New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 367 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Happen : OCCUR
6. Molecule component : ATOM
10. ___ California : BAJA
14. "___, ma prima . . . ": Verdi aria : MORRO
15. Machete's kin : BOLO
16. Certain stadium : OVAL
17. As compared with : AMONG
18. Chemical compound : HYDROXIDE
20. Fresh : NEW
21. Sky mysteries : UFOS
23. Sojourns : ABIDES
24. Strange : QUEER
26. Potter's must : KILN
27. What a prof proffers : COURSE
29. Hanky décor : MONOGRAM
33. Rara ___ : AVIS
34. Intensify : DEEPEN
36. TV's Vigoda : ABE
37. Rice dish : PILAF
39. Noshed : ATE
40. Eyewitness : GAZER
42. Large photo: Abbr. : ENL
43. Word of serendipity : EUREKA
46. Slavic ruler : CZAR
47. Felt indignation : RESENTED
49. Wobble : SHIMMY
51. On the rocks : ICED
52. Role for Valerie Harper : RHODA
53. Worsted : WOOLEN
56. Prospect : VIEW
57. Marbles game : TAW
60. Utter engrossment : IMMERSION
62. Fine violin : AMATI
64. Nary a soul : NONE
65. Author Murdoch : IRIS
66. Beard eraser : RAZOR
67. Enter : GOIN
68. Take on cargo : LADE
69. Cooperstown's Vance : DAZZY
1. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
2. "I ___ to bury Caesar . . . " : COME
3. Artists' pens : CROWQUILLS
4. Samovar : URN
5. Reprobates : ROGUES
6. Execrate : ABHOR
7. Trifles : TOYS
8. Timeworn : OLD
9. Glacial deposit : MORAINE
10. ___ Day, post-Christmas holiday in England : BOXING
11. Grasping : AVID
12. Nephrite, e.g. : JADE
13. City NW of Nîmes : ALES
19. Elliptical : OBLONG
22. Browse : FEED
25. Sky Bear : URSA
26. Ivan's coin : KOPEK
27. Frolic : CAPER
28. Sheeplike : OVINE
29. Allotted : METED
30. Hoopla : RAZZMATAZZ
31. Nautical term : ABEAM
32. Blithe : MERRY
35. Like the otary : EARED
38. Epeeist : FENCER
41. Biting : ACID
44. Dicer or ricer : UTENSIL
45. Wimbledon great : ASHE
48. "My Sister ___" : EILEEN
50. Henry VIII's fifth : HOWARD
52. Washer cycle : RINSE
53. Ell : WING
54. Melville novel : OMOO
55. Atlanta arena : OMNI
56. Invalid : VOID
58. Gamut of a sort : ATOZ
59. Lean, tough and strong : WIRY
61. Retirement plan, for short : IRA
63. Lea sound : MAA

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