New York Times, Monday, October 24, 1983

Author:Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
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1. Like a new bill : CRISP
6. Unpleasant reminder : SCAR
10. Like the Pacific : VAST
14. ___ Arenas, city in Chile : PUNTA
15. Start of a Hamlet speech : TOBE
16. Name in an old comedy : ABIE
17. Fall flower : ASTER
18. Lyric poems : ODES
19. Image former : LENS
20. Areas near 30° N or 30° S : HORSELATITUDES
23. Person : ONE
24. John or Jane : DOE
25. Accompany : ATTEND
29. Kind of spree : SPENDING
34. Gab : CHIN
35. Shut : CLOSE
36. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
37. Good thinking, with 40 Across : HORSE
39. Astronaut's "Perfect!" : AOK
40. See 37 Across : SENSE
42. Opposite of WNW : ESE
43. Like a hovel : DINGY
45. Place : SITE
46. Postponements : RESPITES
48. Meal : REPAST
50. Noshed : ATE
51. Thing to lend : EAR
52. Impeccable authority : THEHORSESMOUTH
60. Church court : ROTA
61. Oh, dear! : ALAS
62. Talk foolishly : DROOL
64. Word with hand or horse : IRON
65. Fuselage part : NOSE
66. Kind of bird : EARLY
67. Throe : PANG
68. One of the ages : TEEN
69. Blue shade : SLATE
1. Acct. : CPA
2. Hit the line : RUSH
3. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
4. Suffix for young or old : STER
5. Cleric : PARSON
6. Fur piece : STOLE
7. Concluding passage : CODA
8. Support a swindler : ABET
9. Lives : RESIDES
10. Esteemed : VALUED
11. Not up : ABED
12. Math word : SINE
13. Hardy girl : TESS
21. Last part : END
22. Inflections : TONES
25. One who yearns : ACHER
26. "___ were the days . . . " : THOSE
27. Wears out : TIRES
28. Printers' measures : ENS
29. Plods through mud : SLOGS
30. Slow : POKY
31. Where Ephesus was : IONIA
32. Cozy places : NESTS
33. Salute : GREET
35. Chaplin prop : CANE
38. Published, in Pisa : EDITO
41. Thought transfer, for short : ESP
44. Repeating : ITERANT
47. Malaysian river : PAHANG
48. Aries : RAM
49. Wears away : ERODES
51. W. German city : ESSEN
52. Fall : TRIP
53. Israeli dance : HORA
54. Collar or jacket : ETON
55. Wild plum : SLOE
56. Relieve : EASE
57. River to the Caspian : URAL
58. African antelope : TORA
59. Jack or Tim of films : HOLT
63. Soap ingredient : LYE

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