New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1983

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Top boxer : CHAMP
6. Kind of hockey shot : SLAP
10. Wading bird : SORA
14. Caballero's title : SENOR
15. "Lunch ___," Jean Kerr play : HOUR
16. Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
17. Dawson of the Expos : ANDRE
18. Chap, in Córdoba : ENTE
19. Winning margin at a track : NECK
20. N.L. baseball team : SANDIEGOPADRES
23. Perform : ACT
24. "You ___ My Sunshine" : ARE
25. Scold : BERATE
29. Solve : UNRIDDLE
34. Elevate : RAISE
35. Rickey Henderson's asset : SPEED
36. Japanese coin : RIN
37. Nipa palm : ATAP
38. What matadors wave : CAPES
39. Hue : TINT
40. Separator at Wimbledon : NET
41. Putted in : HOLED
42. Croquet player, at times : ROVER
43. Met on the road : TRAVELER
45. Peaceful : SERENE
46. Australian bird : EMU
47. Weir : DAM
48. N.F.L. team : BALTIMORECOLTS
56. Mixture : OLIO
57. Cereal husk : BRAN
58. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
60. Tree trunk : BOLE
61. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
62. Boredom : ENNUI
63. Groups of tennis games : SETS
64. Poker stake : ANTE
65. Man o' War was one : STEED
1. J. Davis org. : CSA
2. Rhode Island Reds : HENS
3. Forever ___ day : ANDA
4. When Phoebus rises : MORN
5. Come earlier than : PREDATE
6. Bettor's form ___ : SHEET
7. Adjective for a triple : LONG
8. Vehicle for Foyt : AUTO
9. Goes into training : PREPARES
10. Like some golf traps : SANDED
11. Across the plate : OVER
12. Red Sox slugger : RICE
13. Interrogates : ASKS
21. Gretzky's milieu : ICE
22. Dry : ARID
25. Wild goose : BRANT
26. Either Sprat : EATER
27. Lariat : RIATA
28. Snake : ASP
29. Gymnast's ___ arm hang : UPPER
30. Require : NEED
31. Hit from a tee : DRIVE
32. Napery : LINEN
33. ___ nous : ENTRE
35. Adman's objective : SALE
38. Home of some Lions : COLUMBIA
39. Rocky hill : TOR
41. Half: Prefix : HEMI
42. Takes away : REMOVES
44. Disapprovals : VETOES
45. Micmac's cousin : SAC
47. Compact : DENSE
48. Pitchers Feller and Gibson : BOBS
49. Plant with fleshy leaves : ALOE
50. Lively tune : LILT
51. Algerian department : ORAN
52. Rodomontade : RANT
53. Fluff : LINT
54. Normal muscle tension : TONE
55. Swing around : SLUE
59. Assist : AID

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