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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 1983

Author:
Joan Whitman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q U V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,207

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Across
1
Dolt : CLOD
5
A Roosevelt : SARA
9
Home : ABODE
14
Lasso : ROPE
15
"Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
16
Swift : RAPID
17
Seine sights : ILES
18
Ship's wake : WASH
19
Activity on a court : ACING
20
One who likes to hike : BACKPACKER
23
Leg joint : KNEE
24
Wrath : IRE
25
Makes different in details : ALTERS
27
Poked : JABBED
31
Skinny's opposite : FATSO
33
Booming : AROAR
34
Relaxed, California style : LAIDBACK
38
Varied: Abbr. : MISC
39
Mild cigar : CLARO
41
Jai ___ : ALAI
42
Sass : BACKTALK
44
Champagne buckets : ICERS
45
Throng : HORDE
46
___ dozen : BAKERS
47
Straw mat : TATAMI
50
___ Browne belt : SAM
51
British public school : ETON
52
Popular board game : BACKGAMMON
59
Inland waters : PONDS
61
Reagan's first Sec. of State : HAIG
62
"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
63
Obscure : INNER
64
A Gardner : ERLE
65
Tract : AREA
66
Mr. Cooper in town : DEEDS
67
Blend : MELD
68
Trial : TEST
Down
1
Cattle pen : CRIB
2
Actress Montez : LOLA
3
Acronym for an oil cartel : OPEC
4
Music stand : DESK
5
Alaskan peninsula : SEWARD
6
Quickly : APACE
7
Hazard : RISK
8
Feel pity : ACHE
9
Sports commentator Parseghian : ARA
10
Square-dance figure : BACKTOBACK
11
Deem : OPINE
12
Truck stop : DINER
13
Sidles : EDGES
21
Bridge support : PIER
22
Proportion : RATIO
26
Hallucinogen, for short : LSD
27
Side of a door : JAMB
28
"Casta diva" is one : ARIA
29
Sweet, russet winter fruit : BOSC
30
Sarcastic; equivocal : BACKHANDED
31
Peel off : FLAKE
32
Bern's river : AAR
35
Away from the wind : ALEE
36
Union general at Gettysburg : CARR
37
Toffee confection : KISS
39
S.A. Indian : CARIB
40
Honorary law deg. : LLD
43
Male animal : TOM
44
Van Druten's "___ Camera" : IAMA
46
Caught : BAGGED
47
Lacking enthusiasm : TEPID
48
Expiate : ATONE
49
1,000 kilograms : TONNE
50
Deftness : SKILL
53
Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
54
Relief org. : CARE
55
Gist : MEAT
56
Mud : MIRE
57
Units : ONES
58
Undiluted : NEAT
60
C.C.N.Y. group : SRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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