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New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,201
Across
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High golf shot : BAFF
5
Booted : SHOD
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Jaw : GAB
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Seat of Nobel Institute : OSLO
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First name of the 18th U.S. President : HIRAM
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Glut : SATE
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Shensi province capital : SIAN
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Lariat for Luis : REATA
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Crafts' companion : ARTS
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Start of an Ogden Nash rhyme : CANDYISDANDYBUT
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Astronauts' go-ahead signal : AOK
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Loser to H.C.H. in 1928 : AES
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Applied the rod : SPANKED
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Beached : AGROUND
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Rank : CASTE
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Wild talker : RAVER
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Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano : LOA
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Slowly aged beer : LAGER
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Critic's cluck : TST
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Operculum : LID
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Creator : MAKER
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"'Twas on ___ they slew Him": Lanier : ATREE
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Phonograph-record coating : ACETATE
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Filaments : THREADS
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Pub staple : RYE
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"Three Men ___ Horse" : ONA
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End of the Nash rhyme : LIQUORISQUICKER
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Chits : IOUS
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A memorable Rubinstein : ARTUR
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Last Stuart ruler : ANNE
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Insipid : FLAT
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Pope who became a saint : LEOII
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Cows, to Cowper : KINE
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Simmons or Kluszewski : TED
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Lon. and Rot. : SPTS
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Pear variety : BOSC
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Gunther's "Inside ___" : ASIA
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Cheese-filled tart, e.g. : FLAN
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Creamy confection : FONDANT
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Butcherbird : SHRIKE
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Speeds : HIES
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Computer "food" : DATA
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Habiliment : GARB
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Aleutian battleground: 1943 : ATTU
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Outdo : BEST
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Houk of the Red Sox : MANAGER
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Authority : SAYSO
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Bondage : YOKE
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Author Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Milan's La ___ : SCALA
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Wall Street event: 1929 : PANIC
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Isolated : ASIDE
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Donald Duck, for one : DRAKE
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Turn away : AVERT
29
Extremist : ULTRA
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Word between red and reindeer : NOSED
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Products of some palms : DATES
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Vital statistic : AGE
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Football play : LATERAL
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Noted name in medicine : MAYO
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Indian water buffalo : ARNI
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Light, flat pastry : TEACAKE
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Reliance : TRUST
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Moslem beauties in Paradise : HOURIS
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Jack, for one : LIFT
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Maiden captured by Hercules : IOLE
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Type-metal space : QUAD
52
Angers : IRES
53
Street-corner sign : STOP
54
Knock off : QUIT
55
It goes with purl : KNIT
56
City in Sicily : ENNA
57
Bobbin : REEL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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