New York Times, Thursday, October 13, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Preprandial reading : MENU
5. Violinist Kreisler : FRITZ
10. Size up the joint : CASE
14. Nerve-cell process : AXON
15. "___ en Rose" : LAVIE
16. Hastens : HIES
17. One guilty of perjury : LIAR
18. Guam's capital : AGANA
19. Baghdad's land : IRAQ
20. Florida feature : THEEVERGLADES
23. "Famous ___" of baseball : AMOS
24. Verse form : ODE
25. Harmonica player Larry : ADLER
27. Flats, for short : APTS
29. Become encumbered : OWE
32. Dishonor : STAIN
33. Teen follower : AGER
34. Engendered : BRED
35. Florida sight : WALTDISNEYWORLD
38. Cohort : ALLY
39. Whaler's cask : RIER
40. Agreement : UNITY
41. Keep busy : PLY
42. Prejudice : BIAS
43. Quitch, e.g. : GRASS
44. NASA's Grissom : GUS
45. Denticle : RASP
46. Florida : SUNSHINESTATE
52. Beanery coffee : JAVA
53. Io and Phobos : MOONS
54. Demolish : RAZE
56. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
57. Up ___ (in a jam) : ATREE
58. Burn out : TIRE
59. Whiffenpoof words : BAAS
60. His eye is on the wallow in big business : NADER
61. ___ vital (life force) : ELAN
1. Prefix with treat : MAL
2. Depart : EXIT
3. Given name in lexicography : NOAH
4. Nonexistence : UNREALITY
5. Give zest to : FLAVOR
6. Widespread fads : RAGES
7. "Match King" Kreuger : IVAR
8. Sound made by cut glass : TING
9. Fanaticism : ZEALOTRY
10. Upbraid : CHIDE
11. Yorkshire river : AIRE
12. Half ___ over (squiffed) : SEAS
13. Upgraded Mr. : ESQ
21. Improve the text : EMEND
22. Billboards, e.g. : ADS
25. To any degree : ATALL
26. Putter : DALLY
27. Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
28. Olivier is one : PEER
29. Sachet base : ORRIS
30. Garment seams : WELTS
31. Air swirl : EDDY
32. Exchange : SWAP
33. One of Gunther's subjects : ASIA
34. Corsican family name : BONAPARTE
36. Sligo native : IRISHMAN
37. Deli choice : WURST
42. School vehicle : BUS
43. Source of yoks : GASSER
44. No-see'ums : GNATS
45. Jeanmaire of ballet : RENEE
46. Eventful story : SAGA
47. Eye part : UVEA
48. Small thing : IOTA
49. North, in Nîmes : NORD
50. Plane part : TAIL
51. Poet Pound : EZRA
52. Triangular sail : JIB
55. Poetic time : EEN

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