New York Times, Monday, May 2, 1983

Author:Diana R. Sessions
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Edna Ferber novel : SOBIG
6. Boss Tweed's nemesis : NAST
10. Eastern Church patriarch : ABBA
14. Flynn of film fame : ERROL
15. City in Hungary : EGER
16. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
17. Semiprecious stone : AGATE
18. Rebellion inciter : FIREBRAND
20. Top ___ (burlesque V.I.P.) : BANANA
22. Shea section : TIER
23. Denial : NAY
24. Purposes : ENDS
25. Flavored with a certain spirit : BRANDIED
28. Id ___ : EST
29. Sulk : POUT
30. Singer Tommy : SANDS
33. Resort hotel : LODGE
34. TV's "Hill ___ Blues" : STREET
35. Regards with approval : ADMIRES
38. Turnpike : TOLLWAY
39. Uses cosmetics : PAINTS
40. Relative of icky : GOOEY
41. ___ Bryant Ford : EDSEL
42. Hires out : LETS
43. Lingerie item : BRA
46. Exhibit aggressively : BRANDISH
49. Grouse : CRAB
50. Breeze : AIR
52. Average : NORM
53. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
55. Shopper's consideration : BRANDNAME
58. Joint of a sort : HINGE
59. ___ Star State : LONE
60. Responsive : OPEN
61. Shakespearean woodland : ARDEN
62. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
63. Antitoxins : SERA
64. Chanticleer's domain : ROOST
1. U.S. Navy engineer : SEABEE
2. Reed and pipe : ORGANS
3. Schmidt's predecessor : BRANDT
4. Small quantities : IOTAS
5. Secluded valley : GLEN
6. Ship-shaped clock : NEF
7. Emulate 18 Across : AGITATE
8. Finch : SERIN
9. Cornered : TREED
10. Thun's river : AAR
11. Just out : BRANDNEW
12. ___ fide : BONA
13. Gibb or Gump : ANDY
19. Brush parts : BRISTLES
21. Hogans, igloos, etc. : ABODES
26. Some are hooked : RUGS
27. ___ bird : EARLY
29. City of the NW or the NE : PORTLAND
31. Venus or Minerva : DEA
32. Enclosure for a farrow : STY
33. Steamship : LINER
34. Comfort : SOOTHE
35. Gibbon : APE
36. Card recipient in June : DAD
37. Label falsely : MISBRAND
38. On one's ___ (alert) : TOES
40. Faint manifestation : GLIMMER
43. "Godfather" actor : BRANDO
44. Scopes : RANGES
45. Roll-book notation : ABSENT
47. Censor's collection : NONOS
48. Arrange in folds : DRAPE
49. Large, silvery food fish : CHIRO
50. Skilled : ABLE
51. Branding ___ : IRON
54. "___ she blows!" : THAR
56. Recent: Comb. form : NEO
57. A Spanish queen : ENA

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