New York Times, Wednesday, January 19, 1983

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. High-spirited : PERT
5. Indian state : ASSAM
10. Swindler's ruse : SCAM
14. Cinnabar and pyrite : ORES
15. Task : CHORE
16. Singer Tennille : TONI
17. Surreptitious : UNDERCOVER
19. "Touch of ___," Welles film : EVIL
20. Fixes a damaged gouache : RESTORES
21. "___ Song Comin' On" : IFEELA
23. Petitions a court : SUES
24. Belle of the Wild West : STARR
25. Most outlandish : ODDEST
28. Did a health-club job : MASSAGED
31. XIII x IV : LII
32. Hebrew month : TEVET
34. Rib of a Gothic vault : OGIVE
35. Anagram for sate : EAST
37. "The butler ___" : DIDIT
39. 360-mile watercourse, with 42 Across : ERIE
40. Cuzco Indian : INCAN
42. See 39 Across : CANAL
44. Inc. in the U.K. : LTD
45. Newborn : NEONATAL
47. Sunflower State : KANSAS
49. Suspended mist : VAPOR
50. Toxin counteragents : SERA
51. Famed folk singer : SEEGER
53. Balls of steel wool, e.g. : SCOURERS
57. Lose interest : TIRE
58. Apollo flight finales : RECOVERIES
60. Ripsnorter : ONER
61. Lacking substance : INANE
62. Novelist Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
63. Iranian lang. : PERS
64. Prevent : DETER
65. Ties the knot : WEDS
1. Rain cats and dogs : POUR
2. Marine bird : ERNE
3. N.L. nine : REDS
4. Housefly's cousin : TSETSE
5. Grew together : ACCRETED
6. Pumps : SHOES
7. Eng. coins : SOVS
8. Live : ARE
9. Superior qualities : MERITS
10. Steamship section : STEERAGE
11. Some models : COVERGIRLS
12. Relative of cyanine : ANIL
13. "___ 18," Uris book : MILA
18. Drive out of bed : ROUST
22. Mi–la link : FASO
24. Gown fabric : SATIN
25. Olive-oil constituent : OLEIN
26. Woody co-star : DIANE
27. Talent scout, perhaps : DISCOVERER
28. Navy Cross, e.g. : MEDAL
29. Harold Prince hit : EVITA
30. Samples of derring-do : DEEDS
33. Cleric : VICAR
36. If male, these are scarlet : TANAGERS
38. Assume control : TAKEOVER
41. Scruff : NAPE
43. Jack of old films : LARUE
46. Scorching : TORRID
48. Restrict : NARROW
50. Biscuit's cousin : SCONE
51. End : STOP
52. Hamburger's article : EINE
53. "Scram, tabby!" : SCAT
54. Emerald Isle, earlier : EIRE
55. Tear apart : REND
56. Compass pts. : SSES
59. Ending for ethyl : ENE

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