New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1983

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pokes : JABS
5. One of three B's : BACH
9. Take off : DOFF
13. Butter substitute : OLEO
14. Turkish title of yore : PASHA
15. Qualified : ABLE
16. '76 signatory from N.J. : JOHNWITHERSPOON
19. Possess : OWN
20. Away from the wind : ALEE
21. Agra coin : RUPEE
22. Goad : PROD
23. Issue a summons : CITE
24. Narrow-minded teacher : PEDANT
27. Pony-express route : POSTROAD
31. Touched down : ALIT
32. "For want of ___ the horse . . . " : ASHOE
33. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
34. '76 signatory from Va. : RICHARDHENRYLEE
38. Pram rider : TOT
39. Military fieldwork : REDAN
40. Frank Howard's boys : METS
41. This might spring from Springfield : STATELAW
43. Skates or skis : GLIDES
45. Dupe : HOAX
46. Kind of ball or play : FAIR
47. Puppy : WHELP
49. Jazz passage : RIFF
50. Lunched : ATE
53. Chief author of the Declaration : THOMASJEFFERSON
56. Ready for reaping : RIPE
57. Roof edges : EAVES
58. Architect Saarinen : EERO
59. 16, 21, 65, etc. : AGES
60. Stain maker : DYER
61. Giant of yore : MAYS
1. Moore of Polo Grounds fame : JOJO
2. Down, to a tar : ALOW
3. Aphra ___, first English woman professional writer : BEHN
4. John Quincy, to John : SON
5. Lessened : BATED
6. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
7. Guevara : CHE
8. Benjamin ___, '76 signatory from Va. : HARRISON
9. Neat; smart : DAPPER
10. Double-reed instrument : OBOE
11. Drifting ice mass : FLOE
12. Moor : FEN
14. Wrong Way Corrigan was one : PILOT
17. Caution : WARN
18. Owner of a notable 1849 mill : SUTTER
22. Forest track : PATH
23. Comedian Myron : COHEN
24. Hair lines : PARTS
25. Historian Samuel ___ Morison : ELIOT
26. Legal opinions : DICTA
27. Word of contempt : PSHAW
28. Blotto; stoned : OILED
29. Alpine crest : ARETE
30. Attire : DRESS
32. African antelope : ADDAX
35. Leaf interstice : AREOLA
36. Slipped back to evil ways : RELAPSED
37. Mythical Norse giant : YMIR
42. Students' assignments : THEMES
43. Fishers' spears : GAFFS
44. Biography topic : LIFE
46. "Spirit of '76" musician : FIFER
47. Loyalist's opponent in '76 : WHIG
48. "Old Ski-Nose" : HOPE
49. Dream for Denis : REVE
50. On the Red : ASEA
51. Synonym for Loyalist in '76 : TORY
52. A teammate of Stan the Man : ENOS
53. Musical syllable : TRA
54. First Chief Justice : JAY
55. Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM

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