New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1983

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. ___ del Sol : COSTA
6. Lunar rover's unit : LEM
9. Philippine Moslem : MORO
13. Played the Old Vic : ACTED
14. Site of Ohio Northern U. : ADA
15. Fertilizer : GUANO
17. G.I.'s newspaper : STARSANDSTRIPES
20. Fictive trader : HORN
21. Vaquero's necessity : REATA
22. Partner of polish : SPIT
23. Beseech : OBTEST
25. Command to Rover : SIT
26. Bulldog : ELI
27. Relative of Saul : NER
28. ___ tracks (scrawls) : HEN
30. It's 45 light-years away : CAPELLA
33. It's 84 light-years away : REGULUS
36. West Coast footballer : RAM
37. Blackout, e.g. : SKIT
38. Pollinizer : BEE
40. Galileo's home town : PISA
43. This was cut in the 40's : RUG
45. It's 520 light-years away : ANTARES
47. It's 98 light-years away : CANOPUS
51. North African V.I.P. of yore : DEY
52. Biblical ending for speak : ETH
54. Preacher of Flatbush : ROE
55. Showy flower, for short : MUM
57. Resort in the Bahamas : NASSAU
59. Planetarium objects : ORBS
61. Spoiled tots : BRATS
63. Revolutionary pamphleteer : OTIS
64. Astronomy : STUDYOFTHESTARS
67. Kind of bar : SALAD
68. Compass pt. : ESE
69. Up ___ (trapped) : ATREE
70. "Mame" director: 1974 : SAKS
71. ___ the day (regret) : RUE
72. Bryophyte-covered : MOSSY
1. ___ the barrelhead : CASHON
2. Tailgate-picnic months : OCTOBERS
3. Voyage for Kirk and Spock : STARTREK
4. Coated steel : TERNE
5. Mag's moneymakers : ADS
6. Surface for Dick Weber : LANE
7. Old Icelandic poems : EDDAS
8. Varnish component : MASTIC
9. Houk or LaSorda: Abbr. : MGR
10. Avignon assents : OUIS
11. Maneuver for Hillary : RAPPEL
12. "Ile" playwright : ONEILL
16. Ancient Rome's port : OSTIA
18. Russian labor group : ARTEL
19. Turkic language : TATAR
24. Imprisoned : SHUTUP
29. Gist : NUB
31. Melonlike fruit : PAPAYA
32. Moslem boss : EMIR
34. Whirlybird : GIRO
35. Coral, e.g. : SEA
39. Split or tight one : END
41. React after getting conked : SEESTARS
42. Famed dancing duo : ASTAIRES
44. New Orleans treat : GUMBO
46. Up-tight : TENSE
47. Kind of punch : CROSS
48. Blood lines of sorts : AORTAS
49. Cloudlike patch in the night sky : NEBULA
50. Comber jockey : SURFER
53. Actress Ruth : HUSSEY
56. Quemoy's partner : MATSU
58. ___ voce : SOTTO
60. Neighbor of Minn. : SDAK
62. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
65. Gridiron divs. : YDS
66. TV newsman Donaldson : SAM

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