New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1983

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Punches or pokes : JABS
5. Follower of double or blind : DATE
9. "Love Story" author : SEGAL
14. Hautboy : OBOE
15. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
16. Type size : AGATE
17. German philosopher: 1724–1804 : KANT
18. Copenhagen's rider : WELLINGTON
20. Zeta chaser : ETA
21. N. Atlantic island : ICELAND
22. Kind of table : END
23. Annul : REPEAL
25. Small slips : LAPSES
27. Black Beauty's creator : ANNASEWELL
31. Comb wool : CARD
33. Einkorn, e.g. : WHEAT
34. Trimming tool : ADZE
38. Liturgy : RITE
39. They: Fr. : ILS
40. Capital of Calvados : CAEN
41. Inkling : IDEA
42. Baker's needs : OVENS
44. Swiss painter : KLEE
45. Traveller's rider : ROBERTELEE
48. Menuhin's teacher : ENESCO
51. Primitive symbols : TOTEMS
54. Conjunction : NOR
55. Pellucidness : CLARITY
59. Compete : VIE
60. Rosinante's rider : DONQUIXOTE
62. ___ dancer : TAXI
63. Willow : OSIER
64. Otherwise : ELSE
65. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
66. Instruments : REEDS
67. Coral and Yellow : SEAS
68. Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
1. Wag : JOKER
2. Ebb : ABATE
3. Marengo's rider : BONAPARTE
4. Circle : SET
5. Vestigial delight : DEWCLAW
6. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
7. Fanciful, as a tale : TALL
8. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
9. Espadrille, e.g. : SANDAL
10. ___ on (prod) : EGG
11. Financier "Bet-a-Million" ___ : GATES
12. Make amends : ATONE
13. Advances : LENDS
19. Narrow bay : INLET
21. Author Fleming : IAN
24. Renders beloved : ENDEARS
26. Garment slit : PLACKET
28. Thin, flat cork : SHIVE
29. Certain fisherman : EELER
30. "___ It Beautiful . . . ?": 1930 song : WASNT
31. Dernier ___ : CRI
32. Word with first or foreign : AID
35. Buttermilk's rider : DALEEVANS
36. Wye follower : ZEE
37. Compass pt. : ENE
42. Old Greek coins : OBOLI
43. Sofas of sorts : SETTEES
46. Happens : OCCURS
47. She played Nora Charles : LOY
48. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
49. Loop for Capt. Lynch : NOOSE
50. Pyle or Kovacs : ERNIE
52. Mingles : MIXES
53. Collar : SEIZE
56. Lops from the payroll : AXES
57. Part : ROLE
58. "___ Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" : ITSA
61. Mathematician's abbr. : QED
62. Gift for Dad : TIE

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