New York Times, Tuesday, July 19, 1983

Author: Frank Geary
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Cast off : SHED
5. Versant : SLOPE
10. Kind of dream or line : PIPE
14. Lacquered metalware : TOLE
15. Stately court dance : PAVAN
16. Caspian feeder : URAL
17. Mitigate : EASE
18. Portly : OBESE
19. Ibsen heroine : NORA
20. Carnivores : PREDATORS
22. Product of flax : LINEN
23. Riv. boat : STR
24. In its present condition : ASIS
26. Shatters : SMASHES
30. Honey factory : BEEHIVE
34. Aided : HELPED
35. Guido's noted note : ELA
36. When Prince Charles will be 56 : MMIV
37. "___ the Family," TV sitcom : ALLIN
38. Second consonant : CEE
39. Painter who fought in the Revolution : PEALE
40. What hobos hit : ROAD
41. Chum : PAL
42. What police face daily : DANGER
43. Receive a legacy : INHERIT
45. Lenten observers : FASTERS
46. Runners : RUGS
47. Morning hrs. : AMS
48. Sheriff's group : POSSE
51. Mickey's nemesis? : MOUSETRAP
57. Declare : AVOW
58. Peter's ___ : PENCE
59. Judge's attire : ROBE
60. Defy : DARE
61. Mock-up : MODEL
62. Little who made it big : APER
63. Thick slice : SLAB
64. Ruthian wallops : SWATS
65. Thaw : MELT
1. Where to find a riser : STEP
2. Grayish white : HOAR
3. Otherwise : ELSE
4. Property-transfer document : DEED
5. Sullied : SPOTTED
6. Hercules had 12 of these : LABORS
7. Word preceded by more : OVER
8. Adequate : PASSABLE
9. Compass point : ENE
10. Retribution : PUNISHMENT
11. Press : IRON
12. Reduce, in a way : PARE
13. Dash : ELAN
21. Pale as a ghost : ASHEN
22. One of Ray Floyd's concerns : LIE
25. Black or White : SEA
26. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
27. Casaba : MELON
28. Moslem deity : ALLAH
29. " . . . the smallest ___": Shak. : SPIDERSWEB
31. Effigy : IMAGE
32. More despicable : VILER
33. Tinker to ___ to Chance : EVERS
35. Elver's future : EEL
38. Flapper's "Excellent!" (with "the") : CATSMEOW
39. Outmoded : PASSE
41. Porker : PIG
42. Young ladies : DAMSELS
44. ___ de la Paix : RUE
45. Spigot : FAUCET
48. Tablets : PADS
49. Ellipse : OVAL
50. Rail : SORA
52. Electrical wave: Comb. form : ONDA
53. Trolley, in Tewkesbury : TRAM
54. Lasso : ROPE
55. Dickens's ___ Magwitch : ABEL
56. Bold in speech or behavior : PERT
58. Evening hrs. : PMS

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