New York Times, Wednesday, June 15, 1983

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
5. Loops : COILS
10. Third power : CUBE
14. Larry Bird's target : HOOP
15. Hero-actor Murphy : AUDIE
16. Killer whale : ORCA
17. " . . . swift completion of their ___" : APPOINTEDROUNDS
20. Buzzer : BEE
21. McKinley's birthplace in Ohio : NILES
22. Resource : ASSET
23. ___ Lisa : MONA
24. Kind of boot, jump or lift : SKI
25. Daily feature on some TV stations : LATENEWSROUNDUP
33. Actress Bordoni: 1894–1953 : IRENE
34. Kind of welcome : WARM
35. Collections of anecdotes : ANA
36. Curve : BEND
37. Fit in : ADAPT
39. X-rated stuff : SMUT
40. Weasel's prey : RAT
41. Tie : KNOT
42. Snow or Canada : GOOSE
43. Coming soon : AROUNDTHECORNER
47. "The Princess and the ___" : PEA
48. Zhivago's lost love : LARA
49. Bewildered : ATSEA
52. Show gratitude : THANK
54. Mrs., in Buenos Aires : SRA
57. Sale at an airport : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
60. Brace : GIRD
61. What jabberwocky seems to make : SENSE
62. Sight on the Hudson : PIER
63. Bullring cries : OLES
64. Nero or Arno : PETER
65. Sole : ONLY
1. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
2. Lasso : ROPE
3. Be listless : MOPE
4. G.I.'s overseas address : APO
5. Wolf or jackal : CANINE
6. Felonious fugitive : OUTLAW
7. Notion, in Nîmes : IDEE
8. Tops : LIDS
9. Msgr.'s talk : SER
10. King-to-king word : COUSIN
11. Samovars : URNS
12. A–F connection : BCDE
13. Orient : EAST
18. Hole-___ (golf feat) : INONE
19. Sealant : OAKUM
23. Repair : MEND
24. Kind : SORT
25. The Scales : LIBRA
26. To the back : AREAR
27. ___ two (1:50) : TENTO
28. Broad strip : SWATH
29. Shoot the breeze : RAP
30. Pythias's friend : DAMON
31. Why words become obsolete : UNUSE
32. Dad, in Devon : PATER
37. " . . . on a wing ___ prayer" : ANDA
38. Polka ___ : DOT
39. Rail : SORA
41. What bakers do with their dough : KNEAD
42. "The Lower Depths" author : GORKI
44. Overturns : UPENDS
45. Slip by : ELAPSE
46. Moderate gallop : CANTER
49. Golden Fleece ship : ARGO
50. Work hard : TOIL
51. Certain : SURE
52. Mirage on a tundra : TREE
53. Clue : HINT
54. Hide : SKIN
55. Film section : REEL
56. Kept bow on to the water : ATRY
58. Recipe abbr. : TSP
59. ___ Sharkey, Rickles role : CPO

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