New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 1983

Author: Brown
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J K Q }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hemingway sobriquet : PAPA
5. Pipe or day follower : DREAM
10. Not bonkers : SANE
14. He outranks a viscount : EARL
15. Opposite of income : OUTGO
16. Unsolved question : CRUX
17. Artificial cavern : GROT
18. A spectral type : CSTAR
19. Kind of culture : AGRI
20. Six stars in Cygnus : NORTHERNCROSS
23. A servant in "The Taming . . . " : TRANIO
25. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
26. Volleyball barrier : NET
27. Soak flax : RET
28. French price : PRIX
31. Cen. divisions : YRS
33. Expecting eagerly : ATIP
35. Concert halls : ODEA
37. Better executed : NICER
41. Wynne's invention: 1913 : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
44. Pick-me-up : TONIC
45. Limerick man : LEAR
46. ___-de-vie (brandies) : EAUX
47. State : SAY
49. Suffix with scan : SION
51. Hwy. : RTE
52. Not mated : ODD
55. Hades : DIS
57. Mitchum's milieu : MOVIES
59. Contradictory objectives : CROSSPURPOSES
63. Owl howl : HOOT
64. Kilt feature : PLEAT
65. Kind of watch : STOP
68. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
69. Cream of the crop : ELITE
70. Fatigue : TIRE
71. Nap : REST
72. Units of force : DYNES
73. Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
1. British clothespin : PEG
2. Rhine tributary : AAR
3. Faulty foot posture : PRONATION
4. Illinois city : ALTON
5. Author of "Ragtime" : DOCTOROW
6. Kind of hour : RUSH
7. Imitation: Suffix : ETTE
8. Food stabilizers : AGARS
9. French cheese sauce : MORNAY
10. Hilum : SCAR
11. About 1 percent of the atmosphere : ARGON
12. Go-between for Juliet : NURSE
13. Have being : EXIST
21. Tear : RIP
22. Horn : CORNU
23. Extent : TRACT
24. Prefix for fire or rocket : RETRO
29. Yaz, to Red Sox fans : IDOL
30. Fount of sherry : XERES
32. Glaze with glue : SIZE
34. Greek letters : PSIS
36. Louisiana Indian : ADAI
38. Tyrannous : CZARISTIC
39. Cleanse with a solvent : ELUTE
40. Harrison and Reed : REXES
42. A great deal : SCADS
43. Furthers : PROMOTES
48. Complained, puppy style : YIPPED
50. Beckett's "___ Knife" : NOS
52. Earthy pigment : OCHER
53. Ending for hippo or motor : DROME
54. Kind of day : DOOMS
56. Tarnish : SULLY
58. Dons a dalmatic : VESTS
60. Act of Cong. : STAT
61. Check : REIN
62. Goose-liver spread : PATE
66. Gold in Genova : ORO
67. Communicant's bench : PEW

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