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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1983

Author:
Brett A. Blaylock
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
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Diamond's "___ Believer" : IMA
4
Chambers : ATRIA
9
Plug : QUID
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Peregrinate : ROVE
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Pacify : QUELL
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Annul : UNDO
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Latin lover's verb form : AMAS
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Milton's "Regent of the Sun" : URIEL
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Feature : ITEM
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Turncoat : QUISLING
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Vote no : OPPOSE
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___ Man : ISLEOF
25
Marginalia : NOTES
27
Coward : NOEL
29
Nuclide : ISOTOPE
33
Stetson, e.g. : HAT
36
Quaver : TRILL
38
Katmandu locale : NEPAL
39
Seed part : ARIL
41
Scoff : SNEER
43
Sequences : RUNS
44
" . . . ___ good will" : MENOF
46
Auriculate : EARED
48
Diocese : SEE
49
Australian tramp's bundle : MATILDA
51
Phase : STEP
53
River ducks : TEALS
55
E. B. Browning's "___ Leigh" : AURORA
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Broadcast : STREWN
62
Starry-eyed : QUIXOTIC
64
Fraud : LIAR
65
Volte-face : UTURN
67
Red dwarf, e.g. : STAR
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Cutting tool : ADZE
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Ecru : BEIGE
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Himalayan bugbear : YETI
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Do garden work : WEED
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Over : ENDED
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Geiger relative : RAD
Down
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Arabic dialect : IRAQI
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Greek god of mockery : MOMUS
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Use : AVAIL
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Subsurface sources of water : AQUIFERS
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Rotate : TURN
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Rule : REIGN
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O'Neill play : ILE
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Metes out : ALLOTS
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Wit : QUIPSTER
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Golden-rule word : UNTO
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Fish or dates : IDES
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Fuller's geodesic ___ : DOME
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Where Krupp cleaned up : ESSEN
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Sack : LOOT
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Spanish esne : PEON
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Cowboys' rivals : OILERS
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One-dimensional : LINEAL
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___ tesselatum (mosaic) : OPUS
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Sheet of sorts : PANE
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Threat word : ELSE
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Ruhr city : HAMM
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Precinct : AREA
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Shade : TINT
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"The ___-Rig," Burns poem : LEA
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Hung around : LOITERED
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Hired : RETAINED
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Moved fast : FLEW
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Pas de ___ (ballet figure) : DEUX
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Inspiration for a Strauss : DANUBE
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Vapid : PROSY
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Cuttlefish's relative : SQUID
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Lustrous fur : OTTER
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Cowboy's cowcatcher : RIATA
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Corrosive : ACRID
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Deli item : SLAW
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Rip or flood : TIDE
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Level : RAZE
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Prompt : URGE
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Blake Edwards film: 1979 : TEN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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