New York Times, Friday, September 2, 1983

Author:John R. Prosser
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. O. J. was one : BACK
5. Beat it! : SCRAM
10. Sweet smell : BALM
14. Right on! : AMEN
15. Equally : ALIKE
16. A Met score : ARIA
17. Sunday paper sect. : ROTO
18. An African capital : TUNIS
19. Proverbial septet : SEAS
20. Giants in "Gulliver's Travels" : BROBDINGNAGIANS
23. Noah's masterpiece : ARK
24. Pope's "___ on Man" : ESSAY
25. Indian of Arizona : APACHE
29. Grafter's item : CION
32. Filipino's machete : BOLO
33. Rascals' temporary quarters : DOGHOUSES
38. Freedom zealot : ELEUTHEROMANIAC
41. Sherman at Atlanta : DESPOILER
42. Ditto's kin : ALSO
43. "Planet of the ___" : APES
44. Pea in a peashooter : PELLET
46. Some are white : SALES
50. Greek goddess of vengeance : ARA
51. Thaumaturgist's cousin : PRESTIDIGITATOR
59. Hits the "+" button : ADDS
60. Ocean comers and goers : TIDES
61. Record : TAPE
62. Transport : TOTE
63. Makes uniform : EVENS
64. Augury : OMEN
65. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
66. Meaningful : MEATY
67. Close frayed edges : MEND
1. Fishhook component : BARB
2. Love, to Virgil : AMOR
3. Mother of the Gorgons : CETO
4. Door part : KNOB
5. Pasquinade : SATIRE
6. Dull thump : CLUNK
7. Square frequented by Holmes's circle : RING
8. Related : AKIN
9. City near Phoenix : MESA
10. Principal constituent : BASIS
11. Yards of buildings : AREAS
12. Ascending vine : LIANA
13. Bulky and heavy : MASSY
21. Morse's dash : DAH
22. Whence Columbus came : GENOA
25. Pillowed and blanketed : ABED
26. End of the world : POLE
27. Pub offerings : ALES
28. Master stroke : COUP
29. Hearts : CORES
30. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
31. Electrical unit : OHM
33. X out : DELE
34. Single : UNAL
35. Horizontal timber : SILL
36. Comfort : EASE
37. Tartan donner : SCOT
39. Idol of a sort : TOAST
40. In the know : HIP
44. Strait-laced : PRISSY
45. Corrode : EAT
46. Sudden Niagara : SPATE
47. Fervency : ARDOR
48. Eventuated : LEDTO
49. Snakelike roads : ESSES
50. Proxy : AGENT
52. Columnist's line : ITEM
53. Emulate Greg Louganis : DIVE
54. Product of cogitation : IDEA
55. Monad : ATOM
56. Insipid : TAME
57. What Watson won in '82 : OPEN
58. Tear to bits : REND

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