New York Times, Friday, March 11, 1983

Author:George P. Sphicas
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.91, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 91, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Aviated : FLEW
5. Ship-shaped clock : NEF
8. Alice's TV friend : FLO
11. Equal : LEVEL
13. Emulate J. L. Seagull : SOAR
14. Where Xenophanes philosophized : ELEA
15. Overweight : OBESE
16. Approximately : ORSO
17. Points : DOTS
18. Craves : WANTS
19. Extreme : UTTERMOST
21. Beings, in Barcelona : ENTES
22. Storehouse : THESAURUS
23. Kind of course : REFRESHER
25. P.D. rank : INSP
26. Abbr. used by electrical engineers : ESU
27. Adjacent, in Aberdeen : NEARHAND
29. Walter ___ Mare : DELA
31. Talk endlessly : RUNON
32. Pouches : SACS
36. S.A. capital : BRASILIA
39. Ostrich's extinct cousin : MOA
40. Wind instrument : OBOE
42. Huge numbers : TRILLIONS
44. Exhausted : OVERTIRED
46. Fats : LARDS
47. Neighbor of El Salvador : GUATEMALA
48. H.R.E. ruler : OTTOI
49. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
50. Pinter product : PLAY
51. Group of three : TRINE
52. Memorable anthropologist : MEAD
53. Zwei predecessor : EINS
54. M, L, XL and others : SIZES
55. Reno-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
56. Youth : LAD
57. "___ la vie!" : CEST
1. Bloomed : FLOWERED
2. Some Tripolitans : LEBANESE
3. Significant : EVENTFUL
4. Wind often bringing a storm : WESTER
5. Spot often in world news : NORTHERNIRELAND
6. Spring recess : EASTERHOLIDAYS
7. Cleaving tools : FROES
8. Stories : FLOORS
9. Abates : LETSUP
10. Kilns : OASTS
12. Diminish : LESSEN
13. Adelaide is its capital : SOUTHAUSTRALIA
14. Hillary et al. : EDMUNDS
20. April forecast : RAIN
24. Antitoxins : SERA
28. Blue dye : ANIL
30. Stopped a launching : ABORTED
33. Put money into a sinking fund : AMORTIZE
34. Overlooks (a wrong) : CONDONES
35. Least respectful : SASSIEST
37. Network of a sort : RETE
38. Distributes : ALLOTS
40. Small eggs : OVULES
41. Blessed women : BEATAE
43. Relating to doctors : IATRIC
44. Old Irish letters : OGAMS
45. Force : IMPEL

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