New York Times, Tuesday, September 27, 1983

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Unaccompanied : ALONE
6. Thick slice : SLAB
10. Sandburg : CARL
14. Circus figure : TAMER
15. Kind of shirt : HAIR
16. Curved molding : OGEE
17. Barter : TRADE
18. Poet (one of four "money" entries) : EZRAPOUND
20. "___ dien" (motto of Prince of Wales) : ICH
21. Ali, once : CLAY
23. Mexican revolutionary: 1877–1919 : ZAPATA
24. Establish : CHARTER
26. Forefather : SIRE
27. Time of day, in poesy : EEN
28. Cheapest ship passage, once : STEERAGE
32. Sea urchins : SANDDOLLARS
36. Kind of wit : NIT
37. Wine sediment : LEES
38. Initials in Nasser's day : UAR
39. Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
40. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
41. Actor from Tulsa : TONYRANDALL
45. Spring and fall garments : TOPCOATS
47. Brother of a tía : TIO
48. ___ de combat (disabled) : HORS
49. Take back : STARTLE
53. Expects : AWAITS
56. Impresario Rudolf : BING
57. Stood for office : RAN
58. Standard : BENCHMARK
60. Alaskan native : ALEUT
62. Court security : BAIL
63. Pa. lakeside city : ERIE
64. Peg Woffington's creator : READE
65. Writer Gardner : ERLE
66. SSgts., e.g. : NCOS
67. Small viper : ADDER
1. Garret : ATTIC
2. An evergreen : LARCH
3. Triple Crown winner: 1935 : OMAHA
4. Composer Rorem : NED
5. Put up : ERECTED
6. Clip : SHEAR
7. Shiftless : LAZY
8. Make known : AIR
9. Heater or grill : BRAZIER
10. Barrelmaker : COOPER
11. Water, in Madrid : AGUA
12. Let : RENT
13. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
19. Reduces bit by bit : PARES
22. Open-mesh fabric : LENO
25. Warren Beatty film : REDS
26. Brenda of comics : STARR
28. Dispatches : SLAYS
29. Canadian singer Paul : ANKA
30. ___ Friday (secretary) : GIRL
31. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
32. Narrow opening : SLOT
33. Of aircraft : AERO
34. Lowest high tide : NEAP
35. Memorable stage couple : LUNTS
39. Scent : ODOR
41. Canine, e.g. : TOOTH
42. Scullers : OARSMEN
43. Memo abbr. : ATTN
44. River into Lake Ontario : NIAGARA
46. Chewing-gum base : CHICLE
49. "Oliver Twist" villain : SIKES
50. Footstep : TREAD
51. Diploma word : LAUDE
52. Record : ENTER
53. Title Liszt held : ABBE
54. Tear's partner : WEAR
55. Deep blue : ANIL
56. Vigor, to a virtuoso : BRIO
59. ___ de Triomphe : ARC
61. Was in front : LED

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