New York Times, Monday, January 24, 1983

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Engage, as gears : MESH
5. Realtor's sign : SOLD
9. Incite : SPUR
13. ___ pura : AQUA
14. Use double talk : EQUIVOCATE
16. Has a meal : SUPS
17. Stayed in the country : RUSTICATED
18. Marchers' word : HEP
19. Skinny stick : SLAT
20. Part of a chignon : TRESS
21. Had a slant : SLOPED
23. Hillside in the Highlands : BRAE
25. Set of steps between farms : STILE
26. Molar or submarine : GRINDER
29. Formed a spark stream : ARCED
30. Region, to Poe : CLIME
31. Which was to be proved : QED
33. Inlets : RIAS
34. One of 50 : MAINE
35. Fiji's capital : SUVA
36. Krazy ___ of comics : KAT
37. Dog recently on Broadway : SANDY
38. Pitchman's pitch : SPIEL
39. Poseidon's Roman counterpart : NEPTUNE
41. Westerns star : AUTRY
42. Wriggling : EELY
43. Bearlike mammals : PANDAS
45. Personal goal : MECCA
48. Cheat : BILK
49. Iceberg part : TIP
51. Semiprecious stone : AQUAMARINE
54. Taunt : GIBE
55. Shore birds : TURNSTONES
56. Alley Oop's gal : OOLA
57. Batters' objectives : HITS
58. Vase-shaped jug : EWER
59. Folding money : ONES
1. Soft mixture for cattle : MASH
2. Horseman : EQUESTRIAN
3. Pray humbly : SUPPLICATE
4. Owns : HAS
5. Military unit : SQUAD
6. Drive out : OUST
7. Kindled : LIT
8. Early sixth-century date : DVI
9. ___ up (gathered quickly) : SCARED
10. Noddle : PATE
11. Salt Lake City team : UTES
12. World Series winners: 1975 and 1976 : REDS
14. Writer Gardner : ERLE
15. Motor fuel : OCTANE
19. Went fast : SPED
22. Córdoba cheers : OLES
23. Like the sea : BRINY
24. Hoarfrost : RIME
25. One of the Channel Islands : SARK
26. Ballroom step : GLIDE
27. Horsemanship : EQUITATION
28. Like some raincoats : REVERSIBLE
30. Thrifty or crafty : CANNY
32. Poet T. A. ___ : DALY
34. Heavy tool : MAUL
35. Tater : SPUD
37. Fumes or reeks : STEAMS
38. Submerged : SANK
40. Pie ingredient : PECANS
43. Undernourished ewe : PINER
44. Thirst quenchers : ALES
45. Coll. course : MATH
46. Cousin of iso : EQUI
47. Abrupt : CURT
48. Climbing plant : BINE
50. Carrots' partners : PEAS
52. Was corrosive : ATE
53. Fracas : ROW
54. Sticky stuff : GOO

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