New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1983

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Confectioneries, e.g. : SHOPS
6. Make a pinch : NAB
9. "Save ___ from his friends . . . ": Hazlitt : AMAN
13. Cute marsupial : KOALA
14. Lucid : SANE
15. Acronym born 4/4/49 : NATO
16. Elia product : ESSAY
17. Staleness : MUST
18. Wife of Osiris : ISIS
19. Drinks : WETSONESWHISTLE
22. Kerry's county seat : TRALEE
23. Egg depositories : NESTS
24. Track of a cat : WAKE
27. Dazzled : GLARED
29. Accelerator of maturation : AGER
30. Like Socrates : ERUDITE
35. Mulligatawny vessels : TUREENS
39. He wrote "Jennie Gerhardt" : DREISER
40. Rock formation : TERRANE
41. Become a stool pigeon : SING
42. Preventer of many a strike : TENPIN
46. Part of A.D. : ANNO
47. Pyromaniac's offense : ARSON
51. Dogmata : TENETS
53. Begins : GETSONESFEETWET
58. Rimbaud's "his" : ALUI
59. Penny follower : ANTE
60. "A Guide to Confident Living" author : PEALE
61. Opportune : RIPE
62. Preserver of produce on a RR : ICER
63. Pyle of the Fourth Estate : ERNIE
64. Vestige : SCAR
65. Chemin de ___ : FER
66. Ferrara rulers for several centuries : ESTES
1. Distort : SKEW
2. Plus-fours accompaniment : HOSE
3. Drier of a sort : OAST
4. Billboard worker : PLASTERER
5. " . . . solicitous what men will ___ think": Hale : SAYOR
6. Sartre's first novel : NAUSEA
7. Was liable, with "for" : ANSWERED
8. Playwright Henley : BETH
9. Licorice-flavored seed : ANISE
10. Spinnaker supports : MASTS
11. Like Pisa's oddity : ATILT
12. Pushes forward cautiously : NOSES
14. Odor : SMELL
20. Gee-gee : NAG
21. ___ course (at the right time) : INDUE
24. Power unit : WATT
25. Chill : AGUE
26. Noted drama critic : KERR
28. Stray : ERR
31. Calamities : DISASTERS
32. "Love ___ the Air," 1978 tune : ISIN
33. Ky. neighbor : TENN
34. Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
36. "His wife could ___ lean" : EATNO
37. Compass point : NNE
38. Life, e.g. : SENTENCE
43. Vex : PESTER
44. Deduce : INFER
45. Mata Hari, ___ Zelle : NEE
47. Food thickeners : AGARS
48. Keepsake : RELIC
49. Buddhist shrine : STUPA
50. Twig for basketry : OSIER
52. Conical structure : TEPEE
54. Credulous : NAIF
55. Desire : WANT
56. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
57. Links items : TEES

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