New York Times, Friday, October 28, 1983

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Wild try : STAB
5. Put two on the nose : BET
8. Unaccompanied : ALONE
13. Roman household gods : LARES
15. Cuckoo : ANI
16. Bean types : LIMAS
17. Music's Shaw : ARTIE
18. Gypsy man : ROM
19. Like neon : INERT
20. Stage of life : POSTADOLESCENCE
23. Bested : WON
24. Took to court : SUED
25. Nab a crook : COLLAR
29. L.A. eleven : RAMS
30. Prefix for center or gram : EPI
33. To no ___ (in vain) : AVAIL
34. Etna product : LAVA
35. Part of K.K.K. : KLAN
36. One of life's turning points : MIDDLEAGECRISIS
39. Objectives : ENDS
40. Belgian river : YSER
41. Roman official : EDILE
42. Author Whitten : LES
43. Hollywood facades : SETS
44. Most singular : ODDEST
45. FitzGerald's rhyme for "thou" : ENOW
46. Be human : ERR
47. Saying in deference to an oldster : AGEBEFOREBEAUTY
55. Pacific island group : SAMOA
56. Bro., e.g. : REL
57. Cordwood measure : STERE
58. Move with stealth : SLINK
59. Mendelssohn's "___ Lorelei" : DIE
60. Wise man : SOLON
61. Dilatory : TARDY
62. Body of water: Abbr. : SND
63. "No ___ allowed" : PETS
1. Response to a kissing bandit : SLAP
2. Elephant's-ear : TARO
3. Some are liberal : ARTS
4. ___ Jala, town near Bethlehem : BEIT
5. Cut of beef : BARON
6. Organic compound : ENOL
7. Shortcut : TIMESAVER
8. "___ Restaurant" : ALICES
9. Wrinkled : LINED
10. Straw in the wind : OMEN
11. Undercover agt. : NARC
12. A Borgia in-law : ESTE
14. Port embankment : SEAWALL
21. Buzzing bug : DOR
22. Tanning material : SUMAC
25. Deloul, for one : CAMEL
26. Like Romneys : OVINE
27. Alan and Cheryl : LADDS
28. Opercula : LIDS
29. Tantrums : RAGES
30. ___ Venner, O. W. Holmes heroine : ELSIE
31. Pipkin's cousins : PAILS
32. Map feature : INSET
34. "Then fall, Caesar!" e.g. : LASTWORDS
35. Pirate hanged in 1701 : KIDD
37. "The ___ the Needle": Follett : EYEOF
38. Satisfaction of a sort : REDRESS
43. Like a cat burglar : SNEAKY
44. Planet : ORB
45. Treasury certificate : EBOND
46. Fished for grown-up grigs : EELED
47. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
48. Shindig : GALA
49. Editor Rodriguez Monegal : EMIR
50. Curb : REIN
51. At the summit : ATOP
52. African river : UELE
53. Student's helper : TROT
54. Desires : YENS

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