New York Times, Saturday, July 9, 1983

Author:William Jarvis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
William Jarvis has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mineral resistant to electricity : MICA
5. "Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
9. Place for a feather : CAP
12. Nigerian capital : LAGOS
13. Hersey town : ADANO
14. Cape Horn native : ONA
15. Neuron components : AXONS
16. R.A.F. and Luftwaffe : AIRFORCES
18. Rhetorical evasions : CIRCUMLOCUTIONS
20. Guidry stat. : ERA
21. Lusitania's last gasp : SOS
22. Garden swinger : GATE
23. She has her pride : LIONESS
27. Biblical suffix : ETH
29. Raison d'___ : ETAT
30. Due : OWED
33. Central patios : ATRIA
37. Stargazing by mariners : ASTRONAVIGATION
40. Set firmly : POSIT
41. Stand : BEAR
42. One of the Marianas : ROTA
43. Romaine lettuce : COS
45. City E of Monterey Bay : SALINAS
47. Both: Prefix : AMBI
50. Part of i.e. : EST
53. U.S. press org. : NIA
54. 2007 for Jamestown : QUATERCENTENARY
60. Ancient Semites : ASSYRIANS
61. Flirted optically : OGLED
62. Gamble : BET
63. A wine from SW France : MEDOC
64. Open pies : FLANS
65. Enzyme : ASE
66. Part of A.A.A. : ASSN
67. Song or gab follower : FEST
1. Long coat : MAXI
2. Pet bat in "The Munsters" : IGOR
3. Pond ripples : CONCENTRICITY
4. Guarantee : ASSURE
5. Opposite of "Saludos!" : ADIOS
6. Polo : MARCO
7. Steep the tea leaves : INFUSE
8. Carbon particles : SOOT
9. Shipment from 12 Across : COCOA
10. Concerning : ANENT
11. Outmoded : PASSE
12. Ingredient of japan : LAC
13. Indian mulberry : AAL
17. Pythagorean proposition figure : RIGHTTRIANGLE
19. James or Marsha : MASON
23. Capriole : LEAP
24. " . . . but thinking makes ___": Hamlet : ITSO
25. These are often wild : OATS
26. Gob : SWAB
28. Chinese pagoda : TAA
31. Grandmother of Enos : EVE
32. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
34. Black Sea feeder : RION
35. Smidgen : IOTA
36. Duck genus : ANAS
38. Siouan : OTO
39. President called "American Caesar" : GRANT
44. October classic : SERIES
46. Keep away, at sea : LIEOFF
47. Middle Eastern gulf : AQABA
48. Clio and Thalia, e.g. : MUSES
49. Scold harshly : BASTE
51. Abundance : SCADS
52. Mortise partner : TENON
55. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
56. D.C. advisory group : NSC
57. "___! poor Yorick" : ALAS
58. Lease : RENT
59. Football dists. : YDS

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