New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
William Lutwiniak has 295 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Propounded : POSED
6. Protracted : LONG
10. Mariner : SALT
14. Likeness : IMAGE
15. "___ penny, two . . . " : ONEA
16. Overlord : CZAR
17. Ricochet : CAROM
18. Loses one's shirt, and more : GOESBROKE
20. Eureka! : AHA
21. Like the Pearly Gates, for saints : AJAR
23. Stand under a hot dish : TRIVET
24. Desertlike : SAHARAN
26. Social dud : DRIP
27. Williams of baseball : TED
28. Awned : ARISTATE
32. Fouts, e.g. : QUARTERBACK
36. Tom's theft : PIG
37. Golden-rule word : UNTO
38. Dutch uncle : OOM
39. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
40. Court phrase : IDO
41. Not suited : UNQUALIFIED
45. Solves, in slanguage : DOPESOUT
47. Kringle aide : ELF
48. Loafer, e.g. : SHOE
49. Geometrical figure : POLYGON
53. Used a glaciarium : SKATED
56. Batman's creator : KANE
57. G.I.'s hangout : USO
58. Minion : UNDERLING
60. Festive affairs : GALAS
62. Went by moped : RODE
63. Robt. ___ : ELEE
64. Saw : ADAGE
65. Trial at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
66. Runs up : SEWS
67. Theater seats : LOGES
1. Type sizes : PICAS
2. D-day beach : OMAHA
3. Bernhardt : SARAH
4. Freudian term : EGO
5. P.G.A.'s Jimmy : DEMARET
6. Director Josh : LOGAN
7. With 28 Down, date-setting phrase : ONOR
8. Wedding write-up word : NEE
9. Near the stomach : GASTRIC
10. Actor's reading matter : SCRIPT
11. Russian sea : AZOV
12. Superior, e.g. : LAKE
13. Waste allowance : TRET
19. Active : BRISK
22. Jewelry stone : JADE
25. Black: Prefix : ATRO
26. Fugard creation : DRAMA
28. See 7 Down : ABOUT
29. Prankster's pet day: Abbr. : APRI
30. Postmark datum : TIME
31. Major Hoople's word : EGAD
32. Soho pound : QUID
33. Bring to naught : UNDO
34. Surmounting : ATOP
35. Variety of croquet : ROQUE
39. Problematical : IFFY
41. Stadium employee : USHER
42. Pasta forms : NOODLES
43. City in Mexico : LEON
44. Prosecutable : ILLEGAL
46. Rate highly : ESTEEM
49. Capitol go-fers : PAGES
50. Solzhenitsyn's "The ___ Archipelago" : GULAG
51. Okla. Indian : OSAGE
52. Is curious : NOSES
53. Like a can't-miss bet : SURE
54. A foe of Mary, Queen of Scots : KNOX
55. Lombard river : ADDA
56. Learned well : KNEW
59. Réunion is one : ILE
61. Uproar : ADO

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