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HOMETOWN HOKUM

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1983

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,311
Across
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Shavian vehicle for Cornell : CANDIDA
8
Sudden flurry : SPASM
13
Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
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Like a leaf : FOLIATED
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Delicious : TASTY
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"Rose of ___" : TRALEE
22
President out of Pa.? : CHESTERAARTHUR
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Kind of verb : ACTIVE
25
Segments of insects' legs : COXAE
26
Typewriter parts : DETENTS
28
Initiated violently : HAZED
29
Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
30
Up the ante : RAISE
32
Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
34
Undercooked : RARE
35
Small British isle : MAN
37
Fontanne and spouse : LUNTS
38
Fiber from a Philippine palm : ERUC
40
Sea bottom : BED
41
Bizarre : ODD
42
Stuttering comedian : ATES
43
Tribute to a toreador : OLE
46
Love feast : AGAPE
48
___ diem : PER
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Cobbling gear : AWLS
50
Spry : AGILE
52
On cloud nine : ELATED
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Head of state out of S.D.? : PIERRETRUDEAU
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Had a snack : NOSHED
59
Beat : TANNED
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Soissons summer : ETE
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Je vous ___ (I beg you) : PRIE
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Pinball no-no : TILT
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Secret society of a sort : TONG
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Containers for holy water : FONTS
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"___ fan tutte" : COSI
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Young Capitol employee : PAGE
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Area of a bird's beak : CERE
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Once called : NEE
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Glossy finish : ENAMEL
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Luck : CHANCE
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Former first sacker from Fla.? : ORLANDOCEPEDA
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County in Ga. : BARTOW
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Fermentation fomenter : YEAST
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Taken, in Toulon : PRIS
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Dart's partner : EGG
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Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : YEMEN
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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German port : KIEL
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Utility agcy. : PSC
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Alliance : BLOC
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De Lesseps feat : CANAL
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Essay : TRY
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Old cars : REOS
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Long-tailed apes : KRAS
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Male seal's contingent : HAREM
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Printers' org. : ITU
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Act melodramatically : EMOTE
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Lively, to Verdi : ANIMATO
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Did some flooring : TILED
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Show up : APPEAR
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Social historian out of Ohio? : CLEVELANDAMORY
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Goalie's domain : CREASE
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Gantry or Rice : ELMER
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___-Lautrec : TOULOUSE
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Conducted a roundup : HERDED
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City NW of Grenoble : LYONS
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Sign, as a payee : ENDORSE
Down
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Small salmon : COHO
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Home of the first great library : ALEXANDRIA
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Hebrew month before Iyar : NISAN
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Passé : DATED
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Ending with Bronx or Brooklyn : ITE
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Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
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"Bleak House" heroine : ADA
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Emphasis : STRESS
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French poodle's paw : PATTE
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Tennis star of the 70's : ASHE
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Dazes : STUNS
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Periwinkle, e.g. : MYRTLE
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Zeta follower : ETA
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Overcute : ARCH
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Early resident of the Caucasus : TATAR
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Ruler from N.J.? : ELIZABETHI
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Warner of 1775 : REVERE
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Rated in tennis : SEEDED
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Body governing TV : FCC
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Mine entrances : ADITS
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Lincoln's fiancée : RUTLEDGE
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Playwright out of Ore.? : EUGENEONEILL
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Mass of hair : MOP
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Expert : ADEPT
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Bandleader out of Kan.? : LAWRENCEWELK
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Beautiful: Prefix : CALO
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Comic poet from Utah? : OGDENNASH
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Fabulize : LIE
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Passed : ELAPSED
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Diversion : PASTIME
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Hudson or Essex : AUTO
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A cont. : EUR
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Slippery one : EEL
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Banned pesticide : DDT
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Understanding between nations : ENTENTE
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KO counter : REFEREE
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Cold comfort : ICECREAM
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Yurt : TENT
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Undermines : SAPS
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Controversial chemical : PCB
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Triumphant cry : AHA
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Actor from Ind.? : GARYCOOPER
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Rogers or Acuff : ROY
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Toothless : EDENTULOUS
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Pilsen product : LAGER
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Search thoroughly : COMB
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Mother of Fr., Sp., etc. : LAT
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State a viewpoint : OPINE
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___ Nineties : GAY
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Kaye of ballet fame : NORA
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Pope John Paul II's given name : KAROL
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Moralize : PREACH
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Always, on a score : SEMPRE
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Annul : CANCEL
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Provides provender : CATERS
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Frame for a fourposter : STEAD
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Asinine : SILLY
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Sort of port : HAVEN
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Balbo or Tajo : ITALO
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Indonesian island : TIMOR
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Alleviate : EASE
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Exec's note : MEMO
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Tint : DYE
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Ryder of comics : RED
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Daughter of Eris : ATE
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___ sequitur : NON
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Flop : DUD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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