New York Times, Friday, February 4, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 289 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Mascara recipient : LASH
5. Strand : BEACH
10. Mine access : ADIT
14. Temple of Athena ___ at Tegea : ALEA
15. Extreme : ULTRA
16. Dynamite ingredient : MICA
17. In dire straits : DOWNANDOUT
19. Say it is so : AVER
20. Various : SUNDRY
21. Pilot's adjective for awful weather : ZEROZERO
23. Corso greeting : CIAO
25. Nixon or Johnson : LAKER
26. Greek : HELLENIC
30. Sponges : CADGES
33. Peer : EQUAL
34. Fortunate : LUCKY
36. Tiverton's river : EXE
37. Nodule : LUMP
38. Vague and Miles : VERAS
39. Whilom : ONCE
40. Women's ___ : LIB
41. Bails : LADES
42. Pressed potatoes through small holes : RICED
43. Key, e.g. : OPENER
45. Without resistance : SUPINELY
47. Plexuses : RETIA
49. Mariner : SALT
50. Staff officer : ADJUTANT
53. Negligent : REMISS
57. Friable soil : LOAM
58. Jennifer Jones role: 1943 : BERNADETTE
60. Memorable publisher : LUCE
61. Dundee V.I.P. : LAIRD
62. Lowest high tide : NEAP
63. Vexes : IRKS
64. Jagged : EROSE
65. Acidulous : TART
1. Young men : LADS
2. Baseball family name : ALOU
3. Run up : SEWN
4. Bit of applause : HANDCLAP
5. "Pilgrim's Progress" author : BUNYAN
6. Yore, of yore : ELD
7. From ___ (all-inclusive) : ATOZ
8. Remorseless : CRUEL
9. Cloakroom items : HATRACKS
10. Confounded : AMAZED
11. Departure of a sort : DIVERGENCE
12. Bakery worker : ICER
13. Whence poi comes : TARO
18. Role in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
22. Righto : OKAY
24. Lubricated : OILED
26. Reply to a phone call : HELLO
27. Fit out : EQUIP
28. Feller : LUMBERJACK
29. Panaceas : CURES
31. Outshine : EXCEL
32. Unkempt : SEEDY
35. ___ belli : CASUS
38. Fickle : VARIABLE
39. Salve : OINTMENT
41. Liepaja native : LETT
42. Irritated : RILED
44. Medieval music signs : NEUMES
46. Public display : PARADE
48. Lend ___ (hearken) : ANEAR
50. "___ Need," 1965 song : ALLI
51. Forbidding : DOUR
52. Gatlin Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
54. Virginia willow : ITEA
55. Stand out : STAR
56. Family branch : SEPT
59. Kin of nos. : NRS

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