New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 1983

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F H J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Record for a deejay : DEMO
5. Locale : SITE
9. "Rio ___" : RITA
13. "___ needs a good memory": Quintilian : ALIAR
15. Of an epoch : ERAL
16. "___ tale's best for winter": Shak. : ASAD
17. Mob members : RACKETEERS
19. Nice head : TETE
20. Richmond-to-Baltimore dir. : NNE
21. Rent : TORN
22. Snare : ENTRAP
24. Nightingale, e.g. : NURSE
25. Wary : ALERT
26. "It is ___ heart that never rejoices" : APOOR
29. Laertes or Ophelia : DANE
31. Mask : DOMINO
33. Thick syrup : MOLASSES
37. Aces : ONES
38. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
40. "A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
41. Meade and Longstreet : GENERALS
43. "___ 17," 1953 film : STALAG
45. Golconda : MINE
46. Emulate Gretzky or Hamill : SKATE
47. Of hymenopterans : APIAN
50. Bank customer : PAYEE
53. Tree with a fan-shaped leaf : GINKGO
55. Encourage a criminal : ABET
56. Federal watchdog agcy. : GAO
59. Meara or Jeffreys : ANNE
60. Seattle's waterway : PUGETSOUND
63. Earl or viscount : PEER
64. Uzbek's sea : ARAL
65. Flush with success : ELATE
66. Fails, in a way : ERRS
67. Equator, e.g. : LINE
68. Potentate in Arabia : EMIR
1. Mend : DARN
2. Verve : ELAN
3. Nursery clock climbers : MICE
4. Place for a yellow ribbon : OAK
5. Nestors : SEERS
6. Bordoni or Castle : IRENE
7. Gob : TAR
8. If not : ELSE
9. Sidewinder : RATTLESNAKE
10. Grenoble's department : ISERE
11. Turkic tribesman : TATAR
12. Proficient : ADEPT
14. "The ___ of the Native": Hardy : RETURN
18. Craggy hill : TOR
23. Pet in "Peter Pan" : NANA
24. Celebrants' devices : NOISEMAKERS
26. Terhune's "Lad: ___" : ADOG
27. Corn bread : PONE
28. Sign : OMEN
29. Speck : DOT
30. Word bespeaking woe : ALAS
32. Algerian city : ORAN
33. Bell and Kettle : MAS
34. Alone onstage, as Scotto : SOLA
35. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
36. Mahatma : SAGE
39. Quebec's ___ Perrot : ILE
42. Wagnerian subject : RING
44. Vector of sleeping sickness : TSETSE
47. Open-mouthed : AGAPE
48. Lovelorn swain : PINER
49. Kind of ear or tube : INNER
50. Heathen : PAGAN
51. White poplar : ABELE
52. Further : YET
54. Girasol : OPAL
56. Mariana isle : GUAM
57. Opposed: Prefix : ANTI
58. Polish border river : ODER
61. Tell's district : URI
62. ___ Bull, Norwegian violinist : OLE

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