New York Times, Wednesday, August 24, 1983

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Activator : GOAD
5. Scout sites : CAMPS
10. Ultimate : NTH
13. Hanging around : IDLE
14. Music hall : ODEON
15. Words of worry : OHOH
17. Kahn-Donaldson song: 1928 : LOVEMEORLEAVEME
20. Dry-goods dealer : DRAPER
21. Narrow valley : GLEN
22. Ayres or Wallace : LEW
23. Host : EMCEE
25. Hard times : RIGORS
27. Sci-fi creature : ANDROID
30. Czech, for one : SLAV
31. Through : PER
32. "___ a gun!" : SONOF
35. Opt for : ELECT
38. Author Ben ___ Williams : AMES
40. Lowest point : NADIR
42. "___ the Agent" : ABIE
43. Reluctant : LOATH
45. Ecological cycles : SERES
47. Southwestern Indian : UTE
48. Field calls : MOOS
50. Traveled over snow : SLEDGED
52. Taste : PALATE
54. Western Belle : STARR
55. Self : EGO
56. Theater sign : EXIT
58. Veranda : PIAZZA
62. Gordon-Revel song, with "The": 1935 : LOVELINESSOFYOU
65. Ash or rowan : TREE
66. Land follower : SCAPE
67. Fed : TMAN
68. Refuge : ARK
69. Cradle calls : MAMAS
70. Posted : SENT
1. Add unnecessarily : GILD
2. Repute : ODOR
3. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
4. More involved : DEEPER
5. Force : COERCION
6. ___ Annie in "Oklahoma!" : ADO
7. Blend : MERGE
8. Kind of tax : POLL
9. Apes a baddie : SNEERS
10. Fall mo. : NOV
11. Disney film: 1969 : THELOVEBUG
12. Noted bard : HOMER
16. Axes : HEWS
18. Exec. items : MEMOS
19. Like some senior citizens : ANILE
24. Best and Stengel : EDNAS
26. Celebratory : GALA
27. "Oh, What ___ Was Mary": 1919 song : APAL
28. Verne character : NEMO
29. Grey-Schertzinger song: 1929 : DREAMLOVER
33. Lyrical poem : ODE
34. Initial : FIRST
36. Quote : CITE
37. ___ off (in a snit) : TEED
39. Ancient ambulatory : STOA
41. Sinks back : RELAPSES
44. Traveler's stopover : HOTEL
46. Comic like Chaplin : SERIO
49. Form of discrimination : SEXISM
51. Rough scripts : DRAFTS
52. Skin : PELT
53. Marketplace : AGORA
54. Cookbook direction : STEAM
57. Quechuan : INCA
59. Ferment : ZYME
60. Biblical city (also called Tanis) : ZOAN
61. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
63. Cartoon cry : EEK
64. Evian-les-Bains is one : SPA

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