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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1983

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,225
Across
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Confectioneries, e.g. : SHOPS
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Make a pinch : NAB
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"Save ___ from his friends . . . ": Hazlitt : AMAN
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Cute marsupial : KOALA
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Lucid : SANE
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Acronym born 4/4/49 : NATO
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Elia product : ESSAY
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Staleness : MUST
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Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Drinks : WETSONESWHISTLE
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Kerry's county seat : TRALEE
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Egg depositories : NESTS
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Track of a cat : WAKE
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Dazzled : GLARED
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Accelerator of maturation : AGER
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Like Socrates : ERUDITE
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Mulligatawny vessels : TUREENS
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He wrote "Jennie Gerhardt" : DREISER
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Rock formation : TERRANE
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Become a stool pigeon : SING
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Preventer of many a strike : TENPIN
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Pyromaniac's offense : ARSON
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Dogmata : TENETS
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Begins : GETSONESFEETWET
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Rimbaud's "his" : ALUI
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Penny follower : ANTE
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"A Guide to Confident Living" author : PEALE
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Opportune : RIPE
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Preserver of produce on a RR : ICER
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Pyle of the Fourth Estate : ERNIE
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Vestige : SCAR
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Chemin de ___ : FER
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Ferrara rulers for several centuries : ESTES
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Distort : SKEW
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Plus-fours accompaniment : HOSE
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Drier of a sort : OAST
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Billboard worker : PLASTERER
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" . . . solicitous what men will ___ think": Hale : SAYOR
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Sartre's first novel : NAUSEA
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Was liable, with "for" : ANSWERED
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Playwright Henley : BETH
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Licorice-flavored seed : ANISE
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Spinnaker supports : MASTS
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Like Pisa's oddity : ATILT
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Pushes forward cautiously : NOSES
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Odor : SMELL
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Gee-gee : NAG
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___ course (at the right time) : INDUE
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Power unit : WATT
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Chill : AGUE
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Noted drama critic : KERR
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Stray : ERR
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Calamities : DISASTERS
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"Love ___ the Air," 1978 tune : ISIN
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Ky. neighbor : TENN
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Hence, to Hadrian : ERGO
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"His wife could ___ lean" : EATNO
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Compass point : NNE
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Life, e.g. : SENTENCE
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Vex : PESTER
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Deduce : INFER
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Mata Hari, ___ Zelle : NEE
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Food thickeners : AGARS
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Keepsake : RELIC
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Buddhist shrine : STUPA
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Twig for basketry : OSIER
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Conical structure : TEPEE
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Credulous : NAIF
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Desire : WANT
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Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
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Links items : TEES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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