New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 1983

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Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Meals on Big Mo : MESSES
7. This put its mark on Antony's girl : ASP
10. Pop : DAD
13. Minerva, to Plato : ATHENA
14. Pintail duck : SMEE
15. French affirmative : OUI
16. Flaw : SHORTCOMING
18. Pay dirt : ORE
19. Gently: Mus. dir. : SOAVE
20. Mets' position in 1982 : LAST
21. Quahog : CLAM
22. Historian ___ Marshall : SLA
23. Hog's quest : ALL
24. Mine, en français : AMOI
26. Ring-up of a kind : NOSALE
29. ___ sax : ALTO
31. Bow and scrape : KOWTOW
34. Feathered : PENNATED
37. Gibbon : APE
38. A base for cosmetics : LANOLIN
40. Inveracity : LIE
41. Make haste : STEPONIT
43. Knocks to the canvas : LEVELS
45. Lower foreleg in beef : SHIN
46. City in Pakistan : LAHORE
48. Trig concerns : ANGS
50. Little feller : TOT
51. Cards' logo : STL
54. Boars' mates : SOWS
56. Ax or adz : TOOL
58. Minute groove : STRIA
60. Kitchen utensil : WOK
61. Chinese restaurant fare : FRIEDSHRIMP
63. Pothouse order : ALE
64. Is definitely not in the pink : AILS
65. Raccoons' kin : COATIS
66. Prohibit : BAN
67. Kind of ring or glass : SPY
68. Strike out : DELETE
1. What a priest celebrates : MASS
2. Group character : ETHOS
3. School of a sort : SHOAL
4. Valet : SERVANT
5. Duck, in Dortmund : ENTE
6. Black Hawk was one : SAC
7. "Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
8. Berger from Vienna : SENTA
9. Cribbage item : PEG
10. Higgins's fair lady : DOOLITTLE
11. Invisible emanation : AURA
12. Per ___ (daily) : DIEM
14. Pipsqueak or pipsqueaks : SMALLPOTATOES
17. Baked-clay pot : OLLA
21. Pop's cousin : COLA
23. Nile dam : ASWAN
25. Way of acting : MANNER
27. Tea from Taiwan : OOLONG
28. Electric wiggler : EEL
30. ___-de-boeuf (round or oval window) : OEIL
31. Dutch cupboard : KAS
32. Chooses : OPTS
33. Whence to view the N.Y.C. skyline : WEEHAWKEN
35. Khartoum native : NILOT
36. ___ Moines : DES
39. Zero : NIL
42. Doral targets : PINS
44. Of a sacristy : VESTRAL
47. ___ forth (lecture) : HOLD
49. Drag ___ (race site) : STRIP
52. Hackneyed : TRITE
53. Boundary : LIMIT
54. Mop the deck : SWAB
55. Oop's gal : OOLA
57. Like seas after some spills : OILY
58. Brake part : SHOE
59. Church area : APSE
61. Monogram of "The Voice" : FAS
62. M.I.T. deg. : SCD

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