New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1983

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.81, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Shave the lawn : MOW
4. Ending for cash or cloth : IER
7. Nadelhorn and Adlerhorn : ALPS
11. Summer, in Savoie : ETE
12. Fasten, in Fife : SNIB
14. Brünnhilde's way out : PYRE
15. With 53 Across, start of a Sandburg poem : THEFOGCOMESON
18. Top card : ACE
19. Smitten : INLOVE
20. Dyer's need : VAT
22. Composer of "The Bohemian Girl" : BALFE
24. Rat follower : ATAT
25. French hillside vineyard : COTE
26. Different: Comb. form : ALLO
27. ___ nous : ENTRE
28. Maui music makers, for short : UKES
29. Song by Gershwin : AFOGGYDAY
31. In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
32. Cry's companion : HUE
33. Undefeated coll. 11 in '82 : SMU
34. Make tracks : SCOOT
37. Frequent warning in L.A. : SMOGALERT
43. Skylab 4 crew member : CARR
44. Gradient : SLANT
45. Addict : USER
46. Ugandan exile : AMIN
47. Irish name for Ireland : EIRE
48. Nolan Ryan, for one : ASTRO
49. A March : MEG
50. Charlotte ___, a Virgin Islands capital : AMALIE
52. Derby : HAT
53. See 15 Across : LITTLECATFEET
57. "___ penny . . . " : ONEA
58. Lucid : SANE
59. Brunched : ATE
60. Mussorgsky subject : TSAR
61. Black or White : SEA
62. Embarrassed : RED
1. Sec. of the Navy: 1906–8 : METCALF
2. James Earl Jones role : OTHELLO
3. Munchkinlike : WEE
4. " . . . the Bird ___ the Wing" : ISON
5. Its highest point is Scafell Pike : ENGLAND
6. Manicotti stuffing : RICOTTA
7. Siamang, e.g. : APE
8. Scheldt feeder : LYS
9. Nettle : PROVOKE
10. U.S. and state groups : SENATES
13. Flaubert's Emma : BOVARY
16. "For shame!" : FIE
17. Dole out : METE
18. Rhyme scheme : ABAA
21. Dick Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
23. Loud, strident voice : FOGHORN
25. One kind of cloud : CUMULUS
27. Give the double-o : EYE
30. Kind of reaction : GUT
31. Org. founded in 1847 : AMA
33. Tech. or 1st : SGT
34. Grifter's operation : SCAM
35. 1960 Broadway musical : CAMELOT
36. Roots : ORIGINS
37. Product of wet crushing of ore : SLIMES
38. Latin percussive pair : MARACAS
39. Road repairers' sign : ONELANE
40. Connoisseur : ESTHETE
41. Made a new assessment : RERATED
42. Fox or turkey attachment : TROT
44. ___ of approval : SEAL
48. Doughboys' org. : AEF
51. Virginia willow : ITEA
54. Boston jetsam : TEA
55. Shale distillate : TAR
56. Site for a drum : EAR

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