New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 1983

Author:Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Prune's source : PLUM
5. Spanish toast : SALUD
10. Four-star review : RAVE
14. Ponselle : ROSA
15. Egg-shaped : OVATE
16. Automnes' predecessors : ETES
17. Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
18. Long short stories : NOVELETTES
20. Treat via pills, etc. : MEDICATE
22. Brownish gray : TAUPE
23. Jamie of TV : FARR
24. Musical symbol : SLUR
26. Peeped : SPIED
29. Ignites : ENKINDLES
34. German toast : PROSIT
36. Its spill may kill one with a bill : OIL
37. Lodger of a sort : ELK
38. Fabric fibers : LINT
39. Main artery : AORTA
41. Exchange premium : AGIO
42. Here, in Le Havre : ICI
43. Dernier ___ (latest style) : CRI
44. Per ___ : CAPITA
46. Kind of knockout : TECHNICAL
50. Roadside hostelry : MOTEL
51. Jot : IOTA
52. Vittles : EATS
54. Say "*!!*!!" : SWEAR
57. Like Marguerite's lover : FAUSTIAN
61. Equal in value or effect : TANTAMOUNT
64. Dark red pigment : LAKE
65. A language of Pakistan : URDU
66. Layden of football fame : ELMER
67. Sponsorship : EGIS
68. Eleanor's follower : BESS
69. Distrustful : LEERY
70. Pearl Buck book : SONS
1. Kensington Park vehicle : PRAM
2. Miner's bonanza : LODE
3. Threadbare, possibly : USED
4. Display : MANIFEST
5. Tracking device : SONAR
6. ___ santé (French toast) : AVOTRE
7. Wash : LAVE
8. John Duncan was one : UTE
9. One of 50: Abbr. : DEL
10. Delay : RETARD
11. Volcanic island : ATTU
12. Barkley nickname : VEEP
13. Verb for Virgil : ESSE
19. Vingt-___ (gambling game) : ETUN
21. Mohammedan judge : CADI
24. Comedy sketch : SKIT
25. N.H. state flower : LILAC
26. Stock division : SPLIT
27. Miller's "The ___" : PRICE
28. Type of architecture : IONIC
30. Water wheel : NORIA
31. Not phony : LEGIT
32. Choice : ELITE
33. Scandinavian toast : SKOAL
35. Implied, but not expressed : TACIT
40. Sea film of 1977 : ORCA
41. ___ Creed : APOSTLES
45. C.P.A.'s bottom lines : AMTS
47. Gap : HIATUS
48. Kaye of ballet fame : NORA
49. A throw at horseshoes : LEANER
53. The Angels' angel : AUTRY
54. Havana's last section : STUB
55. Hard follower : WARE
56. Extremities : ENDS
57. Reek : FUME
58. Othello's deceiver : IAGO
59. Related : AKIN
60. Famed crime fighter : NESS
62. Singer Tillis : MEL
63. Carmichael's "___ Buttermilk Sky" : OLE

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