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Judith C. Dalton
Judith C. Dalton

NOW YOU C IT . . .

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1983

Author:
Judith C. Dalton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Judith C. Dalton has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,185
Across
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Take long steps : STRIDE
7
Render weaponless : UNARM
12
Priest's neckcloth : AMICE
17
Squeal : BLAB
21
Like Pinocchio : WOODEN
22
Martinique mount : PELEE
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Pisces neighbor : CETUS
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German hall : AULA
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LIONS, TIGERS, BEARS, etc.? : ALLOFTHEWILD
27
BEAUTICIAN? : HAIRPERSON
29
Golfer's gadget : TEE
30
Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
31
Corrals : PENS
32
Chewed the scenery : EMOTED
33
Lee or Starr : BRENDA
34
Separate : APART
36
Anti : CON
37
Sourdough's concern : CLAIM
40
Wicker's "A ___ Die" : TIMETO
42
Arranges in twos : PAIRSOFF
47
Shoots the breeze : RAPS
48
BARD'S LAMENT? : RIMEDOESNOTPAY
52
Fla. neighbor : ALA
53
Away from the wind : ALEE
54
Número ___ : UNO
55
Airfield at Paris : ORLY
56
Otaria member : SEAL
57
Winter Palace resident : TSAR
58
Political birds of a feather : BLOC
59
Spanish painter called "El Divino": 16th century : MORALES
61
Evergreen : FIR
62
Londoner's quart : LITRE
63
Astern, to Drake : BAFT
64
Headland : RAS
65
Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
66
Top kicks : SARGES
67
Sch. subject : ENG
68
AGED BODY PART? : OLDSHOULDER
73
"Close ___," pop song : TOYOU
74
"Rock ___" : OFAGES
76
Hurdles for would-be Ph.D.'s : ORALS
77
Richardson heroine : PAMELA
78
External : OUTER
79
MONGOOSE? : SNAKEHARMER
81
Circular: Abbr. : RND
84
Core groups : CADRES
86
Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
87
Corded fabric : REP
88
Date of Columbus's last voyage : MDII
89
A Mousquetaire : ATHOS
90
___ Cruces : LAS
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Too full : STUFFED
95
Grapevine disease : ESCA
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Heath for Heathcliff : MOOR
97
Silvers or Harris : PHIL
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Sough : MOAN
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Parseghian : ARA
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Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
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Kind of song : POP
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READY FOR EVEREST? : MOUNTAINLIMBER
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Speed up : STEPONIT
109
___-order (tailored) : MADETO
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Trigonometry ratios : SINES
111
High, in music : ALT
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Greek communes : DEMES
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Indulge in forensics : DEBATE
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Fruity cocktail : MAITAI
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Love song : SERENA
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Nonpro athletes' assoc. : AAU
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SCRIPT DIRECTION FOR SALLY? : ENTERFIELD
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MUSIC, SCULPTURE, PLUS LOTS MORE? : ARTSANDRAFTS
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"Rome of Hungary" : EGER
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Power in "Star Wars" : FORCE
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Billy and nanny : GOATS
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Tell : RELATE
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Hyson and oopak : TEAS
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Staid : SOBER
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Pastrami order, often : ONRYE
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Douay Bible's Ezra : ESDRAS
Down
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Catch a fly : SWAT
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Enameled metalware : TOLE
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Function : ROLE
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Marriage words : IDO
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Spoil the shape of : DEFORM
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Topple : UPEND
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Former London prison : NEWGATE
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" . . . sin to tell ___" : ALIE
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Bro. or sis. : REL
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Fly type, for short : MED
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Charon's river : ACHERON
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Intended : MEANT
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'Tis, in toto : ITIS
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Mongrel : CUR
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Outstanding : ESPECIAL
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Cuts of beef : BARONS
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Concupiscence : LUST
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Alexander's men : BAND
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Chinese dynasty: 202 B.C.–A.D. 220 : HAN
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Atlanta university : EMORY
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Fall guy : PATSY
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Do a lab division : BISECT
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Love, in Livorno : AMORE
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Decorticates : PEELS
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He played Tarzan : CRABBE
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Lowland, to a laird : LALLAN
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OPTIMISTIC ORANGUTAN? : APEOFGOODHOPE
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Golden calf, e.g. : IDOL
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Feather: Comb. form : PTERO
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U.S. druggists' org. : APA
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KILN DEFENDER? : OASTGUARDSMAN
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Fusee : FLARE
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Cabbie's arithmetic : FARES
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Molasses distillate : RUM
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Arranged neatly : INORDER
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Quagmire : MORASS
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Willow : OSIER
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Alpine region : TIROL
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Cinder : ASH
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"The Way of All ___" : FLESH
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Hen : LAYER
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Otiose : IDLE
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Indefinite amount : SOME
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She wrote "Angel of Light" : OATES
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Sweater sizes: Abbr. : LGES
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Namesakes of Chaplin's widow : OONAS
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Monitor lizard : URAN
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"Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
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Finnish city : TAMPERE
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Rage : FUROR
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Assembly-line house : PREFAB
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Commandment word : SHALT
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Sandy's plaint : ARF
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___ Councils (A.D. 325 and 787) : NICENE
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Ross and Dors : DIANAS
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Bivouacs : CAMPS
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Go on ___ (make merry) : ATOOT
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Actor Eastwood : CLINT
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Villain : MEANIE
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Meteorologist's device : SONDE
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Dinesen products : TALES
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Module : UNIT
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Nabokov novel : DAR
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Bishops : PONTIFFS
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Chinese secret society : HUI
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Don Shula's team : MIAMI
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Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
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Editor, at times : AMENDER
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Decorum : MODESTY
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Eton boys' parents : PATERS
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Goggles : STARES
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Musically smooth : DOLCE
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Rub out : ERASE
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London's Big ___ : BEN
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Conductor Previn : ANDRE
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Track event : MEET
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Cherbourg cherub : ANGE
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Graceful tree : ITEA
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Thyme or sage : HERB
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Sirius or Mizar : STAR
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At a distance : AFAR
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Employs : USES
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Five score : IOO
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In the past : AGO
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Nessen or Ziegler : RON
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Borough council rep. : ALD

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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