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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1983

6-Down : Discordant; shrill

Author:
Remley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,288
Across
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Half of a sweet treat : BON
4
Suffix for Michael or Candle : MAS
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Sentimentality : BATHOS
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Couch-side confidant : ANALYST
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Most emaciated : BONIEST
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Revolver's palindromic cousin : ROTATOR
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Cole Porter hit: 1937 : ROSALIE
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L.A. headlines of 1978 : BRUSHFIRES
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Grazing spot : LEA
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Legal matter : RES
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Woe for Okies and Arkies : DUSTSTORM
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Partner of tear : WEAR
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Schick, e.g. : TEST
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Surly fellow : CUR
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Leatherworker's tool : AWL
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Sound : TONE
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Drive-in server : CARHOP
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Part of a bottom dollar? : REDCENT
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Flak : GUNFIRE
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Monastic milieu : PRIORY
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Let slip by : LOST
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Zoo name that looks odd, sounds fresh : GNU
40
K.B.E.'s title : SIR
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Buckles : SAGS
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Word with hot or pot : SHOT
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Alpine danger : AVALANCHE
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Foment : SOW
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Leafy lettuce : COS
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S.F. headline of 1906 : EARTHQUAKE
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In name only : TITULAR
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City or river in Mass. : TAUNTON
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Sightseer's diversion : SCENERY
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Manifest : EVIDENT
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Eagles' nests : AERIES
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C.S.A. stalwart : REB
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Aussie leaper : ROO
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Caustic comment : BARB
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___ about (phrase re a date) : ONOR
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Act of God : NATURALDISASTER
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They may start as rumors : MYTHS
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___ now (presently) : ASOF
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Discordant; shrill : STRIDENT
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Aid a cause : BOOST
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Suburb of Liège : ANS
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Aunt, in Avila : TIA
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The worst that may come : HELLORHIGHWATER
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Basketry twig : OSIER
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Fulton's energy source : STEAM
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Surgeon's new tool : LASER
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City on the Bug : BREST
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Deception : RUSE
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Meager : SCANT
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Stamping ground : TURF
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Distort : WARP
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Ornate pitcher : EWER
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Nickname Antoinette Perry had : TONY
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Virgil's land : TERRA
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Ornery one : CUSS
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Whether ___ : ORNO
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___-être (perhaps, in Paris) : PEUT
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Part of an electromagnet : COIL
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One possessing pizazz : GOGETTER
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"Oz" star Bert : LAHR
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Horrific : SCARY
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L.I. inlet : SOUND
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___ part (dissembles) : ACTSA
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Larynx product : VOICE
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Closes in on : NEARS
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News filler : SQUIB
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Wedding-vow word : HAVE
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Sierra Leone native : KONO
51
Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Prefix for corn or form : UNI
54
Majors or Marvin : LEE

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

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