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New York Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1983

Author:
Janis Heller
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,453
Across
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Way : PATH
5
Latvian : LETT
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Race horse at Meadowlands : PACER
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Swiss river : AARE
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Sign up : ENROL
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Beige : ECRU
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Image : ICON
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Pride members : LIONS
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Name meaning "at the big hills" : MASSACHUSETTS
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Scornful look : SNEER
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Ritter or Beneke : TEX
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Author Sholem : ASCH
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Receptive : WARM
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Speed meas. : RPM
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The ___ (rock group) : WHO
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Sup : EAT
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More embroidered : LACIER
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One end of 2 Down : FAIRBANKSALASKA
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Endangered : RISKED
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Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
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Seeds rich in protein : PEAS
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Org. sponsoring vocational training : ORT
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Opposer : ANTI
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Neighbor of Neb. : SDAK
54
___ Peak, Colo. : UTE
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City in Ill. : ALTON
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Duke's locale : NORTHCAROLINA
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Large: Prefix : MACRO
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Dry : ARID
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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Energy units : RADS
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Baroque painter Guido ___ : RENI
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Now : TODAY
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Printer's term : STET
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Rondels, e.g. : POEMS
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Northern highway : ALCAN
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Concise : TERSE
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Domestic toil : HOUSEWORK
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Secular : LAIC
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Apiece : EACH
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Game fish : TROUT
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Less at ease : TENSER
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Skin : PELT
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Loos or Colby : ANITA
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Transversely : CROSSWISE
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Long time : EON
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Parseghian of football fame : ARA
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Clarify : EXPLAIN
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Lenin's security service : CHEKA
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Israeli dances : HORAS
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Computer presentation : READOUT
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Chess piece : MAN
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___ de tête (headache) : MAL
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Some hairdos : AFROS
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Scottish landholder : LAIRD
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Outdid, as in a marathon : DISTANCED
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Boxing ref's decision : TKO
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Blood vessel : CAPILLARY
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Plead : BEG
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Mrs., in Morelos : SRA
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A translation for "cetera" : OTHERS
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Oriental principle : TAO
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Asian bay or strait : KOREA
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Wearies : TIRES
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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Low point : NADIR
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Apple-cheeked : ROSY
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Assistant : AIDE
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Remainder : REST
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Witticism : MOT
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Past : AGO

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

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