New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 1983

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { F J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peels : PARES
6. Funeral orations : ELOGES
12. Llama's cousin : ALPACA
13. Witty saying : EPIGRAM
14. Ton of bricks at Fort Knox? : TREASUREMEASURE
16. Freshwater fish : ROACH
17. To love, in Paris : AIMER
18. Guido's high note : ELA
19. Sussex river : OUSE
20. Lots of land : ACRES
21. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
22. Columbus campus initials : OSU
23. Winter precipitation : SLEET
24. Orb : GLOBE
25. Apply : PERTAIN
27. Fumed : STEAMED
29. Seine tributary : EURE
30. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
31. Filling with sediment : SILTING
34. Short solo : ARIETTA
37. Tires, in Tours : PNEUS
38. Sped : RACED
40. Peruke : WIG
41. Sales term : ASIS
42. Ancient Chinese : SERES
43. "___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
44. Greek letters : NUS
45. Kind of fish or mint : SPEAR
46. Agave fiber : SISAL
47. Fasteners that may pop? : GLUTTONSBUTTONS
50. Lassos : LARIATS
51. "Babes ___" : INARMS
52. Builds : ERECTS
53. Light craft : CANOE
1. Time off for enjoyment? : PLEASURELEISURE
2. Rapidly : APACE
3. Foolhardy : RASH
4. Old French coin : ECU
5. Crusader's adversary : SARACEN
6. Fencing weapons : EPEES
7. Prevaricator : LIAR
8. Curved moldings : OGS
9. Medusa's sisters? : GRUESOMETWOSOME
10. Place for a ringlet : EARLOBE
11. Daubed : SMEARED
12. Waken : AROUSE
13. Ants : EMMETS
14. Scout unit : TROOP
15. One of Ireland's names : EIRE
20. Foreign : ALIEN
21. Winged : ALATE
23. Indian dresses : SARIS
24. Cold : GELID
26. Ballet skirts : TUTUS
28. Biblical weeds : TARES
31. Shiny ornament : SPANGLE
32. Provincial : INSULAR
33. Links features : GREENS
34. Tart : ACERBIC
35. Giants : TITANS
36. Bedouin head cords : AGALS
39. Macaws : ARAS
42. Espies : SPOTS
43. An explosive, for short : NITRO
45. Phidias creation: Abbr. : STAT
46. Musial : STAN
48. Twitch : TIC
49. "Faerie Queene" lady : UNA

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