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New York Times, Saturday, January 15, 1983

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,121
Across
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Seafood item : CRAB
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Nest robber : EGGER
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Flop : BOMB
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Golfer's target : HOLE
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Valor, virtue, etc., in sum : ARETE
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Not quite closed : AJAR
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Typeface: Abbr. : ITAL
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Shankar's strings : SITAR
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Palermo pooches : CANI
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Potluck at a comic's table? : CHICKENALANKING
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New Year's Eve word : AULD
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"___ to worry" : NOT
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Ladd classic : SHANE
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Fri. follower : SAT
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Brown shade : TOAST
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Kind of book : TEXT
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Fellini film, with "La" : STRADA
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School org. : PTA
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See 20 Across : ONIONSOUPYSALES
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OPEC concern : OIL
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Pyle and Kovacs : ERNIES
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Membership : SEAT
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Steel-plow pioneer : DEERE
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Printers' measures : ENS
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Panache : STYLE
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Old English letter : EDH
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Stadium feature : TIER
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See 20 Across : SIDCAESARSSALAD
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Pulitzer Prize author: 1958 : AGEE
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" . . . to fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
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A bowl of cherries? : LIFE
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"Rosebud," e.g. : SLED
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Street show : RAREE
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Spare : LEAN
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Famed Scottish philosopher : HUME
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Word with rehearsal or parade : DRESS
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Siberian tent : YURT
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Smart : CHIC
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Portnoy's creator : ROTH
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"Merry" in a game name : ALAI
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Operatic singing style : BELCANTO
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Artist's need : EASEL
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Place for a nose : GRINDSTONE
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"___ horse!" : GETA
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Etc.'s relative : ETAL
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Showed an oldie : RERAN
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"___ the drawing board" : BACKTO
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City in Calif. : OJAI
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Nobel Prize author: 1929 : MANN
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Shipboard jail : BRIG
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Ar predecessor : KUE
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Madrid memos : NOTAS
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Bore : STOOD
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Memorable Sonja : HENIE
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Of a straight line : AXILE
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"In ___ that's romantic": Gilbert : ARUIN
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Museum offerings : TAPESTRIES
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Marquand hero : APLEY
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Underpriced item : STEAL
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Enologist's interest : TASTE
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S.U. unit : SSR
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Prefix with function : DYS
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"___ body cry?": Burns : NEEDA
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In an exalted way : ASTRALLY
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Ebb : RECEDE
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French possessive : SES
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Granted : HEARD
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Skye and Wight : ISLES
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Obi : SASH
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Eskimo abode : IGLU
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Think : DEEM
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Train in the ring : SPAR
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Thun's river : AARE
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Place : LIEU
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In the distance : AFAR
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Scar on a car : DENT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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