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New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 1983

Author:
Virginia L. Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,278
Across
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Broadway bomb : FLOP
5
Queen Elizabeth 2, e.g. : SHIP
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" ... and ___ to steer her by" : ASTAR
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Tang dynasty poet : LIPO
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Roof part : EAVE
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Late-show heavy : LORRE
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Gilded and Golden : AGES
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Winged : ALAR
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Wide : BROAD
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Maritime trio : THREEMENINATUB
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Soiled : STAINED
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Black cuckoos : ANIS
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Put on : DON
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Forks over : PONIESUP
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Legendary cowboy ___ Bill : PECOS
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Tropical plant : CANNA
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Period : ERA
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Merit : EARN
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Small flock of partridges : COVEY
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Tenpenny, for one : NAIL
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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"It ___ a heap o' livin' ... " : TAKES
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Caesura : PAUSE
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Paid a bounty hunter : REWARDED
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French resort city : PAU
44
Scoria : SLAG
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Making happy : ELATING
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Albatross slayer : ANCIENTMARINER
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Foe of Pericles : CLEON
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___ out (resolve) : IRON
54
Job for Perry Mason : CASE
55
West, to Ponce de León : OESTE
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Memo : NOTE
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Sweeten the pot : ANTE
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Davis or Midler : BETTE
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Quarterdeck affirmatives : AYES
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"___ we forget" : LEST
Down
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Certain abodes : FLATS
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Like some beers : LIGHT
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It's sometimes grand : OPERA
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God of the sea : POSEIDON
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Salts : SEAMEN
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Summoned to court : HALED
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Czar's name : IVAN
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Persian elf : PERI
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Balkan country : ALBANIA
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Sally : SORTIE
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Honeymoon habiliments : TROUSSEAU
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Eric the ___ : RED
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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Goat : NANNY
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Did a street job : PAVED
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Some bills : ONES
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Author of "QB VII" : URIS
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Wane or wan : PALE
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Count or viscount : PEER
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Leisure : EASE
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Lofty sea perch : CROWSNEST
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Industrial fuel : COKE
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Sponge : CADGE
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Adjective for this puzzle : NAUTICAL
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Boot-camp recruit : TRAINEE
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He wrote "I Kid You Not" : PAAR
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March family creator : ALCOTT
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Smooths : PLANES
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Gush : EMOTE
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Void : INANE
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Fits one into another : NESTS
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Welcome : GREET
49
Windward's opposite : ALEE
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Historic vessel : NINA
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Ancient battle site : TROY
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Corn on the ___ : COB

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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