New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 1983

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Evelyn Benshoof has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Great quantity : RAFT
5. Render helpless : SWAMP
10. Bucket : PAIL
14. Israeli seaport : ACRE
15. Any feeble light : TAPER
16. Unbleached linen color : ECRU
17. "___ There Eyes," 1930 song : THEM
18. Generous : ALTRUISTIC
20. Leak : SEEPAGE
22. Sartorially elegant : DRESSY
23. Cut : HEWED
24. ___ of clay : FEET
25. Dealt gently with : SPARED
27. Zenith : PINNACLE
31. Unit : MONAD
32. Sweet, in Sevilla : DULCE
33. Dance : HOP
34. Finale : END
35. Singer Haggard : MERLE
36. Foofaraw : ADO
37. Expert : ACE
38. Mass meeting : RALLY
39. Wounded a matador : GORED
41. Denounces as radical : REDBAITS
43. Boundary river of Texas : SABINE
44. Christie or Karenina : ANNA
45. Icy pellets : SLEET
46. Humbles : ABASES
49. Cultivated land : TILLAGE
52. Generous : BIGHEARTED
55. Some Nigerians : IBOS
56. Concerning : INRE
57. Vapid : INANE
58. Narrow aperture : SLOT
59. Globule : BEAD
60. Travail : LABOR
61. Gambling game : KENO
1. Mild expletive : RATS
2. Yearn : ACHE
3. Generous : FREEHANDED
4. Painting process : TEMPERA
5. Contrived : STAGED
6. Marked with welts : WALED
7. Bright : APT
8. Mal de ___ : MER
9. Discretion : PRUDENCE
10. Spanish coin : PESETA
11. New Testament book : ACTS
12. Showy flower : IRIS
13. Suffragist Stone : LUCY
19. Dunne or Castle : IRENE
21. Inspired with admiration : AWED
24. Genuine Risk in 1980 : FILLY
25. Vilification : SMEAR
26. Puerto Rican seaport : PONCE
27. Inverts stitches in knitting : PURLS
28. Generous : CHARITABLE
29. Waterproof fabric : LODEN
30. Literary work : EPODE
32. River-mouth deposit : DELTA
35. Important item on a schooner : MAINSAIL
38. Indian princess : RANEE
39. Highlander : GAEL
40. Four-sided pillar : OBELISK
42. Beat : BASHED
43. Tricky baseball pitch : SLIDER
45. "Nine to Five" figure : STENO
46. Ancient Jewish month : ABIB
47. Honeysuckle, e.g. : BINE
48. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
50. Thug : GOON
51. Last word of Missouri's motto : ESTO
53. Nucleic acid, for short : RNA
54. Check : TAB

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