New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 1983

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Confidence game : SCAM
5. Sharp crest : ARETE
10. Down with, in Arles : ABAS
14. Israeli dance : HORA
15. ___ cotta : TERRA
16. Short blast : TOOT
17. To ___ (everyone) : AMAN
18. More unfriendly : ICIER
19. Corrida participant : TORO
20. Blond sleepyhead : GOLDILOCKS
22. Concerned with : INTO
23. Against : ANTI
24. Hate to face : DREAD
25. Strange : WEIRD
28. Dog created by Knight : LASSIE
32. Entrance court : ATRIUM
34. Writes : PENS
35. Sault ___ Marie : STE
38. Md. lawyer who dabbled in verse : FRANCISSCOTTKEY
41. Bo's big hit : TEN
42. Veracious : TRUE
43. More careful : WARIER
44. Take away, in law : DEVEST
46. Feel : SENSE
47. English county : SHIRE
50. Jot : IOTA
52. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
53. Magical command : OPENSESAME
59. Norwegian king : OLAF
60. Short-legged dog : CORGI
61. One : UNIT
62. ___ up (confined) : PENT
63. Linen fabric : TOILE
64. Part of P.R. : RICO
65. "Bette Davis ___," 1981 hit song : EYES
66. Like some lingerie : SHEER
67. Verve : ELAN
1. Heavy nap : SHAG
2. Singer Perry : COMO
3. Russian lake : ARAL
4. Type of orange or duck : MANDARIN
5. Inclined : ATILT
6. Draw back : RECOIL
7. Author Knight (see 28 Across) : ERIC
8. Long journey : TREK
9. Corn units : EARS
10. Finery : ATTIRE
11. Pat, Daniel or Richard : BOONE
12. Main artery : AORTA
13. Got up : STOOD
21. Candidate for a boot camp : INDUCTEE
24. Aversion (for) : DISTASTE
25. Blow gently : WAFT
26. Raison d'___ : ETRE
27. Khomeini's land : IRAN
29. Church projections : APSES
30. N.Y.S.E. and Amex regulator : SEC
31. Kind of job or field : SNOW
33. An ICBM : MIRV
35. Pelt : SKIN
36. Golf gadgets : TEES
37. "Jane ___" : EYRE
39. Petition : SUE
40. Bogart's quest in a 1947 film : TREASURE
44. Bank checks : DRAFTS
45. Prickle : TINGLE
47. Skier's milieu : SLOPE
48. Alex, Bill or Jack : HALEY
49. Silly : INANE
51. Willow : OSIER
53. Fall mos. : OCTS
54. Cry of disdain : POOH
55. Site of Villa Maria College : ERIE
56. Indigo : ANIL
57. Isinglass : MICA
58. School on the Thames : ETON

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