New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 1983

Author: Mrs. John Fabbroni
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Recedes : EBBS
5. Thompson or Hawkins : SADIE
10. King or hermit : CRAB
14. Alban Berg operatic heroine : LULU
15. Poplar type : ABELE
16. Excellent : AONE
17. Cookie : SNAP
18. Harmonious : TONAL
19. Like a Goya maja : NUDE
20. Guests' lament? : THEPARTYSOVER
23. Spout nonsense : RANT
24. Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
25. Popular perennial : ASTER
28. Discoveries : FINDS
31. Popular dance of the 30's : SHAG
32. Ceremonial : FORMAL
34. Handle roughly : PAW
37. Photographer's request? : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
40. Jeanne d'Arc or Bernadette: Abbr. : STE
41. Pope's "Epistle from ___ to Abelard" : ELOISA
42. Chooses : OPTS
43. Menotti hero : AMAHL
44. Peculiarity : TRAIT
45. "Mens ___ in corpore sano" : SANA
47. Chinese horn : OBOE
49. Plea to an amnesiac? : TRYTOREMEMBER
55. Matador's victim : TORO
56. Marathon man : RACER
57. Architectural curve : OGEE
59. Dappled horse : ROAN
60. Cerulean : AZURE
61. Sup : DINE
62. Other : ELSE
63. Minutest : LEAST
64. Ancient Roman colony : ESTE
1. Overhead trains, for short : ELS
2. Part of a square sail : BUNT
3. Mediocre : BLAH
4. Conscience of the psyche : SUPEREGO
5. Lucifer : SATAN
6. Terminate a launching : ABORT
7. Auto scar : DENT
8. "Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
9. Kin of sand launces : EELS
10. Artist's need : CANVAS
11. French cathedral city : ROUEN
12. Conductor Previn : ANDRE
13. Nectar inspector : BEE
21. Equality : PAR
22. How eccentrics behave : ODDLY
25. N. African menaces : ASPS
26. Fasten : SHUT
27. London art gallery : TATE
28. Delicate : FRAIL
29. Demons : IMPS
30. Soft glove leather : NAPA
32. Part song : FALA
33. Double exclamation : OHOH
34. Bishop of Roma : PAPA
35. Play part : ACTI
36. Bridge position : WEST
38. Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
39. Portend : FOREBODE
43. "___ for tennis?" : ANYONE
44. Thumb or Mix : TOM
45. Bar's adjunct : STOOL
46. Tapestry of Flemish origin : ARRAS
47. Hebrew units of dry measure : OMERS
48. Frenchman's cap : BERET
50. Nuncupative : ORAL
51. Demolish : RAZE
52. S.A. nation : ECUA
53. Shield : EGIS
54. Tear : RENT
55. Three, in Venezia : TRE
58. Shoe width : EEE

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