New York Times, Monday, January 10, 1983

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
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Across Down
1. Blue dye : WOAD
5. Abraham's wife : SARAH
10. Stuff : CRAM
14. Eye : OGLE
15. ___ des beaux-arts : ECOLE
16. Fad : RAGE
17. Curb : REIN
18. Skull's companion : CROSSBONES
20. Went circuitously : DETOURED
22. Samples : TASTES
23. Very, in Versailles : TRES
24. Dame Myra or Rudolf : HESS
25. Babylonian's 3,600 shekels : TALENT
28. Segments : PORTIONS
32. Regret : RUE
33. Surgical thread : SETON
35. Boredom : ENNUI
36. Arab headband : AGAL
38. Less sweet, as wine : DRIER
40. Encircle : GIRD
41. Flattops of the Southwest : MESAS
43. Until now : ASYET
45. Sugar: Suffix : OSE
46. Shut out : PRECLUDE
48. Harridans : CRONES
50. Trick : RUSE
51. Commoner : PLEB
52. Overlook : IGNORE
55. Shop : BOUTIQUE
59. Strafing strategies : CROSSFIRES
61. Salad fish : TUNA
62. Pitcher handles : EARS
63. Wed : UNITE
64. Greasy-spoon sign : EATS
65. Unit of force : DYNE
66. Fertile soil : LOESS
67. Hindu peasant : RYOT
1. News : WORD
2. Double-curve arch : OGEE
3. Landed : ALIT
4. Signify : DENOTE
5. Stashed : SECRETED
6. Bob ___, one of Sheridan's "rivals" : ACRES
7. Crucifix : ROOD
8. Smith and Capp : ALS
9. Scarlet-letter wearer : HESTER
10. Intersection : CROSSING
11. Rave's companion : RANT
12. A 1969 World Series star : AGEE
13. Military dinner : MESS
19. Recipe direction : BASTE
21. Decorative vessels : URNS
24. ___ guide, Afro-Asian bird : HONEY
25. Bindlestiff : TRAMP
26. Boring tool : AUGER
27. Charter : LEASE
28. Stability : POISE
29. Plant of the lily family : ONION
30. Edith Cavell was one : NURSE
31. Factions : SIDES
34. Exchange : TRADE
37. Amerindic game : LACROSSE
39. Eremites : RECLUSES
42. Pronounces indistinctly : SLURS
44. Waste allowance : TRET
47. Serviceable : USEFUL
49. ___ dictum (incidental opinion) : OBITER
51. Arnold and Milton : POETS
52. Refrigerated : ICED
53. Achromatic color : GRAY
54. Skuld or Urdur : NORN
55. Soft cheese : BRIE
56. Levee : QUAY
57. Biblical preposition : UNTO
58. Senator from N.C. : EAST
60. Cadmus's daughter : INO

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