New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 1983

Author: Virginia P. Abelson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Lanchester or Maxwell : ELSA
5. Coalition : BLOC
9. Nuisance : PEST
13. "To fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
14. Hebrides island : IONA
15. Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
16. Please, in Potsdam : BITTE
17. Mars' counterpart : ARES
18. Bridge term : SLAM
19. Edge of a sort : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
22. One-chevron G.I. : PFC
23. Devour : EAT
24. Handy man : JACKOFALLTRADES
33. Out of town : AWAY
34. Greek letter : IOTA
35. "___ Maria" : AVE
36. Ancient ointment : NARD
37. Scorch : SINGE
39. Ricochet : SKIP
40. Time in N.Y.C. : EST
41. Jacket slit : VENT
42. Goodbye : TATA
43. Du Maurier novel : THEKINGSGENERAL
48. Bailey or Belli: Abbr. : ATT
49. Expend : USE
50. Gloriana : THEFAERIEQUEENE
59. Walk, with "it" : HOOF
60. Wooden pegs : NOGS
61. "Save the ___," Lemmon film : TIGER
62. Solan's kin : ERNE
63. Bird of the rail family : COOT
64. Rub out : ERASE
65. Comfort : EASE
66. Tritons : EFTS
67. Lease : RENT
1. Heroic : EPIC
2. Tardy : LATE
3. In ___ (in position) : SITU
4. Syrian city : ALEPPO
5. Petruchio's sister-in-law : BIANCA
6. Learning : LORE
7. Dollars : ONES
8. Music lover's purchase : CASSETTE
9. Spanish coin : PESETA
10. Pronoun for Colette : ELLE
11. Croat, e.g. : SLAV
12. Antonym of feral : TAME
13. Goat's-hair fabric : ABA
20. Not on the mark : OFF
21. Pasternak heroine : LARA
24. Leigh or Gaynor : JANET
25. Overflowing : AWASH
26. A la ___ : CARTE
27. Author of "The Spanish Tragedy" : KYD
28. Gives off fluff : LINTS
29. Cut timber : LOG
30. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
31. B'way musical : EVITA
32. Calyx part : SEPAL
37. Life is one : SENTENCE
38. Participial ending : ING
39. Bernadette, e.g. : STE
41. "Ars longa, ___ brevis" : VITA
44. Mocha in Munich : KAFFEE
45. Writers of bread-and-butter notes : GUESTS
46. Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ
47. A gender : NEUTER
50. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
51. Israeli dance : HORA
52. Epochs and epochs : EONS
53. Heliport, at times : ROOF
54. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
55. Gael's land : EIRE
56. Famed policeman Eddie ___ : EGAN
57. Where eggs get wings and legs : NEST
58. Palindromic preposition : ERE

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