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New York Times, Saturday, January 29, 1983

Author:
Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,135
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Advanced study group : SEMINAR
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Kind of glaze or mosaic : CERAMIC
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Shutdown : CLOSURE
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State since Dec. 14, 1819 : ALABAMA
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Nimrod's activity : HUNTING
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Cloudy : NEBULAR
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Feminine suffix : ESS
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Gallery : TERRACE
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"The Gilded ___," 1873 novel : AGE
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Glove Gehrig wore : MITT
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Smallest amount : LEAST
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English actor-manager: 1853–1917 : TREE
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Brother of Osiris : SET
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Shrill, trilling sound : CHIRR
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Examines anew : REREADS
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Routes for the jet set : AIRWAYS
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Dir. from Dayton to Daytona : SSE
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___ culpa : MEA
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Carpenter's horse : TRESTLE
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Sanction : APPROVE
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Sidewalk spectacle : RAREE
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Grow drowsy : NOD
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Alcohol-heated receptacles : ETNAS
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Ancient calendar date : IDES
50
Composer Copland : AARON
52
Pungent wit : SALT
53
Snap : PIC
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Mail man : ARMORER
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Hyson or Assam : TEA
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Kind of work : LATTICE
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Caustic : ERODENT
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Immutable : ETERNAL
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Daily grind : RATRACE
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Calms : SEDATES
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Looked high and low : SCOURED
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Intrigant : SCHEMER
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Baffling : ELUSIVE
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Griffin, e.g. : MONSTER
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Ending for novel or journal : IST
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Darkness, in Dijon : NUIT
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Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
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Backslide : REGRESS
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Rummy variation : CANASTA
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Choose : ELECT
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Broadway playwright : RABE
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___-Bekr, Mohammed's successor : ABU
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Tropical affliction : MALARIA
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Poetic technique : IMAGERY
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Goes at full speed : CAREERS
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Scottish explorer : RAE
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Locks : TRESSES
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Frustrates : THWARTS
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Discrimination : TASTE
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French delicacy : CREPE
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Devil's offspring : IMP
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Three-baggers : TRIPLES
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Project, as joy : RADIATE
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Built : ERECTED
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Outer tooth layers : ENAMELS
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Magi, e.g. : ADORERS
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Painting the town red : ONATEAR
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Capital of Drôme : VALENCE
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Like the landed gentry : ESTATED
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Gold, in Granada : ORO
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Old chests for valuables : ARCAE
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Town SE of Bordeaux : NERAC
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"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
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Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
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___-la-la : TRA
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Actress Joanne : DRU

Answer summary: 4 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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