New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 1983

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Float, as on the wind : WAFT
5. Apple tosser of myth : ERIS
9. In reserve : ASIDE
14. Again : OVER
15. Third son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
16. Aaron Copland ballet : RODEO
17. Rajah's wife : RANI
18. To ___ (unanimously) : AMAN
19. Guiltless : CLEAN
20. Frolic : KICKUPONESHEELS
23. Rains icily : SLEETS
24. Riser and tread : STEP
25. High up, to Keats : AERY
28. Obliquely : ASLANT
32. Two-toed creature : SLOTH
36. With 62 Across, Iranian in exile : BANI
38. Homophone for ally : ALAI
39. 3,600 seconds : HOUR
40. Given acclaim : CITED
41. Heavy reading : TOME
42. ___ dixit : IPSE
43. On the briny : ASEA
44. Flemish name for Ypres : IEPER
45. Many maids' concerns : METERS
47. Dateless : STAG
49. French poodle's noodle : TETE
51. Vandyke's relative : GOATEE
56. Insisted or resisted : PUTONESFOOTDOWN
61. Pertaining to bees : APIAN
62. See 36 Across : SADR
63. Fascinated, in a way : AWED
64. A script, in printing : RONDE
65. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
66. Kind of cat : POLE
67. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
68. Snoop : NOSE
69. Related : TOLD
1. Mechanism : WORKS
2. Benefit : AVAIL
3. Picket's milieu : FENCE
4. Nursery-school purchase : TRIKE
5. Run out : ELAPSE
6. San ___, Riviera resort : REMO
7. First czar of Russia : IVAN
8. Trig functions : SINES
9. Ogees, e.g. : ARCHES
10. Bottom of a flatiron : SOLEPLATE
11. ___ fixe : IDEE
12. Do business : DEAL
13. Years on end : EONS
21. Where B. Young grew old : UTAH
22. Soberly proper : STAID
26. Stats registered by Reggie : RBIS
27. "Breaking Away" director : YATES
29. Askew : ALOP
30. José Jiménez, for one : NAME
31. Row : TIER
32. Carpenter's wedge : SHIM
33. Dramatist de Vega : LOPE
34. Do a bouncer's job : OUST
35. Sticky-toed amphibians : TREETOADS
37. Nifty : NEAT
40. Social position : CASTE
44. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
46. Junket ingredient : RENNET
48. Marketplaces of yore : AGORAE
50. Ruhr city : ESSEN
52. Modify to suit : ADAPT
53. "We . . . were not made ___": Shak. : TOWOO
54. Actor Tom : EWELL
55. Fini : ENDED
56. Prefix with phrase : PARA
57. " . . . alone ___ the house top": Psalm 102 : UPON
58. Prong : TINE
59. Casino game : FARO
60. Chances : ODDS

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