New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1983

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 6
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Foundation : BASIS
6. Kobe robe items : OBIS
10. Portnoy's creator : ROTH
14. Spokesman : AGENT
15. Hayseed : RUBE
16. Sounds of surprise : AHHA
17. He wrote "Lazybones" : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
20. Kind of suit for Goren : LONG
21. Site for a kite : AERIE
22. Mrs. Chaplin, once : PAULETTEGODDARD
28. Parcels out : ALLOTS
29. Emulated Tatiana Troyanos : SANG
30. Measure out : METE
31. Wild plum : SLOE
32. Spot for a petri dish : LAB
35. Big name in country music : BARBARAMANDRELL
40. Voiced approval : YEA
41. "Piccolo ___" : PETE
42. "Picnic" man : INGE
43. Humdinger : ONER
44. Site of pro football's Hall of Fame : CANTON
46. She played in "Gigi" : HERMIONEGINGOLD
51. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
52. Arrow's tiny cousin : DART
53. Suspense master : ALFREDHITCHCOCK
60. Supermarket dept. : DELI
61. Getaway device : AUTO
62. Banks or Pyle : ERNIE
63. Snick's partner : SNEE
64. Old-time comic Lou : LEHR
65. Dreamer Walter : MITTY
1. Phooey! : BAH
2. Before now : AGO
3. Ross or Red : SEA
4. Participial ending : ING
5. Surgical probe : STYLET
6. Praying figure : ORANT
7. He was Rocky's manager : BURGESSMEREDITH
8. Big Board monogram : IBM
9. Rorqual : SEI
10. Gave a cheer : RAHED
11. She created Flicka : OHARA
12. His and her : THEIR
13. Summoned to court : HALED
18. Beds sans heads : COTS
19. Sponged : CADGED
22. Namby-___ : PAMBY
23. Dice games for Gaius : ALEAE
24. Extreme : ULTRA
25. Darrow client : LOEB
26. Festive : GALA
27. "___, you noblest English": Shak. : ONON
32. Slowly, to Solti : LENTO
33. Fixed star in Perseus : ALGOL
34. Mixture : BLEND
36. Balanced : APOISE
37. Palindrome of 43 Across : RENO
38. Solar disk : ATEN
39. Crime network : RING
44. Geom. figure : CIRC
45. Patriot's song : ANTHEM
46. Flip call : HEADS
47. Glasgow or Drew : ELLEN
48. M-1, for one : RIFLE
49. A Dorsey theme song : MARIE
50. Croc's cousin : GATOR
54. Pigeon pea : DAL
55. Shade : HUE
56. ___ de coeur (passionate protest) : CRI
57. Can. province : ONT
58. Town inhabitant : CIT
59. Car starter : KEY

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