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New York Times, Monday, December 5, 1983

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,445

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Across
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Sunday morning sounds : PEALS
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Happy : GLAD
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Surfeit : CLOY
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Apportion : ALLOT
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East Indian grass : RAGI
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Singer Horne : LENA
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Egyptian metropolis : CAIRO
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Literary work : OPUS
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Level : EVEN
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Has friends over : ENTERTAINS
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Fur bearer : MINK
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Cultural studies : ARTS
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Corrects : EMENDS
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Spanish grocery shops : BODEGAS
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Up and about : ARISEN
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Ability : APTITUDE
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Go away! : SCAT
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Jolly one in a red suit : SANTA
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Angered : IRED
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Magic charm : TALISMAN
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Key activity : TUNING
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Golda : MEIR
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Subtlety : FINESSE
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Oblique : ASLANT
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Paid players : PROS
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This and ___ : THAT
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Southern Italian folk dance : TARANTELLA
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Homophone for sorry : SARI
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Cheese of Holland : EDAM
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Heep of fiction : URIAH
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Hence : ERGO
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Ceremony : RITE
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About : CIRCA
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Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
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Suffix with game or song : STER
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Genua : KNEES
Down
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Rate of speed : PACE
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Vivacity : ELAN
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Landed : ALIT
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Learning : LORE
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Warehouse space : STORAGE
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Hulled grain : GROATS
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Berlin's "You Can't Get a Man with ___" : AGUN
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Treatise : DISSERTATION
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Wearer of No. 9 shoes : CLEMENTINE
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Suspense novelist : LEVIN
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Erect : ONEND
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Pulls hard : YANKS
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Parts of telephones : TRANSMITTERS
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Spring month in Marseille : MAI
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Strong woody fiber : BAST
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Whale of a film in 1977? : ORCA
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TV turner : DIAL
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Ball-park figure : ESTIMATION
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Choose : OPT
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Raggedy ___ : ANN
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"QB VII" author : URIS
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Family rooms : DENS
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Rim : EDGE
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River of Switzerland : AAR
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Japanese coin of yore : SEN
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Loosened : UNSTUCK
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Art-museum employee : FRAMER
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Confused : ATSEA
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Snail's shell : SHARD
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Big : LARGE
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Chatter : PRATE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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"___ go bragh" : ERIN
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Italian currency : LIRE
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Alençon product : LACE
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Sounds of discovery : AHAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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