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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 1983

28-Across : Dismiss with dishonor

Author:
Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Frances K. Schnitzer has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,439
Across
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Let forth : EMIT
5
Water birds : SWANS
10
Sibling slayer : CAIN
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___ duck (reelection loser) : LAME
15
Word with light or film : PILOT
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Theatrical org. : ANTA
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Flog : FLAGELLATE
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Kind of judgment : SNAP
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Copy competitively : EMULATE
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Unstable : LABILE
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Bell and Kettle : MAS
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Islamic Supreme Being : ALLAH
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O'Neill's "The Iceman ___" : COMETH
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Dismiss with dishonor : CASHIER
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Vapid : INANE
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"Be Prepared," e.g. : MOTTO
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Chou En-___ : LAI
35
Half a quart : PINT
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Martinique volcano : PELEE
37
Down: Prefix : CATA
38
Luau entree : POI
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Expunged : DELED
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Eucharistic plate : PATEN
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" ... first ___": Lee : INPEACE
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Powerful : POTENT
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Excessive : UNDUE
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Off. permit : LIC
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Useless bit of finery : FALLAL
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Admire servilely : ADULATE
52
Jai ___ : ALAI
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Voice : ARTICULATE
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Little ones : TOTS
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Codfish : TORSK
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Respiratory organ : LUNG
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Small barracuda : SPET
60
Redacts : EDITS
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"The ___ at eve ... ": Scott : STAG
Down
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Sprite : ELF
2
Colt or stallion : MALE
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Moslem holy man : IMAM
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Coating : TEGUMENT
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Spatter : SPLASH
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Droop : WILT
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Wings for Amor : ALAE
8
Frost's "The Road ___ Taken" : NOT
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Star-shaped : STELLATE
10
Old quarter of Algiers : CASBAH
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Destroy completely : ANNIHILATE
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Printing type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Place for a chignon : NAPE
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Buoy up : ELATE
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Part of a.k.a. : ALSO
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Performed : ACTED
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Steles : CIPPI
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Pungent, edible bulb : ONION
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What puppeteers do : MANIPULATE
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Corroded : EATEN
30
Laughing : RIANT
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Affray : MELEE
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Corrida cheer : OLE
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Embezzle : PECULATE
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Spectators' cries of disapproval : CATCALLS
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Arp's art movement : DADA
40
French soldier : POILU
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Sign up : ENLIST
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Uses tweezers : PLUCKS
46
Domino or Waller : FATS
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Asymmetrical : ALOP
48
Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Concern of one in Cong. : DIST
50
Tense : TAUT
51
Sicilian volcano : ETNA
54
Staff : ROD
55
___ on (urge) : EGG

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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