New York Times, Thursday, September 22, 1983

Author:John R. Prosser
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Fat from hogs : LARD
5. Be solicitous : CARE
9. Melodic subject : TEMA
13. Not sotto voce : ALOUD
15. He wrote "My Enemy's Enemy" : AMIS
16. Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
17. A concern of Mehta : TEMPO
18. Marceau's forte : PANTOMIME
20. Emulate Balboa : EXPLORE
22. Like a confusing report : GARBLED
23. Father of Cainan : ENOS
24. "The ___ of Hoffmann" : TALES
25. Pinnacles : APEXES
28. Home of Icarus : CRETE
30. River of NW Russia : NEVA
31. Buffalo's county : ERIE
33. Having sharpness : EDGED
37. Miscalculate : SLIP
38. Of ecological stages : SERAL
40. Wreath atop Lancelot : ORLE
41. Shrugger in a Rand title : ATLAS
43. Seaport of Israel : ACRE
44. Discerning : WISE
45. Chassepot, e.g. : RIFLE
47. One behind the other : TANDEM
49. What Nolan Ryan became in 1979 : ASTRO
51. Incites Fido to attack : SICS
52. Pollen-bearing organs : STAMENS
54. Infatuate : ENCHANT
58. ___ Act: 1862 : HOMESTEAD
60. More atypical : RARER
61. In a little while : ANON
62. Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
63. Perceptive : ACUTE
64. Essentials : MEAT
65. Credit form : LOAN
66. Osculate : KISS
1. Not punctual : LATE
2. Ruffian in "A Clockwork Orange" : ALEX
3. Trip gaily : ROMP
4. Double-decker abode : DUPLEXAPARTMENT
5. U.S. jutters into the Atlantic : CAPES
6. Drs.' group : AMA
7. Circus area : RING
8. Squire's place : ESTATE
9. Dilapidated abode in a pop song : TUMBLEDOWNSHACK
10. What Iran's shah became in 1979 : EXILE
11. Parisian kids : MOMES
12. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
14. Lorna of fiction : DOONE
19. What a politico loves to do : ORATE
21. Ramblers : ROSES
25. Looped vase handle : ANSA
26. Trapper's trophy : PELT
27. Pernicious : EVIL
28. Homer's sorceress : CIRCE
29. Erect : REAR
32. Authentic : REAL
34. Grating : GRID
35. Besides : ELSE
36. Judge : DEEM
39. Admit : LETIN
42. Foals' fathers : SIRES
46. Primary : FONTAL
48. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
49. Expiate : ATONE
50. A Mead subject : SAMOA
51. One of the Maxwells : SEDAN
52. Wooden nickel, e.g. : SHAM
53. State flower of Utah : SEGO
55. N. African wild sheep : ARUI
56. Grand Banks gear : NETS
57. Three, in Toledo : TRES
59. Brazilian macaw : ARA

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