New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 1983

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Joke : JEST
5. Type of physics : ASTRO
10. Eighth-century Mercian king : OFFA
14. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
15. Bend down : STOOP
16. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
17. Comedian from Dayton : JONATHANWINTERS
20. Indefatigable : UNTIRING
21. Our, in Milano : NOSTRO
22. Require : NEED
23. Quote : CITE
24. Singer Donna from Boston : SUMMER
27. Small toasted pieces of bread : CROUTONS
31. Lend ___ (heed) : ANEAR
32. Custard-filled tarts : FLANS
33. Outfit : KIT
34. Pool in a range : TARN
35. Schemes : PLANS
36. TV sitcom : TAXI
37. Work unit : ERG
38. Salty water : BRINE
39. Mush : SEPON
40. Campaigner's calumnious act : SMEARING
42. Byington of filmdom : SPRING
43. Fare : DIET
44. Laugh loudly : ROAR
45. "Autumn ___," 1950 song : LEAVES
48. Plovers : LAPWINGS
52. Teapot Dome figure : ALBERTBACONFALL
54. Manner : MIEN
55. Crowbar : LEVER
56. " . . . 'I eat what ___'!": Carroll : ISEE
57. Wadded cotton fibers : BATT
58. Thurber's "The ___ with Ross" : YEARS
59. Gnaw : CHEW
1. Magic, West African style : JUJU
2. Black : EBON
3. Transmitted : SENT
4. Railroad worker : TRAINMAN
5. More pallid : ASHIER
6. Little Bighorn event: 1876 : STAND
7. Chinese society : TONG
8. Line : ROW
9. Judgments : OPINIONS
10. Start : OUTSET
11. Annoy : FRET
12. Jamie of "After MASH" : FARR
13. Too : ALSO
18. Shoe-factory employee : TREER
19. South wind : NOTUS
23. Large wading bird : CRANE
24. Cloys : SATES
25. Strip of weapons : UNARM
26. Meld : MERGE
27. Loud resounding noise : CLANG
28. Giraffe's relative : OKAPI
29. Johnson's ex-teammate : NIXON
30. What some rays do : STING
32. Powdered quartz : FLINT
35. Sacerdotal : PRIESTLY
36. Admirable or awful : TERRIFIC
38. Thorny bush : BRIER
39. Mass of fish eggs : SPAWN
41. A coming : ADVENT
42. Profound sleeps : SOPORS
44. American blacksnake : RACER
45. Follower of Mary : LAMB
46. Kazan : ELIA
47. Give a yegg a leg up : ABET
48. Etna residue : LAVA
49. Poet or auto : NASH
50. Merriment : GLEE
51. Quite a lot : SLEW
53. Hairy insect : BEE

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