New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1983

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { H J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Gumbo, e.g. : SOUP
5. Seal, otter, etc. : FURS
9. Chronic complainer : CRAB
13. Capra's "___ Wonderful Life" : ITSA
14. Gay ___ : PAREE
15. Canter's relative : LOPE
16. Food regimen : DIET
17. Monday, in Nice : LUNDI
18. Expel : OUST
19. Gourmet's delight : CREPESSUZETTE
22. I.o.u. : DEBT
23. Slice : CUT
24. Extreme : SEVERE
27. Accented : STRESSED
32. Skill or guile : CRAFT
33. Plumlike fruit : SLOE
34. Harrow part : TINE
35. Memorable cartoonist : ARNO
36. Wound marks : SCARS
37. Collection of Old Norse poetry : EDDA
38. Places : LOCI
39. Wallet items : TENS
40. More wan : PALER
41. Activity of a belle or bird : PREENING
43. Napoleons are created here : BAKERY
44. Guido's highest note : ELA
45. Transmit : SEND
46. Gourmet's delight : OYSTERSCASINO
52. Double curve : OGEE
53. One of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
54. Word form before gram or space : AERO
56. Arm bone : ULNA
57. Balzac's birthplace : TOURS
58. Sedaka or Simon : NEIL
59. Assay : TEST
60. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
61. What nervous Nellies are on : EDGE
1. Caesar or Luckman : SID
2. Auricular : OTIC
3. Consumer : USER
4. ___ gras : PATEDEFOIE
5. Goethe tragedy : FAUST
6. Cinerary vessels : URNS
7. Chemical apparatuses : REDUCTORS
8. Coast Guard takeovers : SEIZURES
9. Jumbled mass : CLOT
10. Beat badly : ROUT
11. Recess at Notre Dame : APSE
12. Wager : BET
14. U.S.N.A. freshman : PLEBE
20. Bold : PERT
21. Summer, in Calais : ETE
24. Area for a tonsorial artist : SCALP
25. Trial's partner : ERROR
26. Cyrus, Dazzy or Philo : VANCE
27. Argot : SLANG
28. Gourmet's delight : STEAKDIANE
29. Move sideways : SIDLE
30. Bitter-___ (diehard) : ENDER
31. Darling : DEARY
33. Outlines of plays : SCENARIOS
36. Dagger : STILETTO
40. Some spiders : PANS
42. Snare : NET
43. "Bad News" team : BEARS
45. Cross the plate : SCORE
46. Leer's cousin : OGLE
47. Desires : YENS
48. Put in office : SEAT
49. Plant disease : SMUT
50. Require : NEED
51. First: Abbr. : ORIG
52. Away from : OUT
55. Grand ___ Opry : OLE

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