New York Times, Monday, October 31, 1983

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cole ___ : SLAW
5. Crows' cousins : DAWS
9. Black ___ : MAGIC
14. Actress Anderson : LONI
15. Give forth : EMIT
16. Actress Rich : IRENE
17. "It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
18. City in Hawaii : HILO
19. Dapper : NATTY
20. Halloween alternative : TRICKORTREAT
23. "But to ___ was to love . . . ": Burns : SEEHER
24. Prefix with plunk : KER
25. Sch. units : GRS
28. Suppers for 30 Down : CENAS
31. President of France: 1932–40 : LEBRUN
33. Office gadget : SHARPENER
37. Threefold : TRINE
38. Zhivago's beloved : LARA
39. Cat in "Through the Looking Glass" : DINAH
41. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
42. Look ___ horse in the mouth : AGIFT
44. Self-powered item : LOCOMOTOR
46. Type of interest : VESTED
48. Desert shrub : RETEM
49. Chemical suffix : ENE
50. Arith. units : NOS
52. Bathes : WASHES
56. Halloween illumination : JACKOLANTERN
59. Joshua's comrade : CALEB
62. Monogram pt. : INIT
63. Actress Swenson : INGA
64. In any way : ATALL
65. Kind of driver : PILE
66. Shear, as hair : CROP
67. Séance site : TABLE
68. Budge : STIR
69. Little foxes : KITS
1. Blind sections : SLATS
2. River at Nantes : LOIRE
3. Sandy's owner : ANNIE
4. Preoccupation in colonial Salem : WITCHCRAFT
5. Made cattle harmless : DEHORNED
6. Kabul bigwig : AMIR
7. Wither : WILT
8. Babies' bird : STORK
9. Muezzin's tower : MINARET
10. "How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
11. Receive : GET
12. Financial abbr. : INT
13. Ron of the Cubs : CEY
21. Retain : KEEP
22. Moray, e.g. : EEL
25. Miller's material : GRIST
26. Vince Lombardi's "___ Daylight" : RUNTO
27. Curl the lip : SNEER
29. Indigo : ANIL
30. Spanish title : SENOR
32. Halloween transportation : BROOMSTICK
33. Spartacus was one : SLAVE
34. Five-time P.G.A. champ : HAGEN
35. Originate : ARISE
36. Derby, e.g. : RACE
40. Difficulty : HOTWATER
43. That can be held : TENABLE
45. Intend : MEAN
47. Medico : DOC
51. Elides : SKIPS
53. Matisse : HENRI
54. Rye fungus : ERGOT
55. Easy tasks : SNAPS
56. Take form : JELL
57. "Don't bet ___!" : ONIT
58. Caron role : LILI
59. Grimalkin : CAT
60. One ___ time : ATA
61. Place for Bunsen or Petri : LAB

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