New York Times, Saturday, April 2, 1983

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tasse qualifier : DEMI
5. Batter's locale : PLATE
10. Behaves like a tout : TIPS
14. "___ Get It for You Wholesale" : ICAN
15. Fiddler's need : ROSIN
16. Old weapon : SNEE
17. "That's how you spell Chicago!": Part I : CHICKENINTHECAR
20. Ages and ages : EON
21. On the briny : ASEA
22. Turn on an axis : ROTATE
23. Spud : TATER
25. Lip : SASS
26. He made a mint in mines : HEARST
28. Carlton Fisk's colleagues : WHITESOX
32. Deplaned : ALIT
33. Lean and hungry look, e.g. : MIEN
34. "Diamonds ___ Forever" : ARE
35. Car pts. : IGNS
36. French-door components : PANES
37. Chinese city : SIAN
38. Inconclusive conclusion : TIE
39. First-grade subj. : ADDN
40. Dividing word : INTO
41. Chicago Museum of Science and ___ : INDUSTRY
44. Put weight on : FATTEN
46. Simpatico : NICE
47. "The mouse ___ the clock" : RANUP
48. Antonym for 44 Across : FAMISH
51. Sentry's word : HALT
52. Dawn goddess : EOS
55. See 17 Across: Part II : ANDTHECARCANTGO
58. Mete out : DOLE
59. De Mille ballet : RODEO
60. Prefix for plane or space : AERO
61. Tennyson heroine : ENID
62. Ache, emotionally : YEARN
63. Gun type : BREN
1. Las Vegas lure : DICE
2. Narcissus spurned her : ECHO
3. Asserted : MAINTAINED
4. Business abbr. : INC
5. Like a programmed computer : PRESET
6. Hermit : LONER
7. Shortest continent, in a way : ASIA
8. British can : TIN
9. Catches the Metroliner : ENTRAINS
10. Dreaded fly : TSETSE
11. Peruvian indigene : INCA
12. Bog contents : PEAT
13. Very dry : SERE
18. African teas : KATS
19. Multitude : HOST
24. Martial ___ : ARTS
25. Gloss : SHEEN
26. Papa Doc's milieu : HAITI
27. City northwest of Chicago : ELGIN
28. Chicago weather forecast : WINDY
29. Martyr at Rome: A.D. 64? : SAINTPETER
30. Wax rhetorical : ORATE
31. Inert gas : XENON
33. "The Treasure of the Sierra ___" : MADRE
36. Clumsy repairing : PATCHERY
37. In ___ (in position) : SITU
42. Conjoint : UNITED
43. New thin ice : SISH
44. Peregrine : FALCON
45. Theater org. : ANTA
47. Less prevalent : RARER
48. Cover a bet : FADE
49. Unsigned, for short : ANON
50. Year in the reign of Edward VI : MDLI
51. "Mary ___ little lamb . . . " : HADA
53. Karloff portrayal : OGRE
54. Part of a.s.a.p. : SOON
56. Great miler : COE
57. Bag : NAB

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