New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 1983

Author:Vaughn Keith
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 337 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 6 (2 triple stacks)
Vaughn Keith has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Coarse cotton cloth : CRASH
6. N.Y. mayor : KOCH
10. Chance, formerly : HAP
13. Verso's opposite : RECTO
14. Matty, Felipe or Jesus : ALOU
15. A Marx : KARL
16. Supporters of mob rule : OCHLOCRATS
18. "Thou ___ lady": King Lear : ARTA
19. Hindu title : SRI
20. Klutz : OAF
21. Mountains between Tibet and China : KUNLUN
23. Companion of poivre : SEL
24. Behave : ACT
25. Gain : WIN
26. Poetic palindrome : ERE
27. Solidarity leader : WALESA
29. Kurosawa film: 1951 : THEIDIOT
31. The Moor, to a madrileño : OTELO
32. Inquiry: Abbr. : QUES
33. Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
34. "I see a bad moon ___" : RISIN
35. Actress Hagen : UTA
36. Spanish gentleman : SENOR
37. "How ___ the little busy bee . . . " : DOTH
38. Grove on a prairie : MOTT
39. Walsy's partner : PALSY
40. Air: Comb. form : PNEUMATO
42. Military docs : MEDICS
43. Subject of a Keatsian ode : URN
44. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
45. Mandible : JAW
46. Horse "somebody bet on" : BAY
47. Wheel of fortune? : ZODIAC
49. Anger : VEX
50. Hosp. group : RNS
51. Where to get views of gnus : ZOOS
52. Ambushes : LIESINWAIT
56. K–P connection : LMNO
57. Redact : EDIT
58. Met's Marilyn : HORNE
59. Sidewinder shape : ESS
60. Pearl Buck novel : SONS
61. Other nations, to Israelites : GOYIM
1. Popular diversion : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
2. Dens : RECREATIONROOMS
3. Football trainers' concerns : ACHILLESTENDONS
4. One N.L. team's insignia : STL
5. Cry of triumph : HOO
6. Jeweler's unit : KARAT
7. Norwegian king : OLAF
8. Small bed : COT
9. Malamutes : HUSKIES
10. Part of the British Museum : HARLEIANLIBRARY
11. Parma's gift to music : ARTUROTOSCANINI
12. Part of the harmony of the universe : PLANETARYSYSTEM
15. Mo. neighbor : KAN
17. Caesar's erstwhile partner : COCA
22. Prefix with corn or verse : UNI
24. " . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
25. A source of bran : WHEAT
28. One of Job's visitors : ELIHU
29. Entire: Mus. : TUTTO
30. Fear : DREAD
32. "___ the raven . . . " : QUOTH
36. Eject forcibly : SPEW
38. Steel plates used in 13th-century armor : MASCLES
41. Farrow : MIA
42. Dress style : MAXI
45. Wisecracks : JESTS
48. Equal: Prefix : ISO
49. Miner's discovery : VEIN
53. Wedding words : IDO
54. Modern Teutonic tongue: Abbr. : NHG
55. Court : WOO

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