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New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 1983

44-Down : Epithet for Ethelred II

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,398
Across
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Ready money : CASH
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Rudiments : ABCS
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Polite : CIVIL
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Vocal range : ALTO
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Brandy type : MARC
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Lower : ABASE
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Street sign : STOP
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Restricted ___ : AREA
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Ball star : BELLE
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"Decameron" unit : TALE
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Shaw's "___ House" : HEARTBREAK
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Construct : ERECT
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Victim of Corday : MARAT
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Chief : HEAD
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Panhandle : BEG
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What fireworks evoke : AHS
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Emulated Daniel Shays : REBELLED
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Soft, sweet and juicy : MELLOW
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War god : ARES
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Bitter : ACERB
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Notion : IDEA
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Jacuzzi's cousin : HOTTUB
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Like glands aiding digestion : SALIVARY
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"Silence, please!" : SSH
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Berate regularly : NAG
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Something from a parent : GENE
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Knight's necessity : ARMOR
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Kind of diet : CRASH
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Seed of a legume : KIDNEYBEAN
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Walesa, for one : POLE
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Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
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Tibetan monk : LAMA
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Spoken : ORAL
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Located : BASED
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When Brutus became brutal : IDES
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Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
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A Brontë : EMILY
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Following : NEXT
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Final : LAST
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Class distinction : CASTE
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Place of worship : ALTAR
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Filched : STOLE
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Layaway plan of a sort : HOPECHEST
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Like Godiva : BARE
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Quintessence : CREAM
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Image of a beetle : SCARAB
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Item in Mrs. Wiggs's patch : CABBAGE
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French composer Jacques : IBERT
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Lowland : VALE
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One of the Balearics : ISLA
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Soup ingredient : LEEK
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Show dread : TREMBLE
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___ Aviv : TEL
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"___ Bound," 1925 song : ALABAMY
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Nov. chaser : DEC
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He was a smash on "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
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Garden worker : HOER
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Influence : SWAY
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What touchdowns bring : RAHS
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February 14 favorite : EROS
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Hebrew letter : BETH
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___ Moines : DES
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Where baby Beatles crawled : LIVERPOOL
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Yellow-journalism product : RAG
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Epithet for Ethelred II : UNREADY
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Business abbr. : INC
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Evil sprite : GOBLIN
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Raphael or Israfil : ANGEL
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English novelist: 1814-84 : READE
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Major artery : AORTA
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Strips of wood : SLATS
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Serf in Laconia : HELOT
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Honshu port : KOBE
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Lucille's ex : DESI
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Wall St. acronym : AMEX
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Tweed twitter : NAST

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