New York Times, Friday, July 15, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Kind of pear : BOSC
5. "The ___ Madelon Claudet," 1931 film : SINOF
10. Intent look : GAZE
14. Khabarovsk's river : AMUR
15. Boadicea's people : ICENI
16. In ___ (stuck with routine) : ARUT
17. Swift current : RACE
18. Pyrotechnic cartridge : SHELL
19. Marine vet : SALT
20. Biographical movie of 1945 : RHAPSODYINBLUE
23. Bowl division : TIER
24. Kind of jacket : PEA
25. Dionysian affairs : ORGIES
28. Laughs derisively in low key : SNIGGERS
33. Gangland knife : SHIV
34. "___ at Last," Lehár operetta : ALONE
35. Drop bait gently : DAP
36. Song hit of 1924, by 49 Across : SOMEBODYLOVESME
40. Chemical ending : IDE
41. Water bird : OUZEL
42. Bonn turndown : NEIN
43. Ecological menace : POLLUTER
45. Served the soup : LADLED
47. Misdo : ERR
48. ___ Chanel : COCO
49. U.S. composer: 1898–1937 : GEORGEGERSHWIN
56. Nerve-cell process : AXON
57. White House group : AIDES
58. Author Dinesen : ISAK
60. Have more than half a loaf? : LAZE
61. Region, to Rossetti : CLIME
62. Nautilus skipper : NEMO
63. Part of O.A.S. : AMER
64. Shrinks from : HATES
65. The Bee ___ of songdom : GEES
1. Alehouse : BAR
2. Sharif : OMAR
3. "___ is life!" : SUCH
4. Original : CREATIVE
5. Leaky radiator sounds : SISSES
6. Donation from Zeus to a blood bank? : ICHOR
7. Run short of : NEED
8. Unique : ONLY
9. Pres. Marcos, e.g. : FILIPINO
10. Blowhard : GASBAG
11. Asian sea : ARAL
12. Natal native : ZULU
13. Ending with major : ETTE
21. Dessert choice : PIE
22. Beersheba's locale : NEGEV
25. Pianist Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
26. Rose or red: Prefix : RHODO
27. Hebrew letter after beth : GIMEL
28. More foxy : SLYER
29. Steelers' coach : NOLL
30. Classic car : EDSEL
31. Bast fiber source : RAMIE
32. Run through : SPEND
34. Roofing tool : ADZE
37. Any French market town : BOURG
38. Surpass : OUTREACH
39. Carnegie activity : ENDOWING
44. Loewe's partner : LERNER
45. Defeats : LOSSES
46. "___ du lieber!" : ACH
48. Thick liqueur : CREME
49. Festive do : GALA
50. Prof's quiz : EXAM
51. Seepage : OOZE
52. ___ monster : GILA
53. Bowdlerize, e.g. : EDIT
54. Words of ken : ISEE
55. Designation : NAME
59. Arithmetic for Holmes : KOS

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