New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1983

Author:William Lutwiniak
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
5. Headquartered : BASED
10. Ineffectual person : WIMP
14. Carty of baseball : RICO
15. ___ Berliner, microphone inventor : EMILE
16. "___ that Shakespeherian Rag": T. S. Eliot : OOOO
17. Robards movie: 1965 : ATHOUSANDCLOWNS
20. Profundity : DEEPNESS
21. Treat with an antiseptic : IODATE
22. Lambs' dams : EWES
23. Poisonous snakes : ASPS
24. Theater backdrop : SCRIM
26. Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
27. Dan Beard's org. : BSA
30. Reference work : ATLAS
31. Aroint thee! : SHOO
32. Part of P.O.W. : PRIS
33. Hit song of 1928 : LAUGHCLOWNLAUGH
36. Enjoy Lucullan fare : DINE
37. Particle streams : RAYS
38. Air a view : OPINE
39. Synagogue enclosure : ARK
40. Scenery : SETS
41. A.L. team : TWINS
42. Rosinante, e.g. : JADE
43. City on the Oka : OREL
44. Make safe : ASSURE
47. Tanker pollution : SPILLAGE
51. Sondheim hit: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
53. Male do : STAG
54. Kinshasa is its capital : ZAIRE
55. U.K. trolley : TRAM
56. Finish line : TAPE
57. Sten and Held : ANNAS
58. Brontë heroine : EYRE
1. Thin nail : BRAD
2. Baptism, e.g. : RITE
3. Yearning : ACHE
4. Where to buy kegs : COOPERAGE
5. Be suitable to : BESEEM
6. Stockpile : AMASS
7. Transgressions : SINS
8. Yore : ELD
9. Determination : DECISION
10. Sylvan bowl : WOODS
11. Peach Bowl winner: 1982 : IOWA
12. Une alpe : MONT
13. Watch the birdie : POSE
18. Withdraw a request : UNWISH
19. Truncates : LOPS
23. Acknowledges : AVOWS
24. Step : STAIR
25. Dull sound : CLUNK
26. Nautical cries : AHOYS
27. U.C.L.A. player : BRUIN
28. Inks : SIGNS
29. Wimbledon great : ASHE
30. "M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
31. The candidates : SLATE
32. Fish wrapper : PAPILLOTE
34. Sideboard : CREDENZA
35. He wrote "The Biglow Papers" : LOWELL
40. Delhi dress : SARI
41. Secs : TRICES
42. Justice : JUDGE
43. H. Parker's "Fairyland" is one : OPERA
44. Dep. : ASST
45. Madrileño's mushroom : SETA
46. Child's play : SNAP
47. Crural area : SHIN
48. Off course : AWRY
49. Kennel sound : GNAR
50. Salinger lass : ESME
52. Leatherize hides : TAN

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