New York Times, Monday, April 18, 1983

Author: Marie West
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. "___ the man down" : BLOW
5. Rebuff : SLAP
9. Sidles : EDGES
14. Indian prince : RANA
15. Spotted cavy : PACA
16. Partner of chapter : VERSE
17. Embittered : ACERBATED
19. Sheeplike : OVINE
20. Fated : DESTINED
21. Ski runs : SLOPES
22. Opposed to, in Dogpatch : AGIN
23. Avoid : SHUN
24. Back talk : LIP
27. Track transaction : BET
28. Item often checked : HAT
29. "In" thing : FAD
32. One of the kingdoms : ANIMAL
34. Exert control : DOMINATE
36. Dwarfish number : SEVEN
37. Marble : TAW
38. Harmonium : ORGAN
39. Freeloaders : SPONGERS
41. Escargots : SNAILS
42. Mel of baseball fame : OTT
43. Refrain syllable : TRA
44. Letter on a certain key : PHI
45. Maiden-named : NEE
46. Mall component : SHOP
47. Fasten securely : LASH
49. Complains : GRIPES
52. Emotional adherent : PARTISAN
56. Copland ballet : RODEO
57. Covered wagon : CONESTOGA
58. Moslem prince : AMEER
59. Consumer : USER
60. Stuff : CRAM
61. Round and glittering : BEADY
62. Hardy heroine : TESS
63. Roll-call reply : HERE
1. Finishing nail : BRAD
2. Guipure, e.g. : LACE
3. Take ___ time (be leisurely) : ONES
4. Oder feeder : WARTA
5. Droopy-eared dog : SPANIEL
6. Lying undeveloped : LATENT
7. Served a winner : ACED
8. Inflate expenses : PAD
9. They estimate man's origins : EVOLUTIONISTS
10. Breed of cattle : DEVON
11. Firm hold : GRIP
12. Victim of feudalism : ESNE
13. Bishoprics : SEES
18. Estimate re universal origins : BIGBANGTHEORY
21. Counterfeit : SHAM
23. Display : SHOW
24. Cow catcher : LASSO
25. Maladroit : INEPT
26. Central point : PIVOT
29. Dickens villain : FAGIN
30. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
31. Thickly populated : DENSE
33. Chess pieces : MEN
34. Prosecuters: Abbr. : DAS
35. F.D.R. agency : NRA
37. Pitfall : TRAP
40. A son of Ares : EROS
41. Participants : SHARERS
44. SST and 747 : PLANES
46. Camera setting : SPEED
48. Period of service duty : HITCH
49. Snatch : GRAB
50. City in Georgia : ROME
51. Concept : IDEA
52. Stance : POSE
53. Miffed : SORE
54. Chinese gelatin : AGAR
55. Appellation : NAME
57. Record, as a song : CUT

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