New York Times, Thursday, April 21, 1983

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Like a tortoise : SLOW
5. Spa feature : BATH
9. Choose, as a policy : ADOPT
14. Globin or stat predecessor : HEMO
15. Site of Gannon U. : ERIE
16. Contradict : BELIE
17. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
18. Yellowish green : NILE
19. Cottonmouth, e.g. : SNAKE
20. Singer Barbara of Houston : MANDRELL
22. Hamilton note : TENNER
23. As ___ (up to now) : YET
24. Ancient tribe of Britons : ICENI
26. Roe : SPAWN
29. Depressed : HEARTSORE
33. Kind of Judea: 37 B.C. : HEROD
34. Vesuvio's close relative : ETNA
35. Speaker of the diamond : TRIS
36. ___ gin fizz : RAMOS
37. Grad. degree : PHD
38. Marley in "A Christmas Carol" : GHOST
39. Organism modified by environment : ECAD
40. Abbr. in Keflavik : ICEL
41. Adorée of early films : RENEE
42. Extreme : DESPERATE
44. Love, in Venezia : AMORE
45. A sister of Thalia : ERATO
46. Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
47. Small carriage for hire : FIACRE
50. Morse or Bell : INVENTOR
55. Violinist Morini : ERIKA
56. Aweather's opposite : ALEE
57. Ship on which Hercules sailed : ARGO
58. Filled with cargo : LADEN
59. Expensive : DEAR
60. Goldfish : CARP
61. Bergen creation : SNERD
62. "Let us . . . encourage the ___": J.F.K. : ARTS
63. Flèche weapon : EPEE
1. Filler of a sort : SHIM
2. Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
3. Augury : OMEN
4. Walter Lantz character : WOODYWOODPECKER
5. Pulitzer poet: 1944 : BENET
6. Seed covering : ARIL
7. Russ Westover character : TILLIETHETOILER
8. Half of a TV program's title : HEE
9. Preoccupied : ABSENT
10. Hank Ketchum character : DENNISTHEMENACE
11. Buck's memorable peasant : OLAN
12. Zebulon of exploring fame : PIKE
13. Palmer, frequently : TEER
21. Pulls apart : RENDS
22. Japanese monastery : TERA
25. Chandler's product : CANDLE
26. Make confetti : SHRED
27. What "shalom" means : PEACE
28. Tony of the Red Sox : ARMAS
29. Swing aficionado of the 1940's : HEPCAT
30. U. of Maine town : ORONO
31. Word following late : RISER
32. A Lauder : ESTEE
38. Preprandial prayer : GRACE
40. "Dies ___," Latin hymn : IRAE
43. Mission : ERRAND
46. States as a fact : AVERS
47. Arabic copper coin : FELS
48. Where Kurdish is spoken : IRAN
49. Hospital worker : AIDE
51. Unadulterated : NEAT
52. Springe : TRAP
53. Frightful fellow : OGRE
54. Halter : ROPE
56. Nabokov heroine : ADA

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