New York Times, Friday, May 27, 1983

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Grip : CLAMP
6. Of birds : AVIAN
11. More spacious : VASTER
12. Quarters : BILLET
14. Pull a ___ (flimflam) : FASTONE
15. Dolt : HALFWIT
17. "Alleluia" trio : ELS
18. Scout groups : PATROLS
20. Milton's "timely ___ of sleep" : DEW
21. Old-time cars : REOS
23. Movers and shakers : DOERS
24. Pond, in poesy : MERE
25. Marquis protagonist : ARCHY
27. Parts of apts. : RMS
28. "___ hath her victories": Milton : PEACE
29. Where Perry prevailed : LAKEERIE
31. Boring tool : GIMLET
32. Vague or fanciful : DREAMLIKE
34. ___ the nose (dominate) : LEADBY
37. Even : BALANCED
41. Confused : ATSEA
42. Call at Wimbledon : LET
43. "The boards" : STAGE
44. Owner of Mjollnir : THOR
45. Spot for a parrot : PERCH
47. Norwegian river : OTRA
48. ___ jacet : HIC
49. Lopped; cropped : TRASHED
51. Stake : BET
52. Two Roman generals : SCIPIOS
54. Deceitful : KNAVISH
56. Seven feet in Russia : SAGENE
57. Misprints, e.g. : ERRORS
58. Filled or emptied a craft : LADED
59. Succumb : YIELD
1. Vestment : CASSOCK
2. Omaha Beach vessel : LST
3. High on a hill : ATOP
4. Bacchante : MENAD
5. Transvaal capital : PRETORIA
6. Can't stand : ABHORS
7. Medicine-cabinet items : VIALS
8. Physical problems : ILLS
9. Nickname of '36 contender : ALF
10. Program of 9 Down's opponent : NEWDEAL
11. Eamon De ___ of Eire : VALERA
13. Three-card sequence : TIERCE
14. Wild : FERAL
16. Chirrup : TWEET
19. Indulges in nostalgia : REMEMBERS
22. Lobster, at times : SHEDDER
24. Souvenir : MEMENTO
26. ___ buena, evergreen plant : YERBA
28. Rabbitlike mammals : PIKAS
30. Juan Carlos of Spain : REY
31. Lesage hero ___ Blas : GIL
33. Item on a tenant's ring : LATCHKEY
34. Groundwork for plastering : LATHS
35. Code of morals : ETHICS
36. Somewhat misanthropic : ASOCIAL
38. Winged mewer : CATBIRD
39. Exit : EGRESS
40. Mann's "___ in Venice" : DEATH
42. Rented : LEASED
45. Lying face down : PRONE
46. ___ de Navarre: 1553–1610 : HENRI
49. All even : TIED
50. Early Roanoke Islander : DARE
53. Tourn. won by Larry Nelson: 1981 : PGA
55. Knoxville nickname : VOL

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