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New York Times, Wednesday, May 11, 1983

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,237
Across
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Paper measure : REAM
5
"Nobody ___ It Better," Carly Simon hit : DOES
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Receives top billing : STARS
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Singing voice : ALTO
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Young boobook : OWLET
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"Fair play" : TURNABOUT
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Revises : EDITS
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Part of Ed. D. : EDUCATION
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Meal : REPAST
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Excess of solar over lunar year : EPACT
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Close : NEAR
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Squinted : PEERED
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Ancient Mariner's companion : ALBATROSS
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Thrust : DRIVE
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A Stooge : MOE
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Delight : ELATE
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Bourg's department : AIN
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Nymph on Mt. Ida : OREAD
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Forever : ETERNALLY
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Nut : KERNEL
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Uprising : RIOT
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"Carmen" or "Norma" : OPERA
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Bury : ENTOMB
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Spellbind : MESMERIZE
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Polite : CIVIL
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The bounding main : OCEAN
64
Grind into dust : PULVERIZE
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"All's right with the ___": Browning : WORLD
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Executes : SLAYS
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Trim : NEAT
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Depression : DENT
Down
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One who seeds athletes : RATER
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Escape : ELUDE
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Barely aweigh : ATRIP
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Treasure State : MONTANA
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Soc. girl : DEB
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Plains Indian : OTOE
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Musical exercise : ETUDE
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Arrangement : SETUP
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Soothed : SOLACED
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Chirp : TWITTER
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Fort ___, Okla. : RENO
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Ollie's sidekick : STAN
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Property, e.g. : ASSET
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Excel : CAP
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Weight allowance : TARE
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Function : ROLE
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Irani coin : RIAL
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Base : EVIL
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Contradict : DENY
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Byproduct of bibliophilism : LORE
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This contains barley malt : BEER
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Convened : SAT
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Old or road follower : STER
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Where ships for Perry were built : ERIE
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Deviation from a general rule : ANOMALY
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Relies (on) : DEPENDS
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The time being : NONCE
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Togged out : ATTIRED
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Neptune, to a Celt : LER
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Age or cure : RIPEN
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Sky blue : AZURE
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Fore-and-aft sail : MIZEN
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Consecrated : BLEST
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Haylofts : MOWS
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Environment: Abbr. : ECOL
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Evening, in Napoli : SERA
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She was born free : ELSA
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Animal doc : VET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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