LIAR
40. Mr. Garth in "Middlemarch" : CALEB
41. S. B. Clough's forte : EUROPEANHISTORY
44. Pool occupant : STENO
45. Calaboose : STIR
46. Lawick-Goodall's friends : APES
47. Pure : SHEER
48. Insignificant one : SNIP
50. French connections : ETS
51. La leader : TRA
54. Innkeeper, in Italy : OSTE
56. Heraldic crosses : SALTIERS
61. Kind of grease : ELBOW
65. De Bakey's forte : THORACICSURGERY
68. Doctorow's "Loon ___" : LAKE
69. Common : USUAL
70. An evergreen : ATLE
71. News note : OBIT
72. Transfer a plant : REPOT
73. TV's Nicholas Nickleby : REES
1. Doomed Russian council : DUMA
2. Diamond category : OVAL
3. Pianist's pause : REST
4. Pia follower : MATER
5. Mate for mulier : VIR
6. Outside: Prefix : EXO
7. Fissure : RIFT
8. Doctor, at times : DOSER
9. Quechua : INCAN
10. Canned : AXED
11. Pedro's anana : PINA
12. Extensive: Abbr. : INCL
13. Noted writer: 1909–55 : AGEE
18. Christian et al. : ERAS
19. Famed rabbi-journalist: 1804–78 : ISAACS
23. Miss's equivalent : MILE
24. Jimmy Valentine, e.g. : ALIAS
26. Lock : TRESS
27. Conrad tale : YOUTH
28. Peep show : RAREE
30. Philosopher's family : KANTS
32. Hari : MATA
33. Marry in haste : ELOPE
34. Chapeau for Corot : BERET
35. Primeval chaos : ABYSS
37. Remnant of "Ten Little Indians" : NONE
39. Nosy beast : RHINO
42. Antonio's barrister : PORTIA
43. Girl with a pupil? : IRIS
49. Winged: Comb. form : PTER
52. Happen again : RECUR
53. Originate : ARISE
55. "Falstaff" composer: 1913 : ELGAR
56. Normandy town : STLO
57. Jezebel's spouse : AHAB
58. Norse god : LOKI
59. Waste allowance : TRET
60. Food fish : SCUP
62. ___ noire : BETE
63. Wreath atop Bors : ORLE
64. Letters for sages? : WYES
66. ___ Paulo : SAO
67. In last mo. : ULT

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