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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1983

44-Across : Refuges

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,264
Across
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Cutting : SHARP
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Risky venture on Wall St. : SPEC
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Beatles film : HELP
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Describing a route from N.A. to London : POLAR
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"Welcome ___," Altman film : TOLA
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Family insignia : COATOFARMS
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U.S. portrait painter : NEEL
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Mar. follower : APR
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Chap : GENT
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Ancient hymn of praise : TEDEUM
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Raised : BRED
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Charo's "aye, aye" : SISI
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Overseas : ABROAD
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Rowan and Martin, once : PARTNERS
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Depression : GLOOM
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Surrealist painter : MIRO
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Valise : GRIP
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Bounce : OUST
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Originate : BEGIN
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Emanation from Etna : LAVA
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Lively dance : REEL
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O.A.S. and NATO : ORGS
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Fireman, at times : HOSER
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Kind of line at Detroit : ASSEMBLY
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Refuges : HAVENS
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Deride : GIBE
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Field mouse : VOLE
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Punch-drunk (in two senses) : GROGGY
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Fun for Ford : GOLF
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Brit. V.I.P.'s : MPS
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Be nomadic : ROVE
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Sissy : PANTYWAIST
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Afghan bigwig : AMIR
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Model : IDEAL
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Night spots for tots : BEDS
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Word with cast or reel : NEWS
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Silverheels or Todd role : TONTO
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Offshoot of a N.Y. group formed in 1866 : SPCA
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Animal trainer's prop : HOOP
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Winged : ALAR
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Squeal : RAT
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Ball-park purchase : PROGRAM
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"___ Up and Cheer" : STAND
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Boston, for one : PORT
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Shade tree : ELM
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Like some stomachs : CASTIRON
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Intimately : HANDINGLOVE
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Stead : LIEU
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Raffia source : PALM
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Graze : FEED
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Bragger's suffix : EST
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Volstead Act violators : BOOTLEGGERS
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Memsahib's wardrobe : SARIS
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Marketplace of old : AGORA
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Jazz style : BLUES
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Thorny subjects of a Gilroy hit : ROSES
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Tot's toe : PIGGY
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Remove from a tape : ERASE
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Split : RIVEN
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Coast Guard group : SPARS
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Truman biographer Miller : MERLE
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Spit-curl aid : BOBBYPIN
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Dodo : HALFWIT
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Russ. aircraft : MIG
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Divine : HOLY
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U.N. declarations : VOTES
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Snatch : GRAB
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Harold of Tin Pan Alley : ROME
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"Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
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Nibble : GNAW
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Aspect : MIEN
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Test for Jrs. : PSAT
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Norman town : STLO
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Exist : ARE
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___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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