New York Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1983

Author:Heller
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Way : PATH
5. Latvian : LETT
9. Race horse at Meadowlands : PACER
14. Bread spread : OLEO
15. Swiss river : AARE
16. Sign up : ENROL
17. Beige : ECRU
18. Image : ICON
19. Pride members : LIONS
20. Name meaning "at the big hills" : MASSACHUSETTS
23. Scornful look : SNEER
24. Ritter or Beneke : TEX
25. Author Sholem : ASCH
28. Receptive : WARM
31. Speed meas. : RPM
33. The ___ (rock group) : WHO
34. Actor Ray : ALDO
37. Sup : EAT
39. More embroidered : LACIER
41. One end of 2 Down : FAIRBANKSALASKA
44. Endangered : RISKED
45. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
46. Seeds rich in protein : PEAS
47. Org. sponsoring vocational training : ORT
48. Sticky stuff : GOO
50. Opposer : ANTI
52. Neighbor of Neb. : SDAK
54. ___ Peak, Colo. : UTE
56. City in Ill. : ALTON
60. Duke's locale : NORTHCAROLINA
64. Large: Prefix : MACRO
66. Author Wiesel : ELIE
67. Dry : ARID
68. Curved moldings : OGEES
69. Energy units : RADS
70. Baroque painter Guido ___ : RENI
71. Now : TODAY
72. Printer's term : STET
73. North Sea feeder : YSER
1. Rondels, e.g. : POEMS
2. Northern highway : ALCAN
3. Concise : TERSE
4. Domestic toil : HOUSEWORK
5. Secular : LAIC
6. Apiece : EACH
7. Game fish : TROUT
8. Less at ease : TENSER
9. Skin : PELT
10. Loos or Colby : ANITA
11. Transversely : CROSSWISE
12. Long time : EON
13. Literary monogram : RLS
21. Parseghian of football fame : ARA
22. Clarify : EXPLAIN
26. Lenin's security service : CHEKA
27. Israeli dances : HORAS
29. Computer presentation : READOUT
30. Chess piece : MAN
32. ___ de tête (headache) : MAL
34. Some hairdos : AFROS
35. Scottish landholder : LAIRD
36. Outdid, as in a marathon : DISTANCED
38. Boxing ref's decision : TKO
40. Blood vessel : CAPILLARY
42. Plead : BEG
43. Mrs., in Morelos : SRA
49. A translation for "cetera" : OTHERS
51. Oriental principle : TAO
53. Asian bay or strait : KOREA
55. Brilliance : ECLAT
57. Wearies : TIRES
58. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
59. Low point : NADIR
61. Apple-cheeked : ROSY
62. Assistant : AIDE
63. Remainder : REST
64. Witticism : MOT
65. Past : AGO

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