New York Times, Friday, September 9, 1983

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Fragment of pottery : SHARD
6. Soprano who wrote "Men, Women and Tenors" : ALDA
10. Ron, in Mexico : RUM
13. Dike : LEVEE
14. Amphibious jeep : SEEP
15. Indian woman's dress : SARI
16. Make ___ of (botch) : AMESS
17. Heavenly : CELESTIAL
19. Priests' hats : BIRETTAS
21. Nob : NOODLE
22. "The Tender ___," 1955 song or film : TRAP
23. Crack : SNAP
24. Chinese port : SWATOW
27. Slovenly : SLIPSHOD
31. She was named best actress in 1954 : KELLY
32. Soy or Roy : BEAN
33. Yalie : ELI
34. Advantage : EDGE
35. Units of electrical force : VOLTS
36. Year in the papacy of St. Pius I : CLIV
37. Id's companion : EGO
38. Railroad once headed by Jay Gould : ERIE
39. Treasure ___ : TROVE
40. Message sometimes sung : TELEGRAM
43. Slides : CHUTES
44. Full of juice : LUSH
45. Plath or Sexton : POET
46. Person born in early June, e.g. : GEMINI
49. Large tuna : ALBACORE
53. Corot creation : LANDSCAPE
55. Pitch : THROW
56. "Whoopee!" at Pan's parties : EVOE
57. Mortgage : LIEN
58. Pass a rope through : REEVE
59. Fiber knot : NEP
60. Summary of Norse mythology : EDDA
61. Big Bertha's home : ESSEN
1. What Koufax once toed : SLAB
2. Prefix denoting a moiety : HEMI
3. State : AVER
4. Transplant oneself : RESETTLE
5. Annihilate : DESTROY
6. Org. for Cahn, Kahn et al. : ASCAP
7. Sediment : LEES
8. Shofner of football fame : DEL
9. Italian range, to René : APENNINS
10. Foray : RAID
11. Russian river : URAL
12. Eight furlongs : MILE
15. Obstructs : STOPS
18. Cleansing agent : SOAP
20. Child's marble : TAW
23. Shade of blue : SLATE
24. Special poker hand : SKEET
25. Item in Kite's bag : WEDGE
26. Star in Perseus : ALGOL
27. One of three Turkish sultans : SELIM
28. Serf : HELOT
29. An oil source : OLIVE
30. Plunges : DIVES
32. ___ Peak, Idaho : BORAH
35. Brief poem : VERSICLE
36. Supports of a sort : CRUTCHES
39. Globe, Rose or Swan : THEATRE
41. Slur over : ELIDE
42. Bren and Sten : GUNS
43. High-gaited horse : COB
45. Full assemblies : PLENA
46. Hollow : GLEN
47. Mansard extension : EAVE
48. L–Q connection : MNOP
49. Mimicked : APED
50. Mined metals : ORES
51. Spatiate : ROVE
52. A Gershwin biographer : EWEN
54. Assistance : AID

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