New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1983

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Lyra : HARP
5. Scene of "Tosca" : ROMA
9. Flag : SAG
12. Kandahar chief : AMIR
13. Cousins of elites : PICAS
14. They may bless the I.R.S. : CPAS
16. Prominent positions : LIMELIGHTS
18. Elects : OPTS
19. Tenant : LESSEE
20. Abandons : SCUTTLES
22. Dior creation : SACK
24. First editor of "The Overland Monthly" : HARTE
25. Provisions provider : CATERER
28. Old Faithful, e.g. : GEYSER
31. Ornament : ADORN
32. Runs in neutral : IDLES
35. 100 square meters : ARE
36. Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
37. Callao coin : SOL
38. Kind of coat or table : TURN
39. "That mighty ___ of song": Wordsworth : ORB
40. Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
42. Ornamental loop : PICOT
43. Tar : SEAMAN
45. Decays : MOLDERS
47. Persons, places or things : NOUNS
49. "Merry" in a game name : ALAI
50. Decorations on Gen. Grant's shoulders : EPAULETS
53. Bantingized : DIETED
57. City on the Rhine : BONN
58. June 6, 1944, in Ike's final plans : TARGETDATE
60. Army ___ : BRAT
61. Cronus was one : TITAN
62. Double preposition : UPON
63. Switchback's kin : ESS
64. Julian and Sidonian : ERAS
65. Indites : PENS
1. Albert or Carnegie : HALL
2. Nice girlfriend : AMIE
3. Tire mounts : RIMS
4. Manglers : PRESSERS
5. Control dishonestly : RIG
6. Renowned publisher : OCHS
7. Mate : MATCH
8. Allay : ASSUAGE
9. "Star Trek" character : SCOTTY
10. Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
11. Wicket, e.g. : GATE
13. Tune : PIECE
15. Conscription agcy. : SSS
17. Ascertain : LEARN
21. Exceedingly, in music : TRES
23. Santa : KRISS
25. Devices on guitars : CAPOS
26. Idolize : ADORE
27. Star performers : TOPBANANAS
29. Gaffe : ERROR
30. Lets : RENTS
33. What "i" and "j" have in common : DOT
34. Andean quadruped : LLAMA
38. Made neat : TIDIEDUP
40. Pope ___ VI: 1963–78 : PAUL
41. Funicello of film fame : ANNETTE
42. Braid : PLAIT
44. Rainier and Vernon : MOUNTS
46. Ancient : OLDEN
48. Step : STAIR
50. Recede : EBB
51. Small opening : PORE
52. Miss, in Madrid: Abbr. : SRTA
54. Record of a sort : TAPE
55. Word with blue or fives : ETON
56. Retreats : DENS
59. Farrell's "___ House McGinty" : GAS

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