New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1983

Author: Maver
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Source of a powder : TALC
5. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
10. Fleeting odor : WAFT
14. Margarine : OLEO
15. Goddess of the hunt : DIANA
16. Bakery employee : ICER
17. Average : MEAN
18. Enrage : ANGER
19. Redactor's word : DELE
20. Great breadth : EXPANSE
22. Village cynosure : STEEPLE
24. On edge : TENSE
26. De Soto contemporary : NASH
27. "Nine ___," film or sitcom : TOFIVE
30. Afternoon naps : SIESTAS
33. Sunny's ___, 1983 Derby winner : HALO
34. Lab vessel : RETORT
36. He wrote "The Brave Bulls" : LEA
38. Mussorgsky's "Pictures ___ Exhibition" : ATAN
39. Mosaic contribution : LAW
40. Geological divisions : EONS
41. Opposite of pos. : NEG
42. Vermicelli and ravioli : PASTAS
45. Beer: Slang : SUDS
46. Wine-decanter ornamentation : RIGAREE
48. A dessert : MOUSSE
50. Soviet news agency : TASS
51. Where to find a nosing : STAIR
53. Jogger's woe : BLISTER
56. Elongated circle : ELLIPSE
60. Chess piece : ROOK
61. Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
63. Wearers of teeth : ELKS
64. "The ___ of the skeleton": T. S. Eliot : AGUE
65. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
66. Orderly : NEAT
67. Expense : COST
68. Recluse : LONER
69. Grace ___, in "A Rage to Live" : TATE
1. Volume : TOME
2. Author Comfort : ALEX
3. Vault : LEAP
4. Striving : CONATION
5. He portrayed Lou Grant : EDASNER
6. Trigonometric terms : SINES
7. Children's game : TAG
8. Small bills : ONES
9. Ray, to Bob : PARTNER
10. Most spacious : WIDEST
11. Without a chief : ACEPHALOUS
12. Took a header : FELL
13. Honey locust, e.g. : TREE
21. Neighbor of Ore. : NEV
23. A side of Manhattan : EAST
25. Properties : ESTATES
27. Holier ___ thou : THAN
28. Horse opera : OATER
29. Grossly wicked : FLAGITIOUS
31. Big Ten competitor : IOWA
32. Dispatches : SENDS
35. Otherwise : ELSE
37. S. African fox : ASSE
40. Voracious : ESURIENT
42. Bygone days : PAST
43. Longfellow's "The ___ at Springfield" : ARSENAL
44. Not so big : SMALLER
47. Seal on a piston : GASKET
49. Lubricate : OIL
52. Harass : TEASE
53. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
54. Co. trademark : LOGO
55. Slots spot : RENO
57. Entreaty : PLEA
58. Card game for three : SKAT
59. Ariosto's patron : ESTE
62. Wrestling coup : PIN

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