New York Times, Saturday, May 21, 1983

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pine Tree (or 23d) : MAINE
6. Sunflower (or 34th) : KANSAS
12. Having a stiff upper lip : STOICAL
14. Eggs on : INCITES
16. He was the 35th of 40 : KENNEDY
17. Geological epoch : NEOCENE
18. Avena sativa item : OAT
19. Polite address : SIR
20. Prefix with function : DYS
21. W.W. II craft : LST
22. Tropical trees : APAS
24. Ransack; plunder : RIFLE
26. "So long!" in Sorrento : CIAO
27. Howard Hughes became one : LONER
29. Three-time champ : ALI
30. Jarrell and Ciardi : POETS
31. Fixed machine part : STATOR
33. Painting the town red : ONASPREE
35. Peach (or 4th) : GEORGIA
37. John III ___, King of Poland: 17th century : SOBIESKI
41. London insurer : LLOYDS
46. Ward off : AVERT
47. Nav. bigwig : ADM
49. Poet Marianne : MOORE
50. Editor's mark : DELE
51. Polar globe-trotter : CLAUS
53. Kermit of "The Muppets" : FROG
54. Onassis nickname : ARI
55. Marsupial, for short : ROO
56. Wd. ending : SUF
58. Grape, for one : UVA
59. P.G.A. champ: 1974 : TREVINO
61. Diameter of a gun bore : CALIBER
63. Feral fellows : SAVAGES
64. Incarnate deities : AVATARS
65. Silver (or 36th) : NEVADA
66. Lone Star (or 28th) : TEXAS
1. Treasure (or 41st) : MONTANA
2. Rhone feeder : AIN
3. Puts in reserve : ICES
4. Zenith's opposite : NADIR
5. N Ohio city : ELYRIA
6. Firewood : KINDLING
7. Part of a biblical trade-off : ANEYE
8. Sgts., e.g. : NCOS
9. "___ 'em, Cerberus!" : SIC
10. Artist's studio : ATELIER
11. Having feeling : SENSATE
12. Scandinavian toasts : SKOALS
13. Sine qua non at an afternoon affair : TEAPOT
15. Bristly : SETOSE
23. Tennis unit : SET
25. Sunshine (or 27th) : FLORIDA
26. O. Henry's "The ___ and the Anthem" : COP
28. Synonyms man : ROGET
30. Sacred song : PSALM
32. In medias ___ : RES
34. Be under the weather : AIL
36. County in 25 Down : OKALOOSA
37. Post-Nasser First Family : SADATS
38. Invaded; ravaged : OVERRAN
39. Give credence to : BELIEVE
40. Wrath : IRE
42. Word of discomfort : OOF
43. Guinean coast group : YORUBAS
44. He might give you a bum steer : DROVER
45. Smokes, in Dogpatch : SEGARS
48. Capital of Oman : MUSCAT
51. Wound textile yarn : CONED
52. Urbane : SUAVE
55. Latvian port : RIGA
57. Fiber for making linen : FLAX
60. Hebrew letter : VAV
62. Call ___ day : ITA

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