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New York Times, Saturday, November 12, 1983

Author:
Hassinger
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,422
Across
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A sister-in-law of Jacob : ADAH
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Zeno's "classrooms" : STOAS
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"Worms of the Nile" : ASPS
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___ Mouse (Mickey's son?) : MINI
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___ von Stroheim : ERICH
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Rizzuto or Harris : PHIL
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Alberto Azzo II, e.g. : ESTE
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Hasn't a way to run away? : CANTALOUPE
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Imitation stone? : SHAMROCK
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One phoned : CALLEE
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Pouring : RAINY
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Spree in the ether? : SKYLARK
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In the buff : UNCLAD
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Spacek from Texas : SISSY
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Posed : SAT
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Herring's relative : SHAD
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The Pentateuch : TORAH
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"___ to be born ... " : ATIME
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The works : ALL
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___-trump (bridge bid) : ONENO
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Concentrate : FOCUS
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Place for a carrus : ITER
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Four bells : TEN
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Layer : STORY
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Lonely, in Paris : ECARTE
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Religious payers or collectors : TITHERS
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Texas shrine : ALAMO
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Put on a pedestal : ADORED
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Original sin? : PRIMEVAL
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Firebug : PYROMANIAC
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Renovate : REDO
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Further : ALSO
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Ignited anew : RELIT
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Corny place : CRIB
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Lacking avoirdupois : SLIM
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Jannings and Ludwig : EMILS
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Marion chaser : ETTE
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City on the Skunk : AMES
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Spode piece : DISH
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Hill dweller's overshoe? : ANTARCTIC
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Wintry : HIEMAL
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Supports : SECONDS
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A rival of Chris : TRACY
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Sow sound : OINK
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I, II or III : ACT
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Some hutches : SHACKS
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Satan : APOLLYON
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Dolphins' coach : SHULA
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Hamelin musician : PIPER
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Glossy : SLEEK
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Blames on : LAYSTO
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Estuary : RIA
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Advance tentatively : SIDLE
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Mil. branch : USAF
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Western alliance : NATO
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Piquant; caustic : SALTY
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What some quibblers split : HAIRS
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Turn back : RETROVERT
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Jean Schopfer's pen name : ANET
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Do a cutler's job : HONE
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Place to bill and coo? : MUSHROOM
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Regard well : ESTEEM
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Widows : RELICTS
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" ... bear to live, ___ to die": Pope : ORDARE
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Rotating part : CAM
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Punish via a fine : AMERCE
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Cloths from mulberry bark : TAPAS
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Pastoral literary work : IDYLL
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Trunks : TORSI
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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Nut from a Philippine tree : PILI
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Way in : ADIT
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Ear part : LOBE
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Thread: Comb. form : NEM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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