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New York Times, Monday, February 21, 1983

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,158
Across
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Suitcases : BAGS
5
Moral : ETHIC
10
Superior : AONE
14
Taj Mahal site : AGRA
15
Princess of Wales : DIANA
16
Gloomy : DOUR
17
Invention of 29 Down : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
20
Mountainous area : HIGHLAND
21
Great strength : STEEL
22
Vocal pauses : ERS
23
Jeanne d'Arc et al.: Abbr. : STES
24
Mistreated : ABUSED
28
Expresses disapproval : BOOS
29
Monogram of "Cakes and Ale" author : WSM
32
Doctrine : TENET
33
Precipitation : RAIN
34
Error by a steno : TYPO
35
Chaucer's ___ of Bath : WIFE
36
One of the Starrs : BELLE
37
Oklahoma city : ENID
38
Matured : AGED
39
Elongated fish : EELS
40
Equatorial African group : BANTU
41
Kind of alert : RED
42
Automotive pioneer : OLDS
43
Confused struggles : MELEES
44
With skill : ABLY
45
1/1000 inch : MIL
46
Prohibition : TABOO
48
Light-chestnut horse : PALOMINO
53
Where the innovation of 29 Down appeared : THENEWYORKWORLD
55
Expose : BARE
56
Weird : EERIE
57
Uncommon : RARE
58
Recipe direction : STIR
59
Passé : DATED
60
Tips : NEBS
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Johann Sebastian ___ : BACH
2
Prefix with culture : AGRI
3
Rum drink : GROG
4
Obi, e.g. : SASH
5
The Black Prince or the Confessor : EDWARD
6
Noun-forming suffixes : TIONS
7
Difficult : HARD
8
Ill. neighbor : IND
9
Highest point : CAPSTONE
10
Axlike tools : ADZES
11
Exude : OOZE
12
Invalid : NULL
13
Before, to Byron : ERE
18
Precipitation : SLEET
19
Shoshoneans : UTES
23
Stains : SOILS
24
In a state of armed conflict : ATWAR
25
Ecru : BEIGE
26
Hungry : UNFED
27
Sow : SEED
28
Dances : BALLS
29
See 17 Across : WYNNE
30
Malice : SPITE
31
___ vivendi : MODUS
33
Slender : REEDY
34
Wild duck : TEAL
36
Roared : BELLOWED
40
Under : BELOW
42
Woodwind : OBOE
43
Drained off : MILKED
44
Lum's radio partner : ABNER
45
Osmond or Curie : MARIE
46
Who or which : THAT
47
Gas: Comb. form : AERI
48
Left side, at sea : PORT
49
Poetic A.M. : MORN
50
Dies ___ : IRAE
51
Govt. agency : NLRB
52
Lyric poems : ODES
53
Recipe abbr. : TBS
54
Affirmative vote : YEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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