New York Times, Friday, June 3, 1983

Author:Tenfelde
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Take a deep breath : GASP
5. The masses, to Caesar : PLEBS
10. Red-cased cheese : EDAM
14. Franck oratorio : RUTH
15. Yule decoration : HOLLY
16. Pianist Peter : NERO
17. Kirghiz range : ALAI
18. Dissolves difficulties : EASES
19. Chigoe : FLEA
20. One skilled in debate : PARLIAMENTARIAN
23. Repplier products : ESSAYS
24. Excludes : DEBARS
25. Ancient mariner : NOAH
27. Shorter than short : MINI
28. Entranced : RAPT
31. Rhymester from Rye : NASH
34. Cannel, e.g. : COAL
37. Brilliantly colored fish : OPAH
38. Rear : TRAIN
40. Scottish historian-philosopher : HUME
41. "Mary, Mary" playwright : KERR
42. Hit song in 1956 : MORE
43. Roman goddess of navigation : ISIS
44. Roulette bet at Monte Carlo : NOIR
47. A people of Togo : EWES
49. "See ___ and die" : NAPLES
51. Bartender's grouping : CREMES
55. Result of shattered ideals : DISILLUSIONMENT
58. Film producer Hunter : ROSS
59. Dialect : IDIOM
60. Mussolini's daughter : EDDA
61. What Utah and Nevada do : ABUT
62. Pianist Frankie : CARLE
63. An 1898 discovery : NEON
64. Chow : MESS
65. Curl the lip : SNEER
66. British swabbies : TARS
1. Oenology symbol : GRAPE
2. Meeting halls : AULAS
3. Some are super : STARS
4. Literally, lovers of mankind : PHILANTHROPISTS
5. Game for hunters : PHEASANT
6. Material used in foundry molds : LOAM
7. Other : ELSE
8. Fit in : BLEND
9. Method : SYSTEM
10. S. B. Anthony objective : ENFRANCHISEMENT
11. Transported : DELIRIOUS
12. Spheres of work : AREAS
13. Wind sound : MOAN
21. Philippine woody vine : IYO
22. King Hezekiah's mother : ABI
26. Disserve : HARM
28. Korean soldier : ROK
29. Siamang, e.g. : APE
30. Mount sacred to Apollo : PARNASSUS
32. Holy one, in Lisbon : SAO
33. Engage : HIRE
35. Pal for Pierre : AMI
36. Liszt's "___ Préludes" : LES
39. Rookie : NEWCOMER
45. Evil : ILL
46. Mementos : RELICS
48. Winged predator : ERN
49. Weeping stone figure : NIOBE
50. Land SE of Libya : SUDAN
52. Zoë Caldwell role : MEDEA
53. Village of a biblical witch : ENDOR
54. Musial and Getz : STANS
55. Short snort : DRAM
56. A concern of a Big A bettor : SIRE
57. A daughter of Eurytus : IOLE

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