New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 1983

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jai ___ : ALAI
5. Autocrat : TSAR
9. Daily task : CHORE
14. Sketch : LIMN
15. Loser to the tortoise : HARE
16. Home-run king : AARON
17. Dash : ELAN
18. Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
19. McKinley's Ohio birthplace : NILES
20. Striker-Trendle hero : THELONERANGER
23. Poet laureate of England: 1715–18 : ROWE
24. ___ Alamos : LOS
25. Fruit-jelly base : PECTIN
28. Suffix with scan : SION
30. ___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
33. Love, in Lyon : AMOUR
34. Largest of the Near Islands : ATTU
35. Bang's partner : SLAM
36. Cabin heater : POTBELLIEDSTOVE
39. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
40. Troubles : ILLS
41. Red dye : EOSIN
42. Bandman Brown : LES
43. Make sweaters : KNIT
44. Rely (on) : DEPEND
45. Soak : SOG
46. Oakland or Essex : AUTO
47. Kitchen device : MICROWAVEOVEN
53. Gay city : PAREE
54. Wrack's partner : RUIN
55. "See no ___" : EVIL
57. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
58. Foe of Iraq : IRAN
59. "Splitsville" : RENO
60. Expand laterally : WIDEN
61. Kenya's longest river : TANA
62. Tear, in a way : SNAG
1. Nut-brown drink : ALE
2. Lively ditty : LILT
3. Asian nurse : AMAH
4. Car part used in pools : INNERTUBE
5. Given, as a party : THROWN
6. Rhone feeder : SAONE
7. English composer: 1710–78 : ARNE
8. ___ admiral : REAR
9. "Big Bertha," for one : CANNON
10. Alexander and Douglas : HAIGS
11. Wreath atop Lancelot : ORLE
12. S. African gun : ROER
13. Mil. officer : ENS
21. French area, rich in coal : LOIRE
22. Not in a whisper : ALOUD
25. Pertaining to Karol Wojtyla : PAPAL
26. Overact : EMOTE
27. Sheep shelters : COTES
28. Clown's walking stick : STILT
29. Followers: Suffix : ITES
30. Shut : CLOSE
31. TV's Alice : LAVIN
32. Do some editing : EMEND
34. Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
35. Motels : STOPOVERS
37. Jargon : LINGO
38. Take care of : SEETO
43. Soul from Seoul : KOREAN
44. Chaperon : DUENNA
45. Make the ___ (show up) : SCENE
46. Of birds : AVIAN
47. French Sudan, today : MALI
48. In high dudgeon : IRED
49. Legal paper : WRIT
50. Ambiance : AURA
51. All tied up : EVEN
52. One of a seaworthy trio : NINA
53. Church chair : PEW
56. Daily record : LOG

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