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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1983

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,303
Across
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Lyra : HARP
5
Scene of "Tosca" : ROMA
9
Flag : SAG
12
Kandahar chief : AMIR
13
Cousins of elites : PICAS
14
They may bless the I.R.S. : CPAS
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Prominent positions : LIMELIGHTS
18
Elects : OPTS
19
Tenant : LESSEE
20
Abandons : SCUTTLES
22
Dior creation : SACK
24
First editor of "The Overland Monthly" : HARTE
25
Provisions provider : CATERER
28
Old Faithful, e.g. : GEYSER
31
Ornament : ADORN
32
Runs in neutral : IDLES
35
100 square meters : ARE
36
Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
37
Callao coin : SOL
38
Kind of coat or table : TURN
39
"That mighty ___ of song": Wordsworth : ORB
40
Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
42
Ornamental loop : PICOT
43
Tar : SEAMAN
45
Decays : MOLDERS
47
Persons, places or things : NOUNS
49
"Merry" in a game name : ALAI
50
Decorations on Gen. Grant's shoulders : EPAULETS
53
Bantingized : DIETED
57
City on the Rhine : BONN
58
June 6, 1944, in Ike's final plans : TARGETDATE
60
Army ___ : BRAT
61
Cronus was one : TITAN
62
Double preposition : UPON
63
Switchback's kin : ESS
64
Julian and Sidonian : ERAS
65
Indites : PENS
Down
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Albert or Carnegie : HALL
2
Nice girlfriend : AMIE
3
Tire mounts : RIMS
4
Manglers : PRESSERS
5
Control dishonestly : RIG
6
Renowned publisher : OCHS
7
Mate : MATCH
8
Allay : ASSUAGE
9
"Star Trek" character : SCOTTY
10
Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
11
Wicket, e.g. : GATE
13
Tune : PIECE
15
Conscription agcy. : SSS
17
Ascertain : LEARN
21
Exceedingly, in music : TRES
23
Santa : KRISS
25
Devices on guitars : CAPOS
26
Idolize : ADORE
27
Star performers : TOPBANANAS
29
Gaffe : ERROR
30
Lets : RENTS
33
What "i" and "j" have in common : DOT
34
Andean quadruped : LLAMA
38
Made neat : TIDIEDUP
40
Pope ___ VI: 1963–78 : PAUL
41
Funicello of film fame : ANNETTE
42
Braid : PLAIT
44
Rainier and Vernon : MOUNTS
46
Ancient : OLDEN
48
Step : STAIR
50
Recede : EBB
51
Small opening : PORE
52
Miss, in Madrid: Abbr. : SRTA
54
Record of a sort : TAPE
55
Word with blue or fives : ETON
56
Retreats : DENS
59
Farrell's "___ House McGinty" : GAS

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

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