New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1983

Author: Reichert
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J W }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Talent : GIFT
5. Savage : BRUTE
10. Ichabod's tormentor : BROM
14. Deep rumble : ROAR
15. Moves gradually : EASES
16. Unaspirated consonant : LENE
17. Previous : ANTECEDENT
19. Orejón, e.g. : INCA
20. Volcanic rock : BASALT
21. Left high and dry : STRANDED
23. Enameled metalware : TOLE
25. Festination : HASTE
26. Ink, mustard, lipstick, etc. : STAINERS
30. Business end of a hose : NOZZLE
33. Roderick Usher's place : HOUSE
34. Be supreme : REIGN
36. Nettle : VEX
37. Celtic : ERSE
38. Batu Khan's Golden ___ : HORDE
39. TV sitcom : SOAP
40. A method of self-realization : EST
41. Antony's worries : CURAE
42. Lilac's cousin : MAUVE
43. Pentateuch scrolls : TORAHS
45. Rodgers-Hammerstein musical : CAROUSEL
47. Uniform : ALIKE
49. Dolt : LOUT
50. Grammatical blunder : SOLECISM
53. Jumpy : ONEDGE
57. Neglect : OMIT
58. Manège man : EQUESTRIAN
60. Stunt : FEAT
61. Wool grease : SUINT
62. Fed who pulls in pushers : NARC
63. Mother of Elizabeth I : ANNE
64. Major or minor arm muscle : TERES
65. Sight : ESPY
1. Snag : GRAB
2. ___ National Park, Angola : IONA
3. Lipoids : FATS
4. Dissertation : TREATISE
5. Coleopteroid : BEETLE
6. Atomic energy unit : RAD
7. Exploits : USES
8. Chayefsky's "The ___ Man" : TENTH
9. Keep away : ESTRANGE
10. Cheesy or fruity pancake : BLINTZ
11. Tryst : RENDEZVOUS
12. Formerly : ONCE
13. Hoover Dam's lake : MEAD
18. Genetic look-alike : CLONE
22. " . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
24. Misstep : ERROR
26. Cookie pan : SHEET
27. Trunk : TORSO
28. An outbacker : AUSTRALIAN
29. Glacial pinnacle : SERAC
31. Ensign's vacation : LEAVE
32. Deport : EXPEL
35. Utopian : IDEAL
38. Most robust : HUSKIEST
39. White table wine : SAUTERNE
41. Modish : CHIC
42. McKinley or Washington : MOUNT
44. Building wing : ALETTE
46. Perches : ROOSTS
48. Ending for Roman or Arab : ESQUE
50. Chesterfield, e.g. : SOFA
51. Token : OMEN
52. Noted naturalist: 1838–1914 : MUIR
54. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
55. Role for Robin Williams : GARP
56. Ref. work : ENCY
59. Compass point : ENE

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