New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1983

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Kind of tree : CEDAR
6. Kind of tree : YEW
9. Kind of tree : LEMON
14. Kind of tree : OLIVE
15. Kind of tree : ASH
16. Destroy slowly : ERODE
17. Kind of tree : ELDER
18. Survived a storm : WEATHERED
20. Maple product : SYRUP
22. Footprints : TRACES
23. Puts a football in play : SNAPS
26. Guggenheim offering : ART
27. ___ spumante : ASTI
30. Milton character : SATAN
32. Feudal underling : SERF
36. Blossom, as a tree : LEAVE
38. Joshua tree : YUCCA
40. Prefix meaning "life" : BIO
41. Innocents : BABESINTHEWOODS
44. ___-Aztecan languages : UTO
45. Jejune : TRITE
46. Fits of madness, à la Shakespeare : LUNES
47. See 56 Down : MORO
49. Free from faults : EMEND
51. Sidon's neighbor : TYRE
52. "Oysters ___ season" : RIN
54. Museum piece : RELIC
56. Kind of tree : ACACIA
59. Family-tree member : INLAW
62. Mayo pro : CLINICIAN
65. Tibet's ___ Lama : DALAI
67. Saw : ADAGE
68. A daughter of Eloneus : DIA
69. Capri or Ischia : ISOLA
70. Suitor : WOOER
71. Kind of tree : ELM
72. Kind of tree : ASPEN
1. Iowa college : COE
2. Building additions : ELLS
3. Baby's wear, for short : DIDY
4. Showing repugnance : AVERSIVE
5. Familiar flick : RERUN
6. Go off course : YAW
7. Compass pt. : ESE
8. Barrie's "___ Every Woman Knows" : WHAT
9. Hungarian composer : LEHAR
10. Sets up : ERECTS
11. Twist's request : MORE
12. Epinicia : ODES
13. Buntline or Sparks : NED
19. Medium's condition : TRANCE
21. Step for Lucia Chase : PAS
24. Moslem : PAYNIM
25. Emulate Porky the Pig : STUTTER
27. Collector's item : ALBUM
28. Former treaty acronym : SEATO
29. Small drum : TABOR
31. One-seeded fruit : ACHENE
33. Kind of tree : EBONY
34. Light Brigade member : RIDER
35. "All That Jazz" figure : FOSSE
37. Superlative suffix : EST
39. Shoemaker's tool : AWL
42. Peaceful : IRENIC
43. Surpass in quality : OUTCLASS
48. Kind of tree : ORANGE
50. 551, to Claudius : DLI
53. Less friendly : ICIER
55. ___-rubber tree : INDIA
56. With 47 Across, Italian statesman : ALDO
57. Farewell, in Firenze : CIAO
58. ___-de-camp : AIDE
60. Skewed : ALOP
61. Fabric feature : WALE
62. Raven's remark : CAW
63. Trouble : AIL
64. Asian country, to a G.I. : NAM
66. "___ Hamilton's March" (Churchill book) : IAN

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