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SECOND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1983

5-Down : Crosswise

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 21, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,416
Across
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Stronghold : FORT
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"On ___ Day ... " : ACLEAR
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Lily type : CALLA
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Motherless calf : DOGIE
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Author Smith of "Topper" fame : THORNE
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___ Belt or Sword : ORIONS
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Flock of sheep? : WOOLGATHERING
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Center of New York : LINCOLN
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Duck, in Düsseldorf : ENTE
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Daunted : COWED
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Land area : ISLE
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Greek-Roman theaters : ODEA
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One, to a Scot : ANE
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Be dishonest : CHEAT
31
Smidgens : IOTAS
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Bearing : MIEN
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Speeder's nemesis : RADAR
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Mexican Mrs. : SRA
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Detection apparatus : SONAR
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___ Rica : COSTA
38
Name with Abner : LUM
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Interstate rte. : THRUWAY
42
British chums : MATEYS
43
Yalta's location : CRIMEA
46
Flower part : SEPAL
47
Kind of cure : PEDI
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Dance for dodos? : GOOFBALL
50
Sword beater : PEN
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Valuable fur : MINIVER
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Some French clerics : ABBES
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Fluff : BONER
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Gutsy : BOLD
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"Boola boola" people : ELIS
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Wrath : IRE
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Parties one shouldn't go to? : WRONGDOINGS
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"___ Got You Under My Skin" : IVE
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Etruscan title : LARS
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Fix the carver : HONE
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Total : UTTER
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Jeanmaire of ballet : RENEE
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Recording sites : STUDIOS
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Likely : APT
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Wristwatch? : TIMEWORN
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Main mass : BULK
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T-bone producer : STEER
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Power checkers : METERS
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Ohio-Indiana river : MAUMEE
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Had the lead : STARRED
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Kind of dance : WAR
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New York island : ELLIS
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Certain shavings : CURLS
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Skilled person : PRO
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Rhone tributary : ISERE
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Ins, in France : ELUS
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Spirit or gazelle : ARIEL
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Notorious Vichy prime minister : LAVAL
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Moon vehicle's unit : LEM
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Russian chess champ and family : TALS
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No ifs, ands or ___ : BUTS
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More sapient : SAGER
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Lincoln bill : FIVE
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Moved like Shakespeare's schoolboy : SNAILED
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Aware of a truck-trailer? : SEMICONSCIOUS
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Fred ___ of court fame : STOLLE
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Patriots, e.g. : ELEVEN
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Speechify : ORATE
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Bitter follower : ENDER
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Dinner courses : SALADS
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Bonkers : NUTS
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Paid, as a bill : FOOTED
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Look of desire : OGLE
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Dress : RIG
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Emulate Socrates : TEACH
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Crosswise : ATHWART
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Fast felines : CHEETAHS
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Nobleman : LORD
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Silkworm : ERI
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Sothern or Sheridan : ANN
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Like some sportscasts : REGIONAL
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Gorget, e.g. : COLLAR
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Ram aloft : ARIES
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Author Yutang : LIN
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Crazy reason for doing something? : LOCOMOTIVE
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Subject to electrolytic action : ANODISE
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Prima ___ : DONNA
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Like some precipitation : SLEETY
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Endure : WEAR
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Heels' opposites : TOES
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Nursemaids in Nottingham : NANAS
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Jib guy : STAY
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Orts of sorts : CRUMBS
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Sioux City Sue, e.g. : IOWAN
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"What ___!" : ALIFE
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The best con men? : SUPERDUPERS
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Moslem judge : CADI
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___ culpa : MEA
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Correct a cribbage score : REPEG
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Darns : MENDS
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Some are kings : COBRAS
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Playwright Sherwood : ROBERT
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Canal Zone airfield : ALBROOK
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Mayflower passenger : PILGRIM
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Author Sheehy : GAIL
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Fish-eating birds : LOONS
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Impressionist painter : MONET
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Novelist Glyn : ELINOR
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Comedienne Joan : RIVERS
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Compass pt. : NNE
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Kind of role : BIT
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Observed : SEEN
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During : WHILE
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"Wind in the Willows" character : OTTER
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U-boat assignment? : SUBMISSION
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Follow again? : RETAIL
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Jugs : EWERS
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Union concerns : DUES
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In any respect : ATALL
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Gull : MEW
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Emphasizes : STRESSES
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Put back : REPLACED
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Athletic events : MEETS
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Poe's foster family : ALLANS
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Wail : ULULATE
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Satisfy : SUIT
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Ollie and Fafnir : DRAGONS
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More coarse : CRUDER
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Pizzeria necessity : OVEN
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George and T. S. : ELIOTS
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Musical : REVUE
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Uncles in Dundee : EMES
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Poplar : ABELE
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Firebug's crime : ARSON
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High Hindu god : SIVA
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Official sanction : FIAT
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Law deg. : LLD
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Guidonian note : ELA
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Tormé or Brooks : MEL
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Claret-yielding area : CRU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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