New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1983

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Tapering tuck : DART
5. Device for Walton : REEL
9. Quahog : CLAM
13. Arden and Merriam : EVES
14. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
15. Relative of Doric : IONIC
17. Balderdash : POPPYCOCK
19. Simon's "California ___" : SUITE
20. Word with skin or cloth : OIL
21. Compiègne's river : OISE
22. Rural crossings : STILES
23. Casting prelim : TRYOUT
25. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
27. Geometric concern : AREA
29. Forester's Hornblower : HORATIO
33. G. K. Chesterton character : FATHERBROWN
37. Strange : ODD
38. Maui bash : LUAU
39. Anagram for yea : AYE
40. Ceramic piece : TILE
41. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
42. Large rosary bead : PATERNOSTER
46. Take for granted : PRESUME
48. One of a Hindu trinity : SIVA
49. They turn litmus red : ACIDS
51. Dormancy : TORPOR
55. Cite as an example : ADDUCE
58. Sandburg or Sagan : CARL
60. Dockworker's org. : ILA
61. Hapu member : MAORI
62. Descriptive of Arp's art : DADAISTIC
64. Madison Ave. writers : ADMEN
65. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
66. Wander : ROVE
67. Arias : SOLI
68. Resort town in Conn. : LYME
69. Lollapalooza : ONER
1. Station : DEPOT
2. To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
3. Echo : REPLY
4. Recipe abbr. : TSP
5. Beginning elocutionist : RECITER
6. Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
7. Hal March was one : EMCEE
8. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
9. Rainwater tank : CISTERN
10. An Alcott : LOUISA
11. Indigo : ANIL
12. Whit : MITE
16. These: Fr. : CES
18. "___ a Sweetheart," 1937 song : YOURE
22. Pack : STOW
24. Pearl Harbor site : OAHU
26. Farriers, often : SHOERS
28. Nullified, in law : ABATED
30. Put ___ (hard pressed) : TOIT
31. Laze : IDLE
32. Baltic feeder : ODER
33. Turkey on Broadway : FLOP
34. Mischa of movies : AUER
35. Scale allowance : TARE
36. Pumpernickel : RYE
40. Winter Palace resident : TSAR
42. "Manon Lescaut" composer : PUCCINI
43. Girlfriend, in Grenoble : AMIE
44. Chilean export : NITRATE
45. Rounded moldings : OVOLI
47. Food fish : SAUREL
50. Frightening : SCARY
52. One of Hillary's needs : PITON
53. Part of O.D. : OLIVE
54. Foyt or Unser : RACER
55. Spock's org. : AMA
56. Theme of this puzzle : DADS
57. Major follower : DOMO
59. Start of a breed in Eden : ADAM
62. ___ Mar, Calif. city : DEL
63. Sign angels enjoy : SRO

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