New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1983

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Afternoon TV fare : SOAPS
6. Purse item : COMB
10. Joker : CARD
14. Gallic goodbye : ADIEU
15. "Yes ___?" : ORNO
16. Love, to Livia : AMOR
17. Focal point, to Victoria : CENTREOFGRAVITY
20. Krazy feline : KAT
21. Glacial ridge : ESKER
22. Cyaxares' subjects : MEDES
23. Famous almost-last words : ETTU
24. Intend : AIM
25. Medium for a Churchill message : RADIOPROGRAMME
32. Beat : PULSE
33. Ex-star on ice : ORR
34. An 1898 discovery : NEON
35. "I ___ Camera" : AMA
36. Tabloid editor's delight : SCANDAL
40. Inst. at Troy, N.Y. : RPI
41. Stoma : PORE
43. Covered up : HID
44. Tended to squeaks : OILED
46. Tactics for Tommy Atkins : ARMYMANOEUVRES
50. Selene's sister : EOS
51. Journey for a Boer : TREK
52. "Lassù in ___," Verdi duet : CIELO
55. Commonplace : USUAL
57. Dr. Jekyll's hangout : LAB
60. Professional lorry drivers et al. : ORGANISEDLABOUR
63. Paper-mill intake : RAGS
64. One of Pan's foes : SMEE
65. Marcel's menu : CARTE
66. Interlock : MESH
67. Night music at camp : TAPS
68. Kipling poem : ENDOR
1. Dior dress style : SACK
2. Music halls : ODEA
3. "___ She Sweet?" : AINT
4. Favorite : PET
5. Guarantees : SURETIES
6. Contrive : COOKUP
7. Yellow ide : ORFE
8. Dept. head : MNGR
9. N.Y.C. division : BOR
10. Flintstone, e.g. : CAVEMAN
11. Surrounded by : AMID
12. Waikiki sound : ROTE
13. W.C.T.U. allies : DRYS
18. This, to Pablo : ESTO
19. Moslem prince : AMIR
23. Koch and Wynn : EDS
24. Indian carpet : AGRA
25. Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
26. Smoke ___ : ALARM
27. Sonata movement : RONDO
28. Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
29. European blackbird : MERLE
30. Broods; dawdles : MOPES
31. Wheat Belt city : ENID
32. Hemingway nickname : PAPA
37. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
38. City in Judah: Josh. 15:32 : AIN
39. Cavalier poet : LOVELACE
42. Cilium : EYELASH
45. Irritate : IRK
47. "Racing with the ___," V. Monroe hit : MOON
48. Chopin opera : ETUDES
49. Soviet river : URAL
52. Crocus bulb, e.g. : CORM
53. Dies ___ : IRAE
54. Roe, e.g. : EGGS
55. N.Y. training inst. : USMA
56. Ooze : SEEP
57. Lady's man : LORD
58. Franklin or Maxwell : AUTO
59. Title for a fox : BRER
61. Novel ending : IST
62. Taboo : BAN

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