New York Times, Wednesday, January 26, 1983

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Woodwind : OBOE
5. Headline word in July 1973 : TAPES
10. Cutting tool : ADZ
13. Prefinals, for short : SEMIS
15. Century plant : AGAVE
16. Grand ___, Nova Scotia : PRE
17. Janet or Vivien : LEIGH
18. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
19. Ethiopian prince : RAS
20. Saint's film debut: 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
23. Less verbose : TERSER
24. Black : INKY
25. Resilient : ELASTIC
28. Grape : UVA
30. Jug part : LUG
31. Spinner : TOP
33. "___ for Comedy": Behrman : NOTIME
37. Polanski film: 1962 : KNIFEINTHEWATER
41. Purloined : STOLEN
42. Affirmative vote : YEA
43. Half a French dance : CAN
44. Part of a participle : ING
45. She became a spider : ARACHNE
48. A ___ Able : ASIN
51. In a saucy way : PERTLY
53. Gene Kelly film: 1952 : SINGININTHERAIN
59. Beer container : KEG
60. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
61. Part of TNT : NITRO
62. Second person : EVE
63. "___ Lescaut" : MANON
64. Greece : ELLAS
65. ___ Moines : DES
66. In that case, to Henri : ALORS
67. Hindu having gurus : SIKH
1. Christiania today : OSLO
2. "We've ___ had!" : BEEN
3. Neglect : OMIT
4. Octets : EIGHTS
5. Town on the Rhone : TARASCON
6. Chalcedony : AGATE
7. Road worker : PAVER
8. Perpetually : EVER
9. Ego : SELF
10. Stage part : APRON
11. Imbibed : DRANK
12. Piquant : ZESTY
14. Halloween garb : SHEET
21. Activity for Bellow : WRITING
22. Lariat : RIATA
25. Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
26. Actor Alfred : LUNT
27. Exchange premium : AGIO
28. Discover : UNEARTH
29. Pledge : VOW
32. Dem. or Rep. : PTY
34. "The Seven Year ___" : ITCH
35. Intend : MEAN
36. Irish lake : ERNE
38. Scottish dance : FLING
39. Twilight time, to Tennyson : EEN
40. Encourages : HEARTENS
46. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
47. Actor Ritchard et al. : CYRILS
48. Invited : ASKED
49. Colander : SIEVE
50. U.S. playwright's family : INGES
51. Spinet : PIANO
52. Biblical witch's abode : ENDOR
54. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
55. Actress Patricia : NEAL
56. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
57. Neighbor of Syria: Var. : IRAK
58. Snack : NOSH

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