New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 1983

Author: Maver
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Speed : RUSH
5. Deeply bitter : ACRID
10. Abbr. on an invitation : RSVP
14. "The More ___ of You," 1945 song : ISEE
15. Game animal : MOOSE
16. Willow : ITEA
17. Dress : GARB
18. Confirmation : PROOF
19. Ledge along the edge of a road : BERM
20. Conveying impulses toward a nerve center : AFFERENT
22. People born on Sept. 29, e.g. : LIBRAS
24. British conservative : TORY
25. The man with the hod : MASON
26. Clever : ASTUTE
29. Following : RETINUE
31. Multitude on the move : HORDE
32. Wins a chess match : MATES
33. Bill : TAB
35. A Great Lake : ERIE
36. Abetted : AIDED
37. Roman statesman : CATO
38. Shea player : MET
39. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
40. Baum's "Grand ___" : HOTEL
41. Pack animal : SUMPTER
43. Abate : RELENT
44. Bowler Mark and author Philip : ROTHS
45. ___ Alto : PALO
46. Approbation : PRAISE
48. Streetlight support : LAMPPOST
52. Cloy : SATE
53. Requirements : NEEDS
55. Hawaii's ___ grass : HILO
56. Author Schopfer's pen name : ANET
57. Rhone feeder : ISERE
58. Glacial ridges : OSAR
59. Neat : TIDY
60. Roman goddess of agriculture : CERES
61. Fictional captain : NEMO
1. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
2. Gen. Gabriel's command : USAF
3. Gurth, in "Ivanhoe" : SERF
4. Lethargy : HEBETUDE
5. Unit of electricity : AMPERE
6. Trite : CORNY
7. Origin : ROOT
8. Equal: Comb. form : ISO
9. Like a flat tire : DEFLATED
10. Hair ornament : RIBBON
11. Sneeze : STERNUTATE
12. Miles from Okla. : VERA
13. Jacks of clubs : PAMS
21. Mere memory : ROTE
23. "Whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
25. Poet's consideration : METER
26. Attention getter : AHEM
27. Abrasions : SORES
28. Pulverized : TRITURATED
29. Detection device : RADAR
30. Ingested : EATEN
32. Acarids : MITES
34. Nut's partner : BOLT
36. Weak : ASTHENIC
37. Inscription at the end of a book : COLOPHON
39. Abodes: Abbr. : APTS
40. Cry of despair : HELP
42. About one-half : MOIETY
43. Egyptian king : RAMSES
45. San Diego ballplayer : PADRE
46. H.S. exam : PSAT
47. Hindu princess : RANI
48. Lascivious look : LEER
49. French river : OISE
50. Bridge contract : SLAM
51. Bull, in Barcelona : TORO
54. Trenton-to-Lakewood dir. : ESE

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