New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 1983

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Casper's wife in comics : TOOTS
6. Absent : AWAY
10. ___ and proper : PRIM
14. Victorious : ONTOP
15. Exist : LIVE
16. Songstress Horne : LENA
17. Nobility panel? : JURYOFONESPEERS
20. Explorer Johnson : OSA
21. Zilch : NONE
22. HOMES, e.g. : LAKES
23. Pointed arch : OGEE
24. Shank : CRUS
26. Black suit : SPADES
29. Joan Collins, for one : BRUNETTE
33. Scheherazade offering : TALE
34. Famed illustrator : FLAGG
35. Predecessors of 32 Down : ARS
36. Einstein's touch at golf? : ASTROKEOFGENIUS
40. Follower: Suffix : ITE
41. Do a knee jerk : REACT
42. Opening bet : ANTE
43. Koestler's "___ at Noon" : DARKNESS
45. Year units : MONTHS
47. Engrossed : RAPT
48. Theda in theaters : BARA
49. October alternative : TREAT
52. Something in the air : AURA
53. G-man, for short : FED
56. Steinbrenner's resourcefulness? : YANKEEINGENUITY
60. Appraise : RATE
61. Victim in Genesis : ABEL
62. Grind into shreds : GRATE
63. First place : EDEN
64. Pitcher nicknamed Schoolboy : ROWE
65. Put on the books : ENTER
1. Axis figure : TOJO
2. Burden : ONUS
3. ___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
4. Trifle (with) : TOY
5. Diver's quest, at times : SPONGE
6. Sans company : ALONE
7. Vintner's wares : WINE
8. Relative of blvd. : AVE
9. Referendum choice : YES
10. Word used in courtesy : PLEASE
11. Smell rancid : REEK
12. Concerning : INRE
13. Sunday event for some : MASS
18. Adversaries : FOES
19. Dive : PLUNGE
23. European river : ODER
24. Plumbing is one : CRAFT
25. Influential U.S. educator : RUGG
26. Sober; sedate : STAID
27. Trattoria staple : PASTA
28. ___ ego : ALTER
29. Alliances : BLOCS
30. Contaminate : TAINT
31. This sometimes hurts : TRUTH
32. Curvy letters : ESSES
34. Sumptuous repast : FEAST
37. Decorative : ORNATE
38. Maintain : KEEP
39. Dog in a Barrie play : NANA
44. Norse sea monster : KRAKEN
45. Stable mother : MARE
46. Resort in SE France : ORANGE
48. Military "alarm clock" : BUGLE
49. Where Hiram ruled : TYRE
50. Electric catfish : RAAD
51. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
52. Once more : ANEW
53. Decree : FIAT
54. Diminutive ending : ETTE
55. Textile worker : DYER
57. Attention : EAR
58. Nigerian native : IBO
59. Homophone for earn : URN

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