New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 1984

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lingerie item : BRA
4. Shepherd's concerns : EWES
8. Decision maker : UMPIRE
14. Sleazy publication : RAG
15. Vidal : GORE
16. Former Mideast leader : NASSER
17. A Uris hero : ARI
18. Score for Gretzky : GOAL
19. Warbles : TRILLS
20. Churchill Downs event : DERBY
22. Cookout, e.g. : MEAL
24. Ogle : EYE
25. Golden-winged flicker : YELLOWHAMMER
29. Succulent plant : ALOE
30. Site of Dakar : SENEGAL
34. Blackbirds : GRACKLES
38. Roman official : EDILE
39. Connection : LINK
40. Coattails, e.g. : FLAPS
43. Fruit of the blackthorn : SLOE
44. Neighbor of Rome : UTICA
46. Extinct diver : GREATAUK
48. Malaysian city : MALACCA
51. Suffix with Boswell or Johnson : IANA
52. Large swallow : PURPLEMARTIN
57. Pallid : WAN
60. Pipe cement : LUTE
61. Warehouse : ETAPE
62. Summons : EVOKES
64. Calla lily : ARUM
67. Tugboat service : TOW
68. Release : LETOUT
69. "___, vidi, vici" : VENI
70. Porter, for one : ALE
71. Ornate : DRESSY
72. "Poema del Cid," e.g. : EPIC
73. A neighbor of Leb. : SYR
1. Diamond Jim : BRADY
2. Peep show : RAREE
3. "___ Like I," Loos autobiography : AGIRL
4. Poundcake ingredient : EGGYOLK
5. Pay suit : WOO
6. Epoch : ERA
7. Alabama city : SELMA
8. Make wild : UNTAME
9. "Blue Angel" actress's first name : MARLENE
10. Greek letter : PSI
11. Presque ___ Bay : ISLE
12. Depend : RELY
13. Highlanders' language : ERSE
21. Chickadee : BLACKCAP
23. Printers' measures : EMS
26. Pack animal : WOLF
27. Cant : HEEL
28. Colorful warbler : REDSTART
31. Colorado tributary : GILA
32. Family name in baseball : ALOU
33. Emblem of Wales : LEEK
34. Depressed : GLUM
35. Coolidge or Tushingham : RITA
36. Indigo : ANIL
37. Slump : SAG
41. ___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
42. Juncture : SEAM
45. Sting, to a zoologist : ACULEUS
47. Lacking vitality : ANAEMIC
49. Sharp-tongued : CRUSTY
50. Fitting : APT
53. Time off : LEAVE
54. Informal farewells : TATAS
55. River in Hungary : IPOLY
56. More recent : NEWER
57. N.Y.C.'s Tuesday : WELD
58. Claim : AVER
59. Eminence : NOTE
63. Items in Ali's rec. : KOS
65. Ribbed fabric : REP
66. Prefix with form or cell : UNI

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