It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

MISSING LINKS

New York Times, Sunday, July 15, 1984

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
P
2
E
3
L
4
F
5
N
6
O
7
D
8
E
9
C
10
A
11
D
12
S
13
A
14
M
15
M
16
A
17
N
18
A
R
I
A
19
S
20
A
B
E
L
21
A
R
A
L
22
D
U
E
T
O
23
M
A
R
C
A
24
R
C
E
A
U
25
J
U
D
I
26
T
E
R
S
O
N
27
S
T
A
T
U
A
R
Y
28
S
29
T
O
M
A
C
H
30
A
C
M
E
31
N
N
E
32
V
I
O
L
S
33
K
O
34
A
L
A
35
M
36
A
37
L
T
A
38
L
I
V
R
E
39
P
E
N
N
40
L
41
S
42
T
43
S
I
R
E
E
44
S
O
R
E
S
45
M
A
R
G
A
46
R
I
T
A
47
I
N
C
O
R
48
R
E
C
T
49
C
A
T
S
50
V
E
N
U
S
51
R
N
A
52
Y
E
H
U
53
N
54
U
H
I
N
55
L
E
E
D
S
56
E
O
N
57
A
D
D
S
58
E
L
I
Z
A
59
B
O
S
60
S
W
E
61
E
N
E
Y
62
H
A
N
C
E
63
L
O
V
E
64
S
65
E
66
T
67
V
I
R
68
S
A
R
A
H
69
L
E
N
A
70
A
L
E
71
T
72
A
73
M
E
R
74
C
H
E
S
I
75
M
I
T
Z
76
L
A
R
77
A
M
O
R
Y
78
R
O
A
D
79
A
D
H
E
80
S
81
I
O
N
S
82
C
A
S
T
A
83
N
E
T
S
84
B
85
R
I
D
E
86
E
R
O
D
E
87
O
H
S
88
N
A
B
S
89
W
E
E
D
Y
90
E
D
E
N
S
91
B
92
U
T
T
E
93
M
A
N
N
S
94
I
D
A
95
S
96
P
A
N
97
A
L
98
C
A
L
D
E
99
I
N
I
T
100
I
101
A
102
T
103
E
104
M
I
C
P
105
I
L
L
A
N
E
106
W
107
A
L
L
T
E
G
N
E
R
108
E
S
K
E
R
109
E
V
E
S
110
A
B
L
E
111
S
O
N
A
R
112
W
A
S
N
T
113
D
A
T
A
114
L
A
S
T
115
R
O
K
S
© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,668
Across
1
Ill-gotten money : PELF
5
Central point : NODE
9
Ungentlemanly chaps : CADS
13
Where King Hussein works : AMMAN
18
Cantata solos : ARIAS
20
First shepherd : ABEL
21
Asian sea : ARAL
22
Because of : DUETO
23
Mime in search of a shade tree? : MARCARCEAU
25
Actress lacking applause? : JUDITERSON
27
Branch of sculpture : STATUARY
28
Put up with : STOMACH
30
Apogee : ACME
31
Palm Beach-to-Boston dir. : NNE
32
Stringed instruments : VIOLS
33
Outbacker with big ears : KOALA
35
Where St. Paul was shipwrecked : MALTA
38
Book, in Berck : LIVRE
39
Colony founder : PENN
40
W.W. II beach assault vehicle : LST
43
"No ___!" : SIREE
44
Afflictions : SORES
45
Tequila cocktail : MARGARITA
47
Wrong : INCORRECT
49
Clowder members : CATS
50
Roman Aphrodite : VENUS
51
Cell constituent, for short : RNA
52
Violinist coinless in a phone booth? : YEHUNUHIN
55
City on the Aire : LEEDS
56
Countless ages : EON
57
Uses an abacus : ADDS
58
Shavian professor's pupil : ELIZA
59
Cattle genus : BOS
60
"___ Among the Nightingales" : SWEENEY
62
Small arch : HANCE
63
Court feat : LOVESET
67
Manhood, to Marius : VIR
68
Abraham's wife : SARAH
69
Capp's ___ the Hyena : LENA
70
Stout : ALE
71
More subdued : TAMER
74
Admiral longing for a pet sea bird? : CHESIMITZ
76
Ancient Roman spirit : LAR
77
Conservationist Cleveland : AMORY
78
"Abbey ___," Beatles album : ROAD
79
Firm attachments : ADHESIONS
82
Rhythm instrument : CASTANETS
84
"The ___ of Lammermoor" : BRIDE
86
Diminish slowly : ERODE
87
Outcries : OHS
88
Collars : NABS
89
Like a neglected garden : WEEDY
90
Famous British family : EDENS
91
Flat-topped hill : BUTTE
93
Horace and Thomas : MANNS
94
Stein novel : IDA
95
Bridge : SPAN
97
Spanish mayor : ALCALDE
99
Novice : INITIATE
104
Mystery writer without clues? : MICPILLANE
106
Novelist not dealt winning cards? : WALLTEGNER
108
Glacial ridge : ESKER
109
" . . . flies on summer ___": Keats : EVES
110
Talented : ABLE
111
Submarine apparatus : SONAR
112
Didn't exist : WASNT
113
Computer input : DATA
114
Shoemaker's block : LAST
115
Korean kin of G.I.'s : ROKS
Down
1
Knaves of clubs, in loo : PAMS
2
First-year-Latin word : ERAT
3
Como coin : LIRA
4
Reality : FACT
5
Button material : NACRE
6
Mind : OBEY
7
Juno, to Caligula : DEA
8
Baffling : ELUSIVE
9
Wheedle : CAJOLE
10
Calla lilies : ARUMS
11
Arp's cult : DADA
12
Raincoats : SLICKERS
13
He wrote "The Sultan of Sulu" : ADE
14
Orozco creation : MURAL
15
Hallucinogen : MESCALINE
16
Jot : ATOM
17
"Therefore I'll ___ of it": Shak. : NONE
19
Stroll : SAUNTER
24
Indian prince : RANA
26
Whiplash : THONG
29
Rocky pinnacles : TORS
32
Objets d'art : VIRTU
34
Ballerina in need of a rest? : ANAVLOVA
35
Fishing bait : MINNOW
36
Esoteric : ARCANE
37
Carroll or Carrillo : LEO
38
Tay and Awe : LOCHS
39
City on the Ganges : PATNA
41
Scantling : STUD
42
Soviet wire service : TASS
43
Fathers : SIRES
44
Unkempt : SEEDY
45
Shade of yellow : MAIZE
46
A.F.B. in Texas : REESE
48
He painted "Toilers of the Sea" : RYDER
49
Showy : CHICHI
53
Approximated : NEARED
54
Forelimb bones : ULNAS
57
Singer waiting for the restaurant check? : ANIRYANT
59
Buddhist monk : BONZE
61
Shriver defeater in 1978 : EVERT
62
Sunken fences : HAHAS
63
Oblivion : LETHE
64
Nation target : SALOON
65
Kin of dik-diks : ELANDS
66
Summary : TERSE
68
Natives of Bathgate : SCOTS
69
Watergate clam : LIDDY
71
Mexican sandwich : TACO
72
Oriental servant : AMAH
73
Old turtles : MOSSBACKS
75
"The ___," Genet play : MAIDS
78
Emulated Daniel Shays : REBELLED
80
Tranquilizes : SEDATES
81
Dander : IRE
83
Dating from birth : NATAL
84
Flex : BEND
85
Fresh start : RENEWAL
89
Nobel Peace Prize winner: 1983 : WALESA
90
Emulate Maxwell Perkins : EDIT
92
Free the pigs : UNPEN
93
Artist Zola defended : MANET
94
Cove : INLET
95
Hootamaganzy's cousin : SMEW
96
Galileo's birthplace : PISA
98
Nasal hollows : CAVA
99
Misfortunes : ILLS
100
Operatic prince : IGOR
101
Part of A.D. : ANNO
102
Strong, durable wood : TEAK
103
Sins : ERRS
105
N.Y.C. subway : IRT
107
Mideastern fabric : ABA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|