New York Times, Monday, November 21, 1983

Author:Marie West
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Marie West has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bruges product : LACE
5. Packing case : CRATE
10. Schism : RENT
14. Aroma : ODOR
15. Lofty nest : AERIE
16. Spiny plant : ALOE
17. Titled British actor : LAURENCEOLIVIER
20. Fuse-rating unit, for short : AMP
21. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
22. Domain : REALM
23. Ladder rundle : STEP
24. Korean coin : CHON
26. Jeeves, for one : BUTLER
29. Song : CHANSON
32. U.S.T.A. champ in 1968 : ASHE
33. Layered rock : SHALE
34. Fracas : ROW
36. Film starring 17 Across: 1969 : THEDANCEOFDEATH
40. Fashion's bottom line : HEM
41. Cauterizes : SEARS
42. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
43. Put back into shape : RESTORE
45. Apprehend : ARREST
47. Timbre : TONE
48. D.C. agents : TMEN
49. Divest : SHEAR
52. Bridle strap : REIN
53. Cached : HID
56. Play starring 17 Across: 1939 : NOTIMEFORCOMEDY
60. Actor Arkin : ALAN
61. Charter : LEASE
62. Sector : AREA
63. Sets : GELS
64. Persians' ancient neighbors : MEDES
65. Interpret : READ
1. Mascagni flirt : LOLA
2. Sixth-day creation : ADAM
3. Brilliant stroke : COUP
4. Slip up : ERR
5. Move along like Chaucer's pilgrims : CANTER
6. Summary : RECAP
7. A son of Zeus : ARES
8. Madre's brother : TIO
9. Conger : EEL
10. Black birds : RAVENS
11. Literary pseudonym : ELIA
12. Carol : NOEL
13. Six years in the Senate : TERM
18. Noble Italian family : ESTE
19. Pressed : IRONED
23. Luge or pung : SLED
24. Utter confusion : CHAOS
25. Moiety : HALF
26. English spa : BATH
27. Poe's fallen house : USHER
28. Motif : THEME
29. Bonne ___ (good living): Fr. : CHERE
30. Speechify : ORATE
31. Memoranda : NOTES
33. Terrify : SCARE
35. Sharpen : WHET
37. Any port in ___ : ASTORM
38. Inert gas : NEON
39. Gain, as profit : EARN
44. Dyes for microscopic study : STAINS
45. Liturgical vestments : AMICES
46. Lake's Crossing, today : RENO
48. Succinct : TERSE
49. Obstacle : SNAG
50. Excavation : HOLE
51. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
52. Thoroughfare : ROAD
53. Roll-call reply : HERE
54. Conception : IDEA
55. Pair : DYAD
57. Deciduous tree : ELM
58. Service charge : FEE
59. Deface : MAR

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