New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 1983

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chums : PALS
5. Film detective's dog : ASTA
9. Yeasayers : PROS
13. Inter ___ : ALIA
14. Team for tilling : SPAN
15. Egad and drat : OATHS
17. Ollie's partner : STAN
18. Incense source : SANDALWOOD
20. A Lincoln biographer : SANDBURG
22. Is quiescent : SLEEPS
23. Correcting action : ERASURE
24. Rigging support : SPAR
25. Napoli number : TRE
26. Variety topic : PIC
27. "Winterset" hero : MIO
30. Clear the windshield : DEFOG
33. Pitfall of sorts : QUICKSAND
36. Fairway choice : IRON
37. Expend : USE
38. Legendary ship : ARGO
39. Typewriter symbol : AMPERSAND
42. Curl one's lip : SNEER
43. ___ Palmas : LAS
44. Ex-ring master : ALI
45. Chapfallen : SAD
46. Miler's milieu : OVAL
47. Royal French title : DAUPHIN
51. End of Noah's excursion : ARARAT
54. Zoo spot in the West : SANDIEGO
55. Pen name of Baronne Dudevant : GEORGESAND
57. ___ Alto : PALO
58. "Tomorrow" singer : ANNIE
59. Stud stake : ANTE
60. Harrow's rival : ETON
61. Kinski's 1980 role : TESS
62. Cat's-ear or lady's-thumb : WEED
63. Greek letters : RHOS
1. Ballet movement : PASSE
2. Reredos neighbor : ALTAR
3. Climbing vine : LIANA
4. Construction material : SANDSTONE
5. Guarantee : ASSURE
6. Ten in two on an alley : SPARE
7. Chinese dynasty : TANG
8. What 39 Across stands for : AND
9. Cod's kin : POLLACK
10. Less refined : RAWER
11. Pawnee's friend : OTOE
12. What workaholics talk : SHOP
16. Puget and Long Island: Abbr. : SDS
19. Jelly garnish : ASPIC
21. Town : BURG
24. Emulated Mata Hari : SPIED
27. Assault's mother : MARE
28. Pulitzer playwright : INGE
29. Repute : ODOR
30. Watch word : DIAL
31. Bombeck : ERMA
32. Vain ones : FOPS
33. Popular game bird : QUAIL
34. Defense initials : USN
35. Snipe's cousin : SANDPIPER
40. Causes destruction : RAVAGES
41. Election choice : SLATE
42. Ibn-___ : SAUD
45. Smoothed : SANDED
46. Gold lace : ORRIS
47. ___ Alighieri : DANTE
48. A P.M. before Wilson : HEATH
49. Home in the 49th : IGLOO
50. High times : NOONS
51. Turkish general : AGA
52. Roomer's remittance : RENT
53. Superior : AONE
54. Compos mentis : SANE
56. Sententious saying : SAW

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