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New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1983

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,270

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Across
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Glenn from Quebec : FORD
5
Fitzgerald specialty : SCAT
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Participate at a bee : SPELL
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Notable in "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
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Ripped : TORE
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Desi's daughter : LUCIE
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Where Burma is : ASIA
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King or Bates : ALAN
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Illinois city : ALTON
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Sound from a wind chime : TING
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Site in a Fonda-Hepburn film : GOLDENPOND
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Someone from Enid : SOONER
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Tel. line : EXT
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Head signal : NOD
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Ascendancy : PRESTIGE
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Explosion : BLAST
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A star of "Come Back to the 5 & Dime . . . " : CHER
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Mata ___ : HARI
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A Kennedy : ROSE
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"I have become ___ name": Rukeyser : ALOST
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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To the sheltered side : ALEE
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Bombast : RANT
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Building material : ADOBE
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Joyful : GLADSOME
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Nautical dir. : NBE
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"Limb of the devil" : IMP
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One of four in an Alda title : SEASON
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Hepburn film: 1935 : ALICEADAMS
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Granny or sheepshank : KNOT
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Peace advocates : DOVES
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Certain biog. sketch : OBIT
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Prefix with colon or formal : SEMI
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Nautical command : AVAST
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Trick : WILE
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Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Yiddish gossip : YENTA
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Require : NEED
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Actor Franchot : TONE
Down
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Motorist's headache : FLAT
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Nomad's delight : OASIS
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A mammal, for short : RHINO
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Hepburn film: 1944 : DRAGONSEED
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Put on a play : STAGED
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Distort : COLOR
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Most delicate : TENDEREST
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Angles : SLANTS
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Succulent part of fruit : PULP
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Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
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Hepburn's "The ___ in Winter" : LION
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Advance : LEND
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___ oneself (endeavor) : EXERT
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To no degree : NOT
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Prop in 28 Down : PHONE
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Hepburn film: 1957 : THEDESKSET
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Plummer role : IAGO
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Snatch : GRAB
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One, in Bonn : EINE
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Blow one's own horn : BRAG
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Lounge : LOLL
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Not ashore : ASEA
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Impose restrictions : CLAMPDOWN
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Nap : SIESTA
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Settled in cozily : NESTED
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It can be "your umbrella" : SMILE
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___ a customer : ONETO
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
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Hepburn TV movie "___ Among the Ruins" : LOVE
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Russian czar : IVAN
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Nichols hero : ABIE
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Roofing item : TILE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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