New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 1983

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, 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. Advantage : EDGE
5. Not fitting : INAPT
10. Spar : MAST
14. Mountain lake : TARN
15. Iraqi port : BASRA
16. Karenina of fiction : ANNA
17. An Aesopian symbol of selfishness : ADOGINTHEMANGER
20. Petrarch heroine : LAURA
21. Schisgal comedy: 1964 : LUV
22. Fracas : MELEE
23. Elapse : PASS
25. Vetoers : NEGATORS
27. Kind of pride or duty : CIVIC
28. Pseudonym of poet von Auersperg : GRUN
29. Glass plate : PANE
30. Like a rhino or unicorn : HORNED
32. XXIX x XIX : DLI
35. Out of sorts : ASGRUMPYASABEAR
38. "___ Misérables" : LES
39. Prickly pears : NOPALS
40. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
41. 13 Vatican leaders : LEOS
42. Icelandic sagas : EDDAS
44. Gardner's "barefoot" role : CONTESSA
48. Red and Dead : SEAS
49. Lincoln Center attraction : OPERA
50. ___ Jima : IWO
52. Old stringed instruments : LUTES
55. Nibbling : RISINGTOTHEBAIT
58. Feed the kitty : ANTE
59. Adversary of U. S. Grant : RELEE
60. Raison d'___ : ETRE
61. Minus : LESS
62. ___ as a pig : ASFAT
63. Abstruse : DEEP
1. Relative of etc. : ETAL
2. Kind of art : DADA
3. Arrangements : GROUPINGS
4. Rembrandt, at times : ENGRAVER
5. ___-Saud : IBN
6. A maj. league : NATL
7. Ravenous : ASHUNGRYASAWOLF
8. Early blooming : PREVERNAL
9. Scottish cap : TAM
10. Artist Couture's star pupil : MANET
11. ___-Saxon : ANGLO
12. Expression of disdain : SNEER
13. Biblical weeds : TARES
18. Rumanian city : IASI
19. Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
24. Jerks : SCHMOES
26. Conjectures : GUESSES
27. Etui or pomander : CASE
29. Buddy : PAL
31. North and south, e.g. : OPPOSITES
32. What tornadoes do : DEVASTATE
33. Asian country : LAOS
34. Anger : IRE
36. Not thin or spare : UNLEAN
37. Smeared : BEDAUBED
43. Strike out : DELE
44. Atoll material : CORAL
45. Express a view : OPINE
46. Aeries, e.g. : NESTS
47. Attempts : TRIES
51. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
53. Former official name of Ireland : EIRE
54. Pace : STEP
56. Irish sweetheart : GRA
57. ___ up (excited, in the Ozarks) : HET

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