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New York Times, Monday, October 31, 1983

52-Across : Bathes

Author:
Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jones has 22 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,410
Across
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Cole ___ : SLAW
5
Crows' cousins : DAWS
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Black ___ : MAGIC
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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Give forth : EMIT
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Actress Rich : IRENE
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"It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
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City in Hawaii : HILO
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Dapper : NATTY
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Halloween alternative : TRICKORTREAT
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"But to ___ was to love ... ": Burns : SEEHER
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Prefix with plunk : KER
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Sch. units : GRS
28
Suppers for 30 Down : CENAS
31
President of France: 1932-40 : LEBRUN
33
Office gadget : SHARPENER
37
Threefold : TRINE
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Zhivago's beloved : LARA
39
Cat in "Through the Looking Glass" : DINAH
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
42
Look ___ horse in the mouth : AGIFT
44
Self-powered item : LOCOMOTOR
46
Type of interest : VESTED
48
Desert shrub : RETEM
49
Chemical suffix : ENE
50
Arith. units : NOS
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Bathes : WASHES
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Halloween illumination : JACKOLANTERN
59
Joshua's comrade : CALEB
62
Monogram pt. : INIT
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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In any way : ATALL
65
Kind of driver : PILE
66
Shear, as hair : CROP
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Séance site : TABLE
68
Budge : STIR
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Little foxes : KITS
Down
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Blind sections : SLATS
2
River at Nantes : LOIRE
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Sandy's owner : ANNIE
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Preoccupation in colonial Salem : WITCHCRAFT
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Made cattle harmless : DEHORNED
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Kabul bigwig : AMIR
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Wither : WILT
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Babies' bird : STORK
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Muezzin's tower : MINARET
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"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
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Receive : GET
12
Financial abbr. : INT
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Ron of the Cubs : CEY
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Retain : KEEP
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Moray, e.g. : EEL
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Miller's material : GRIST
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Vince Lombardi's "___ Daylight" : RUNTO
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Curl the lip : SNEER
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Indigo : ANIL
30
Spanish title : SENOR
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Halloween transportation : BROOMSTICK
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Spartacus was one : SLAVE
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Five-time P.G.A. champ : HAGEN
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Originate : ARISE
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Derby, e.g. : RACE
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Difficulty : HOTWATER
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That can be held : TENABLE
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Intend : MEAN
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Medico : DOC
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Elides : SKIPS
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Matisse : HENRI
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
55
Easy tasks : SNAPS
56
Take form : JELL
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"Don't bet ___!" : ONIT
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Caron role : LILI
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Grimalkin : CAT
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One ___ time : ATA
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Place for Bunsen or Petri : LAB

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

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