New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1983

Author: Dorothy Davis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Level : RAZE
5. Ancient temple interior : CELLA
10. Vamoose! : SCAT
14. "When the age ___, the wit is out": Shak. : ISIN
15. Assumed name : ALIAS
16. Celtic Christianity center : IONA
17. Gene Kelly movie: 1952 : SINGININTHERAIN
20. Enter by letters : ESCALADE
21. Tophet and Gehenna : HELLS
22. Ready for harvesting : RIPE
23. Leg part : SHIN
25. Frozen dessert : SUNDAE
28. Truck driver : TEAMSTER
32. Indian of Okla. : OTOE
33. Raptor's home : AERIE
34. Presidential sobriquet : ABE
35. Capra's prof. : DIR
36. "___ in Paris," 1932 song : APRIL
37. "___ Skylark": Shelley : TOA
38. Muhammad ___ : ALI
39. Rumpelstiltskin, e.g. : DWARF
40. Succulent fruit : PEAR
41. Littoral area : SEASHORE
43. Twists : WRESTS
45. Actor Tim : HOLY
46. Dyad : PAIR
47. Scarf : ASCOT
50. "___ are in His hand": Browning : OURTIMES
54. Dylan song: 1962 : BLOWININTHEWIND
57. Ruin : BANE
58. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
59. Quechuan : INCA
60. Observer : EYER
61. Flower : BLOOM
62. Carnival "wild man" : GEEK
1. Shine's partner : RISE
2. Sale condition : ASIS
3. Essential mineral : ZINC
4. Epeeist's phrase : ENGARDE
5. Cheese on a cracker : CANAPE
6. Leave out : ELIDE
7. Queue : LINE
8. Opposite of long. : LAT
9. Tree of the olive family : ASH
10. Seductive women : SIRENS
11. Ember : COAL
12. Indigo : ANIL
13. Ultraviolet effects : TANS
18. Pelvic bones : ILIA
19. Japanese prefecture : EHIME
23. Fine crossline on a letter : SERIF
24. Sleet's kin : HAIL
25. Sweet drinks : SODAS
26. Useful : UTILE
27. Water wheel : NORIA
28. ___ Haute : TERRE
29. "Soap" family : TATES
30. German torpedo vessel : EBOAT
31. Raises : REARS
33. Divided : APARY
36. Boot-camp decamper : AWOL
39. Loincloth : DHOTI
40. Washington's hairpiece : PERIWIG
42. Sprinkle or party : SHOWER
43. Archbishop who crowned Henry VIII : WARHAM
44. "The ___ of Spring," 1913 ballet : RITE
46. ___ shame (mortify) : PUTTO
47. Secular clergyman in France : ABBE
48. Overwhelm, in slanguage : SLAY
49. Strobilus : CONE
50. ___-cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
51. Ore deposit : MINE
52. Suffix with refer : ENCE
53. Loc. of Mt. Rushmore : SDAK
55. Apprehend : NAB
56. Out of sorts : ILL

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