New York Times, Friday, July 8, 1983

Author: Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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1. Chin : GAB
4. Bars for tars : BRIG
8. Chesterfield : COAT
12. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
14. Tame the flames : DOUSE
15. Roman emperor: A.D. 69 : OTHO
16. Protective ditch : MOAT
17. He kicked the bucket, in a song : OLDMANMOSE
19. Bicker : WRANGLE
21. Swain under a balcony : ROMEO
22. Promises : VOWS
23. Manila money : PESO
24. Raft vehicle: 1934 : BOLERO
27. Beat : CADENCE
30. Altar in space : ARA
31. Kind of pool : MOTOR
33. ___ list, at a college : DEANS
35. Storm : RAVE
37. ___ rum : DEMON
39. ___ herd on : RIDE
40. Cafeteria equipment : TRAYS
42. Put one on one on one : PILED
44. Quarrel : ROW
45. Philosopher such as Zeno : ELEATIC
47. ___ mite : WIDOWS
49. Walked heavily : TROD
50. Duck : SMEE
51. One of the Yugoslavs : CROAT
53. Naval air base in Calif. : ALAMEDA
56. Place for "Molly and me" : BLUEHEAVEN
58. Pipe for cables : DUCT
60. Blooming red : ROSY
61. "The ___," Genet play : MAIDS
62. Plank used by loggers : SKID
63. Teammate of Cleon Jones : AGEE
64. Soprano Silvia ___ : SASS
65. Sullivan and McMahon : EDS
1. Muffin : GEM
2. Swear : AVOW
3. Silvertip : BEAR
4. Pods of flax : BOLLS
5. Unwrought or uncouth : RUDE
6. Doctrine : ISM
7. Harnessed : GEARED
8. The Great ___ (Pitt sobriquet) : COMMONER
9. County in Neb. : OTOE
10. Chan's expression : AHSO
11. Little corn grower : TOE
13. Rung, for one : STAVE
14. Shade of brown : DOGWOOD
18. ___ out (barely won) : NOSED
20. Comedian Crosby : NORM
23. Verbal : PAROL
24. Starr of Green Bay : BART
25. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
26. W.W. II appeaser : LAVAL
27. Minsky attraction : COMIC
28. Mubarak's capital : CAIRO
29. Mature, as an insurance policy : ENDOW
32. Lacking enthusiasm : TEPID
34. Emulates Betsy Ross : SEWS
36. Like some confrontations : EYETOEYE
38. Thespians Paul and Phyllis : NEWMANS
41. The "Divine" one : SARAH
43. Per ___ : DIEM
46. Revered symbols : TOTEMS
48. Capra man who went to town : DEEDS
50. Follows huskies : SLEDS
51. Shoe of a sort : CLOG
52. Trick : RUSE
53. Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
54. Hybrid cherry : DUKE
55. LSD, e.g. : ACID
56. Undergarment : BRA
57. Motorists' org. : AAA
59. N.F.L. six-pointers : TDS

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