New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1983

Author: Harold B. Counts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mrs. Nick Charles : NORA
5. Facing a glacier : STOSS
10. Thick slice : SLAB
14. Shepherd prophet : AMOS
15. Snow leopard : OUNCE
16. Caffeine-rich nut : COLA
17. Outdo : BEST
18. Pilot : STEER
19. Scent : ODOR
20. Timid people : NERVOUSNELLIES
23. Extinct bird : MOA
24. Okla. city : ENID
25. Ovine cry : BAA
27. ___-faire : LAISSEZ
31. Boxing term : JAB
34. Went along with : AGREEDTO
36. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
37. Site of Brock U., Canada : SAINTCATHARINES
41. Mocked : APED
42. Recipients of tributes : HONOREES
43. Bandleader Brown : LES
44. Pilot fish : REMORAS
47. Bikini part : BRA
48. Sandwich shop : DELI
49. Comparative suffix : IER
51. Wild cucumber : CREEPINGJENNIE
58. Hawaiian dance : HULA
59. Violin for Perlman : STRAD
60. Early fruit fancier : ADAM
62. Roman road : ITER
63. Ho predecessor : HEAVE
64. Southwestern flattop : MESA
65. People generally : THEY
66. Account exec : ADMAN
67. Conversational cliché : ISEE
1. Snatch : NAB
2. Augury : OMEN
3. Evergreens used in perfumery : ROSEMARIES
4. N.L. member : ASTRO
5. Indifferent : SOSO
6. Ballet skirt : TUTU
7. Dollar bills : ONES
8. Vistas : SCENES
9. Unclouded : SERENE
10. Xantippe, e.g. : SCOLD
11. Napoleonic victory site : LODI
12. Drug-yielding plant : ALOE
13. Hinders : BARS
21. Man's man : VALET
22. Taylor, to Burton : LIZ
25. Tot's ___ reader : BASAL
26. Yawning : AGAPE
28. Mil. officer : ADC
29. Call ___ day : ITA
30. Bantu language : SOTHO
31. Certain newlyweds : JUNEBRIDES
32. Afghan prince : AMEER
33. ___ nova : BOSSA
35. Cease : END
36. ___ Galahad : SIR
38. Biblical mountain : HOR
39. Miscellany : ANA
40. Gymnast's stickum : ROSIN
44. Ribbed fabric : REP
45. Hebrew prophet : ELISHA
46. Coined : MINTED
48. Sweetheart : DEARY
50. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
51. I.o.u. : CHIT
52. Baseball great : RUTH
53. Robert ___ : ELEE
54. Metric unit : GRAM
55. Sumatran neighbor : JAVA
56. N.C. town : EDEN
57. Make comfortable : EASE
61. "Maggie ___," Beatles recording : MAE

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