New York Times, Friday, December 16, 1983

Author:Margaret Kingman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Garbo's was Grand : HOTEL
6. Poet laureate Lewis : CDAY
10. Golf shot : CHIP
14. Mitchell name : OHARA
15. Woody's son : ARLO
16. Gown fabric : LAME
17. Lazarus and Calvé : EMMAS
18. Fleece : ROOK
19. "Don't tread ___" : ONME
20. Dietrich film : THEBLUEANGEL
23. Shoot the breeze : GAB
26. Nice school : ECOLE
27. North Sea feeder : MEUSE
28. Worthless : BLUESKY
30. Prefix for cycle : TRI
32. Pres. Wilson was one : PHD
33. "Mens ___ in corpore . . . " : SANA
34. Stall : STAND
36. Hit song of 1940 : ITSABLUEWORLD
42. Lake Geneva spa : EVIAN
43. "___ Lee," 1861 song : AURA
45. Patch item : PEA
48. Part of S.A.S.E. : ENV
49. Hit song of 1929 : AMIBLUE
52. Pergola : ARBOR
54. Corroded : EATEN
56. Sentence interrupters : UMS
57. Diamond platter that earned gold: 1972 : SONGSUNGBLUE
60. Level : TIER
61. Zoological suffix : IDAE
62. "The ___ Day," 1847 song : RAINY
66. Field measure : ACRE
67. Receivers : SETS
68. Outward : ECTAD
69. Back talk : SASS
70. Tare's partner : TRET
71. What a farrier does : SHOES
1. Ground breaker : HOE
2. German physicist : OHM
3. Caledonian cap : TAM
4. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
5. Mascara locales : LASHES
6. Chemist's bottle : CARBOY
7. Funny : DROLL
8. Children's chanson : ALOUETTE
9. Shackle : YOKE
10. Duplicate of a sort : CLONE
11. How to silence a phone salesman : HANGUP
12. Entangle : IMMESH
13. Like Mae's grapes : PEELED
21. Foe of Luther : ECK
22. Kind of acid : AMINO
23. A.k.a. Corno di Bassetto : GBS
24. Turkish regiment : ALAI
25. Option for Rose : BUNT
29. Alleviate : EASE
31. Callow : RAW
34. Bask : SUN
35. Lackluster : DRAB
37. Asserts : AVERS
38. Cannel holder : BIN
39. Pale purple : LAVENDER
40. She's back in town : LULU
41. Type of roll : DRUM
44. Amb. to the U.N.: 1961–65 : AES
45. They're best when al dente : PASTAS
46. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
47. Doubleday and Dean : ABNERS
49. Maximally : ATBEST
50. Alice's TV boss : MEL
51. Habituates : INURES
53. Grimm bad guys : OGRES
55. Marble : AGATE
58. Outer Hebrides island : UIST
59. Every single one : EACH
63. Dancer Michio ___ : ITO
64. Ayr refusal : NAE
65. Grid. measures : YDS

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