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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 1983

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,152
Across
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Kind of jug : TOBY
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Plagiarize : STEAL
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Child's ammo : CAPS
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Wings : ALAE
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Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Goody Two-shoes, for one : PARAGONOFVIRTUE
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Eur. neighbor : AFR
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Deserters : RATS
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Din : NOISE
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Bell town of fiction : ADANO
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One of Santa's eight : DANCER
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Recess : ALCOVE
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Lasso loop : NOOSE
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Stir up : ROUSE
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Anagram for a fish : AUNT
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Use a powder puff : DAB
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Well-mannered Miss Tiegs? : MODELOFBEHAVIOR
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Word for a bairn : SMA
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Prattles : GABS
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Intermediate, in law : MESNE
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Tote : CARRY
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Promote : FOSTER
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Entertain lavishly : REGALE
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Boyer of baseball : CLETE
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Roast V.I.P.'s : MCS
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What 17 Across and 35 Across do : SETAGOODEXAMPLE
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"___ and the Detectives, " 1964 film : EMIL
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Moslem decree : IRADE
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Leaf part : VEIN
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Anger, sloth, etc. : SINS
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Veal piccata flavoring : LEMON
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Jab : PROD
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Bark cloth : TAPA
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Norse saint : OLAF
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Caribbean predator : BARRACUDA
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"___, though I walk . . . " : YEA
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Actor Everett ___ : SLOANE
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Sidekick of movies and TV : TONTO
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Cupid : EROS
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Stage line of a sort : ARF
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O.T. book : LEV
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Yankee catcher : CERONE
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Garret : ATTIC
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Breather : PAUSE
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Pilot : STEER
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Driveway material : GRAVEL
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Feminine suffixes : INAS
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Amount given by an R.N. : DOSE
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"The lady ___ protest too much . . . ": Shak. : DOTH
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"Present ___!" : ARMS
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Come into view : LOOM
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Like a textured sweater : NUBBY
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Tipper's need, at times : ONES
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On the horizon : AFAR
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Painting technique : DISTEMPER
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Tops : AONE
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Title for a rabbit : BRER
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Monstrous one : OGRE
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Creature on a slide : AMOEBA
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Weskit : VEST
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Bangkok klongs : CANALS
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Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
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Pale yellow, as hair : FLAXEN
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Tears down a flat : RASES
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Varnish resin : ELEMI
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Words to a hitchhiker : GETIN
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Dogma of faith : CREDO
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Bede of fiction : ADAM
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Muse of history : CLIO
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Dispatch : SEND
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Word with can or cloth : OIL
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Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE
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Baseball award, for short : MVP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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