New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1983

Author:Brett A. Blaylock
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Diamond's "___ Believer" : IMA
4. Chambers : ATRIA
9. Plug : QUID
13. Peregrinate : ROVE
15. Pacify : QUELL
16. Annul : UNDO
17. Latin lover's verb form : AMAS
18. Milton's "Regent of the Sun" : URIEL
19. Feature : ITEM
20. Turncoat : QUISLING
22. Vote no : OPPOSE
24. ___ Man : ISLEOF
25. Marginalia : NOTES
27. Coward : NOEL
29. Nuclide : ISOTOPE
33. Stetson, e.g. : HAT
36. Quaver : TRILL
38. Katmandu locale : NEPAL
39. Seed part : ARIL
41. Scoff : SNEER
43. Sequences : RUNS
44. " . . . ___ good will" : MENOF
46. Auriculate : EARED
48. Diocese : SEE
49. Australian tramp's bundle : MATILDA
51. Phase : STEP
53. River ducks : TEALS
55. E. B. Browning's "___ Leigh" : AURORA
59. Broadcast : STREWN
62. Starry-eyed : QUIXOTIC
64. Fraud : LIAR
65. Volte-face : UTURN
67. Red dwarf, e.g. : STAR
68. Cutting tool : ADZE
69. Ecru : BEIGE
70. Himalayan bugbear : YETI
71. Do garden work : WEED
72. Over : ENDED
73. Geiger relative : RAD
1. Arabic dialect : IRAQI
2. Greek god of mockery : MOMUS
3. Use : AVAIL
4. Subsurface sources of water : AQUIFERS
5. Rotate : TURN
6. Rule : REIGN
7. O'Neill play : ILE
8. Metes out : ALLOTS
9. Wit : QUIPSTER
10. Golden-rule word : UNTO
11. Fish or dates : IDES
12. Fuller's geodesic ___ : DOME
14. Where Krupp cleaned up : ESSEN
21. Sack : LOOT
23. Spanish esne : PEON
26. Cowboys' rivals : OILERS
28. One-dimensional : LINEAL
30. ___ tesselatum (mosaic) : OPUS
31. Sheet of sorts : PANE
32. Threat word : ELSE
33. Ruhr city : HAMM
34. Precinct : AREA
35. Shade : TINT
37. "The ___-Rig," Burns poem : LEA
40. Hung around : LOITERED
42. Hired : RETAINED
45. Moved fast : FLEW
47. Pas de ___ (ballet figure) : DEUX
50. Inspiration for a Strauss : DANUBE
52. Vapid : PROSY
54. Cuttlefish's relative : SQUID
56. Lustrous fur : OTTER
57. Cowboy's cowcatcher : RIATA
58. Corrosive : ACRID
59. Deli item : SLAW
60. Rip or flood : TIDE
61. Level : RAZE
63. Prompt : URGE
66. Blake Edwards film: 1979 : TEN

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