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GLOBAL SITUATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 1983

Author:
Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,157
Across
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He wrote "The Chocolate Soldier" : STRAUS
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Rome Beauty : APPLE
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Kind of whale : SPERM
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Vola : PALM
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Lindsay's partner : CROUSE
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Cutting tool : BURIN
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Part of Pliny's wardrobe : TOGAE
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Drought victim : OKIE
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German store employee? : ROSTOCKCLERK
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Rook support : ROOST
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City east of Callao Bay : LIMA
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Lhasa ___, Tibetan dog : APSO
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The "Splendid Splinter" : TED
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Libyan law enforcers? : TRIPOLICEWOMEN
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Drupe : PEACH
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Trig : NEAT
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___ de plume : NOM
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Former Hyde Park resident : SARA
40
Liech. neighbor : AUS
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Feet: Fr. : PIEDS
44
Part of NATO : ATL
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Dustin Hoffman role : RATSO
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New Jersey money changers? : REDBANKTELLERS
55
Assigns : ALLOTS
56
American Beauty : ROSE
57
Sydney Pollack film: 1982 : TOOTSIE
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Hyson, e.g. : TEA
60
Omahas' homes : LODGES
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Place for an aspiring lt. : OCS
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Fish trap : EELPOT
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"Ode to ___": Collins : FEAR
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English scholar: 18th century : BROOME
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Fourth Estate : THEPRESS
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Angel's sign of joy : SRO
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Farm adjunct : SHED
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Basis of std. time : GMT
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Bell ringer, at times : SEXTON
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Enrapture : IMPARADISE
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Vaudeville family : FOYS
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W. Hemisphere group : OAS
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German U.N. employee? : BERLINGUIST
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Luckman of football fame : SID
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E. Indian herbs : TILS
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Michigan entertainers? : LANSINGERS
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Paste : STRASS
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French explorer : ACO
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Cry heard at St. Andrews : FORE
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Burns's always : EER
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Sageness : SAPIENCE
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Entertain sumptuously : REGALE
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Bombast : RANT
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Tec, at times : TAILER
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Use a Mason jar : CAN
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Fidel's friends : AMIGOS
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Vein's glory : ORE
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Member of some families : ADOPTEE
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Sideswipe reminder : DENT
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Certain alley buttons : RESETS
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Russian ranch hands? : MOSCOWPUNCHERS
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Procedures before a deal : ANTES
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Clarence or Doris : DAY
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Lucy Ricardo's friend : ETHEL
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Norse underworld queen : HEL
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Expressions of surprise : AHAS
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Nice friend : AMI
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Reduce a fever : LYSE
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News feature : RECAP
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Ohio coachman? : COLUMBUSDRIVER
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Requisite for a good R.N. : TLC
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Dippy or dotty : GAGA
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Hot spot : OVEN
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C'est-___ (that is to say) : ADIRE
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Turkish hotel V.I.P.? : ADIYAMANAGER
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An element : LEAD
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Pitch : RESIN
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Theologian's principle : TENET
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Strong : POTENT
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Sight from the Ponte Vecchio : ARNO
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Feather grass : STIPA
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M.I.T. grads : ENGRS
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Wields or strives : EXERTS
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Row : SCRAP
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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La Croce ___ (Red Cross, in Italy) : ROSSA
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Parade of a sort : AUTOCADE
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Pvt.'s home away from home : USO
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Amish, e.g. : SECT
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Start of a kindergarten refrain : ABCDE
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Kabul currency : PUL
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Most comely : PRETTIEST
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N.Y. line : LIRR
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Light : ENKINDLE
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___ Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
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Snooker, e.g. : POOL
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Meredith's "The ___" : EGOIST
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Scaramouch : RASCAL
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Verse form : METER
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Game having chukkers : POLO
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Viatmin C source : LIME
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Picayunish : MEAN
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Author Kesey : KEN
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Stance : POSE
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Aggressive tyrant : WARLORD
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Center of interest : HUB
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Prone : APTTO
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Glossy fabric : SATEEN
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Samuel's teacher : ELI
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On the Marmara : ASEA
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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African entertainer? : TOGOGODANCER
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Like some grasses : STEMMY
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Aryan people of Caucasia : OSSETS
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Author de la ___ : ROCHE
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English therapist, perhaps? : ESSEXOLOGIST
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Cambodian family : NOLS
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Keystone ___ of early films : KOPS
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Tpk. : RTE
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Pulitzer Prize dramatist: 1967 : ALBEE
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Molders : ROTS
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Musical upbeat : ARSIS
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Symposium topic, for Plato : EROS
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Bloomery worker : FORGER
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Sch. groups : PTAS
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Small electronic organ : SPINET
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Deer playground : RANGE
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White House monogram : HST
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Apr. collectors : IRS
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II x DXXV + I : MLI
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Otic: Comb. form : AUR
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Prefix for play or band : DIS
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Type of fly : FIRE
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Impediment : BAR
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Resolution time in Toledo : ENERO
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Pother : STIR
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"___-boom-de-ré" : TARARA
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Kitchen visitors of yore : ICEMEN
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Drama-school subject : SPEECH
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Radar displays : SCANS
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Transmitted : SENT
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Vagrants : FLOTSAM
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In ___ (in position) : SITU
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Danish measure of length : ALEN
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U.S. author: 1909–55 : AGEE
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Host : ARMY
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Avant-garde member : NEO
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Bathroom fixture : TOWELRING
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Put to use : APPLY
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Cause to function : ACTIVATE
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Scale note: Var. : DOH
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Deputize : DELEGATE
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Trucking rig : SEMI
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Pronoun : HER
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"Sapho" and "Jack" author : DAUDET
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Town near Perugia : ASSISI
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Girders : HBARS
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Type of theater : ARENA
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S.o.'s and e.r.a. : STATS
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Wahoo : ELM
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Bird, e.g. : CAGER
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Mole, maybe : AGENT
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Widgets : PARTS
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Popular flavoring : COLA
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Wireless word : OVER
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Not pinguid : LEAN
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Ruin : UNDO
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Result when a tap isn't tip-top : DRIP
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A Churchill successor : EDEN
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Horn, e.g. : CAPE
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Suffix with law or saw : YER
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Associate of Luna : NOX

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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