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New York Times, Monday, January 10, 1983

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,116
Across
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Blue dye : WOAD
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Abraham's wife : SARAH
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Stuff : CRAM
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Eye : OGLE
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___ des beaux-arts : ECOLE
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Fad : RAGE
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Curb : REIN
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Skull's companion : CROSSBONES
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Went circuitously : DETOURED
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Samples : TASTES
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Very, in Versailles : TRES
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Dame Myra or Rudolf : HESS
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Babylonian's 3,600 shekels : TALENT
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Segments : PORTIONS
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Regret : RUE
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Surgical thread : SETON
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Arab headband : AGAL
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Less sweet, as wine : DRIER
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Encircle : GIRD
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Flattops of the Southwest : MESAS
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Until now : ASYET
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Sugar: Suffix : OSE
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Shut out : PRECLUDE
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Harridans : CRONES
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Trick : RUSE
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Commoner : PLEB
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Overlook : IGNORE
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Shop : BOUTIQUE
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Strafing strategies : CROSSFIRES
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Salad fish : TUNA
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Pitcher handles : EARS
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Wed : UNITE
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Greasy-spoon sign : EATS
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Fertile soil : LOESS
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Hindu peasant : RYOT
Down
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News : WORD
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Double-curve arch : OGEE
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Landed : ALIT
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Signify : DENOTE
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Stashed : SECRETED
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Bob ___, one of Sheridan's "rivals" : ACRES
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Smith and Capp : ALS
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Scarlet-letter wearer : HESTER
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Intersection : CROSSING
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Rave's companion : RANT
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A 1969 World Series star : AGEE
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Military dinner : MESS
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Recipe direction : BASTE
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Decorative vessels : URNS
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___ guide, Afro-Asian bird : HONEY
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Bindlestiff : TRAMP
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Boring tool : AUGER
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Charter : LEASE
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Stability : POISE
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Plant of the lily family : ONION
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Edith Cavell was one : NURSE
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Factions : SIDES
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Exchange : TRADE
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Amerindic game : LACROSSE
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Eremites : RECLUSES
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Pronounces indistinctly : SLURS
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Serviceable : USEFUL
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___ dictum (incidental opinion) : OBITER
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Arnold and Milton : POETS
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Refrigerated : ICED
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Achromatic color : GRAY
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Skuld or Urdur : NORN
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Levee : QUAY
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Senator from N.C. : EAST
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Cadmus's daughter : INO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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