New York Times, Monday, November 28, 1983

Author: Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. One way to draw : ETCH
5. Venison source : DEER
9. Elbe feeder : EGER
13. Seafood : SOLE
14. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
15. Party's choice : SLATE
16. Seafood : SWORDFISH
18. Italian dish : PASTA
19. Those in a race : ENTRIES
20. Seafood : SNAPPER
22. Before, poetically : ERE
23. Hesitant sounds : ERS
24. Seafood : SMELTS
28. Seafood : MACKEREL
33. Pieces of gossip : TALES
34. Regain one's spirits, with "up" : PERK
35. Greek letter : ETA
36. Some can't make them meet : ENDS
37. Salty drops : TEARS
38. Thai monetary unit : BAHT
39. Pandowdy : PIE
40. Samovars : URNS
41. Menu word for "embellished" : GARNI
42. Seafood : SARDINES
45. Seafood : SALMON
46. Pub order : ALE
47. Day of rest: Abbr. : SAB
48. Seafood : OYSTERS
52. Interweaves : ENLACES
57. Sound : VALID
58. Seafood : WHITEFISH
60. Full of pep : ALIVE
61. Superb : AONE
62. City NNW of Carson City : RENO
63. Mandolin's cousin : LUTE
64. Aviary sound : TWEE
65. Butter's rival : OLEO
1. To be, to Virgil : ESSE
2. Shut-Eye, in a Field poem : TOWN
3. Blob, as of cream : CLOT
4. German title : HERR
5. Postpones : DEFERS
6. Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
7. They loop the Loop : ELS
8. Cheers : RAHS
9. Pass, as time : ELAPSE
10. Catch one's breath : GASP
11. Small: Suffix : ETTE
12. Bring up : REAR
15. Fire starter : SPARK
17. Consumes less : DIETS
21. Narrow stretches of land : NECKS
24. ___ out (leaves for a short time) : STEPS
25. Craze : MANIA
26. Church governor : ELDER
27. French pronoun : LES
28. Money : MEANS
29. Air-terminal signs: Abbr. : ARRS
30. Fortify again : REARM
31. Race: Comb. form : ETHNO
32. Nero's tongue : LATIN
34. Marquette's title : PERE
37. Piano worker : TUNER
38. French dance : BAL
41. House part : GABLE
43. A case (see 32 Down) : DATIVE
44. ___ France : ILEDE
45. Wes, the miler : SANTEE
47. Cod catcher : SEINE
48. Track : OVAL
49. River to Korea Bay : YALU
50. Thin opening : SLIT
51. Ruthian wallop : SWAT
53. A hairdo : AFRO
54. Pale blue hue : CIEL
55. A.-S. domestic slave : ESNE
56. Scat's cousin : SHOO
59. Mel Allen's "___ about that!" : HOW

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