New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 1983

Author:Greene
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2 Grid has mirror symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Home of almost 4 million Americans : ALABAMA
8. Drub : BELABOR
15. Sulphurlike : SELENIC
16. Pornography : EROTICA
17. Adage for a librarian : SILENCEISGOLDEN
19. Partake of : USE
20. Not flippant : EARNEST
21. Hammarskjöld : DAG
22. Wrinkle : RUGA
24. Historical period : AGE
25. A source of tar : PINE
26. Upright : ERECT
28. Part of the U.S.A.F. : TAC
29. Rose of Picardy : FLEUR
30. Get away : ESCAPE
32. Plague : HARASS
34. "___ sum?" (Cato's "Where am I?") : UBI
35. Thus : SIC
36. Nice homes : MAISONS
40. Members of a religious sect : SHAKERS
44. Near the center : INNER
45. Add up : TOT
47. Make merry : REVEL
48. Single-pip cards : ACES
49. S.A. herb : ANU
50. Mexican Indian : TECA
51. N.Y.S.E. abbr. : SHR
52. Recidivate : RELAPSE
56. Fled : RAN
57. Maxim for Mrs. Dionne : MOTHERKNOWSBEST
60. Daughter of Minos : ARIADNE
61. Certain bigots : RACISTS
62. Polishing tool : SANDER
63. Wheat varieties : SPELTS
1. Give confidence to : ASSURE
2. Time to play : LEISURE
3. Declares without proof : ALLEGES
4. Neighborly gathering : BEE
5. Daughter of James II : ANNE
6. Isinglass : MICA
7. Needle-shaped : ACERATE
8. Supplicate : BESEECH
9. Energy units : ERGS
10. Sack : LOOT
11. Expanse west of Eur. : ATL
12. Hens : BIDDIES
13. God of the sea before Poseidon : OCEANUS
14. Forest warden : RANGER
18. Actress Swenson : INGA
23. Inculpates : ACCUSES
25. Skirt slit : PLACKET
27. Little drum : TABOR
29. Augustinian, e.g. : FRIAR
31. Ring victory : PIN
33. Drab color : ASH
36. Unwholesome atmosphere : MIASMA
37. "___ Aweigh" : ANCHORS
38. Tendency toward torpor : INERTIA
39. Stealthy pursuer : STALKER
40. Lethargic states : STUPORS
41. Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
42. Changes the form of : RECASTS
43. Points of view : SLANTS
46. ___ even keel : ONAN
52. Foxx from St. Louis : REDD
53. Flesh-eating eagle : ERNE
54. Barter : SWAP
55. Suffix for an inchoative verb : ESCE
58. Chinese dynasty : HAN
59. Puppeteer Baird : BIL

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