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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 1983

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J V W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Halt : LAME
5
Hides : MASKS
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Skin : PELT
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Mimic : APER
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Motionless : INERT
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One of HOMES : ERIE
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Far North timekeeper? : METRONOMEALASKA
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Hatchet : AXE
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Neighbor of Algeria : TUNISIA
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Slippery one : EEL
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Dol. parts : CTS
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Podiatrist's concern : CORNS
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Forbidden : TABOO
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Mountain pass : COL
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Transfer pic : DECAL
34
The old sod : ERIN
35
Computer in a space film : HAL
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Without difficulty : EASILY
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Capital high in the aedes? : MOSQUITOECUADOR
40
Quantity : AMOUNT
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Cole or Turner : NAT
42
Word on a biblical wall : MENE
43
More sensible : SANER
44
N.Y.C. is one : SPT
45
French fathers : PERES
46
Lasso for a gaucho : REATA
48
Dawn goddess : EOS
49
Notable period : ERA
52
Come forth : EMANATE
54
Beetle : DOR
57
Foamy Northeast spa? : BUBBLEBATHMAINE
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With 49 Down, Israeli V.I.P. : ABBA
61
Pacific island : SAMOA
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Speed : RACE
63
Require : NEED
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Discolor : STAIN
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Pierre's key : CLEF
Down
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Dalai ___ : LAMA
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Peak : APEX
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Apportion : METE
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Go wrong : ERR
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Negative : MINUS
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Presently : ANON
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Two quarters of an Isthmian city : SEMICOLONPANAMA
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Coal-tar product: Var. : KRESOL
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Step : STAIR
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Pod dweller : PEA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Enjoy : LIKE
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Greenish blue : TEAL
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Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
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Covered carriage : LANDAU
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Vanquish : CONQUER
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Oil-producing plants : SESAMES
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Motifs in music : TEMAS
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Bucknell mascot : BISON
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Feline : CAT
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Apple juice : CIDER
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Solitary : ALONE
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Ancient harps : LYRES
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S.R.O. production : HIT
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Old French coin : ECT
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Wind thread or film off a spool : UNREEL
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Nosh : EAT
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"___ Mater," Latin hymn : STABAT
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Laureate's product : POEM
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Make ___ of (botch) : AMESS
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Allen or Frome : ETHAN
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See 60 Across : EBAN
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Hick : RUBE
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French cleric : ABBE
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Your, in Paris : ATOI
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Phone : DIAL
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Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
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Navigation hazard : REEF
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Evil : BAD
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Rainbow : ARC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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