New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1983

Author: J. Samuel Smart
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Excoriate : FLAY
5. Amos Alonzo Stagg was one : COACH
10. Native of Inverness : SCOT
14. Dancer Montez : LOLA
15. "Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
16. Tortoise's competition : HARE
17. Mideastern port : ADEN
18. Pyongyang's counterpart : SEOUL
19. Cinnabar and tinstone : ORES
20. Paint the town red : KICKUPONESHEELS
23. Spirit : ELAN
24. Possessive pronoun : ITS
25. Show up : APPEAR
28. Grendel and Cyclops : MONSTERS
33. Educate : TRAIN
34. Con man's victim : MARK
35. Actual : REAL
36. Rent : TORN
37. Disney film : BAMBI
38. "___ La Douce" : IRMA
39. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
40. She caused strife in Priam's life : ERIS
41. Negatively charged particle : ANION
42. Demote : RELEGATE
44. Silver, to Shelley : ARGENT
45. King Cole : NAT
46. Actor Porter : ERIC
47. Can.-N.Y. resort area : THOUSANDISLANDS
55. Navajo's neighbor : HOPI
56. Neutral color : BEIGE
57. Corrida participant : TORO
58. Touch on : ABUT
59. Oscar winner for "Two Women" : LOREN
60. Hermit or fiddler : CRAB
61. Sanguine : ROSY
62. ___-Deux-Mers (white wine) : ENTRE
63. Exhibitionists : HAMS
1. Antiaircraft fire : FLAK
2. Napoleonic battle: 1796 : LODI
3. Waugh or Guinness : ALEC
4. Inventiveness of a sort : YANKEEINGENUITY
5. Mr. Milquetoast : CASPAR
6. "___ Melancholy": Keats : ODEON
7. Eternity's cousin : AEON
8. Lead : CLUE
9. High-latitude capital : HELSINKI
10. Fielder's fabulous feat : SHOESTRINGCATCH
11. Concern : CARE
12. City on the Oka : OREL
13. Kinski role : TESS
21. ___ Bator : ULAN
22. Alts. : HTS
25. Perfume : ATTAR
26. British laborer : PROLE
27. Oral : PAROL
28. ___ Stover (Huie heroine) : MAMIE
29. Spheres : ORBS
30. Mysterious : EERIE
31. Film star Novarro : RAMON
32. Point of view : SLANT
34. Trading center : MART
37. Unlike city hall : BEATABLE
41. Seed covering : ARIL
43. Ethane or methane : GAS
44. Leblanc's M. Lupin : ARSENE
46. Alpine climber's challenge : EIGER
47. Indo-Pakistani desert : THAR
48. Bindlestiff : HOBO
49. Musical composition : OPUS
50. Element no. 10 : NEON
51. Gossip : DIRT
52. Ibsen heroine : NORA
53. Nip : DRAM
54. Cries : SOBS

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