New York Times, Wednesday, February 9, 1983

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Yokums' creator : CAPP
5. Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
8. Scuffle : SCRAP
13. Side petals : ALAE
14. Where Thakhek is : LAOS
16. Papal crown : TIARA
17. Word with make or piece : WORK
18. Writer Sholem : ASCH
19. Space under the eaves : ATTIC
20. Yaks : SHOOTSTHEBREEZE
23. Warn : ALERT
24. Extra's role : BIT
25. Long-lasting : EONIAN
28. Illus. : DIAG
32. Pose a question : ASK
35. Degs. for aspiring Goyas : MFAS
36. Africa's second-longest river : CONGO
37. Linguistic blooper : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
41. Wanner : PALER
42. Writer O'Flaherty's birthplace : ARAN
43. Ending for musket : EER
44. Word in early telegrams : STOP
45. "O ___ I e'er took delight in thy praises": Byron : FAMEIF
47. Pluto, e.g. : GOD
48. Some are man-made : LAKES
52. Blabbed : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
59. One of Hamill's predecessors : HENIE
60. ___ go bragh : ERIN
61. Rebekah's firstborn : ESAU
62. A Pilgrim : ALDEN
63. Exploit : DEED
64. Senior Dumas : PERE
65. Sleekness : GLOSS
66. Sigma : ESS
67. Luge or pung : SLED
1. Rooks' calls : CAWS
2. Ho's "hello" : ALOHA
3. Word-of-mouth, in law : PAROL
4. Tea type : PEKOE
5. Rocket launch : BLASTOFF
6. One of Gotham's rivers : EAST
7. Fjord's Scottish cousin : LOCH
8. Commence : START
9. Quote : CITE
10. Assess : RATE
11. Mex. neighbor : ARIZ
12. Thirty inches : PACE
15. "Come Back, Little ___" : SHEBA
21. Mild quake : TREMOR
22. Receptacle : BIN
26. ___ (King) Cole : NAT
27. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
28. Oxford fellow : DON
29. Creator of 15 Down : INGE
30. Flu symptom : AGUE
31. Party follower : GOER
32. Ophidians : ASPS
33. Louver : SLAT
34. 2.2046 lbs. : KILO
36. Gabfest : CONFAB
38. Kind of talk : PEP
39. Before, in hymnody : ERE
40. Last parts : TAILENDS
45. A McCoy, to a Hatfield : FOE
46. Used a calculator : ADDED
47. Narrow valleys : GLENS
49. For ___ (permanently) : KEEPS
50. Landscapist's gear : EASEL
51. Capturing device : SNARE
52. A cormorant : SHAG
53. ___-mell : PELL
54. Prefix with China : INDO
55. Pinocchio's wrongs : LIES
56. Ginkgo or hornbeam : TREE
57. Hurries : HIES
58. Took to court : SUED

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