New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1983

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Current meas. : AMP
4. Pre-Cortés Mexican : AZTEC
9. Atmospheric condition : SMOG
13. Ice sheet : FLOE
14. Place to get hot : SAUNA
15. Former : LATE
16. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
17. Yearned : PINED
18. Closely like : AKIN
19. Ones that persuade : INDUCERS
21. Strip : DIVEST
23. Heroine of "Fidelio" : LEONORE
24. The end : FINIS
25. Place to get some sleep : INN
26. Clergyman : PREACHER
29. Instrument for Bach : ORGAN
32. Geometric figure : PRISM
33. Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
34. "___ Triste" : VALSE
35. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
36. ___ dignitatem : INFRA
38. Lyon friend : AMI
39. Barnyard sound : CLUCK
41. Well regarded : NOTED
42. "The ___ I Saw Paris" : LASTTIME
44. Nonstarter, for short : SUB
45. "We hold ___ truths . . . " : THESE
46. French Fauvist : MATISSE
50. Bucephalus and Grani : STEEDS
52. Merrymaker : REVELLER
53. Slammer occupants : CONS
54. Florida city : OCALA
56. Othello's nemesis : IAGO
57. Writer from Tenn. : AGEE
58. Georgia city : MACON
59. Part of Ali's rec. : TKOS
60. Gives assent : NODS
61. Happening : EVENT
62. Sandberg's "The People, ___" : YES
1. Bring into agreement : ALINE
2. "___ Cane," 1961 film : MONDO
3. Some of the nightshades : PETUNIAS
4. James's "The ___ Papers" : ASPERN
5. The former Belgian Congo : ZAIRE
6. Casks : TUNS
7. Dir. : ENE
8. Bag carriers : CADDIES
9. Of Czechs, etc. : SLAVIC
10. Jerry-built : MAKESHIFT
11. A colleague of Sam Adams : OTIS
12. Nob : GENT
13. Flunk : FAIL
20. Having an affiliation : CONNECTED
22. Shortly; soon : INAMINUTE
24. Gambol : FRISK
26. Charge : PRICE
27. Basic French verb : ETRE
28. Browsed in a journal : READ
29. Ellipse : OVAL
30. Hindu god : RAMA
31. Coruscated : GLISTENED
32. Aigrette : PLUME
37. Peerage : NOBILITY
40. Supple : LISSOME
43. Dissertations : THESES
44. Scholar : SAVANT
46. Citron ___ : MELON
47. Assuage : SLAKE
48. Western lilies : SEGOS
49. Shooter of gold-tipped arrows : EROS
50. Analyze verse : SCAN
51. Neighbor of Ghana : TOGO
52. Marathon, e.g. : RACE
55. Mascagni opera, for short : CAV

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