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New York Times, Tuesday, June 14, 1983

Author:
Sawikin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,271
Across
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Bivouac : CAMP
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Rakes; womanizers : CADS
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Man on a $10,000 bill : CHASE
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Settled : OVER
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Zayak move : AXEL
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Poet Conrad ___ : AIKEN
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Sweet drink : SODA
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Do the work of many a clerk : FILE
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Shoe attachment for Winfield : CLEAT
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Hawthorne classic : TWICETOLDTALES
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Colliery conveyance : TRAM
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Garden implement : HOE
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Von Stroheim command : ACTION
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Famed architect : PEI
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Hindu musical form : RAGA
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Respond to a stimulus : REACT
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Alden, to Mullens : LOVER
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Chem. room : LAB
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Hardly ever : ONCEINALIFETIME
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Took nourishment : ATE
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Shade of red : CORAL
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Corruptible : VENAL
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Roster : ROTA
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Item for a skiff : OAR
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Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
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Mr. and McMahon : EDS
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Barter : SWAP
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Type of recidivist : THREETIMELOSER
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U.C.L.A. player : BRUIN
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" ... how like ___": Hamlet : AGOD
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Level : RAZE
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Breadfruit of Luzon : RIMAS
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Jab : POKE
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Former Met star : AGEE
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Gun or actress : STEN
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Prank : LARK
Down
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Expenditure : COST
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Say it is so : AVOW
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Middle: Prefix : MEDI
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Source of perfection : PRACTICE
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Levantine garment : CAFTAN
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Postulate : AXIOM
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Small valley : DELL
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Luge, e.g. : SLED
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Tree whence chocolate comes : CACAO
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Dame Wendy or Arthur : HILLER
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African tree : AKEE
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Seven ___ : SEAS
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Suffix with persist : ENT
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Amatory : EROTIC
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He has taking ways : THIEF
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Like crashing waves : AROAR
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Int. group after the Baghdad Pact : CENTO
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Musical direction : TACET
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Kind of bear : POLAR
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Satan's delight : EVIL
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Make true : ALINE
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___Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
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White poplar : ABELE
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"Granada" songwriter : LARA
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Bare : REVEAL
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Snare : NOOSE
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Evanescent : TEMPORAL
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Antenna : AERIAL
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Strindberg's land : SWEDEN
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Like a blockhead : DENSE
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Offend a misocapnist : SMOKE
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Fit : TRIM
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Dromedary feature : HUMP
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"Lights out" signal : TAPS
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Norse tale : SAGA
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Weizman of Israel : EZER
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Emit fumes : REEK
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Bikini part : BRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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