New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 1983

Author:Dorothy Smitonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lighter : BARGE
6. Person of few words : CLAM
10. Starbuck on the Pequod : MATE
14. Peer : EQUAL
15. Air: Comb. form : AERI
16. Gardenia's asset : ODOR
17. Toppers : SUNBONNETS
19. Ebro and Mayo : RIOS
20. Name ___ (ID) : TAG
21. Match : PAIR
22. Spiny plant : NETTLE
24. Starts off at Doral : TEES
25. Musical ending : CODA
26. Skiers' conveyances : TBARS
28. Mexican hat-dance item : SOMBRERO
32. Grangers' abodes : FARMS
33. Auspicious : RIPE
34. Signal on a screen : BLIP
35. Buckeye State : OHIO
36. Not so rough : FINER
37. Spot for hops : OAST
38. Free electrons : IONS
39. Hardy trees : OAKS
40. Window parts : PANES
41. Some straw hats : LEGHORNS
43. Lyrics on Tin Pan Alley : WORDS
44. Support a scoundrel : ABET
45. Greasy stuff : LARD
46. "___ the Valley" : DOWNIN
49. Sherman, e.g. : TANK
50. Third king of Judah : ASA
53. Emulate Robert Giroux : EDIT
54. Tall silk hats : STOVEPIPES
57. "The Way We ___" : WERE
58. Kappa predecessor : IOTA
59. Entries in an acoount : ITEMS
60. River in Belgium : YSER
61. Composed : COOL
62. Consume Mom's meal : EATIN
1. Outwit : BEST
2. Pastel tint : AQUA
3. Step for Jacob : RUNG
4. Yak : GAB
5. Escapists like R. and J. : ELOPERS
6. ___ Major or Minor : CANIS
7. Eye lasciviously : LEER
8. Kind of gallery : ART
9. Erroneous epithet : MISNOMER
10. Graduate's cap : MORTARBOARD
11. U.M.W. man's access : ADIT
12. Burin or dibble : TOOL
13. Gaelic : ERSE
18. Bagpipers' refusals : NAES
23. Deg. for a teacher : EDB
24. Burns poem : TAMOSHANTER
25. Manages under stress : COPES
26. Lake on Nevada's border : TAHOE
27. Sell for so much : BRING
28. Scuttles : SINKS
29. An antelope : ELAND
30. Stands up : RISES
31. Elects : OPTS
32. Metallic paper : FOIL
33. Cheerful : RIANT
36. Suitable for public debate : FORENSIC
40. Soft hat : PORKPIE
42. Kimono adjunct : OBI
43. Subside : WANE
45. French name of shame : LAVAL
46. Moist : DEWY
47. Sapphic effusions : ODES
48. Circus prop : WIRE
49. Dog gone to Oz : TOTO
50. In ___ (piqued) : APET
51. Prefix with tone : SEMI
52. Org. : ASSN
55. "This ___ shall pass" : TOO
56. Call ___ day : ITA

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