New York Times, Tuesday, December 6, 1983

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Site of Shah Jahan's monument : AGRA
5. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
9. Pitch-black : SABLE
14. " . . . ___ as a well" : DEEP
15. Bombeck : ERMA
16. Expect : AWAIT
17. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
18. Certain votes : AYES
19. One-time German coin : TALER
20. Cole Porter musical: 1944 : MEXICANHAYRIDE
23. Actor Cariou : LEN
24. British actress Mary : URE
25. Hines and Pinza : BASSI
29. Incipient flowers : BUDS
31. "El ___," Heston movie : CID
34. Walled city in Spain : AVILA
35. Adriatic port : BARI
36. Welles film role : KANE
37. Fancy footwork in Fortín de las Flores : MEXICANHATDANCE
40. Sired : BRED
41. Word with pipe or spin : TAIL
42. Audibly : ALOUD
43. "___ De-Lovely," 1936 song : ITS
44. Alfano air : ARIA
45. Turns around : VEERS
46. Year for Septimius Severus : CCI
47. Brest friend : AMI
49. May 5 and Sept. 15 in Ajijic : MEXICANFIESTAS
57. An Astaire : ADELE
58. Follower of Middle or Far : EAST
59. Town near the Don's mouth : AZOV
61. Finch : SERIN
62. Like Coleridge's "painted ship" : IDLE
63. Slipper : MULE
64. Man from Split : CROAT
65. Ogle's cousin : LEER
66. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
1. Actress Rehan : ADA
2. Seed : GERM
3. Descartes : RENE
4. Peak : APEX
5. "___ in our time" : PEACE
6. Indo-European : ARYAN
7. Kind of corner : AMEN
8. Reckless : RASH
9. Panlike creatures : SATYRS
10. Conscious : AWARE
11. Stop for some cruise ships : BALI
12. Prevaricated : LIED
13. Raison d'___ : ETRE
21. Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
22. C.P.A.'s job : AUDIT
25. Salten deer : BAMBI
26. Ward off : AVERT
27. Ice hockey teams : SIXES
28. Glided : SLID
29. Brazilian state : BAHIA
30. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
31. Pirogue, e.g. : CANOE
32. Bring down upon : INCUR
33. He went to town : DEEDS
35. ___ B'rith : BNAI
36. Cabbagelike vegetable : KALE
38. Courtyards : ATRIA
39. C.S.A. President : DAVIS
44. Stress : ACCENT
46. Eyelashes : CILIA
47. Busy place in June : AISLE
48. Taxi equipment : METER
49. Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
50. German river : EDER
51. Dry: Comb. form : XERO
52. Simon or Sedaka : NEIL
53. Vanish : FADE
54. Emulate Petruchio : TAME
55. Cote d'___ : AZUR
56. Auctioneer's word : SOLD
60. W.W. II gesture : VEE

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