New York Times, Monday, March 21, 1983

Author: John R. Prosser
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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1. Boast : CROW
5. ___ out (resolves) : IRONS
10. Drop of liquid : GLOB
14. Arizona Indian : HOPI
15. Communications, collectively : MEDIA
16. Knock about : ROVE
17. Three-banded armadillo : APAR
18. Piquant : SPICY
19. Planet denizens in a film : APES
20. Devices for communication : TELEPHONES
22. Impudent : PERT
23. Broadcast : AIR
24. Suffix for two, three or four : SOME
26. "Marmion" poet : SCOTT
30. Add up : TOT
32. ___-garde : AVANT
36. Communicated affection : CARESSED
38. Porch swing : GLIDER
39. Like certain communications : ORAL
40. Madison Square Garden, e.g. : ARENA
42. PBS program : NOVA
43. Powerful : POTENT
45. Alger's "___ Tom" : TATTERED
47. Student in Sedan : ELEVE
48. English horn : COR
49. Grenoble's river : ISERE
50. Seven-year ___ : ITCH
52. Tenth of a sen : RIN
54. Cons' inverse : PROS
57. Boring or noisy communicators : HARANGUERS
63. Married gypsy woman : ROMI
64. Spread joy : ELATE
65. Conspire : PLOT
66. A bread spread : OLEO
67. Man of Valencia : SENOR
68. Greek peak : OSSA
69. Ivy League team : PENN
70. Kickoff : START
71. Within earshot : NEAR
1. Tittle-tattle : CHAT
2. ___ in (dupe) : ROPE
3. Iridescent gem : OPAL
4. Telegram : WIRE
5. "Go away!": British slang : IMSHI
6. Newsperson : REPORTER
7. God of poetry, wisdom, etc. : ODIN
8. Most agreeable : NICEST
9. Authoritative statement : SAYSO
10. Rumor vehicles : GRAPEVINES
11. Easy gait : LOPE
12. Message ending on a two-way radio : OVER
13. "___ wishes!" : BEST
21. Boone and O'Brien : PATS
25. Wrongful: Prefix : MAL
26. Range : SCOPE
27. End of a Dickens title : CAROL
28. Make a speech : ORATE
29. Form of communication : TELEVISION
31. Keats's "___ a Nightingale" : ODETO
33. Cherish : ADORE
34. "And ___ the twain shall meet" : NEVER
35. Buy and sell : TRADE
37. Tended a baby : SAT
38. Hood's heater : GAT
41. Storyteller : NARRATOR
44. Take-home pay : NET
46. Crystal sound : TING
48. Swiss dwelling : CHALET
51. The mating game : CHESS
53. Quiescent : INERT
54. Reinforce : PROP
55. Cameo, for one : ROLE
56. Communication to a seer : OMEN
58. East Indian prince : RANA
59. Versed in : UPON
60. Otherwise : ELSE
61. Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
62. Kind of witness : STAR

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