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New York Times, Thursday, February 17, 1983

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,154
Across
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"___ Is Your Life" : THIS
5
Navy men : TARS
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Asian music source : SITAR
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Supermarket dept. : DELI
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Leonine group : PRIDE
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Shaker grains : SALT
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Harness parts : HAMES
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Calvin Klein's hereditary factors? : DESIGNERGENES
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He claims to have horse sense : TOUT
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Geller : URI
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Of Jungfrau's locale : ALPINE
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Toward protection asea : ALEE
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Fairy : FAY
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Playwright Pirandello : LUIGI
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Half of a famed radio duo : AMOS
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Command to a canine : COME
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Where Rev. Billy was taught? : GRAHAMMARSCHOOL
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Colloquial contraction : AINT
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Ugandan outcast : AMIN
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Release, as in wrestling : LETUP
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Tokyo, once : EDO
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Bovine hurdle of rhyme : MOON
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Certain standardbreds : PACERS
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Biblical mount : HOR
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Remark from Rover : BARK
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Horseplay at the gas station? : FUELINGAROUND
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Singer Mel : TORME
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"___ of Eden" : EAST
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Impoverished : POOR
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Sinai lawgiver : MOSES
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Malevolent : EVIL
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Aware of : ONTO
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Point of view : SLANT
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Indigence : NEED
Down
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Grid scores : TDS
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Arrow part : HEAD
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River at Rennes : ILLE
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Awaits developments patiently : SITSTIGHT
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Dialect : TONGUE
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Ten-percenter : AGENT
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Coty of Descartes : RENE
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Forecaster : SEER
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Globe : SPHERE
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Qum native : IRANI
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This is on the watch : TIME
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Summer refreshers : ADES
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Legal matter : RES
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Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
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Speculate : GUESS
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Sea growth : ALGAE
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Sensational : LURID
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Grand worth more than a grand : PIANO
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Without delay : AMAIN
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Lost and alone : LORN
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American naval officer: 1806–63 : FOOTE
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Love, to Pierre : AMOUR
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Cries out, as in pain : YELPS
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Stuff in certain dumps : AMMO
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Investigate : CHECKUPON
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A New Zealander : MAORI
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Mild cigar : CLARO
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Bother maliciously : MOLEST
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In some degree : PARTLY
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Macho types : HEMEN
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Garden herb : BASIL
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Deceive : FOOL
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___ Major : URSA
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___-do-well : NEER
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Donated : GAVE
51
___ other than : NONE
52
Overlove : DOTE
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Logos: Abbr. : TMS
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Reel's companion : ROD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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