New York Times, Thursday, July 28, 1983

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Midwest air hub : OHARE
6. Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
10. Reduce wave amplitude : DAMP
14. Abate : RELAX
15. Field: Comb. form : AGRO
16. Hautboy : OBOE
17. Small wild goose : BRANT
18. ___ dire (oath at court) : VOIR
19. NCO's "As you ___!" : WERE
20. Coward play : BRIEFENCOUNTER
23. Prefix with ego or hero : NON
24. Blue Eagle agcy. : NRA
25. Front : FACADE
29. Abnormal body growth : GIANTISM
34. Missouri tributary : OSAGE
35. Dispatch : SEND
36. Bath, e.g. : SPA
37. Like an illegal sale : UNDERTHECOUNTER
41. Dark-rm. item : NEG
42. Reckless : RASH
43. Kind of circle : POLAR
44. Exhibition horsemanship : DRESSAGE
47. Solar-system model : ORRERY
48. Companion of 11 Down : AID
49. Bakery item : PIE
50. Offset : COUNTERBALANCE
58. Soapbox oratory, often : RANT
59. Rows : OARS
60. Coop feature : ROOST
62. Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
63. Banjo part : FRET
64. Irregular : EROSE
65. "___ Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" : WHOS
66. Vanish : FADE
67. Old-fashioned : DATED
1. Royal symbol : ORB
2. Chervil, e.g. : HERB
3. Like Pegasus : ALAR
4. Indian prince's wife : RANI
5. Additive : EXTENDER
6. Refuge : HAVEN
7. Balanchine ballet : AGON
8. Writer Hoffer : ERIC
9. Nueva Galicia governor : CORONADO
10. ___ the heels (shabby) : DOWNAT
11. Incite : ABET
12. Further : MORE
13. Squint : PEER
21. Grant, to Lee : FOE
22. Ossuary : URN
25. Base : FOUND
26. Actor from Kansas City : ASNER
27. Sponge : CADGE
28. Word after Iron or Bronze : AGE
29. Silly ones : GEESE
30. Move slowly : INCH
31. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
32. Fishing tool : SPEAR
33. Unite : MARRY
35. Coarse tobacco : SHAG
38. Alternate : TRADEOFF
39. Built : UPREARED
40. Scan. land : NOR
45. Brazilian seaport or coffee named for it : SANTOS
46. Form a lap : SIT
47. OPEC's concern : OIL
49. Jellylike candy : PASTE
50. Exult : CROW
51. Curse : OATH
52. Golden-rule word : UNTO
53. ___ avis : RARA
54. Brought up : BRED
55. Vaudeville singer Bayes : NORA
56. " . . . haunts of ___ and hern": Tennyson : COOT
57. Basic verb for Vergilius : ESSE
61. Spread grass to dry : TED

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