New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 1983

Author:Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Let forth : EMIT
5. Water birds : SWANS
10. Sibling slayer : CAIN
14. ___ duck (reelection loser) : LAME
15. Word with light or film : PILOT
16. Theatrical org. : ANTA
17. Flog : FLAGELLATE
19. Kind of judgment : SNAP
20. Copy competitively : EMULATE
21. Unstable : LABILE
23. Bell and Kettle : MAS
24. Islamic Supreme Being : ALLAH
25. O'Neill's "The Iceman ___" : COMETH
28. Dismiss with dishonor : CASHIER
31. Vapid : INANE
32. "Be Prepared," e.g. : MOTTO
34. Chou En-___ : LAI
35. Half a quart : PINT
36. Martinique volcano : PELEE
37. Down: Prefix : CATA
38. Luau entree : POI
39. Expunged : DELED
40. Eucharistic plate : PATEN
41. " . . . first ___": Lee : INPEACE
43. Powerful : POTENT
44. Excessive : UNDUE
45. Off. permit : LIC
46. Useless bit of finery : FALLAL
48. Admire servilely : ADULATE
52. Jai ___ : ALAI
53. Voice : ARTICULATE
56. Little ones : TOTS
57. Codfish : TORSK
58. Respiratory organ : LUNG
59. Small barracuda : SPET
60. Redacts : EDITS
61. "The ___ at eve . . . ": Scott : STAG
1. Sprite : ELF
2. Colt or stallion : MALE
3. Moslem holy man : IMAM
4. Coating : TEGUMENT
5. Spatter : SPLASH
6. Droop : WILT
7. Wings for Amor : ALAE
8. Frost's "The Road ___ Taken" : NOT
9. Star-shaped : STELLATE
10. Old quarter of Algiers : CASBAH
11. Destroy completely : ANNIHILATE
12. Printing type: Abbr. : ITAL
13. Place for a chignon : NAPE
18. Buoy up : ELATE
22. Part of a.k.a. : ALSO
24. Performed : ACTED
25. Steles : CIPPI
26. Pungent, edible bulb : ONION
27. What puppeteers do : MANIPULATE
29. Corroded : EATEN
30. Laughing : RIANT
32. Affray : MELEE
33. Corrida cheer : OLE
36. Embezzle : PECULATE
37. Spectators' cries of disapproval : CATCALLS
39. Arp's art movement : DADA
40. French soldier : POILU
42. Sign up : ENLIST
43. Uses tweezers : PLUCKS
46. Domino or Waller : FATS
47. Asymmetrical : ALOP
48. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
49. Concern of one in Cong. : DIST
50. Tense : TAUT
51. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
54. Staff : ROD
55. ___ on (urge) : EGG

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