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New York Times, Monday, April 18, 1983

Author:
Marie West
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,214
Across
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"___ the man down" : BLOW
5
Rebuff : SLAP
9
Sidles : EDGES
14
Indian prince : RANA
15
Spotted cavy : PACA
16
Partner of chapter : VERSE
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Embittered : ACERBATED
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Fated : DESTINED
21
Ski runs : SLOPES
22
Opposed to, in Dogpatch : AGIN
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Avoid : SHUN
24
Back talk : LIP
27
Track transaction : BET
28
Item often checked : HAT
29
"In" thing : FAD
32
One of the kingdoms : ANIMAL
34
Exert control : DOMINATE
36
Dwarfish number : SEVEN
37
Marble : TAW
38
Harmonium : ORGAN
39
Freeloaders : SPONGERS
41
Escargots : SNAILS
42
Mel of baseball fame : OTT
43
Refrain syllable : TRA
44
Letter on a certain key : PHI
45
Maiden-named : NEE
46
Mall component : SHOP
47
Fasten securely : LASH
49
Complains : GRIPES
52
Emotional adherent : PARTISAN
56
Copland ballet : RODEO
57
Covered wagon : CONESTOGA
58
Moslem prince : AMEER
59
Consumer : USER
60
Stuff : CRAM
61
Round and glittering : BEADY
62
Hardy heroine : TESS
63
Roll-call reply : HERE
Down
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Finishing nail : BRAD
2
Guipure, e.g. : LACE
3
Take ___ time (be leisurely) : ONES
4
Oder feeder : WARTA
5
Droopy-eared dog : SPANIEL
6
Lying undeveloped : LATENT
7
Served a winner : ACED
8
Inflate expenses : PAD
9
They estimate man's origins : EVOLUTIONISTS
10
Breed of cattle : DEVON
11
Firm hold : GRIP
12
Victim of feudalism : ESNE
13
Bishoprics : SEES
18
Estimate re universal origins : BIGBANGTHEORY
21
Counterfeit : SHAM
23
Display : SHOW
24
Cow catcher : LASSO
25
Maladroit : INEPT
26
Central point : PIVOT
29
Dickens villain : FAGIN
30
Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
31
Thickly populated : DENSE
33
Chess pieces : MEN
34
Prosecuters: Abbr. : DAS
35
F.D.R. agency : NRA
37
Pitfall : TRAP
40
A son of Ares : EROS
41
Participants : SHARERS
44
SST and 747 : PLANES
46
Camera setting : SPEED
48
Period of service duty : HITCH
49
Snatch : GRAB
50
City in Georgia : ROME
51
Concept : IDEA
52
Stance : POSE
53
Miffed : SORE
54
Chinese gelatin : AGAR
55
Appellation : NAME
57
Record, as a song : CUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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