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New York Times, Tuesday, March 8, 1983

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 240 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,173
Across
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Trade center : MART
5
Chicken ___ reine : ALA
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“Nor iron ___ cage”: Lovelace : BARSA
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Solo for Scotto : ARIA
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Famed cow owner : OLEARY
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Scorch : SEAR
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Refuge : ARK
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British Prime Minister: 1945–51 : ATTLEE
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Roosevelt Dam’s locale : SALTRIVER
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A Colonial governor : EATON
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Brazilian palm : ASSAI
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Fruity drink : ADE
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Creek : RIA
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Baseball stat. : RBI
29
Specific hymnal : PSALTER
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Instance : CASE
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“___, O Ship of State!”: Longfellow : SAILON
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Lupino : IDA
40
Light ___ feather : ASA
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Veteran tar : OLDSALT
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Switch positions : ONS
43
Cap. of Georgia : ATL
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Household pest : REDANT
45
Ginger follower : SNAP
46
Sodium ___ : NITRATE
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Equal: Comb. form : ISO
50
Cereal grass : OAT
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Ump’s confrere : REF
54
Existing : ALIVE
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Actress Beulah ___: 1892–1981 : BONDI
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Kind of taffy : SALTWATER
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Melting action : FUSION
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Big ___, Calif. : SUR
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Singer Vikki ___ : CARR
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“ . . . all things ___”: Heraclitus : AREONE
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___ out (barely make it) : EKE
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Other than : ELSE
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Like impudent kids : SASSY
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“___ Filles de Cadiz” : LES
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Tinted : DYED
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Italian marble center : MASSA
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Fields of study : AREAS
3
Iranian coins : RIALS
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Steak ___ : TARTARE
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U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
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Tadpole, e.g. : LARVA
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Invited : ASKED
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Neckpiece : BOA
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Catalyst of a sort : ALTERANT
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Pass the word : RETAIL
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Dancing : SALTATION
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Mars: Comb. form : AREO
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Hankering : YEN
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Needle : RIB
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Design again : REPLAN
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Ait : ISLET
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Conductor Georg ___ : SOLTI
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Best of films : EDNA
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File : RASP
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He played Sonny Corleone : CAAN
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Whence some vino comes : ASTI
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Imperial Valley lake in Calif. : SALTONSEA
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European vipers : ADDERS
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“Rose ___ rose . . . ” : ISA
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Ciceronian collection : ORATIONS
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Comforted : SOLACED
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Crystal sets, e.g. : RADIOS
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Adage : SAW
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Frame for Turner : EASEL
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Accidental stroke of luck : FLUKE
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“The Boot” : ITALY
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Berryman product : VERSE
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Made a boo-boo : ERRED
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Deg. for a would-be Wood : BFA
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Yours and mine : OURS
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___ bien : TRES
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A loser at Waterloo : NEY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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