New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1983

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Singer Lane : ABBE
5. Make out : SIGHT
10. Ringleader's forte : PLOT
14. In a bit : SOON
15. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
16. Utah's state flower : SEGO
17. "Star Dust" composer : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
20. Takes Amtrak : ENTRAINS
21. Appeased : SLAKED
22. Off : AWAY
23. Cache : STOW
24. Cotton pest : WEEVIL
27. Abruptly to the point : CURT
28. Pose for : SIT
31. Hewers : AXMEN
32. Lady of Spain : DONA
33. ___ account (never) : ONNO
34. 1930 song hit composed by 17 Across : GEORGIAONMYMIND
37. Misdoes : ERRS
38. Actress-comedienne Tomlin : LILY
39. TV : VIDEO
40. Pigpen : STY
41. Pipe joints : ELLS
42. Tough nuts to crack : POSERS
43. A.B.A. member : ATTY
44. Offspring : SONS
45. Assyrian love goddess : ISHTAR
48. Most unfeeling : STONIEST
52. 1938 song hit composed by 17 Across : TWOSLEEPYPEOPLE
54. Mall come-on : SALE
55. Sure-footed : AGILE
56. Bright light : NEON
57. Time ___ half : ANDA
58. Shlepped : TOTED
59. Emulates Dorcas : SEWS
1. Wimbledon great : ASHE
2. Good thing : BOON
3. Wherry, e.g. : BOAT
4. Mint employees : ENGRAVERS
5. Gregarious : SOCIAL
6. ___ event (regardless) : INANY
7. Elongated fish : GARS
8. Play by e.e. cummings : HIM
9. Toby's nephew in a Sterne book : TRISTRAM
10. Impatient cry : PSHAW
11. Disclose : LEAK
12. Kind of arch : OGEE
13. Blabbed : TOLD
18. Spacecraft problem : YAWING
19. Thrombus : CLOT
23. Cheeerful : SUNNY
24. Pay : WAGES
25. Buckle down : EXERT
26. University in Atlanta : EMORY
27. Air-conditions : COOLS
28. Underhanded, in a way : SNIDE
29. Kind of ear or man : INNER
30. Hassles : TODOS
32. Quotidian : DAILY
33. Oversights : OMISSIONS
35. Abuse : ILLTREAT
36. Actress De Carlo : YVONNE
41. List-ender: Abbr. : ETAL
42. Tuckered out : POOPED
43. Confusing : ATSEA
44. Fashion : STYLE
45. "___ Long Way . . . " : ITSA
46. Cob or pen : SWAN
47. Retain : HOLD
48. Rotisserie feature : SPIT
49. Fencing blade : EPEE
50. Brake : SLOW
51. Sawbucks : TENS
53. I, to Claudius : EGO

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