New York Times, Friday, May 6, 1983

Author:John Greenman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B F H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Aficionado : DEVOTEE
8. Enjoyed to the fullest : SAVORED
15. Panaceas : ELIXIRS
16. Fatuousness : INANITY
17. Plywood layers : VENEERS
18. Pep up : ENLIVEN
19. Kilns' kin : OVENS
20. Chilling : EERIE
22. George Gershwin's brother : IRA
23. Badger : NAG
24. Bongo's cousin : SNARE
25. Threesome in "innuendo" : ENS
26. El stop : STA
27. Maxims : DICTA
28. Jack of rhyme : SPRAT
30. White weasels : ERMINES
32. Bonfire remnant : COAL
33. Get on one's nerves : IRK
34. Word with shot or mark : EAR
35. Corresponding : SAME
37. Joy's antithesis : SADNESS
41. Prepare fare for affairs : CATER
42. Kind of ticket : SPLIT
43. Bergman daughter : PIA
45. Anagram for tor or rot : ORT
46. Culpability : GUILT
47. Conjunction in Dresden : UND
48. Catullus product : ODE
49. Cleo or Frankie of songdom : LAINE
50. O'Neill's "___ Millions" : MARCO
52. Basswoods : LINDENS
54. Cheshire cat, e.g. : GRINNER
56. Codas : ENDINGS
57. Kind of crow or kingbird : EASTERN
58. Be contemptuous : DESPISE
59. Stops vacillating : DECIDES
1. Reddish cattle : DEVONS
2. Elate : ELEVATE
3. Condiment : VINEGAR
4. Bunyan's Babe et al. : OXEN
5. Inconclusive conclusions : TIES
6. Misjudge : ERR
7. Crux : ESSENCE
8. Mackerellike fish : SIERRA
9. Recent Broadway hit : ANNIE
10. Lowland : VALE
11. U.S.N. arm : ONI
12. Where the jet set get wet : RIVIERA
13. Part of an epithet for Rome : ETERNAL
14. Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
21. Breaks bread : EATS
24. Descend : SINK
27. More calamitous : DIRER
28. Measly : SCANT
29. Ponder : PORE
31. Athenian farce : MIME
34. Splice kinescopes : EDIT
35. Young pilchard : SARDINE
36. Heeds : ATTENDS
37. Motorist's short trip : SPIN
38. Adjective for a suspected perpetrator : ALLEGED
39. Rejected scornfully : SPURNED
40. Like many pen pals : SINCERE
41. Put on ice : COOLED
42. Switzerland, to the French : SUISSE
44. Bedecks : ADORNS
46. Bad bands : GANGS
49. ___-Lenape Indians : LENI
50. File sect. : MISC
51. Con : ANTI
53. Hors d'oeuvre item : DIP
55. Star of TV's "The Facts of Life" : RAE

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