New York Times, Monday, January 31, 1983

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ship's jail : BRIG
5. "Dream of Gerontius" composer : ELGAR
10. Intents : AIMS
14. Soiree spoiler : BOOR
15. Not a soul : NOONE
16. Combo of a sort : TRIO
17. Sol's follower : LUNA
18. Play up to the fans : GRANDSTAND
20. Norm : STANDARD
22. Stored up : PENT
23. He once lived on the Piazza San Marco : DOGE
24. Avoid : SHUN
26. Decadent : EFFETE
29. Mexican ___ (draw) : STANDOFF
33. Folkways : MORES
34. Motorist's headache : FLAT
35. Litigant : SUER
36. Incensement : IRE
37. Winged : ALATE
38. Foulard : TIE
39. Part of a fork : TINE
41. Single : LONE
42. Odor : SCENT
44. Tap the poker table : STANDPAT
46. Electrical problems : SHORTS
47. Dramatis personae : CAST
48. Reckon : DEEM
49. Appear in the gloom : LOOM
51. Where play's the thing : SANDPILE
55. Platforms in many parks : BANDSTANDS
58. Change for a five : ONES
59. "Ammo" at weddings : RICE
60. Slur : ELIDE
61. He won laurels in comedy : STAN
62. Scored with a sizzling serve : ACED
63. Barristers: Abbr. : ATTYS
64. Elegance : TONE
1. Casks: Abbr. : BBLS
2. A "laughter" in sports : ROUT
3. College in New Rochelle : IONA
4. Spanish V.I.P. : GRANDEE
5. Grip : ENGAGE
6. Peter of old films : LORRE
7. Prod : GOAD
8. Raggedy doll : ANN
9. Skelton : RED
10. Takes part in a meeting : ATTENDS
11. Persia today : IRAN
12. Large amount : MINT
13. Lawn material : SOD
19. Whirled : SPUN
21. Specks : DOTS
24. Aver : STATE
25. Have no use for : HATE
26. Gives out : EMITS
27. TV's "You Asked ___" : FORIT
28. Ridges on insects' wings : FRENA
29. Inclination : SLANT
30. Exterior : OUTER
31. Boxer's maneuver : FEINT
32. Fusses : FRETS
34. Life preserver : FLOAT
37. Sights seen by Swiss : ALPS
40. Made a cryptogram : ENCODED
42. Lean-to : SHED
43. Soil fertilizer : COMPOST
45. Bottles up : DAMS
46. Hearing and touch : SENSES
48. Warbucks : DADDY
49. Secular : LAIC
50. Formerly : ONCE
51. Apt rhyme for a fit : SNIT
52. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
53. Spare : LEAN
54. Serf of yore : ESNE
55. Lingerie item : BRA
56. Caddy's contents : TEA
57. High, in music : ALT

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