New York Times, Monday, June 27, 1983

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Scene, as of a battle : SITE
5. Schussing equipment : SKIS
9. Scatter : STREW
14. Shortly : ANON
15. Lease : RENT
16. Delete : ERASE
17. Carrying case : PORTFOLIO
19. "The ___ Mutiny" : CAINE
20. Toughen : INURE
21. Presaged : PORTENDED
23. Wasteland : DESERT
25. Requirements : NEEDS
26. Surrounded by : AMID
28. Whinnies : NEIGHS
32. Doorway curtains : PORTIERES
37. Condescend : STOOP
38. Byron's "before" : ERE
39. Ceremonies : RITES
41. Dr.'s group : AMA
42. Adjust to fit : ADAPT
45. Ship's windows : PORTHOLES
48. 1776 Loyalists : TORIES
50. Blessing : BOON
51. Shoot from cover : SNIPE
54. Mondrian was one : ARTIST
58. Plant of the purslane family : PORTULACA
62. Abraham's wife : SARAH
63. Latticed bower : ARBOR
64. Carrying charge : PORTERAGE
66. Fence steps : STILE
67. Palo ___ : ALTO
68. Newscasters Pappas and Seamans : IKES
69. Onagers : ASSES
70. Adam or Mae : WEST
71. French river : OISE
1. Flavorful : SAPID
2. ___ fell swoop : INONE
3. Convex molding : TORUS
4. Beg : ENTREAT
5. Rialto sign : SRO
6. Seaweed : KELP
7. Skull protuberance : INION
8. Stock up : STORE
9. Dissociates formally : SECEDES
10. Passage : TRANSIT
11. Commandos' specialty : RAID
12. Slave of yore : ESNE
13. Noxious growth : WEED
18. Nobelist in Physics: 1938 : FERMI
22. Knockout count : TEN
24. Row : TIER
27. Spigot leak : DRIP
29. Soccer score : GOAL
30. Residence : HOME
31. Health resorts : SPAS
32. Fuel of a sort : PEAT
33. Church calendar : ORDO
34. Kind of admiral : REAR
35. W.W. II area : ETO
36. Yugoslav : SERB
40. Greek promenade : STOA
43. Former Spanish gold coin : PISTOLE
44. Holding periods : TENURES
46. A quadruped : HORSE
47. Locale of Lake Nipigon : ONTARIO
49. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
52. Small, fleshy fruit : PAPAW
53. School for Yvette : ECOLE
55. Mideasterner : IRAKI
56. Wise men : SAGES
57. The ones here : THESE
58. "Qué ___, médico?" ("What's up, doc?") : PASA
59. Food morsels : ORTS
60. Baseball stats. : RBIS
61. Fine ___ : ARTS
65. Reagan in 1913 : TOT

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