New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 1983

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { G Q X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. Chess piece : PAWN
5. Kind of driver : SCREW
10. Westernmost Alaskan island : ATTU
14. Medley : OLIO
15. Crown : TIARA
16. Greek letters : RHOS
17. Taylor's successor : MILLARDFILLMORE
20. Sidekick : PAL
21. Red-flannel-hash ingredient : BEET
22. Rose up suddenly : LOOMED
23. Vagrant : IDLER
25. Shearer of ballet : MOIRA
26. Purplish red : CLARET
28. Iago's boss : MOOR
29. Ross,e.g. : SEA
32. Debussy opus : LAMER
33. River into the Seine : MARNE
34. ___ session : JAM
35. Gazelle of N Africa : ADMI
36. Urticaria : HIVES
37. Manuel's dollar : PESO
38. Part of R & R, for short : REC
39. Rabbit fur : CONEY
40. Put off : DEFER
41. "Two by Two" setting : ARK
42. Frank : OPEN
43. Saloon habitué : BARFLY
44. Gem of the Mountains : IDAHO
46. Flat finish : MATTE
47. Kennedy's milieu : SENATE
49. Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
50. Seoul soldier : ROK
53. He bested Van Buren : WILLIAMHARRISON
56. Ending for sting : AREE
57. Farm-machinery name : DEERE
58. Slumber : DOZE
59. Items on a ring : KEYS
60. Pandemonium panjandrum : SATAN
61. Arrow poison : INEE
1. Pageantry : POMP
2. Jordanian queen in the 70's : ALIA
3. "The Stockingfoot Orator" : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
4. ___-pros (abandon a suit) : NOL
5. Main or easy : STREET
6. Autumnal quaff : CIDER
7. Swimmer's oasis : RAFT
8. Assam silkworm : ERI
9. Belgian-French group : WALLOONS
10. Mail : ARMOR
11. Architect of the Louisiana Purchase : THOMASJEFFERSON
12. Sped : TORE
13. Took advantage of : USED
18. Better qualified : ABLER
19. River into the Bay of Biscay : LOIRE
24. Zwei follower : DREI
25. Amsterdam : MOREY
26. Schumann's wife : CLARA
27. Dock man : LADER
28. Expert : MAVEN
30. Chart holder : EASEL
31. Cleveland of literature : AMORY
33. "Giant" actor : MINEO
36. Pushers' victims : HOPHEADS
37. Chic and jaunty : PERT
39. Raccoon's cousin : COATI
40. Mail-room apparatus : DATER
43. Like a tundra : BARREN
45. Hollows among the hills : DALES
46. Worker in O'Connor's kitchen : MEARA
47. Love letter sign-off : SWAK
48. Celt's birthplace : EIRE
49. Pres. Arthur's nickname : CHET
51. Mire : OOZE
52. Tibia topper : KNEE
54. "Give ___ kiss . . . ": Herrick : MEA
55. Nov. 13 in Napoli : IDI

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