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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 1983

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,119
Across
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Cries like a coyote : HOWLS
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Cuff : SLAP
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Greedy : AVID
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Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
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Covering for a cave man : HIDE
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"You ___ My Head" : GOTO
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Oblivion : LIMBO
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Vanquish : OVERPOWER
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Riotous group's activity : MOBBING
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Unselfish people : SHARERS
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Meeting hall : LYCEUM
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Tests of a sort : ORALS
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A Tarzan playmate : APE
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Bitter hostility : ANIMUS
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French sculptor: 1840–1917 : RODIN
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" . . . ___ than lions": II Samuel : STRONGER
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Without companionship : ALONE
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Hwys. : RDS
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People of Scandinavia : NORSE
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Romeo was one : MONTAGUE
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Laurel and Kenton : STANS
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Cesar of films : ROMERO
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Bottom-line figure : NET
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Like old blue jeans : FADED
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Thingumbob : DOODAD
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"Marseillaise" composer, Rouget ___ : DELISLE
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Baffled : STUMPER
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Restless : IMPATIENT
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Sculptor's work : TORSO
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Expression of approval : AMEN
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Swiss painter: 1879–1940 : KLEE
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Unlawful activity : CRIME
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Horne from Brooklyn : LENA
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Rubberneck : EYER
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Evil spells : HEXES
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Tiller : HELM
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Connors won here in 1982 : WIMBLEDON
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Pressure group : LOBBY
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Zeno was one : STOIC
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Clavell best seller : SHOGUN
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Ingmar protégée : LIV
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Punches for parched people : ADES
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Wage-rate phrase : PERHOUR
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Marketplace : AGORA
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I or e, i.e. : VOWEL
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Brain passages : ITERS
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She gained access to Hollywood : DORS
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Estelle or Louella : PARSONS
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Educ. group : NEA
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Wrongful act : MISDEED
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Ancient Syria : ARAM
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He visited Cathay : POLO
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Everest and Etna: Abbr. : MTS
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What's Watt's dept.? : INT
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Proximate : NEAREST
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"___ on your life!" : NOT
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Event at Le Mans : GRANDPRIX
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Relative of a ceorl : ESNE
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Direction from Delius : REST
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Cuba-libre base : RUM
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Divine : GODLIKE
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List of names : ROSTER
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Not in, Glasgow style : OOT
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___ fatale : FEMME
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Word with stock or horn : ALPEN
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Prince William's mother : DIANA
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Kind of oven : DUTCH
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Love, in Firenze : AMORE
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Select a TV program : DIAL
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Slippery : EELY
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Forest creatures : ROES
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Marriage-report word : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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