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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1983

Author:
Fraas
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,239

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Across
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Oriental temple : PAGODA
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Man has 12 of these : MOLARS
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Throwback : ATAVIST
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Site of N.T. events : GALILEE
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Pleated drapery : VALANCE
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Windflower : ANEMONE
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Building wing : ELL
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Biting insect : GALLINIPPER
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Cup-to-lip mishap : SLIP
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Typewriter rollers : PLATENS
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Contend : VIE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Caught : GOT
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Book of sacred songs : PSALTER
33
Excludes an LL.B. : DISBARS
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Toughen : ANNEAL
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Kim Hunter's role in "A Streetcar ... " : STELLA
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Muscle for a good turn : ROTATOR
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Mutt, compared to Jeff : SMALLER
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Coll. degrees : ABS
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Trapper's trophy : PELT
44
Unite : TIE
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Do the town : STEPOUT
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
51
Hodgepodge : GALLIMAUFRY
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Succeeded : WON
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Gold-colored alloys : OROIDES
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Most abysmal, as weather : FOULEST
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Shirtwaist, for one : GARMENT
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Mineral-rich area of Europe : SILESIA
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Harvard, among U.S. colleges : OLDEST
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"Gentlemen, be ___" : SEATED
Down
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___ the way (facilitates) : PAVES
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In any way : ATALL
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Roves : GALLIVANTS
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Egg cells : OVA
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Bell sound : DING
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Music org. : ASCAP
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Preciosity : MANNERISM
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Liquid portion of fat : OLEIN
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Hobbles : LIMPS
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Hanging over on one side : ALOP
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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Crystal gazer : SEER
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Check checker : TELLER
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Describing trotters or pacers : GAITED
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Gresham's ___ : LAW
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Birds' pates : PILEA
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Into total disorder : GALLEYWEST
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Money in Belgrade : PARA
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Smugly superior person : SNOB
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Runaway trip to a J.P. : ELOPEMENT
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Stabilizer: Comb. form : STAT
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Contradict : BELIE
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Meal : REPAST
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Surfeits : STUFFS
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Piniella or Costello : LOU
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Viscous mud : SLIME
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Flood and neap : TIDES
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Ménage à ___ : TROIS
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W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
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Inward: Anat. : ENTAD
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Spirited or aggressive : GOGO
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Asiatic sea : ARAL
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Alfred, ___ Tennyson : LORD
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Christmastide : YULE
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Pasture : LEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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