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New York Times, Monday, April 25, 1983

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,221
Across
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Mousy : DRAB
5
Auditor's consideration : ASSET
10
Rose's plot : BED
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Scent of flowers : AURA
14
Afterward : LATER
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Meet head on : FACE
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Brain-to-brain phenomenon : MENTALTELEPATHY
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Golf V.I.P. : PRO
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Bearing : MIEN
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Group's habits, etc. : ETHOS
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Garden interloper : WEED
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Jab : POKE
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Lend an ear : ATTEND
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Edited : REVISED
31
Bani-Sadr's land : IRAN
32
Alarming item : SIREN
33
Berg of baseball : MOE
35
Features of some vaudeville shows : MINDREADINGACTS
39
Droop : SAG
40
Stand out : EXCEL
41
Observes : SEES
42
Post-outbreak takers : LOOTERS
44
___ of Good Feeling, in Monroe's day : THEERA
46
Anglo-Norman poet : WACE
47
Region : AREA
48
Grape seeds : ACINI
51
Fissionable item : ATOM
52
Resort of a sort : SPA
55
ESP, feminine style : WOMENSINTUITION
59
Rumanian city : ARAD
60
Available : ONTAP
61
Bard of ___ : AVON
62
Sweet potato : YAM
63
Delusion's partner : SNARE
64
Stag or stallion : MALE
Down
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Slightly wet : DAMP
2
He who regrets : RUER
3
River at Pisa : ARNO
4
"Casey at the ___" : BAT
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Closely related : ALLIED
6
Full : SATED
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Gun or actress : STEN
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Long fish : EEL
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Uno, due, ___ : TRE
10
Home of a Chaucerian pilgrim : BATH
11
Repeat : ECHO
12
African V.I.P.'s of yore : DEYS
15
Gruesome threesome : FATES
17
Sermon finale : AMEN
18
Chinese capital : PEKING
22
Make one's way : WEND
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Danger : PERIL
24
Hot spot : OVEN
25
Goals : AIMS
26
Experiment : TRIAL
27
This takes two : TANGO
28
Goes by bus : RIDES
29
Carson role : EMCEE
30
Grandpa, often : DOTER
32
Parisian's minced oath : SACRE
34
U.S. artificial satellite : ESSA
36
Keep : RETAIN
37
Corp. bigwig : EXEC
38
On the Black : ASEA
43
Possessed : OWNED
44
Entertaining company : TROUPE
45
Type of sphere : HEMI
47
Oil from petals : ATTAR
48
Heading on a team's schedule : AWAY
49
J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
50
Mosque priest : IMAM
51
Pier, to F. L. Wright : ANTA
52
Hindu deity : SIVA
53
Business combo : POOL
54
Sister-in-law of Diana : ANNE
56
Distress call : SOS
57
Chesterton's "The Flying ___" : INN
58
Scotch topper : TAM

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

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