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New York Times, Tuesday, January 18, 1983

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,124

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Across
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Miner's need : LAMP
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Sell hot tickets : SCALP
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Bridge bid : SLAM
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A literary Lamb : ELIA
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Brass instrument : TUBA
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Famous jockey : WILLIESHOEMAKER
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Actress ___ Rio : DEL
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Ceremony : RITE
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In a rational way : SANELY
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Vivid representation : IMAGE
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Shirt button : STUD
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Without lumps : SMOOTH
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Chief support : MAINSTAY
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Tippy item : CANOE
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Latin winding-line dance : CONGA
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Broke bread : ATE
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Scold : CHIDE
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"Addio del passato" is one : ARIA
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Birthplace of Constantine the Great : NIS
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Busy place in Chicago : OHARE
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Shore-dinner treat : CLAMS
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Pattern for formng a copy : TEMPLATE
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Neptune is one : PLANET
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Leghorns : HENS
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Artist Wood : GRANT
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Latin classic : AENEID
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One on the run : GOER
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Compass direction : ESE
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Famed French skier : JEANCLAUDEKILLY
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Too : ALSO
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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Aspersion : SLUR
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Old English gold coin : RYAL
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Clefts; chinks : RIFTS
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Hind, to a stag : MATE
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Obscene : LEWD
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Dominating influence of plutocrats : MILLIONISM
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Buddy : PAL
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Kringle vehicle : SLEIGH
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Restrictive social group : CASTE
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Wimbledon champ in 1975 : ASHE
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Zodiacal sign : LEO
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Renown : PRESTIGE
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Tolerates : STANDS
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Third book of the New Testament : LUKE
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Walter of films : ABEL
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Queen of Scots : MARY
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Wrathful : IRATE
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___ Loa (Hawaiian volcano) : MAUNA
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"Queen of the tides" : MOON
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Noted jockey of yesteryear : SANDE
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Perfume : SCENT
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Eva ___ Saint : MARIE
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Watered pattern in cloth : MOIRE
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Italian dance : TARANTELLA
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" . . . ___ to heal": Ecclesiastes : ATIME
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Brewer's purchase : YEAST
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Informal talks : CHATS
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Candlemaker : CHANDLER
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Actor Bates : ALAN
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Pertaining to oil : OLEIC
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Herbert ___ Hoover : CLARK
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Carbolic acid : PHENOL
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Primps : PREENS
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Sewer's triangular insert : GODET
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Not fully closed : AJAR
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Hard to hold : EELY
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Skylab org. : NASA
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Wide abyss : GULF
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Slattern : SLUT
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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Three-time champ : ALI
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Doctrine : ISM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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