New York Times, Monday, January 17, 1983

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Coin of Calabria : LIRA
5. Hebrew letter : ALEF
9. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
13. Native of Mecca : ARAB
14. Bolivian friend : AMIGO
15. River in Maine : SACO
16. Atones : MAKESUPFOR
18. Short comic play : SKIT
19. Wind dir. : ENE
20. Band on a shield : ORLE
21. Chargers : STEEDS
23. Wings : ALAE
24. Sticklers split these : HAIRS
25. Drive forward : IMPEL
27. Adjust exactly; align : MAKETRUE
30. Word with widow or skirt : GRASS
31. Vagabond : ROVER
32. Slip : ERR
33. Superior, for one : LAKE
34. Pep up : LIVEN
35. Heroic narrative : SAGA
36. Fruity drink : ADE
37. Expand : WIDEN
38. Pelts : HIDES
39. Predetermined : DESTINED
41. "The Bells of St. ___," 1917 song : MARYS
42. Sharpener : HONER
43. Peel : PARE
44. Ship's radioman : SPARKS
46. ___ qua non : SINE
47. Help out : AID
50. Check out : TEST
51. Celebrates : MAKESMERRY
54. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
55. Playing marble : AGATE
56. Contest, Greek style : AGON
57. Calendar abbr. : TUES
58. ___ bene : NOTA
59. Dixie dish : PONE
1. Metallic cloth : LAME
2. Site of the Elburz Mts. : IRAN
3. Dissolute fellow : RAKE
4. Fortas or Ribicoff : ABE
5. Copious : AMPLE
6. "In My ___," Beatles song : LIFE
7. Self : EGO
8. Abandoned : FORSAKEN
9. Declare : ASSERT
10. Prepares : MAKESREADY
11. ___ rain : ACID
12. Little ones : TOTS
14. Perceived by ear : AURAL
17. Shoe parts : SOLES
22. Row : TIER
23. Church recess : APSE
24. Shelter : HAVEN
25. Sultan's decree : IRADE
26. Hurries : MAKESHASTE
27. Relocated : MOVED
28. Importunes : URGES
29. Time periods : ERAS
30. Pleased : GLAD
31. Horseman : RIDER
34. Football official : LINESMAN
35. Address for a king : SIRE
37. Nictitate : WINK
38. Seraglio : HAREM
40. Pastries : TORTES
41. Parsonage : MANSE
43. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
44. Office copy, for short : STAT
45. Llama land : PERU
46. Three-handed card game : SKAT
47. Former constellation : ARGO
48. What Mr. America pumps : IRON
49. Force unit : DYNE
52. Gone by : AGO
53. "Israfel" poet's monogram : EAP

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