New York Times, Tuesday, May 31, 1983

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Healing ointment : BALM
5. Become entangled : CATCH
10. South African settler : BOER
14. Small case : ETUI
15. Love affair : AMOUR
16. Southwestern stewpot : OLLA
17. Classic Hollywood musical: 1952 : SINGININTHERAIN
20. Rivals of Athenians : SPARTANS
21. Hungry : UNFED
22. Of aircraft : AERO
23. Scarce : RARE
25. Lewis's Elmer : GANTRY
28. Entertainer Sonny : BONO
29. " . . . the cruel'st ___ alive": Shak. : SHE
32. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
33. Fabulist : AESOP
34. ___ T (perfectly) : TOA
35. Neil Simon play and movie : THESUNSHINEBOYS
39. Offer : BID
40. Type of pie : PECAN
41. Writer Gardner : ERLE
42. Dist. units : YDS
43. Water bird : LOON
44. Pillaged : SACKED
46. Bluster : RANT
47. Dr. Jonas : SALK
48. Pinafore : APRON
51. Sensible : RATIONAL
55. Lord Peter Wimsey case : CLOUDSOFWITNESS
58. Fishes, in a way : EELS
59. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
60. Give out : EMIT
61. Yard or garage event : SALE
62. Upstairs and downstairs people : MAIDS
63. Seamstress Betsy : ROSS
1. Miss Myerson : BESS
2. All agog : ATIP
3. The moon personified : LUNA
4. Treks : MIGRATES
5. Light yellow : CANARY
6. ___ acids : AMINO
7. Cargo units : TONS
8. Snubbed : CUT
9. ___, The Prince of Wales: Abbr. : HRH
10. Endured : BORNE
11. Norway's patron saint : OLAF
12. ___ Abel, ex-newscaster : ELIE
13. Author of "The Fountainhead" : RAND
18. Roman road : ITER
19. Part of the Old World : EUROPE
23. Pitcher's aid : ROSIN
24. Shortly : ANON
25. Manage : GETBY
26. Sap sucker : APHID
27. Requirements : NEEDS
28. Irish playwright : BEHAN
29. Mute bird : STORK
30. Famed name in games : HOYLE
31. Let up : EASED
33. English race course : ASCOT
36. Hill-dwelling : UPLAND
37. Inert gas : NEON
38. One using a come-hither gesture : BECKONER
44. Glossy fabrics : SATINS
45. Came down : ALIT
46. Awaken : ROUSE
47. Fiddled vigorously : SAWED
48. Superb serves : ACES
49. Nolo contendere, e.g. : PLEA
50. Wad : ROLL
51. Part of a country address : RFDI
52. Nautilus skipper : NEMO
53. In its present condition : ASIS
54. W.W. II assault vessels : LSTS
56. Pianist in "Casablanca" : SAM
57. ___ pro nobis : ORA

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