New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 1983

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dog in an Inge play : SHEBA
6. Roguish : SLY
9. Wrote postscripts : ADDED
14. Favorite U.S. soft drinks : COLAS
15. Zadora of films : PIA
16. Apartment : SUITE
17. Bongo and Moreno : OMARS
18. Springfield is its cap. : ILL
19. Highway from Dawson Creek, B.C. : ALCAN
20. Inarticulate : TONGUETIED
23. Voucher : CHIT
24. First name in crime fiction : ERLE
25. Lilies' kin : ONIONS
27. "Serse" composer : HANDEL
30. Persian water wheel : NORIA
32. " . . . mon ___ Pierrot" : AMI
33. Rookie : BEGINNER
36. Pledge of confidentiality : MYLIPSARESEALED
41. Tranquilizer : SEDATIVE
42. Offshore reef : KEY
43. Actress-singer Cara : IRENE
44. Argument : HASSLE
47. Sensitive plant : MIMOSA
50. Crankcase : SUMP
51. Composer Wilder : ALEC
52. Surrogate speaker : MOUTHPIECE
58. Changed a room's décor : REDID
60. Número ___ : UNO
61. Take down sails : UNRIG
62. Lyon leave-taking : ADIEU
63. Baronet's title : SIR
64. Slowly, in music : LENTO
65. Ruffle hair, in a way : TEASE
66. Golfer Watson : TOM
67. Van Dine initials : ESSES
1. Monarch Mary was one : SCOT
2. ___ sapiens : HOMO
3. Dash : ELAN
4. Intruded, with "in" : BARGED
5. Convince : ASSURE
6. Thwart maliciously : SPITE
7. Caron role : LILI
8. Brown rival : YALE
9. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
10. Sweet-toned organ stop : DULCIANA
11. Apart: Prefix : DICHO
12. ___ blue (pale hue) : ETAIN
13. Hollows : DENTS
21. Wing : ELL
22. Author Lessing : DORIS
26. Broadway musical : NINE
27. Overact : HAM
28. Vanderbilt and Lowell : AMYS
29. Milieu of the sacred ibis : NILE
30. Temerity : NERVE
31. Cyma : OGEE
33. ___-marie (cooking device) : BAIN
34. Cousins of Lions : ELKS
35. Lurch : REEL
37. Foolish deeds : IDIOCIES
38. Links standards : PARS
39. Sauna emission : STEAM
40. Anil, e.g. : DYE
44. "What?" : HUH
45. Nurse's vial : AMPULE
46. Backs of books : SPINES
47. Revolutionary Jean Paul ___ : MARAT
48. ___ France : ILEDE
49. Ancient kingdom, now NW Iran : MEDIA
50. Kind of window : STORM
53. Expel : OUST
54. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
55. Coastal birds : ERNS
56. Summon to court : CITE
57. Selves : EGOS
59. Expected : DUE

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