New York Times, Friday, September 16, 1983

Author: Clavan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Hines or Siepi : BASS
5. Stephen Foster's "Louisiana ___" : BELLE
10. Tale of derring-do : SAGA
14. Rod's partner : REEL
15. Postulate : AXIOM
16. ___ IV, first Russian czar : IVAN
17. Radius squared times pi : AREA
18. "CHiPs" actress Oakes : RANDI
19. Orient : EAST
20. "Ancient Evenings" author : NORMANMAILER
23. Overshoot : MISS
24. River celebrated by Wordsworth : YARROW
28. Song stylist Mercer : MABEL
31. Evaluate : APPRAISE
33. Like Pegasus : ALAR
34. After-shave ___ : LOTION
36. Like a wee bairn : SMA
37. Wing of a building : ELL
38. Backslide : REGRESS
39. Heyerdahl's ___-Tiki : KON
40. Greek letters : NUS
41. Finally : ATLAST
42. ___-majesté : LESE
43. Nature lovers of a sort : ADAMITES
45. Used the children's pool : WADED
46. Cessation : DEMISE
47. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
49. "Billy Budd" actor : TERENCESTAMP
55. Landed : ALIT
58. A New Zealander : MAORI
59. Prefix with distant or lateral : EQUI
60. Take on cargo : LADE
61. Daisylike flower : ASTER
62. Corrode : RUST
63. This may merit interest : LOAN
64. Requires : NEEDS
65. Humorist-poet born in Rye, N.Y. : NASH
1. Seed husk : BRAN
2. Atmosphere: Prefix : AERO
3. Prophet : SEER
4. Lockup : SLAMMER
5. Country shelters : BARNS
6. Midterms or finals : EXAMS
7. Director Wertmuller : LINA
8. City near Stockton, Calif. : LODI
9. Etiquette arbiter : EMILYPOST
10. "High ___," 1941 movie : SIERRA
11. A Gardner : AVA
12. Type of station : GAS
13. Hill builder : ANT
21. Have the flu : AIL
22. Makes one's salt : EARNS
25. Hazarded : RISKED
26. Absorb fluid : OSMOSE
27. Withdrawn gradally : WEANED
28. Bacchante : MAENAD
29. Refer (to) : ALLUDE
30. Perkins's stalker in "Psycho" : BALSAM
31. At the back, in Taxco : ATRAS
32. Pastries : PIES
34. David ___, late-show host : LETTERMAN
35. Eye with a sigh : OGLE
38. Up the stakes : RAISE
42. Light for Diogenes : LANTERN
44. Hand warmer : MITTEN
45. Existed : WAS
47. Possessing land : ACRED
48. Former First Family in Israel : MEIRS
50. Alleviate : EASE
51. Memo : NOTE
52. Blue-green : AQUA
53. Rumple : MUSS
54. Essence : PITH
55. ___ of a piece : ALL
56. "The Seven Faces of Dr. ___" : LAO
57. ___ Cox of blues fame : IDA

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