New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 1983

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 240 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Historic periods : ERAS
5. Flattens a flat : RASES
10. RCA network : NBC
13. Alban Berg opera : LULU
14. Ring around Old Sol : CORONA
15. Neighbor of Fla. : ALA
16. Words from "Richard III" : SHINEOUTFAIRSUN
19. Most grating : RASPIEST
20. Cafe sign : EATS
21. Poetic time : EEN
22. Assuage : EASE
25. Cudgel : BASTE
28. Arizona State gridders : SUNDEVILS
33. Keats effusions : ODES
34. Do a floor chore : MOP
35. Tranquil : IRENIC
36. An Ingmar protégée : LIV
37. Freckle : SUNSPOT
39. Highest Philippine mountain : APO
40. Perch precariously : TEETER
42. River to the North Sea : EMS
43. Minx : SNIP
44. Jeweled brooches : SUNBURSTS
46. Blue footwear of songdom : SUEDE
47. Protected at sea : ALEE
48. Ending for object or subject : ION
49. Old Sol is one : STAR
52. Vacation spots : SEASIDES
57. Novel of 1926 : THESUNALSORISES
61. Roth's "___ Gang" : OUR
62. Tarry : REMAIN
63. In ___ (ruffled) : APET
64. Tizzy : ADO
65. Word Hamlet said he didn't know : SEEMS
66. Harp overhead : LYRA
1. Bx. trains : ELS
2. Mülheim's river : RUHR
3. Inter ___ : ALIA
4. Periods of decline : SUNSETS
5. Possible orgiast : ROUE
6. Courses for collegians : ARTS
7. Alleviate : SOFTEN
8. Queen before Sophia : ENA
9. Capuchin monkey : SAI
10. Launching org. : NASA
11. Strauss's "Wiener ___" : BLUT
12. Fires : CANS
14. Quarter, e.g. : COIN
17. Rigid-bladed weapon : EPEE
18. Run a rope through : REEVE
23. José's farewell : ADIOS
24. Spanish muralist : SERT
25. Breaks away : BOLTS
26. Jean's farewell : ADIEU
27. A natural at Reno : SEVEN
28. Step or grand follower : SON
29. Discombobulate : UPSET
30. Empty : INANE
31. Fatty cell component : LIPID
32. Breadth : SCOPE
34. Guillermot's cousin : MURRE
37. Ballet's pas ___ : SEUL
38. British V.I.P.'s : PMS
41. Upslope assists : TBARS
43. Timepiece of a sort : SUNDIAL
45. "Opening" statement : SESAME
46. Epinal evening : SOIR
48. "The heat ___" : ISON
49. Promenade for Pericles : STOA
50. It's often dull : THUD
51. Prefix with space : AERO
53. Rival of Babylonia : ELAM
54. Garage-sale stipulation : ASIS
55. Spot : ESPY
56. Palmist : SEER
58. Hesitations on the dais : URS
59. Society-page adjective : NEE
60. RR depot : STA

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