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GROUP DYNAMICS

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 1983

Author:
Carol Dutting
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Carol Dutting has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,164
Across
1
Kitchen emanation : ODOR
5
Nell of the Old Curiosity Shop : TRENT
10
Fruits for Fabius : POMA
14
Ham's acknowledgment : ROGER
19
Goddess of breezes : AURA
20
Jack roll : WINCH
21
Caspian feeder : URAL
22
Expunge : ERASE
23
The "family"? : FORCEOFCOERCERS
26
Page of songdom : PATTI
27
Vaisya is one : CASTE
28
Take it all back : RECANT
29
Had the flu : ACHED
30
Scrubs the mission : ABORTS
32
Next to : BESIDE
33
Coe, Ryun et al. : MILERS
34
Gloomy : MOROSE
35
Crazy as ___ : ALOON
36
Brave one : DARER
37
Where Kerman is : IRAN
38
Calorie counters' kitty? : POTOFDIETERS
42
Adherent: Suffix : ITE
45
Catchall abbr. : ETC
46
Medic : DOC
47
Places : LOCI
48
Wildebeests : GNUS
49
Scottie's refusal : NAE
50
Shipshape : TRIM
52
N.H. city : LACONIA
55
Ins. men : AGTS
56
Grim Grimm characters : OGRES
58
Selfless love : AGAPE
59
Struck : SMOTE
60
Shunt : DEFLECT
62
Produce : STAGE
63
One of the tunas : BLUEFIN
65
Atlas feature : INSET
66
Credulous : NAIVE
67
Wolfish looks : LEERS
68
Common or proper word : NOUN
69
TV device : SCANNER
71
Flit : DART
72
Otho's dom. : EMP
75
Heidi's milieu : ALPS
76
Army : HOST
77
Thrash : TAN
78
Hawk's delight : WAR
79
Séance signal : RAP
80
Jokesters' melee? : RIOTOFCOMICS
85
Relative of neo : CENO
86
Manifest : OVERT
88
Mansard extensions : EAVES
89
Did some road work : TARRED
91
Hash mark : STRIPE
93
Pollen bearer : STAMEN
95
Annoy : MOLEST
96
He wrote "Marius the Epicurean" : PATER
97
Cucujo's cousin : ELATER
98
Starchy roots : TAROS
99
White poplar : ABELE
100
7 A.M. stampede? : DASHOFCOMMUTERS
105
Tendrils : CURLS
106
Feminine suffix : ETTE
107
Weird : EERIE
108
Italian town : ESTE
109
Curves : ESSES
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At no time, to Tennyson : NEER
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Discourage : DETER
112
Does : DEER
Down
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Dolt : OAF
2
Half a quartet : DUO
3
Hockey great : ORR
4
Masked "bandit" : RACCOON
5
Ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
6
Schisms : RIFTS
7
Suffix with persist : ENCE
8
Sgt. or Cpl. : NCO
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Concerning that : THEREOF
10
Tosca's creator : PUCCINI
11
Companion of Artemis : OREAD
12
Seine feeder : MARNE
13
Norwegian fjord : ALST
14
Garage sign : REPAIRS
15
Divine revelation : ORACLE
16
Quilting bee? : GATHERINGOFSEWERS
17
Depside is one : ESTER
18
Wallace and Whitelaw : REIDS
24
Sites for drums : EARS
25
Do a lawn job : RESOD
30
Trunk in a trunk : AORTA
31
Two fans? : BRACEOFSUPPORTERS
32
Lobbyist group : BLOC
33
Bernstein heroine : MARIA
34
Appearance : MIEN
35
Energy source : ATOM
36
Tenth part: Prefix : DECI
39
Keats was one : ODIST
40
Run off : ELOPE
41
Elegance : TONE
43
All together, in music : TUTTI
44
City of the Ruhr : ESSEN
48
Winning hit: Slang : GAMER
50
Waste allowance : TRET
51
Fun rm. : REC
52
Cato's tongue : LATIN
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Bird or Johnson : CAGER
57
Shady spots : GLENS
59
Avian feast : SUET
60
Libyan coin : DINAR
61
___ Gay : ENOLA
62
André or Amaro : SANTO
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The voice of Porky Pig : BLANC
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Celtic sea god : LER
66
Tammany Hall lampooner : NAST
69
"Rocky" actress : SHIRE
70
Mud hen : COOT
71
Place for a don : DAIS
73
"Olympia" painter : MANET
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Urge : PROD
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Govt. agents : TMEN
80
Hold down : REPRESS
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Part of a partridge : FEATHER
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Literary sketch : CAMEO
83
Glutted : OVERFED
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One in a rage : STORMER
85
Like a cardinal : CRESTED
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Hurdy-gurdy: Fr. : VIELLE
90
Baseball family name : ALOU
91
Modern frontier : SPACE
92
Restraints discussed by Freud : TABUS
93
Roof material : SLATE
94
Sample : TASTE
95
Successor to Bess : MAMIE
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She was once bottled up on TV : EDEN
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Cause for a civil suit : TORT
101
Bee follower : CEE
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Suffix with Annam or Assam : ESE
103
P.O. decision : RTE
104
Sun. talk : SER

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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