New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 1983

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 6
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of more than 43 million : EGYPT
6. Ancient ruler of 1 Across : CHEOPS
12. Shoulder blade : SCAPULA
14. Sent ahead, as news : RELAYED
16. Loser : ALSORAN
17. Ethiopian province : ERITREA
18. Hockey "trick" : HAT
19. Kind of ear or horn : TIN
20. Bishopric : SEE
21. I.R.S. mo. : APR
22. Brother of Hebe : ARES
24. Frisbees, e.g. : DISCS
26. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
27. Dewy : RORIC
29. Cairo-to-Beirut dir. : NNE
30. Verona's river : ADIGE
31. Lou Grant's real-life family : ASNERS
33. Unevenly contested : ONESIDED
35. Trans-Siberian railway stop : IRKUTSK
37. Kern-Hammerstein musical : SHOWBOAT
41. Harsh : SEVERE
46. The fortunate : HAVES
47. Legal thing : RES
49. Uses a dish towel : WIPES
50. Portent : OMEN
51. Joe Miller joke : OLDIE
53. Coconut juice : MILK
54. Sapin : FIR
55. Hand holder : ARM
56. Potent compound : TNT
58. Dogfall, in wrestling : TIE
59. Omni site : ATLANTA
61. One more : ANOTHER
63. Nuclear-plant component : REACTOR
64. Set right : REDRESS
65. Landmark in 1 Across : SPHINX
66. Memorable leader of 1 Across : SADAT
1. Oriental : EASTERN
2. D.C. building : GPO
3. Mongol tent : YURT
4. Tartan design : PLAID
5. Substance used by dyers : TANNIN
6. Symbol on the Turkish flag : CRESCENT
7. "___ Johnny!" : HERES
8. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
9. Mare's morsel : OAT
10. Landmark in 1 Across : PYRAMID
11. A basement problem : SEEPAGE
12. Desert partly in 1 Across : SAHARA
13. Mild cigars : CLAROS
15. Mended socks : DARNED
23. That Fräulein : SIE
25. Like a tapir or anteater : SNOUTED
26. Dec. 13 in Roma : IDI
28. Plagiarizes : CRIBS
30. Out of line : ASKEW
32. Hit sign : SRO
34. Sigmoid shape : ESS
36. "Das Kapital" author : KARLMARX
37. Ceremonial ram's horn : SHOFAR
38. Some natives of 1 Across : HAMITES
39. Extend beyond and cover part of : OVERLAP
40. Rune equivalent to "w" : WEN
42. Vigor's partner : VIM
43. Descriptive name : EPITHET
44. Depends (on) : RELIES
45. Glacial ridges : ESKERS
48. Hindu instruments : SITARS
51. He wrote "What the Butler Saw" : ORTON
52. Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
55. Not pro : ANTI
57. Jet QB : TODD
60. Cry in Bonn : ACH
62. Refrain syllable : TRA

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