New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 1983

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Subject : TOPIC
6. Candle bracket : SCONCE
12. Vegetable : SPINACH
14. Vegetable : CABBAGE
16. O.T. prophet : MALACHI
17. Greek letter : OMICRON
18. Elect : OPT
19. Actor Selleck : TOM
20. Regret : RUE
21. Heat meas. : BTU
22. Film critic : KAEL
24. Harvests : REAPS
26. Roulette bet : NOIR
27. Eagle's nest : EYRIE
29. H.S. study : SCI
30. Touch, e.g. : SENSE
31. Voiced harshly : RASPED
33. Competitions : CONTESTS
35. Part of ancient Greece : LACONIA
37. Gambling mecca : LASVEGAS
41. Vegetable : TURNIP
46. Marine mammal : OTTER
47. Brit. business abbr. : LTD
49. Vegetables : BEANS
50. I.o.u. : CHIT
51. Loses 55 Across : RISES
53. Plenty of horn : TUBA
54. Every : ALL
55. Sitter's creation : LAP
56. Hwy. : RTE
58. Hurok : SOL
59. Vegetable : LETTUCE
61. Kind of exam : MIDTERM
63. More obese : STOUTER
64. Cleveland team : INDIANS
65. Matriculates : ENTERS
66. Rage : STORM
1. Spotted sandpipers : TILTERS
2. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
3. NATO's basis : PACT
4. Life fluid for Zeus : ICHOR
5. Peals : CHIMES
6. Stinger of the Southwest : SCORPION
7. "L'Etranger" author : CAMUS
8. Theater award : OBIE
9. Network initials : NBC
10. Paper copies, familiarly : CARBONS
11. Vain one : EGOTIST
12. Informal male gathering : SMOKER
13. Tropical fruit : PAPAYA
15. Acclimates : ENURES
23. Sass : LIP
25. Greets abruptly : ACCOSTS
26. Bess Truman, ___ Wallace : NEE
28. Certain fisherman : EELER
30. "Le Grand Orange" of baseball : STAUB
32. Hammarskjöld : DAG
34. Kind of picker : NIT
36. Measuring instrument : CALIPERS
37. Subway slowpokes : LOCALS
38. Jenner, for one : ATHLETE
39. Crumbly cheese : STILTON
40. Doggie doc : VET
42. Soak flax : RET
43. Ad ___ (to an extreme) : NAUSEAM
44. Native : INBORN
45. Sacred songs : PSALMS
48. Skin layer : DERMIS
51. Snake or car : RACER
52. Limited term of duty : STINT
55. Old stringed instrument : LUTE
57. Taro root : EDDO
60. Young Pharaoh : TUT
62. Shooting match: Fr. : TIR

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