New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 358 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rookery din : CAWS
5. Profess : AVOW
9. Diminish : ABATE
14. Melville novel : OMOO
15. Hitlerite : NAZI
16. Jeopardy : PERIL
17. TV science show : NOVA
18. Obdurate : IRON
19. Compresses : PACKS
20. Went slowly : CREPT
22. The "granary" of Spain : ANDALUSIA
24. Weed with purplish flowers : HENBIT
26. Elizabeth's favorite : ESSEX
27. Theaters of yore : ODEA
29. Towel ID : HIS
30. Greek letter : CHI
33. Where Pharos shone : ALEXANDRIA
37. Dionne family member, for short : QUIN
38. Jewel face : BEZEL
39. Clamor : HUE
40. Hand mill : QUERN
41. Compacts, e.g. : CARS
42. U.K. group, founded in 1910 : GIRLGUIDES
44. Bex or Dax : SPA
45. Poke : JAB
46. ___ del Castillo, Cortés's historian : DIAZ
47. Skin : CUTIS
49. Gecko or uta : LIZARD
53. "Sweet Adeline" harmonizers : QUARTETTE
57. Three-time loser : LIFER
58. In the dark : UNLIT
59. Peach Bowl winner: 1982 : IOWA
61. Musical windup : CODA
62. "There is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
63. Smelter stockpiles : ORES
64. Nejd native : ARAB
65. Took pills : DOSED
66. Big Board initials : NYSE
67. Scope component : LENS
1. Triton's trumpet : CONCH
2. Love, Italian style : AMORE
3. Like plaid : WOVEN
4. Park podia : SOAPBOXES
5. Cuckoo : ANI
6. Spanish unit of length : VARA
7. "Fresh air" : OZONE
8. Car part : WINDSHIELD
9. Source of a sauce : APPLES
10. They come to court : BEAUX
11. Cinquefoil elements : ARCS
12. Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
13. Princess of Brabant : ELSA
21. Kind of wave : TIDAL
23. Tatar's locale : ASIA
25. Lacrosse team : TEN
28. Admittance : ADHIBITION
30. Tipped off : CUED
31. Take on : HIRE
32. ___ of the Court : INNS
33. Fundamentals : ABCS
34. Bound : LEAP
35. Poet Pound : EZRA
36. Düren's river : RUR
37. Perplexed : QUIZZICAL
40. Cringe : QUAIL
42. Attendance : GATE
43. "___ Blas" : GIL
45. Outthrust : JUTTED
47. Element in many a whodunit : CRIME
48. Recital : STORY
50. Up front, at sea : AFORE
51. Fortification : REDAN
52. Slovenly ones : DRABS
53. Type spacer : QUAD
54. Set at naught : UNDO
55. Dear me! : ALAS
56. Lambs' dams : EWES
60. Enzyme : ASE

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