New York Times, Friday, March 4, 1983

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flat hill : MESA
5. Kind of dancing : GOGO
9. Bin : CRIB
13. Cake finisher : ICER
14. Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
15. River to the Humber : OUSE
16. Ellery's golf sticks? : THECLUBSOFQUEEN
19. An amount of bricks : TON
20. Cay : ISLET
21. Disturbed : UPSET
22. Widgeon : SMEE
23. River duck : TEAL
25. Wagner and Powers on some TV sets? : THEHARTSOFSEVEN
32. Loser in a fable : HARE
33. Neighbor of Belg.. : NETH
34. A Gershwin : IRA
35. Amazon dolphin : INIA
36. Surmise : GUESS
38. Checkup : EXAM
39. Mythical bird : ROC
40. Yearn : PINE
41. ___-majesté : LESE
42. Playing areas for Padres et al.? : DIAMONDSOFNINES
47. Other : ELSE
48. Logger's steel wedge : FROE
49. Errant : STRAY
52. Allude (to) : REFER
54. Also : TOO
57. Alan's garden tools? : THESPADESOFKING
60. What Macbeth was not to his king : LEAL
61. Scicolone, on screen : LOREN
62. Relative of a strada : ITER
63. One and ___ : ONLY
64. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
65. What an R.N. administers : DOSE
1. Glove for Rick Cerone : MITT
2. Reverberate : ECHO
3. Observed : SEEN
4. Curve : ARC
5. Wine cup : GOBLET
6. Seine tributary : OISE
7. Caverns : GROTTOES
8. Lout : OAF
9. Join : COUPLE
10. De Sèvres and de Rennes : RUES
11. Words of comprehension : ISEE
12. Stooped : BENT
14. Pensive person : MUSER
17. "L" in radio transmission : LIMA
18. Annul : QUASH
22. Place seating more than 55,000 : SHEA
24. Kin of hellbenders : EFTS
25. In show position : THIRD
26. An Asian capital : HANOI
27. Heath : ERICA
28. Homophone for sneeze : SNEES
29. Reynard's mate : VIXEN
30. Dele : ERASE
31. Contents of an onomasticon : NAMES
36. Snares : GINS
37. Victim of social injustice : UNDERDOG
38. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
40. Hydra, for one : POLYP
43. Like a cheapskate's tip : MEASLY
44. Counterbalance : OFFSET
45. Refrigerant gas : FREON
46. Island near N.Z. : NORF
49. Town on the Vire : STLO
50. Now's partner : THEN
51. "Camino ___" : REAL
53. Architect Saarinen : EERO
54. Broz : TITO
55. Wallet items : ONES
56. Big, mean character : OGRE
58. A predecessor of Holmes : ALI
59. The Cisco ___ : KID

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