New York Times, Saturday, March 5, 1983

Author:Kay Sullivan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B F G J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Composer ___ Dittersdorf : VON
4. Simplon is one : PASS
8. Flash flood : SPATE
13. A Waugh : ALEC
15. Dash : ELAN
16. Yucatec : MAYAN
17. Tea, in Tewkesbury : MEAL
18. Kind of bank : DATA
19. ___ la Cité : ILEDE
20. Mexico's "smoking mountain" : POPOCATEPETL
23. Safe's partner : SANE
24. Ecclesiastical vestments : STOLES
28. Burst of energy : SPURT
30. Thin; insipid : WATERISH
32. Cache : HOARD
33. Alarm : SIREN
34. Siouan : OTO
35. Gaelic name for Ireland : EIRE
36. Companions of heels : SOLES
37. French tire : PNEU
38. Jackie's second mate : ARI
39. Footwear for Jiggs : SPATS
40. Bad news for motorists : SLEET
41. Energy producers : REACTORS
43. Domain : REALM
44. Actor in "True Confessions" : DENIRO
45. Certain missiles : SAMS
46. Montezuma's capital : TENOCHTITLAN
52. Something paid by a friend : VISIT
55. ___-Bah, in "The Mikado" : POOH
56. Facilitate : EASE
57. Inhabitant of 46 Across : AZTEC
58. Weight deduction : TARE
59. ___ of passage : RITE
60. Set of three hounds : LEASH
61. Brit. money : STER
62. Land east of Eden : NOD
1. Nita or Theda : VAMP
2. Spread for a spread : OLEO
3. ___ tide : NEAP
4. Certain stickler : PEDANT
5. Like the Victory of Samothrace : ALATE
6. Surfeit : SATE
7. Cinch : SNAP
8. Infatuated : SMITTEN
9. Lack of color : PALLOR
10. Ever, in poesy : AYE
11. Bit : TAD
12. Chemical ending : ENE
14. Finish : CLOSURE
21. Wag : CARD
22. Met bass-baritone Simon ___ : ESTES
25. Stander or Barrymore : LIONEL
26. Regard : ESTEEM
27. Conclamation : SHOUT
28. Social gathering : SOIREE
29. Designating a fine, white marble : PARIAN
30. Droops : WILTS
31. A son of Hera : ARES
32. Got the oral message : HEARD
33. Emulate a hawk : SOAR
36. Fishing lure : SPOON
37. Sculptor's material, at times : PLASTER
39. Seventh-inning ritual : STRETCH
40. Trailer, for short : SEMI
42. "Thine alabaster ___ gleam": Bates : CITIES
43. Cronkite's successor : RATHER
45. Kind of dinner : SHORE
47. Chooses : OPTS
48. Prince Albert, e.g. : COAT
49. "Upon whose bosom snow has ___": Kilmer : LAIN
50. Concerning : ASTO
51. Want : NEED
52. Type of French lace : VAL
53. Verb-forming suffix : IZE
54. Part of a RR system : STA

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