New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1983

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. High-card combo, in bridge : TENACE
7. Cowboys and Indians : TEAMS
12. Site for stargazers : PALOMAR
13. Commenced a voyage : SETSAIL
15. Religious recluse : EREMITE
16. Extendible : TENSILE
17. Stationer's mdse. : ENVS
18. Outline : SCHEMA
20. Author Deighton : LEN
21. ___ media (middle way) : VIA
22. Bluejackets : TARS
23. Henna, e.g. : TINT
24. First Family of early Ferrara : ESTE
26. Jogger's measure : MILE
27. Quadrille, e.g. : DANCE
28. Joyce Cary's "___ Surprised" : HERSELF
30. Norwegian city : BERGEN
31. Special : RARE
32. Rumble or county follower : SEAT
33. Give vent to rue : BEWAIL
36. Draw : ATTRACT
39. Gnu's relative : ELAND
40. Word with fly or ball : FIRE
41. Vex : ROIL
43. Plant, vegetable or herb : WORT
44. One of a Norseman's descendants : DANE
45. Univ. in Baton Rouge : LSU
46. Prone : APT
47. "___ tames man, woman, and beast": Shak. : WINTER
49. Dash : ELAN
50. Pulling certain strings : REINING
52. Cloudburst : TORRENT
54. Sources of prized pelts : ERMINES
55. Exhibits : EVINCES
56. Man of Mendoza : SENOR
57. Raises a raiser : REBETS
1. Besmirchment : TARNISH
2. Elate, in a way : ELEVATE
3. ___ de plume : NOMS
4. Alphonse, to Gaston : AMI
5. Lynx and manx : CATS
6. Capable of being raised upright : ERECTILE
7. Swarms : TEEMS
8. Relative of Vesuvius : ETNA
9. Self-important one : ASS
10. Pen pal's activity : MAILING
11. "___ has no end": Thoreau : SILENCE
12. Resentful mood : PEEVE
13. Cubic meter : STERE
14. Meager; somber : LENTEN
19. ___ gainer (dive) : HALF
23. Grape acid : TARTAR
25. Wayward : ERRANT
26. English blackbird : MERL
27. Costing much : DEAR
29. Port ___, on the Suez Canal : SAID
30. ___ noire : BETE
32. "Father of the Bride" author : STREETER
33. Exercise caution : BEWARE
34. Fleers of a sort : ELOPERS
35. Early 40's, e.g. : WARTIME
36. "It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
37. Mass prayer : COLLECT
38. Herbal beverages : TISANES
40. Venom outlets : FANGS
42. Great theater duo : LUNTS
44. Place for short orders : DINER
47. Skid-row denizen : WINO
48. Meander : ROVE
49. River to Donegal Bay : ERNE
51. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
53. Umbrella part : RIB

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