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New York Times, Monday, May 9, 1983

Author:
Newell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Newell has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,235

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Across
1
Shorten : CLIP
5
Mushy : SOFT
9
Opposite of dele : STET
13
Yma Sumac's country : PERU
14
Pompeiian rooms : ATRIA
15
Servant in "The Pink Panther" : CATO
16
Belmont romantic: 1968 : STAGEDOORJOHNNY
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Sinew : TENDON
20
Ballet painter : DEGAS
21
Monster : OGRE
22
Rain hard : TEEM
24
Belmont intellectual: 1969 : ARTSANDLETTERS
30
Rallying cry : CHEER
31
Nose-bag provender : OATS
32
Unlisted stock: Abbr. : OTC
34
What hobos hit : ROAD
35
Word with milk or wheat : WHOLE
37
Twofold : DUAL
38
Printers' measures : EMS
39
Laborer : PEON
40
Passageway : AISLE
41
Chided Derby winner: 1921 : BEHAVEYOURSELF
45
Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
46
Farmer's concern : CROP
47
With regard to : ANENT
50
Goethe drama : EGMONT
53
Indulgent Derby winner: 1975 : FOOLISHPLEASURE
58
British princess : ANNE
59
Weather satellite : TIROS
60
In unison, musically : ADUE
61
Optimistic : ROSY
62
Recognize : SPOT
63
Garden vegetable : LEEK
Down
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Wall St. issues, for bonds : CPS
2
Native of Riga : LETT
3
Dies ___ : IRAE
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Like some dogs or eels : PUGNOSED
5
Squiffed : STONED
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Argentine gold : ORO
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Douglas ___ : FIR
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Plan or plot : SCHEME
10
Strong taste or odor : TANG
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Sicilian volcano : ETNA
12
Santa's largess : TOYS
14
Bedizen : ADORN
17
Poe or Masters : EDGAR
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"Waiting for Lefty" dramatist : ODETS
22
River duck : TEAL
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Leather ending : ETTE
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Kind of parallelogram : RHOMB
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Importune : TEASE
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Type of bin : LOONY
28
Bestir oneself : ROUSE
29
Dobbin's bailiwick : STALL
33
Musical symbol : CLEF
35
Contractional homophone for weave : WEVE
36
Garden tools : HOES
37
Transfer : DISPOSAL
39
Singer Page : PATTI
40
Redolence : AROMA
42
Rowing regatta site : HENLEY
43
Big cat : OCELOT
44
Spurs : URGES
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In a remote area : AFAR
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Admonition to Nanette : NONO
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Ages and ages : EONS
51
In one's birthday suit : NUDE
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Authentic : TRUE
54
Bond and Oxford: Abbr. : STS
55
Haunch : HIP
56
Old hand : PRO
57
Comic-strip scream : EEK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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