New York Times, Thursday, October 20, 1983

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Battery part : GRID
5. Badger's African cousin : RATEL
10. ___ Piper : PIED
14. Timber wolf : LOBO
15. Capital of Guam : AGANA
16. Inadequate : LAME
17. Operatic play-within-a-play : IPAGLIACCI
19. Exiled despot : AMIN
20. Radio favorite of yore : BERGEN
21. Third : TERTIARY
23. With 47 Across, part of London : EAST
25. So, in Bordeaux : DONC
26. Twitter : CHIRP
29. NBC parent : RCA
32. Treatment : USAGE
35. Like baby condors : RARE
36. Scanty : MEAGER
38. ___ de mer : MAL
39. Tulsa's Rev. Roberts : ORAL
40. A Yokum : ABNER
41. Ancient Gaul : CELT
42. Govt. org.: 1935–43 : WPA
43. Be proper : BELONG
44. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
45. Pedestal base : SOCLE
47. See 23 Across : END
48. Empty : DRAIN
49. Down: Prefix : CATA
51. ___-deucy : ACEY
53. Richly dressed : BROCADED
57. La. parish : ACADIA
61. Debauched fellow : ROUE
62. Football alignment : IFORMATION
64. "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
65. Three-card ___ : MONTE
66. Bob Hope's "___ Russia $1200" : IOWE
67. Cinderella team of '69 : METS
68. Wipe the slate clean : ERASE
69. Ring decision : DRAW
1. Fast-talking : GLIB
2. Glider-towplane link : ROPE
3. Structural beam : IBAR
4. Comic verse : DOGGEREL
5. "Notorious" actor : RAINS
6. ___ Khan : AGA
7. Diplomacy : TACT
8. Ending for depend : ENCE
9. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
10. Home of J.E.C. : PLAINS
11. Play by Van Druten: 1951 : IAMACAMERA
12. Arab bigwig : EMIR
13. Gainsay : DENY
18. Curvet : LEAP
22. What some actors do : TOUR
24. High-pitched : TREBLE
26. Exults : CROWS
27. Memorable mime : HARPO
28. Something to open for future security : IRAACCOUNT
30. Church law : CANON
31. Program : AGENDA
33. Amelita ___-Curci of opera : GALLI
34. Rock star John : ELTON
36. Murray or West : MAE
37. Bit of energy : ERG
41. Pulchritudinous pillar : CARYATID
43. Letter on a key : BETA
46. Tiers of shoes : LACETS
48. Ten: Prefix : DECA
50. Stop on ___ : ADIME
52. Parisienne's carved gem : CAMEE
53. Hat feature : BRIM
54. "Second Hand ___," 1921 song : ROSE
55. ___ effort : EFOR
56. Lady from Lisbon : DONA
58. Fashion V.I.P. in the 50's : DIOR
59. Waterloo is here : IOWA
60. Over : ANEW
63. Certain L.A. Rams : RTS

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