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New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1983

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.81, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,231
Across
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Shave the lawn : MOW
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Ending for cash or cloth : IER
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Nadelhorn and Adlerhorn : ALPS
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Summer, in Savoie : ETE
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Fasten, in Fife : SNIB
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Brünnhilde's way out : PYRE
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With 53 Across, start of a Sandburg poem : THEFOGCOMESON
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Top card : ACE
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Smitten : INLOVE
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Dyer's need : VAT
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Composer of "The Bohemian Girl" : BALFE
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Rat follower : ATAT
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French hillside vineyard : COTE
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Different: Comb. form : ALLO
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Maui music makers, for short : UKES
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Song by Gershwin : AFOGGYDAY
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In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
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Cry's companion : HUE
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Undefeated coll. 11 in '82 : SMU
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Make tracks : SCOOT
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Frequent warning in L.A. : SMOGALERT
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Skylab 4 crew member : CARR
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Gradient : SLANT
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Addict : USER
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Ugandan exile : AMIN
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Irish name for Ireland : EIRE
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Nolan Ryan, for one : ASTRO
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A March : MEG
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Charlotte ___, a Virgin Islands capital : AMALIE
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Derby : HAT
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See 15 Across : LITTLECATFEET
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"___ penny . . . " : ONEA
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Lucid : SANE
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Brunched : ATE
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Mussorgsky subject : TSAR
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Black or White : SEA
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Embarrassed : RED
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Sec. of the Navy: 1906–8 : METCALF
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James Earl Jones role : OTHELLO
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Munchkinlike : WEE
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" . . . the Bird ___ the Wing" : ISON
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Its highest point is Scafell Pike : ENGLAND
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Manicotti stuffing : RICOTTA
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Siamang, e.g. : APE
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Scheldt feeder : LYS
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Nettle : PROVOKE
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U.S. and state groups : SENATES
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Flaubert's Emma : BOVARY
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"For shame!" : FIE
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Dole out : METE
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Rhyme scheme : ABAA
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Dick Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
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Loud, strident voice : FOGHORN
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One kind of cloud : CUMULUS
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Give the double-o : EYE
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Kind of reaction : GUT
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Org. founded in 1847 : AMA
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Tech. or 1st : SGT
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Grifter's operation : SCAM
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1960 Broadway musical : CAMELOT
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Roots : ORIGINS
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Product of wet crushing of ore : SLIMES
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Latin percussive pair : MARACAS
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Road repairers' sign : ONELANE
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Connoisseur : ESTHETE
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Made a new assessment : RERATED
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Fox or turkey attachment : TROT
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___ of approval : SEAL
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Doughboys' org. : AEF
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Boston jetsam : TEA
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Shale distillate : TAR
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Site for a drum : EAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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