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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1983

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,269
Across
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___ gin fizz : RAMOS
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Plant fibers : SISALS
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"I'll Walk ___" : ALONE
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Bard's product : POEM
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Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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Ammonia compounds : IMINES
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A.L. team, for short : BOSOX
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Vedic fire god : AGNI
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Standing measure? : PARKINGMETER
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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One of three squares : MEAL
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"___ Walks in Beauty" : SHE
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John McGraw was one : MANAGER
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Pope's eight quarts? : GREGORYPECK
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Makes amends : ATONES
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Other, in Auteuil : AUTRE
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Warm and snug : TOASTY
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Sage field? : WISEACRE
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Gardner : ERLE
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Common Vatican name : PIUS
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Early Cuzco citizen : INCA
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Coil : HANK
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Lustrous length? : GOLDENROD
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Patriots' org. : AFC
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Side nuisance : THORN
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Touches of color : TINGES
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Crazy one : LOON
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Town in Normandy : STLO
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Bareheaded : HATLESS
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Ribbed fabric : REP
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Range of frequencies : BAND
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Western resort area : TAHOE
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Cockney tailor's infernal measure? : ELL
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Extinct measure for a roll of cloth? : DEADBOLT
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Compass pt. : ENE
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Ranted : RAILED
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Bring up : REAR
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Chinese port : AMOY
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Hungarian national hero : ARPAD
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Southern beauties : BELLES
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Patriarch : NESTOR
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Quarterback, at times : SNEAK
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Von Braun specialty : ROCKET
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Whirlpools : EDDIES
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Japanese sword : CATAN
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___ qua non : SINE
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Dexterous : DEFT
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O'Neill's "___ the Horizon" : BEYOND
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Setter's weight? : DOGPOUND
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Kind of dye : SRA
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Sky: Comb. form : URANO
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Fortune's partner : FAME
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"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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Reporter, e.g. : STAFFER
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Trunk item : TIRE
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Uncover : BARE
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John Jacob Astor, for one : TRADER
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Spot for birds : ROOST
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British letter : ZED
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Medium weight? : RADIOGRAM
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___-majesté : LESE
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Portuguese cape : ROCA
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Soviet news source : TASS
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"Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
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Board weight? : PLANKTON
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Oyster pond : CLAIRE
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Actor Walter and family : ABELS
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NCO's command : ATEASE
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Gun measure? : RIFLEBARREL
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Whining person : BLEATER
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Scroll repository : ARK
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Measurement standard : UNIT
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Pale as a ghost : ASHEN
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Short measure? : LITTLELEAGUE
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Only : MERE
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Part of AWOL : LEAVE
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Branding iron : SEARER
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Calabrian's land : ITALY
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___-in-the-bone : BRED
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Procrastinator's word : LATER
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Trinities : TRIADS
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Bells the cat : DARES
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Knocks : RAPS
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Nanking nursemaid : AMAH
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Grown-up filly : MARE
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Mork's planet : ORK
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Finnish lake : SAIMAA
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Title for Loren : SIGNORA
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Intrinsic : IMMANENT
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Rossini's "The ___ of Corinth" : SIEGE
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Puts in at a table : ANTES
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Wanton look : LEER
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Kazakh, e.g. : SSR
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Canceled a space flight : ABORTED
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Casanova : LOVER
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Kind of orange : OSAGE
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Well-known, in Napoli : NOTO
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Laborious effort : EXERTION
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Gaucho's milieu : PAMPAS
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Moldings : OGEES
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Perform : ENACT
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___ Way : MILKY
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Of course: Slang : NATCH
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Mews : GULLS
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Berlin's "___ Be Surprised" : YOUD
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Islands off New Guinea : AROE
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Shrivel : WITHER
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Sniff : INHALE
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Some distance north of England? : SCOTLANDYARD
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___ of Sandwich : EARL
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Moussaka ingredient : EGGPLANT
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Incite : PROD
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Durward from Ky. : KIRBY
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Antelope : ELAND
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Word for the 1940 Olympics : NONE
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Small gain to Tony Dorsett? : ATHLETESFOOT
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Icy sheets : FLOES
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Like some dorms : COED
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Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Used a cat : SAILED
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Installed in office : SEATED
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Greek island : SAMOS
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Bill : BEAK
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Substitute for action : TALK
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Buzzing bug : DOR
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Word on a 1775 flag : TREAD
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Fresh : RECENT
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Changed, as décor : REDONE
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View from a tower : PANORAMA
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Something extra : BONUS
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Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
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Compos mentis : SANE
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___ Bravo : RIO
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Creepy : EERIE
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Small role : CAMEO
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Sales pitch : SPIEL
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"The Creation of Adam," for one : FRESCO
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Black Watch garb : TARTAN
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Sec. of Agriculture: 1971–76 : BUTZ
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Spy name : HARI
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Word with hood or head : GOD
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Women's org. founded in 1890 : DAR
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Fashions : FADS
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Bisect : FORK
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Clubs on diamonds phenomenon : BASEBALL
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Sing lustily : TROLL
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Los Angeles team : RAMS
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Canceled : REPEALED
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Adjective for cerium : RARE
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Like the neighbor's grass : GREENER
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Severe critics : SLATERS
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Item for Hurd : EASEL
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Inclined : TILTED
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Thetis, e.g. : NEREID
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Bit : CRUMB
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Grease pencil : LINER
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Flaming : AFIRE
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Buddhist monk : ARHAT
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Musical note : BREVE
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Asian range : ALTAI
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Small aquarium fish : TETRA
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On a cruise : ASEA
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Oktoberfest quaff : BIER
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Culture medium : AGAR
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Measuring device : RULE
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Florida features : KEYS
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D-day craft : LST
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___ loss : ATA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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