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New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 1983

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,219

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Across
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Ullmann : LIV
4
"___ delights not me": Shak. : MAN
7
Tongue-lash : SCOLD
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Mineral used in insulation : MICA
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Fictional captain : AHAB
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Quay on a river : LEVEE
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Philippine fort : COTA
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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Producer who discovered Judy Garland : JOSEPHPASTERNAK
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Name of three canals : SOO
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Whopper : LIE
24
Adherents : ISTS
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Cancel : ERASE
28
Feast in the open : PICNIC
30
Tibetan monk : LAMA
31
Angelico, e.g. : FRA
32
School of American art : ASHCAN
36
Warren Beatty's sister : SHIRLEYMACLAINE
39
___ as a pin : ASNEAT
40
Pub offering : ALE
41
Skin : RIND
42
Nog and negus : DRINKS
44
Parting word, in León : ADIOS
45
Dross : SLAG
48
Lure for Bobby Shaftoe : SEA
49
Church facility : PEW
50
Creator of Abie the Agent : HARRYHERSHFIELD
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Halos : AURAS
57
An amino acid : DOPA
58
Whodunit item : CLUE
59
Stand of trees : GROVE
60
Montand : YVES
61
Weight unit : KILO
62
Carpenter, at times : SAWER
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Veneration : AWE
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___ de vie : EAU
Down
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Fashionable beach resort : LIDO
2
Desserts : ICES
3
"Julia" Oscar winner: 1977 : VANESSAREDGRAVE
4
Like a he-man : MACHO
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___, skip and a jump : AHOP
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Russian ballerina who defected to the U.S. : NATALIAMAKAROVA
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Liquor flavoring : SLOE
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Actor knighted in 1934 : CEDRICHARDWICKE
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Patisserie's need : OVENS
10
"___ c'est moi!" : LETAT
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Pigeonholes' loci : DESKS
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Salvation Army off. : MAJ
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Irreducible : BASIC
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"The Bells" poet : POE
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Ace and queen, e.g., in a bridge hand : TENACE
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A Lanchester : ELSA
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Cheeers : RAHS
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Cole Porter's "I ___ Love" : AMIN
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Peep : PRY
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Atlas abbr. : ISL
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Object believed to have magical powers : FETISH
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Half of CCVI : CIII
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___ Hegirae : ANNO
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Rorem et al. : NEDS
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Roman household god : LAR
38
Smith and Capone : ALS
43
Poor : NEEDY
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W.W. I initials : AEF
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Chases flies : SHAGS
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Lady in Petrarch's sonnets : LAURA
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Highway-sign feature : ARROW
49
Stage : PHASE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Eject : SPEW
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Pen name of fame : ELIA
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Honey : LULU
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___ volente : DEO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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