New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 1983

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Phonograph record : DISC
5. Fencing weapon : EPEE
9. Buddy : CHUM
13. Prefix with aircraft : ANTI
14. Far-reaching : VAST
15. Has an aversion to : HATES
17. Desert : LEAVEINTHELURCH
20. Velvet ending : EEN
21. Feed the kitty : ANTE
22. Assuage : SOLACE
23. "The Nazarene" author : ASCH
24. Tool used in mining : TREPAN
25. Tip that was no pip : BUMSTEER
29. " . . . murder cannot be ___ long": Shak. : HID
30. Makes ___ day (elates) : ONES
31. Propelled a trireme : OARED
33. Capital ending : IST
36. Follow Emily Post strictly : STANDONCEREMONY
40. Like a fence's ice : HOT
41. The only horse that beat Man o' War : UPSET
42. ___ impasse : ATAN
43. Sellout sign : SRO
44. Possible land problem : DRAINAGE
47. Improve : BETTER
50. Lateran area : APSE
51. "Express" destination, once : ORIENT
52. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
53. Holliday, e.g. : DOC
56. Return to reality : COMEDOWNTOEARTH
59. Writer Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
60. Part of Henry VI's legacy : ETON
61. Et al. anagram : LATE
62. Jackass, in Düsseldorf : ESEL
63. Certain counters : BARS
64. Pack away : STOW
1. Evans or Robertson : DALE
2. Relative of curare : INEE
3. Jazz maestro Kenton : STAN
4. Year in St. Evaristus's papacy : CIV
5. Manifest : EVINCE
6. Temples dedicated to all the gods : PANTHEONS
7. Punta del ___ : ESTE
8. Ordinal suffix : ETH
9. Sodium ___ : CHLORIDE
10. Did a teamster's job : HAULED
11. Letter-shaped snare : UTRAP
12. A goal of pilgrims : MECCA
16. God, to a Chinese Protestant : SHEN
18. Word after Middle or Far : EAST
19. Williams or Rolle : ESTHER
23. Org. : ASSN
25. Nonsense : BOSH
26. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
27. Mutton, e.g. : MEAT
28. Hastened : RACED
32. Muscle that draws back an organ : RETRACTOR
33. Tittle : IOTA
34. Hosiery mishap : SNAG
35. ___ Daly of TV's "Cagney and Lacey" : TYNE
37. Roland's sword : DURENDAL
38. City famous for a sweet wine : OPORTO
39. Lion's pride : MANE
43. Addison contemporary : STEELE
45. Pinafores : APRONS
46. "___ Your Face Before Me," 1937 song : ISEE
47. Juan's mouth : BOCA
48. Undermine : ERODE
49. Multiplied by : TIMES
52. Stage acronym : ANTA
53. Mild curse : DRAT
54. Bismarck or Kruger : OTTO
55. Quid : CHEW
57. Spider's bailiwick : WEB
58. Capp and Ritz : ALS

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