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New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 1983

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,440

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The Prof, usually : PHD
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Nebraska metropolis : OMAHA
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Unbearably pleased : SMUG
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Duke or earl : PEER
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Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
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Henry's third Catherine : PARR
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Delicate : LACY
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A burdened giant : ATLAS
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Robert or Alan : ALDA
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Autumn mo. : OCT
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Monastery room for writing : SCRIPTORIUM
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"___ in America" : WHOSWHO
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Bowler or skimmer : HAT
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Stickum : GLUE
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Border bloomer in a garden : AGERATUM
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Infection fighter : SERUM
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Coll. groups : FRATS
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Letter sign-off wd. : YRS
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Fill up : CRAM
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Carousal : BINGE
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___ in a poke : APIG
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Serpent : ASP
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Calcutta wear : SARIS
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Beatified : BLEST
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Practice : REHEARSE
43
Played, as a horn : BLEW
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Check : TAB
45
Quarterback's maneuver : LATERAL
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Publishing-house group : COPYREADERS
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"There, ___ Said It Again," 1941 hit : IVE
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Astringent : ALUM
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Unexpected amusement : TREAT
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___ the Man : STAN
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Galba's predecessor : NERO
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Up-tight : TENSE
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Exterminator's concern : PEST
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Damaged : TORN
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Liquor component : ESTER
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Forte of Joseph Turner : ART
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Yellowish pink : PEACH
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Duplicating device : HECTOGRAPH
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Sere : DRY
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Edible garden plant : ORACHE
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Paris subway : METRO
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Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
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Fill full : HEAP
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Beauty is his truth : AESTHETE
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Laconian power : SPARTA
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French Sudan today : MALI
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A language of Pakistan : URDU
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Chickpea, e.g. : GRAM
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Farm implement : PLOW
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(Has) moved through water : SWUM
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Trireme equipment : OARS
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Deteriorating area : SLUM
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Palmer : ARNIE
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Shuts up : GAGS
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Soulé's 1868 invention : TYPEWRITER
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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An NCO : MSGT
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Larches : FIRS
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Gun-turret protector : BARBETTE
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Mosel tributary : SAAR
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Deli orders : BLTS
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A word's original form : ETYMON
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Make a deal : BARTER
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Contract : LEASE
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Skipper's "Stop!" : AVAST
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Spring period : LENT
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Pompous talk : CANT
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Spread : OLEO
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Sound of contentment : PURR
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Hawk of old : ARES
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Fender damage : DENT
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA

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

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