New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 1983

Author:William Canine
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: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Prof, usually : PHD
4. Nebraska metropolis : OMAHA
9. Unbearably pleased : SMUG
13. Duke or earl : PEER
14. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
15. Henry's third Catherine : PARR
16. Delicate : LACY
17. A burdened giant : ATLAS
18. Robert or Alan : ALDA
19. Autumn mo. : OCT
20. Monastery room for writing : SCRIPTORIUM
22. "___ in America" : WHOSWHO
24. Bowler or skimmer : HAT
25. Stickum : GLUE
26. Border bloomer in a garden : AGERATUM
31. Infection fighter : SERUM
33. Coll. groups : FRATS
34. Letter sign-off wd. : YRS
35. Fill up : CRAM
36. Carousal : BINGE
37. ___ in a poke : APIG
38. Serpent : ASP
39. Calcutta wear : SARIS
40. Beatified : BLEST
41. Practice : REHEARSE
43. Played, as a horn : BLEW
44. Check : TAB
45. Quarterback's maneuver : LATERAL
48. Publishing-house group : COPYREADERS
53. "There, ___ Said It Again," 1941 hit : IVE
54. Astringent : ALUM
55. Unexpected amusement : TREAT
56. ___ the Man : STAN
57. Galba's predecessor : NERO
58. Up-tight : TENSE
59. Exterminator's concern : PEST
60. Damaged : TORN
61. Liquor component : ESTER
62. Forte of Joseph Turner : ART
1. Yellowish pink : PEACH
2. Duplicating device : HECTOGRAPH
3. Sere : DRY
4. Edible garden plant : ORACHE
5. Paris subway : METRO
6. Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
7. Fill full : HEAP
8. Beauty is his truth : AESTHETE
9. Laconian power : SPARTA
10. French Sudan today : MALI
11. A language of Pakistan : URDU
12. Chickpea, e.g. : GRAM
13. Farm implement : PLOW
20. (Has) moved through water : SWUM
21. Trireme equipment : OARS
23. Deteriorating area : SLUM
26. Palmer : ARNIE
27. Shuts up : GAGS
28. Soulé's 1868 invention : TYPEWRITER
29. "Exodus" author : URIS
30. An NCO : MSGT
31. Cicatrix : SCAR
32. Gaelic : ERSE
33. Larches : FIRS
36. Gun-turret protector : BARBETTE
37. Nautical term : ALEE
39. Mosel tributary : SAAR
40. Deli orders : BLTS
42. A word's original form : ETYMON
43. Make a deal : BARTER
45. Contract : LEASE
46. Skipper's "Stop!" : AVAST
47. Spring period : LENT
48. Pompous talk : CANT
49. Spread : OLEO
50. Sound of contentment : PURR
51. Hawk of old : ARES
52. Fender damage : DENT
56. Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA

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