New York Times, Saturday, September 24, 1983

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ballad : POEM
5. Elevator part : CAGE
9. Type of furnace : BLAST
14. " . . . wing ___ prayer" : ANDA
15. River into the Baltic : ODER
16. Revenue, in Rennes : RENTE
17. Anatomical channel : ITER
18. Pakistani garment : SARI
19. Waterloo native : IOWAN
20. Statesman : RAMSAYMACDONALD
23. Turkish cavalryman : SPAHI
24. Buddhist Thai people : LAO
25. God of war : ARES
26. Not in an undertone : ALOUD
29. Needlefish : GAR
31. False god : BAAL
34. Hat part : BRIM
36. Fully developed : ADULT
40. Novelist : EMILYJANEBRONTE
43. "The Velvet Fog" : TORME
44. Horne : LENA
45. "Thou ___ beguile the world": Shak. : DOST
46. White House nickname : CAL
48. Where Mandalay is : BURMA
50. Cacholong or fiorite : OPAL
53. Eastern Medit. country : ISR
55. Birdlike : AVIAN
59. Poet : SAMUELCOLERIDGE
63. Hello, in Hoolehua : ALOHA
64. Disturb : ROIL
65. Bard's negative : NEER
66. Reach effectively : GETAT
67. Barely makes out : EKES
68. "Virumque" follower : CANO
69. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
70. She, in Siena : ESSA
71. Adherents : ISTS
1. Braces : PAIRS
2. Available : ONTAP
3. Tomato blight : EDEMA
4. Professor-author : MARSHALLMCLUHAN
5. Teapot cover : COSY
6. Garden evictee : ADAM
7. Actress : GERALDINEBROOKS
8. Plant used for making pipes : ERICA
9. Spirit; zest : BRIO
10. Artist : LEONARDODAVINCI
11. Sadat : ANWAR
12. Passé : STALE
13. Looks after : TENDS
21. Gallic garlic : AIL
22. Word with tag or paddle : DOG
27. Gram. case : OBJ
28. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
30. Rhine feeder : AAR
31. Play the ponies : BET
32. First-year Latin word : AMO
33. Demeanor : AIR
35. Preprandial reading : MENU
37. One, in Livorno : UNO
38. Inf. officers : LTS
39. Holiday in Hue : TET
41. Word of affirmation : YEA
42. Legal profession : BAR
47. Diamond ___ : LIL
49. Spoil : MAR
50. Missouri feeder : OSAGE
51. Was outshone : PALED
52. " . . . ___ in your eye": Lamb : AMOTE
54. Pile of rock debris : SCREE
56. Suppositions : IDEAS
57. Emissary : AGENT
58. Pianist Peter's kin : NEROS
60. Breaks bread : EATS
61. Pure fiction : LIES
62. "Bridal Chorus" maiden : ELSA

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