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New York Times, Friday, April 15, 1983

Author:
Carduff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,211
Across
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African republic : MALI
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Use a strigil : SCRAPE
11
Charleston is its cap. : WVA
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Soon : ANON
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A hair, to Pierre : CHEVEU
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"___ So Fine," 1963 song : HES
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Start of a quotation from Tiberius on heavy taxes : ITISTHEPART
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High-school subj. : ENG
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Perceives, in a way : INTUITS
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNEA
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Wood chipper : ADZ
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Athlete with a javelin : THROWER
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Quotation: Part II : OFAGOODSHEPHERD
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Cow catcher : ROPER
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What moon, June and spoon do : RHYME
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Former hubbies, e.g. : EXES
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French fears : PEURS
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Yemeni city : SANA
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Rank : CLASS
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Blank-verse feet : IAMBS
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Quotation: Part III : TOSHEARHISFLOCK
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Soho trifle : HAPENNY
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Make lace : TAT
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Apply strenuously : EXERT
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Meara's husband : STILLER
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Sun follower : TAN
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End of quotation : NOTTOFLAYIT
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Deed : ACT
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Jazz pianist Garner : ERROLL
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Game of chance : KENO
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Egg custard : ROYALE
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Mini-maelstrom : EDDY
Down
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___, juin, juillet : MAI
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Prefix with freeze or hero : ANTI
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Choice cut : LOIN
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By degrees : INSTAGES
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Split: Comb. form : SCHIZO
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Atkins or Huntley : CHET
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Hse. mates : REPS
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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___ diem : PER
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Muse of music : EUTERPE
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"___ Were Very Young": Milne : WHENWE
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Surface elegance : VENEER
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The Norse Olympus : ASGARD
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English dynasty : TUDOR
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Japanese drama : NOH
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Satyrs' staffs : THYRSI
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Lines of interest to milady : HEMS
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Mispickel or pyrite : ORE
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Reynard : FOX
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Murderer in the Rue Morgue : APE
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Dismal : DREARY
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Librarian's reproof : SHUSH
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Blueprint, e.g. : PLAN
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The Dead Sea is one : SALTLAKE
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"I love," to Mr. Chips : AMO
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Network initials : NBC
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Invite : ASK
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Metric unit of weight : CENTNER
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"___ to Pieces" (Patsy Cline hit) : IFALL
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Greek letters : THETAS
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Mexican state : OAXACA
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Pound's "A Lume ___" : SPENTO
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"Rings on ___ fingers . . . " : HER
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Suppress : STIFLE
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Greek portico : STOA
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Kind of road or call : TOLL
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Hundred-___ Argus : EYED
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Melon feature : RIND
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Gold, to Guillermo : ORO
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Test : TRY
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Bauble : TOY

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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