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New York Times, Monday, October 10, 1983

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Went down a chute : SLID
5
Piles : HEAPS
10
Soviet river : URAL
14
Leaf : PAGE
15
Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
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Wine valley : NAPA
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Andy's partner : AMOS
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Trot and gallop : GAITS
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Scott, of court decision : DRED
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Easter purchase : SPRINGCOAT
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Let up : EASE
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High-pitched, in music : ALT
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Prophet : SEER
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7:30 P.M. on B'way : SHOWTIME
31
Mongolians : TATARS
35
Corn concoction : PONE
36
Coming up : NEXT
38
Pleasurable event : TREAT
39
Mineral deposits : ORES
40
Chews like a beaver : GNAWS
42
Yen : URGE
43
Carries on : RANTS
45
Govt. workers : TMEN
46
Manner : MIEN
47
Most mature : ELDEST
49
Garden tools : SNIPPERS
51
Early autos : REOS
53
F.D.R. project : TVA
54
Actor Walter from St. Paul : ABEL
57
Minimized : PLAYEDDOWN
63
Pacific isle : BALI
64
Word-of-mouth : PAROL
65
Hershfield hero : ABIE
66
Get one's goat : RILE
67
Climber in a forest : LIANE
68
Nick's helpmate : NORA
69
Too bad! : ALAS
70
Done : ENDED
71
Retain : KEEP
Down
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Health clubs : SPAS
2
Device for Aladdin : LAMP
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Prince in an opera : IGOR
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Son of Arnaz and Ball : DESI
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This goes on at some bazaars : HAGGLING
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Action on Capitol Hill : ENACTMENT
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Agave plants : PITAS
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Six-line stanza : SESTET
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Bridge maneuver : UNDERTRUMP
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___ avis : RARA
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Simians : APES
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Put on cargo : LADE
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___ King Cole : NAT
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"I earn that I ___": Shak. : EAT
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Seed : SPORE
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Of a time period : HORAL
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Upright : ONEND
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Certain winds : WESTERLIES
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Finals, e.g. : EXAMS
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Hilltop home : AERIE
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One in a fury : RAGER
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British guns : STENS
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Vegas challenge : TWENTYONE
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Whined : SNIVELED
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Reno-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
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Fall : TOPPLE
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Enlarge : PAD
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Done in : SLAIN
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"East of Eden" character : ABRA
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Bucket handle : BAIL
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Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Rumanian city : ARAD
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Cold and wet : DANK
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Clarinet's cousin : OBOE
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Telegram : WIRE
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One of the tides : NEAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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