New York Times, Monday, August 15, 1983

Author: Jeanne Wilson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Unadorned : BALD
5. Young oyster : SPAT
9. Wild hog : BOAR
13. Dies ___ : IRAE
14. One of seven arts : MUSIC
16. Palo ___ : ALTO
17. Deep-water food fish : REDSNAPPER
19. Symbol of slenderness : REED
20. Spokelike : RADIAL
21. House of Lancaster emblem : REDROSE
23. Olympics event : RELAY
26. Shoe width : EEE
27. "___ are born great . . . ": Shak. : SOME
30. Delete; censor : REDPENCIL
35. Greedy : AVID
36. Lark or condor : SOARER
37. Single : ONE
38. Evergreen : FIR
39. Actor Erwin : STU
40. Press or post ender : URE
41. Squealer : RAT
42. Chemical ending : ENE
43. "The ___ quicker than . . . " : HANDIS
45. County in SE England : KENT
46. In flagrante delicto : REDHANDED
48. Fatal date in 44 B.C. : IDES
49. Approved, for short : OKD
50. Ruhr Basin city : ESSEN
53. Boston Massacre soldier : REDCOAT
57. Columnist Hopper et al. : HEDDAS
61. In a frenzy : AMOK
62. False clue : REDHERRING
65. Marceau, e.g. : MIME
66. Anticipate with pleasure : DROOL
67. Emend : EDIT
68. Quarry : PREY
69. Armstrong or Diamond : NEIL
70. Benedictine monks' titles : DOMS
1. Force; energy : BIRR
2. Locality : AREA
3. She portrayed Princess Grace on TV : LADD
4. Craved : DESIRED
5. Diminutive : SMALL
6. Baby seal : PUP
7. Cleo's downfall : ASP
8. Stratum : TIER
9. Unfruitful : BARREN
10. Margarine : OLEO
11. Comedian Roscoe : ATES
12. " . . . ___ the six hundred": Tennyson : RODE
15. Baby's one-piece garment : CREEPERS
18. Scot's negative : NAE
22. Farm-machinery name : DEERE
24. Encircling : AROUND
25. Affirmative vote : YEA
27. Colleague of Wallace : SAFER
28. Sheeplike : OVINE
29. Bogged down : MIRED
31. Celtic priests : DRUIDS
32. Removed the center : CORED
33. Nonsensical : INANE
34. Baltic people : LETTS
36. Basic rule : STANDARD
39. Military hat : SHAKO
44. River in Scotland : DEE
45. Of like nature : KINDRED
47. Ray Bourque's game : HOCKEY
51. Seashore find : SHELL
52. Always, to Keats : EER
53. Incline : RAMP
54. Arab chieftain : EMIR
55. Geodesic ___ : DOME
56. Sea swallow : TERN
58. Prank : DIDO
59. Lively, to Liszt: Abbr. : ANIM
60. Some noncoms : SGTS
63. The buck stops her : DOE
64. ___ polloi : HOI

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