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New York Times, Saturday, April 2, 1983

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,198
Across
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Tasse qualifier : DEMI
5
Batter's locale : PLATE
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Behaves like a tout : TIPS
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"___ Get It for You Wholesale" : ICAN
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Fiddler's need : ROSIN
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Old weapon : SNEE
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"That's how you spell Chicago!": Part I : CHICKENINTHECAR
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Ages and ages : EON
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On the briny : ASEA
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Turn on an axis : ROTATE
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Spud : TATER
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Lip : SASS
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He made a mint in mines : HEARST
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Carlton Fisk's colleagues : WHITESOX
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Deplaned : ALIT
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Lean and hungry look, e.g. : MIEN
34
"Diamonds ___ Forever" : ARE
35
Car pts. : IGNS
36
French-door components : PANES
37
Chinese city : SIAN
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Inconclusive conclusion : TIE
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First-grade subj. : ADDN
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Dividing word : INTO
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Chicago Museum of Science and ___ : INDUSTRY
44
Put weight on : FATTEN
46
Simpatico : NICE
47
"The mouse ___ the clock" : RANUP
48
Antonym for 44 Across : FAMISH
51
Sentry's word : HALT
52
Dawn goddess : EOS
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See 17 Across: Part II : ANDTHECARCANTGO
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Mete out : DOLE
59
De Mille ballet : RODEO
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Prefix for plane or space : AERO
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Tennyson heroine : ENID
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Ache, emotionally : YEARN
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Gun type : BREN
Down
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Las Vegas lure : DICE
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Narcissus spurned her : ECHO
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Asserted : MAINTAINED
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Business abbr. : INC
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Like a programmed computer : PRESET
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Hermit : LONER
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Shortest continent, in a way : ASIA
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British can : TIN
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Catches the Metroliner : ENTRAINS
10
Dreaded fly : TSETSE
11
Peruvian indigene : INCA
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Bog contents : PEAT
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Very dry : SERE
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African teas : KATS
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Multitude : HOST
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Martial ___ : ARTS
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Gloss : SHEEN
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Papa Doc's milieu : HAITI
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City northwest of Chicago : ELGIN
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Chicago weather forecast : WINDY
29
Martyr at Rome: A.D. 64? : SAINTPETER
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Wax rhetorical : ORATE
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Inert gas : XENON
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"The Treasure of the Sierra ___" : MADRE
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Clumsy repairing : PATCHERY
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In ___ (in position) : SITU
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Conjoint : UNITED
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New thin ice : SISH
44
Peregrine : FALCON
45
Theater org. : ANTA
47
Less prevalent : RARER
48
Cover a bet : FADE
49
Unsigned, for short : ANON
50
Year in the reign of Edward VI : MDLI
51
"Mary ___ little lamb . . . " : HADA
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Karloff portrayal : OGRE
54
Part of a.s.a.p. : SOON
56
Great miler : COE
57
Bag : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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