New York Times, Saturday, December 3, 1983

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Where Romans routed Hannibal: 202 B.C. : ZAMA
5. Portal : ENTRY
10. Trial run, in horse-racing lingo : PREP
14. Emerald Isle : ERIN
15. Crude person : YAHOO
16. A river of the Punjab : RAVI
17. Agitate, colloquially : RILE
18. Like most X-rated films : EROTOGENIC
20. Instrument for measuring distance traveled : ODOMETER
22. Hack : HAGGLE
23. Desserts : ICES
24. Substantive : NOUN
25. Stereotype : CLICHE
28. Heat-removing substances : COOLANTS
32. Lily, in Lille : LIS
33. Tryon's "The ___" : OTHER
35. Gastropod mollusk : SNAIL
36. Indian victims of miners: 1864 : YANA
38. Small inland islands : HOLMS
40. Broz : TITO
41. Pendants : DROPS
43. Braid : PLAIT
45. High, rugged mountain : ALP
46. People sensitive to beauty : ESTHETES
48. " . . . the bonnet of Bonny ___": Scott : DUNDEE
50. Naso, the poet : OVID
51. Russian river : LENA
52. Purplish red : CLARET
55. Henry Morgan's activity: 17th century : PIRATING
59. Meditating : RUMINATIVE
61. Winged : ALAR
62. Black cuckoos : ANIS
63. Site of Hercules' first labor : NEMEA
64. "De mortuis nil ___ bonum" : NISI
65. Narrow ledge : BERM
66. Jam often created in N.Y.C. : SNARL
67. Makes picots : TATS
1. A memorable Mostel : ZERO
2. Desiccated : ARID
3. Grain sorghum : MILO
4. Feeble : ANEMIC
5. Upper canines : EYETEETH
6. Nostrils : NARES
7. God with a hammer : THOR
8. Corruption : ROT
9. Call to attract attention : YOOHOO
10. Gravid : PREGNANT
11. Pealed : RANG
12. Lucifer's love : EVIL
13. Nepalese coins : PICE
19. Ancient Celts : GAULS
21. Repercussion : ECHO
24. Bellini heroine : NORMA
25. Warren Beatty role : CLYDE
26. Pseudologists : LIARS
27. " . . . mercy ___ strained": Shak. : ISNOT
28. Basic constituents : CELLS
29. R. Strauss maiden : NAIAD
30. Designation : TITLE
31. Declivity : SLOPE
34. Had expectations : HOPED
37. Pithy saying : APHORISM
39. Stellar : SIDEREAL
42. Lowest écarté card : SEVEN
44. Large food fish : TUNA
47. Hyperion and Cronus : TITANS
49. Swimming : NATANT
51. A source of iron : LIVER
52. Symbol for a July 4 baby : CRAB
53. Crescent-shaped figure : LUNE
54. Qala Nau bigwig : AMIR
55. Cotton shirting : PIMA
56. Pelvic bones : ILIA
57. Publisher Condé ___ : NAST
58. Cubist Juan : GRIS
60. Lacrosse team : TEN

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