New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 1983

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. A one : TOPS
5. A Delano : SARA
9. Sounds of surprise : HAHS
13. Mergansers : SMEWS
15. Caspian feeder : URAL
16. City south of Moscow : OREL
17. Inchon is here : KOREA
18. Conductor Cooper : EMIL
19. Blue or White ___ : NILE
20. MacDonald-De Sylva-Gershwin song: 1924 : SOMEBODYLOVESME
23. Word with north : TRUE
24. Most demure : COYEST
25. Chalkboard adjunct : ERASER
28. Ring decisions : DRAWS
30. Lisbon's river : TAGUS
31. " . . . a dog, a horse, ___": Shak. : ARAT
32. Diamond V.I.P.'s : UMPS
36. Algonquian language : CREE
37. Scrabble : GROPE
38. Lignite, e.g. : COAL
39. Moslem's pilgrimage : HADJ
40. Speak rhythmically : LILT
41. Emulate Rosalynn Sumners : SKATE
42. Stewart or Morris : UDALL
44. Punched : BELTED
45. Talked disrespectfully : SASSED
48. Relief pitcher's goal, at times : SAVE
49. Irving Berlin song: 1929 : PUTTINONTHERITZ
55. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
56. Vaselike vessel : EWER
57. Riveter of song : ROSIE
58. Cicero's secretary : TIRO
59. Wheys : SERA
60. Bass-baritone Simon ___ : ESTES
61. Words to an assassin : ETTU
62. Kind of job : SNOW
63. Glasgow-to-Edinburgh direction : EAST
1. Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
2. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
3. Salon offering, for short : PERM
4. Harris-Young song: 1928 : SWEETSUEJUSTYOU
5. Sweden, to a Parisian : SUEDE
6. Host : ARMY
7. Marsh bird : RAIL
8. Set apart for a purpose : ALLOCATE
9. Razaf-Waller song: 1929 : HONEYSUCKLEROSE
10. Stem : ARISE
11. Lawmaker Jesse : HELMS
12. Glaze of a sort : SLEET
14. Buffalo hockey team : SABRES
21. Maugham's "___ Betters" : OUR
22. Oath : VOW
25. Impress deeply : ETCH
26. ___ avis : RARA
27. Mellowed : AGED
28. Waggish : DROLL
29. Engrossed : RAPT
31. Seed appendage : ARIL
33. Defensive trench : MOAT
34. Meat paste : PATE
35. "Citizen Kane" article : SLED
37. Joy : GLADNESS
41. Censorious : SEVERE
43. Saturn and Neptune, to Cato : DEI
44. Faugh! : BAH
45. Large outpouring : SPATE
46. Do a C.P.A.'s work : AUDIT
47. Head follower : START
48. Kind of vote : STRAW
50. Author Wister : OWEN
51. Pianist Peter : NERO
52. Livy's "that girl" : ISTA
53. Connections : TIES
54. Piquancy : ZEST

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