New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1983

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rebuff : SLAP
5. Fido's favorite org. : SPCA
9. West Coast athlete : UCLAN
14. City on the Wabash : PERU
15. Mobster : HOOD
16. Elimelech's wife : NAOMI
17. State : AVER
18. Sicilian resort : ENNA
19. Beard group : TROOP
20. What 25, 42 and 48 Across clarify : MISCONCEPTIONS
23. Shh! : HUSH
24. Cultivate : TILL
25. "Alas! poor Yorick. I knew him, ___" : HORATIONOTWELL
31. Wrong : AMISS
32. Site of Mercyhurst College : ERIE
33. Charged particle : ION
35. Take on cargo : LADE
36. Metric-system initials : CGS
37. Swedish rock group : ABBA
38. Exclamation of surprise : OHO
39. Suffix with origin : ATOR
41. Hotfoot it away : SCRAM
42. It swallowed Amittai's son: Jonah 1:17 : AFISHNOTAWHALE
46. Greek letters : PSIS
47. Turkish regiment : ALAI
48. "Music has charms to soothe a savage ___" : BREASTNOTBEAST
54. Sans ___ (carefree) : SOUCI
55. Streak or stripe in Sarthe : RAIE
56. Ballot : VOTE
57. Indian wild sheep : URIAL
58. Cold-war adversary : USSR
59. A son of Seth : ENOS
60. Judges' seats : BANCS
61. Sign that may stop a truck : EATS
62. Stock-exchange membership : SEAT
1. Mex., Hond. et al. : SPAM
2. Dolly of "Hello, Dolly!" : LEVI
3. Hebe's brother : ARES
4. Intent of a commercial : PURCHASE
5. Chinese province, rich in loess : SHENSI
6. Blanketlike raincoat : PONCHO
7. Dunce-cap shape : CONE
8. Electricians' linking devices : ADAPTORS
9. "___ meet again" : UNTILWE
10. She married Clark : CAROLE
11. Symbol of craziness : LOON
12. Gosden role : AMOS
13. Pincer : NIP
21. Parts of innings : OUTS
22. Buckwheat tree : TITI
25. Circle of light : HALO
26. Birthplace of G.R.F. : OMAHA
27. Free from : RIDOF
28. Rio ___, S.A. stream : NEGRO
29. Sign of the zodiac : LIBRA
30. Having rounded divisions : LOBAL
34. Title : NAME
36. Explain the sense : CONSTRUE
37. Is successful : ACHIEVES
39. What a slater does : ASSAILS
40. "Now hear ___!" : THIS
41. Mop : SWAB
43. Plant of the madder family : IPECAC
44. Follower of Lao-tse : TAOIST
45. Changes : ALTERS
48. Cold wind : BORA
49. Destroy : RUIN
50. Space org. : NASA
51. Outstanding : AONE
52. Greek portico : STOA
53. Use a cupel : TEST
54. U-boat : SUB

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