New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 1983

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mescal is one : CACTUS
7. "Oh, my," in Mainz : ACH
10. Immovable : FAST
14. Maltreat : ILLUSE
15. Scarf : BOA
16. "Deep calleth ___ deep . . . ": Psalm 42:7 : UNTO
17. "___ Mater," well-known hymn : STABAT
18. Photographer's gear : ENLARGER
20. Swill : TOPE
21. Guides of a sort : ADVISORS
22. Mine vehicle : TRAM
25. Boat part : KEEL
26. A summer baby : LEO
27. ___ Sunday : SHROVE
29. Remnants : ENDS
30. Chump : ASS
31. Condiments : SEASONERS
33. Uses up : EXPENDS
34. Plantations : ESTATES
41. Rhythm instruments : CASTANETS
43. Suffix with poet or hero : ICS
46. Ireland's ___ Islands : ARAN
48. Spirit away : ABDUCT
49. Crop : MAW
50. Goof, for Guidry : BALK
51. Petition : SUIT
52. " . . . the forest ___": Longfellow : PRIMEVAL
54. City on the Mohawk : ROME
57. Fitting : APPOSITE
58. Expiator : ATONER
60. F.F.V. group : LEES
61. Frost's "The Road ___ Taken" : NOT
62. Altercations : RUNINS
63. Says further : ADDS
64. Forage plant : ERS
65. Grass type : FESCUE
1. Ancient Roman receptacle : CIST
2. ___ sax : ALTO
3. Showy and cheap : CLAPTRAP
4. Mexican flower : TUBEROSE
5. NATO member : USA
6. Determined : SET
7. "Bring me ___ of wine": Aristophanes : ABEAKER
8. Makes more compact : CONDENSES
9. Shared equally : HALVED
10. Point Barrow apparel : FURS
11. Neighbor of Zambia : ANGOLA
12. Cordwood measures : STERES
13. Unfinished works of art : TORSOS
19. Troubles : AILS
23. Names of three English rivers : AVON
24. Patch : MEND
27. Ottawa-N.Y.C. dir. : SSE
28. Jinx : HEX
32. Kind of clause : ESCALATOR
35. PBS members : STAS
36. Proscribed : TABU
37. Firedogs : ANDIRONS
38. German : TEUTONIC
39. To Grecophiles, this is KTL : ETC
40. Fleet flier : SST
42. Short socks : ANKLETS
43. Simba's prey : IMPALA
44. Did some nagging : CARPED
45. Pinched : SWIPED
46. Burrows et al. : ABES
47. Hollow : RAVINE
53. Caribou's food : MOSS
55. Preprandial reading : MENU
56. Gaelic : ERSE
58. Line from "Annie" : ARF
59. Tiu's day: Abbr. : TUE

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