New York Times, Monday, August 22, 1983

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Plod : SLOG
5. Day of songdom and filmdom : DORIS
10. Seasoning : SAGE
14. Track-meet "elevator" : POLE
15. Oust : EVICT
16. Anjou or Bosc : PEAR
17. Wind gauge : ANEMOMETER
19. Sister of Ares : ERIS
20. Hyson, for one : TEA
21. Withered : SERE
22. "When Day ___," 1926 song : ISDONE
24. Hemingway : ERNEST
26. Anatomical divider : SEPTUM
28. Menotti's "Amelia ___ to the Ball" : GOES
30. Bounders' kin : LEAPERS
33. Volcanic scoria : SLAG
36. Turning on an axis : ROTARY
38. Low digit : TOE
39. ___-walsy : PALSY
41. Beer container : VAT
42. Food fish : SMELT
44. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
45. ___ dictum (incidental opinion) : OBITER
48. Angers : IRES
49. Roofing unit : SHINGLE
51. Adroit : DEFT
53. Half : MOIETY
55. Stylish : DRESSY
59. Variegated rock : GNEISS
61. River in Spain : EBRO
63. One ___ time : ATA
64. Decomposes : ROTS
65. Skipper's speed-measuring device : SILLOMETER
68. Out of the wind : ALEE
69. Greece, to a Greek : ELLAS
70. Mountain pool : TARN
71. Keeps out : BARS
72. Tivoli's Villa ___ : DESTE
73. Singletons : ONES
1. Outpouring : SPATE
2. Hermit : LONER
3. City in N.Y. : OLEAN
4. Sparkler : GEM
5. Goddess of fertility : DEMETER
6. Finished : OVER
7. Ceremonies : RITES
8. Jewels, to a yegg : ICE
9. Game fish : STRIPER
10. Accelerated : SPEDUP
11. Gas-density gauge : AEROMETER
12. Make progress : GAIN
13. Gaelic : ERSE
18. ___ buco, Italian dish : OSSO
23. Reprieves : STAYS
25. Urges, with "on" : EGGS
27. Heartened : ELATED
29. Russian council : SOVIET
31. Part : ROLE
32. What Sol does, out West : SETS
33. Baths of a sort : SPAS
34. Lattice component : LATH
35. Height gauge : ALTIMETER
37. Make lace : TAT
40. Hindu ascetics : YOGIS
43. Widow's ___ (pittance) : MITE
46. Sanctified : BLESSED
47. " . . . I Wore a Big ___" : REDROSE
50. Bruits : NOISES
52. "Take it ___ the top" : FROM
54. Shouts : YELLS
56. Old Nick : SATAN
57. Cubic meter : STERE
58. Stories : YARNS
59. Clutch : GRAB
60. Piano favorite : NOLA
62. Calf's cry : BLAT
66. ___ de France : ILE
67. W.W. II theater : ETO

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