New York Times, Monday, April 4, 1983

Author: Frank Geary
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Couple : PAIR
5. Vipers : ASPS
9. English novelist: 1814–84 : READE
14. Otherwise : ELSE
15. Bard of yore : SCOP
16. Welles of films : ORSON
17. "Watch your ___!" : STEP
18. Jot : IOTA
19. Gives medicine to : DOSES
20. Heavy rains : TORRENTS
22. Retired New Orleans trolley : DESIRE
23. Exude : EMIT
24. Glass panels : PANES
25. As ugly ___ : ASSIN
27. Latvian : LETT
28. Recipe abbr. : TBS
31. Open the throttle wide : ACCELERATE
33. Armor : MAIL
34. Teammate of Ducky : STAN
35. Prefix with gram or style : EPI
36. Stake : ANTE
37. Wrongful act : TORT
38. Worn by worries : DISTRACTED
41. Pay dirt : ORE
42. Call, as at a hotel : PAGE
43. Accumulate : AMASS
44. Diadem : CROWN
46. Blow that lays one low : ONER
47. Reredos : SCREEN
49. Liquefy : DISSOLVE
53. "___, of golden daffodils": Wordsworth : AHOST
54. Festivity : GALA
55. Egg-shaped : OOID
56. Oarsman : ROWER
57. Guinness from London : ALEC
58. Endangered Hawaiian bird : NENE
59. Like the Okies' homeland : DUSTY
60. Become lively, with "up" : PERK
61. Trumpeter ___ : SWAN
1. Midge or mosquito : PEST
2. Choir voice : ALTO
3. Elbe feeder : ISER
4. Depict : REPRESENT
5. Absurd : ASININE
6. Martha or Randolph : SCOTT
7. Kitties that don't purr : POTS
8. Kind of spring : SPA
9. Paca or jerboa : RODENT
10. Uneven : EROSE
11. Some college personnel : ASSISTANTS
12. Agent : DOER
13. First word of Mass. motto : ENSE
21. Ludwig or Jannings : EMIL
22. Appointment : DATE
24. ___ bourgeois : PETIT
25. Thespian : ACTOR
26. Farmers' alarmers : SCARECROWS
27. Slight error : LAPSE
29. Chews : BITES
30. Snow conveyance : SLED
31. In re : ASTO
32. Rule : REIGN
33. Certain cookies : MACAROONS
38. Daybreak : DAWN
39. Plunder : RANSACK
40. Leon or Ed : AMES
42. Output of H.D. : POETRY
45. Fix one's watch, in a way : RESET
46. Edmonton hockey player : OILER
47. Carnelian : SARD
48. ___ En-lai : CHOU
49. Hill's partner : DALE
50. Film pioneer : LOEW
51. Author Delmar : VINA
52. First garden : EDEN
54. Hiatus : GAP

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