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New York Times, Monday, June 20, 1983

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,277
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Stately display : POMP
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Heath : ERICA
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Singing style : SCAT
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Tibet's continent : ASIA
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Word after musk or water : MELON
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Surface : PAVE
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Describing Paraguay and Bolivia : LANDLOCKED
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Soon : ANON
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Church dignitaries : PRELATES
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Here : ATHAND
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Accessible : OPEN
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Threshing instrument : FLAIL
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Levantine vessels : SAICS
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Steelhead, e.g. : TROUT
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Recordings of a sort : LPS
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Jack of all trades : TINKER
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Baseball call : OUT
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Wiles : ARTS
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Aromatic resin : ELEMI
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Light brown : ECRU
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Something paid for professional aid : FEE
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Perfect serves : ACES
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Arouse : AWAKEN
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Drive in N.Y.C. : FDR
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Sound in a nest : CHEEP
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Sigmoid letters : ESSES
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Flat-topped hills : LOMAS
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Type of biog. sketch : OBIT
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Middleman of a sort : BROKER
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Gridiron upright : GOALPOST
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Sites : LOCI
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Old World buttercup : GOLDILOCKS
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Feel triumphant joy : EXULT
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Musical comp. : RHAP
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Porgy's woman : BESS
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Boy-girl events : DATES
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Grover's Corners, e.g. : TOWN
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Feeler : PALP
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Word with gold or coal : MINE
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Bars officially : PADLOCKS
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Express dramatically : EMOTE
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New : RECENT
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Kinds : ILKS
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Miler Sebastian ___ : COE
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Region in Spain : ANDALUSIA
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Former Algerian cavalryman : SPAHI
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Features in Panama : CANALLOCKS
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River to the Severn : AVON
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Look after : TEND
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Fall into disuse : LAPSE
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London art gallery : TATE
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"___ ever follows function": L. H. Sullivan : FORM
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"Comforter" in a Psalm : STAFF
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Meshes : INTERLOCKS
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Ex-Dodger captain : REESE
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Sieved soup : PUREE
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Bedazzles : STUNS
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Serviced a battery : RECHARGED
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Sediment : LEES
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City SE of Calais, Me. : EASTPORT
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High point : ACME
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Composer Kurt : WEILL
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Curly-haired canine : POODLE
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Migrant workers of the 30's : OKIES
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Entices : BAITS
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Bubble : BLEB
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Hoffman's Tootsie, e.g. : ROLE
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Fill to excess : GLUT
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Siete follower : OCHO
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The ___, Jutland cape : SKAW
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Recipe meas. : TSPN
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Chemical prefix : OXA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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