New York Times, Monday, December 19, 1983

Author:Reid
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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1. Abort a mission : SCRUB
6. Cannoneer's need : AMMO
10. Track-meet implement : SHOT
14. Statement of faith : CREDO
15. TV show in reruns : SOAP
16. Distant: Comb. form : TELE
17. Arch competitor : RIVAL
18. Grudge holders : SOREHEADS
20. Tristram's beloved : ISOLDE
22. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
23. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
24. Gift for Adano : BELL
25. Square-rigger's necessity : MAINSAIL
28. N.Y. winter time : EST
29. Towel marking : HERS
30. Apparel : DRESS
33. Sub's milieu : BENCH
34. Blood component : PLASMA
35. Guillotines : BEHEADS
38. Alert: Colloq. : HEADSUP
39. Handles with authority : WIELDS
40. He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
41. Everything being counted : INALL
42. Gobilike : ARID
43. Hebrew letter : MEM
46. Tigers' habitats : DIAMONDS
49. Folk dance : HORA
50. Trucker's place : CAB
52. Author Rostov : MARA
53. Directly : HEADON
55. Deejay's equipment : HEADPHONE
58. K.C. slugger : BRETT
59. Cartoonist or river : ARNO
60. Med. school subject : ANAT
61. When Arbor Day comes : APRIL
62. Protuberance : NODE
63. Durante asset : NOSE
64. ___ word, coined for single use : NONCE
1. Writer : SCRIBE
2. Tense times : CRISES
3. Uprising : REVOLT
4. A rival of Carter in 1976 : UDALL
5. Daring : BOLD
6. Silly one : ASS
7. Like the Alhambra's architecture : MOORISH
8. Calif. county : MARIN
9. Special newspaper pages : OPEDS
10. Fr. holy woman : STE
11. Irving's ___ horseman : HEADLESS
12. Ye ___ Tea Shoppe : OLDE
13. Hardy lass : TESS
19. Promontory : HEADLAND
21. Edits : EMENDS
26. Compass swings : ARCS
27. Moslem decree : IRADE
29. Auto light : HEADLAMP
31. Inst. at Dallas : SMU
32. A syrup source : SAP
33. Lawyer Melvin : BELLI
34. Expire : PERISH
35. Carib. area : BWI
36. Article for a Berliner : EIN
37. Gym apparel : HEADBAND
38. Bovine group : HERD
40. Bonkers : BANANAS
43. Up-to-date : MODERN
44. Amatory : EROTIC
45. Cloak or cape : MANTLE
47. Famed naval historian : MAHAN
48. Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
49. Silent zany of films : HARPO
50. Movie detective : CHAN
51. Prefix with sol : AERO
54. Israeli statesman : EBAN
56. Litigation name : DOE
57. Summer in Savoie : ETE

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