New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 1983

Author: Virginia L. Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Broadway bomb : FLOP
5. Queen Elizabeth 2, e.g. : SHIP
9. " . . . and ___ to steer her by" : ASTAR
14. Tang dynasty poet : LIPO
15. Roof part : EAVE
16. Late-show heavy : LORRE
17. Gilded and Golden : AGES
18. Winged : ALAR
19. Wide : BROAD
20. Maritime trio : THREEMENINATUB
23. Soiled : STAINED
24. Black cuckoos : ANIS
25. Put on : DON
26. Forks over : PONIESUP
30. Legendary cowboy ___ Bill : PECOS
33. Tropical plant : CANNA
34. Period : ERA
35. Merit : EARN
36. Small flock of partridges : COVEY
37. Tenpenny, for one : NAIL
38. Inner: Prefix : ESO
39. "It ___ a heap o' livin' . . . " : TAKES
40. Caesura : PAUSE
41. Paid a bounty hunter : REWARDED
43. French resort city : PAU
44. Scoria : SLAG
45. Making happy : ELATING
49. Albatross slayer : ANCIENTMARINER
52. Foe of Pericles : CLEON
53. ___ out (resolve) : IRON
54. Job for Perry Mason : CASE
55. West, to Ponce de León : OESTE
56. Memo : NOTE
57. Sweeten the pot : ANTE
58. Davis or Midler : BETTE
59. Quarterdeck affirmatives : AYES
60. "___ we forget" : LEST
1. Certain abodes : FLATS
2. Like some beers : LIGHT
3. It's sometimes grand : OPERA
4. God of the sea : POSEIDON
5. Salts : SEAMEN
6. Summoned to court : HALED
7. Czar's name : IVAN
8. Persian elf : PERI
9. Balkan country : ALBANIA
10. Sally : SORTIE
11. Honeymoon habiliments : TROUSSEAU
12. Bedouin : ARAB
13. Eric the ___ : RED
21. Biblical oldster : ENOS
22. Goat : NANNY
26. Did a street job : PAVED
27. Some bills : ONES
28. Author of "QB VII" : URIS
29. Wane or wan : PALE
30. Count or viscount : PEER
31. Leisure : EASE
32. Lofty sea perch : CROWSNEST
33. Industrial fuel : COKE
36. Sponge : CADGE
37. Adjective for this puzzle : NAUTICAL
39. Boot-camp recruit : TRAINEE
40. He wrote "I Kid You Not" : PAAR
42. March family creator : ALCOTT
43. Smooths : PLANES
45. Gush : EMOTE
46. Void : INANE
47. Fits one into another : NESTS
48. Welcome : GREET
49. Windward's opposite : ALEE
50. Historic vessel : NINA
51. Ancient battle site : TROY
52. Corn on the ___ : COB

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