New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1983

Author:Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.66, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cavalry weapon : SABER
6. N.Y.S.E. high risk : SPEC
10. Entreat : PRAY
14. Madison Square Garden, e.g. : ARENA
15. O'Hara home : TARA
16. Up-front spot at the Met : ROWE
17. R2-D2, e.g. : ROBOT
18. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
19. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
20. Broadway musical of 1957 : WESTSIDESTORY
23. Actress Ullmann : LIV
24. Corn spike : EAR
25. Mulberry and Henry Sts., etc., N.Y.C. : LOWEREASTSIDE
32. Coin of Capri : LIRA
33. Dyers' vessels : VATS
34. Eve's genesis : RIB
36. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
37. "___ Street Blues," 1916 song : BEALE
39. Grow dim : FADE
40. "___ transit gloria mundi" : SIC
41. Weapons : ARMS
42. Mimicked : APED
43. Jean Renoir film: 1945 : THESOUTHERNER
48. Superlative ending : EST
49. Greek vowel : ETA
50. Early Frost work : NORTHOFBOSTON
57. Actress Damita : LILI
58. Always : EVER
59. "___ and Ale," Maugham work : CAKES
61. Skilled : ABLE
62. Charge : RATE
63. "___ moi le déluge" : APRES
64. Autocrat : TSAR
65. Scads : SLEW
66. Sets the pace : LEADS
1. Isl. near Corsica : SAR
2. "And pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
3. Rebozo : BEBE
4. He lived 905 years : ENOS
5. Kind of snake or trap : RATTLE
6. Struggle : STRIVE
7. Stamp on a check : PAID
8. Canal or city : ERIE
9. Music lover's purchase : CASSETTE
10. A ___ (deductively) : PRIORI
11. Bellow : ROAR
12. Bearded, as barley : AWNY
13. Affirmative answer : YES
21. Solti's title : SIR
22. Soviet news service : TASS
25. Confine : LIMIT
26. Spinachlike plant : ORACH
27. Wouk's "The Winds of ___" : WAR
28. Ahab's "Cease!" : AVAST
29. Maglie or Mineo : SAL
30. Heavy curtain : DRAPE
31. Sea duck : EIDER
32. ___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
35. Cot, e.g. : BED
37. Karamazovs, e.g. : BROTHERS
38. Relative of an ostrich : EMU
39. Rooter : FAN
41. Kind of prof. : ASST
44. Stranger : EERIER
45. Israel's official language : HEBREW
46. Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
47. Scamp : RASCAL
50. His ___, the boss : NIBS
51. ___ podrida (soup or stew) : OLLA
52. Football shape : OVAL
53. Gala event : FETE
54. Red or ticker follower : TAPE
55. Gumbo : OKRA
56. Require : NEED
57. Livy's lang. : LAT
60. Govt. agency : SSS

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