New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 1983

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Get-up-and-go : ZIP
4. Apian gathering : SWARM
9. Org. once headed by H. Hopkins : WPA
12. Dutch city or specialty : EDAM
14. Where a shrew was tamed : PADUA
15. Nickname for a Russell : ROZ
16. ___ breve : ALLA
17. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
18. Cafe card : MENU
19. "Exodus" author : LEONURIS
21. Small tree of the elm family : PLANER
23. Units of weight in Cyprus : OKES
24. Horse or color : ROAN
25. Grew impatient : CHAFED
28. Solon : LAWMAKER
32. Anglers' flies : HERLS
33. Zeus, to Cato : JOVE
34. Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
35. Allies' goal in 1945 : ELBE
36. Sebastian Coe, e.g. : MILER
37. Clumsy ones : OAFS
38. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
39. King of clubs : ALAN
40. Spring springer : TULIP
41. Warning signs : PORTENTS
43. Pre-Jets team : TITANS
44. Returnees from Reno : EXES
45. Absorbed : RAPT
46. Ancient capital of Laconia : SPARTA
49. Break up : DISSOLVE
53. Lixivia : LYES
54. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
56. "American Gothic" painter : WOOD
57. An element, in Ecuador : ORO
58. Cheer : ELATE
59. Short letter : NOTE
60. Won ___ soup : TON
61. Purple : REGAL
62. Novelist Kesey : KEN
1. Passion : ZEAL
2. Kind of rumor : IDLE
3. ___ Alto : PALO
4. Exercised clemency : SPARED
5. "___ hell": Sherman : WARIS
6. Tots : ADDS
7. Old medicinal plant : RUE
8. Fischer's strength? : MANPOWER
9. Songbird : WREN
10. Player at dealer's right : PONE
11. Côte d'___ : AZUR
13. Postal worker? : MANOFLETTERS
18. Jogger or cabbie? : MANABOUTTOWN
20. Things with strings : UKES
22. O.T. book : LAM
24. Black croaker : RAVEN
25. Mean : CHEAP
26. Telephone response : HELLO
27. April's ___ Day : ARBOR
28. Falana and Montez : LOLAS
29. Animate "teddy bear" : KOALA
30. Mischievous : ELFIN
31. Grates : RASPS
33. Douses a flame, in a way : JILTS
36. Shark that may do in a gamboler : MANEATER
40. Gratuities : TIPS
42. Ell on a bldg. : EXT
43. Corn Belt sight : TASSEL
45. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
46. Proper place : SLOT
47. Prefix with technics : PYRO
48. Time out of mind : AEON
49. Large coach : DRAG
50. Search : LOOK
51. Politician's quest : VOTE
52. Utopian spot : EDEN
55. Malty drink : ALE

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