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New York Times, Tuesday, February 1, 1983

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,138

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Across
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Use a dirk : STAB
5
B.S.A. interest : DEED
9
Interrupter's sound : AHEM
13
Sped : TORE
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
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Cooer : DOVE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Showy blossom : BELLFLOWER
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Venetian island : RIALTO
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Prior to, to Prior : ERE
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Ages on end : EONS
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Rowan, e.g. : SORB
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Larch : TAMARACK
32
Yorkshire city : LEEDS
35
Hunt hero : ABOU
36
Crocus or gladiolus : IRID
38
Slovenly women : SLUTS
40
Manx cry : MEOW
41
Vestige : RELIC
43
Vault : LEAP
44
Sharpen : STROP
46
Within: Prefix : ENDO
47
Kett of comics : ETTA
48
S. Korean capital : SEOUL
50
Resonant : SONOROUS
52
Pearson : DREW
54
Manche capital : STLO
55
Kind of trip : EGO
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Slangy refusal : NAH
59
TV sports feature : REPLAY
63
Deadly nightshade : BELLADONNA
67
Robust : HALE
68
Philippine knife : BOLO
69
Wild plums : SLOES
70
Pimlico shape : OVAL
71
Flap in the wind : SLAT
72
Q.E.F. element : ERAT
73
Catch : NAIL
Down
1
Atik or Alya : STAR
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Solo for Scotto : ARIA
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W.W. I battle site : BELLEAUWOOD
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Urbane : DEBONAIR
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Vane reading : ENE
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Photo blowup: Abbr. : ENL
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Sylvan valleys : DELLS
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Fuss : ADO
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Julia Ward ___ : HOWE
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Word with glade or green : EVER
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Pierre's mother : MERE
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"___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
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Tutelary deities : LARES
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Crag : TOR
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Detritus : SCREE
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Rider for Pegasus : BELLEROPHON
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Floppy headgear : TAMS
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Is an accessory : ABETS
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Archie or Dinty : MOORE
31
Pottery ovens : KILNS
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Resulting from : DUETO
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In ___ quo (as is) : STATU
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Capers : DIDOS
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Resorts for rehabilitation : SPAS
42
Differentiate : CONTRAST
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River of India : PURNA
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Desired roles : LEADS
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Mr. Bull of Bergen : OLE
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Sound : WHOLE
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Abates : EBBS
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Texas A&M subj. : GEOL
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Juárez jar : OLLA
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Latite or scoria : LAVA
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Kirghiz range : ALAI
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"Locomotive," for one : YELL
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Fate : LOT
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Hide ___ hair : NOR
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Pegagogue's org. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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