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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1984

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,655
Across
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Some primates : APES
5
Alan or Cheryl : LADD
9
Rover : NOMAD
14
Oriental art material : RICEPAPER
16
Battery terminal : ANODE
17
It begins: "Marley was dead . . . " : ACHRISTMASCAROL
19
Luzon port : LAOAG
20
Drain : SEWER
21
Pay dirt : ORE
22
Suffix with Bronx or Brooklyn : ITE
24
Evaluates : ASSESSES
26
Swiss canton : URI
29
___ Islands in Galway Bay : ARAN
31
One of L.B.J.'s pets : HER
32
Pilchards : SARDINES
34
Meadow : LEA
36
First name of 37 Across : CHARLES
37
Great English novelist : DICKENS
41
Curve : ESS
42
Comparable thing or part : ANALOGUE
43
A king of Judah : ASA
45
Kent's girlfriend : LANE
46
Unit : ONE
47
Recondition : OVERHAUL
51
Statute : ACT
53
Fastener : PIN
54
Ship deck : ORLOP
56
Gulf port : TAMPA
60
It begins: "It was the best of times . . . " (with "A") : TALEOFTWOCITIES
63
Storage place : ETAPE
64
Moves : RELOCATES
65
Rot : DECAY
66
Summer refreshers : ADES
67
Descartes : RENE
Down
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Inland sea : ARAL
2
12-point type : PICA
3
Cavern sound : ECHO
4
Caravansary : SERAI
5
Spanish article : LAS
6
Condos or co-ops : APTS
7
Lowers : DEMEANS
8
Attracts : DRAWS
9
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
10
Three ___ match : ONA
11
Gloomy : MOROSE
12
Shepherd in the manger, e.g. : ADORER
13
Erases : DELES
15
Plaits : PIGTAILS
18
French possessive : SES
23
Sea birds : ERNES
25
Military hat : SHAKO
26
West Coast inst. : USC
27
Stadium sound : RAH
28
Revolutionary org. : IRA
30
Loser to D.D.E. : AES
33
Bleak, to Blake : DREAR
34
Tropical climber : LIANA
35
Culled from diverse sources : ECLECTIC
37
Genetic material : DNA
38
Self : EGO
39
A religious : NUN
40
Bishopric : SEE
42
Permitted : ALLOWED
43
Emulate Balbo : AVIATE
44
Battlefield in 1066 : SENLAC
47
Chose : OPTED
48
Bunk : HOOEY
49
Sandy's comment : ARF
50
Extreme : ULTRA
52
Mongol : TATAR
55
Native of Gdansk : POLE
57
Small insect : MITE
58
Hammer part : PEEN
59
African fox : ASSE
61
Org. headed by Ruckelshaus : EPA
62
Variety of lettuce : COS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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