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New York Times, Friday, July 29, 1983

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,316

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Across
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Morley of TV : SAFER
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Pebble Beach averages : PARS
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Word in a Milton title : LOST
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Five-sided base : PLATE
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"___ a man ... " : IMET
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Famous ape-man? : RICHLITTLE
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Errol of films : LEON
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However : YET
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___, amas, amat : AMO
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What time does to old newspapers : YELLOWS
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Newman-Redford film, with "The" : STING
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Kennedy Library designer : PEI
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Female fowl : PEAHEN
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What " ... " is : ELLIPSIS
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Actor Ray and namesakes : ALDOS
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A Manitoban : CREE
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River in Zaire : UELE
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Legatee : HEIR
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Greek island : SAMOS
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Tinfoil for mirrors : TAIN
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Dill herb : ANET
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Japanese tree : UPAS
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Silvers TV role : BILKO
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Cook's need : SAUCEPAN
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Hit man's gat : ERASER
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Fictional racer : HUR
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Arab republic : YEMEN
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Muezzin's post : MINARET
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Peru's Sumac : YMA
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Warm-weather refresher : ADE
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Take ___ the lam : ITON
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Part of an art collection : MINIATURES
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Dynasty until 1644 : MING
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Collar or college : ETON
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Summons to court : HALES
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Conversation filler : ISEE
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Tell all : SING
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Wear away : ERODE
Down
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Agile : SPRY
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Piece of reality : FACT
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Biblical word ending : ETH
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Connects with other things : RELATES
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Mountain climber's aid : PITON
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Wd. on a check : AMT
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Religious points? : STEEPLES
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Airplane strut : OLEO
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Like molasses in January : SLOW
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Bills in some tills : TENS
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"___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
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Big Island souvenir : LEI
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Swindle, in a way : SHORTCHANGE
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Site of the Black Forest : GERMANY
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Glacial hills : PAHAS
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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French farewell : ADIEU
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Composer Janacek : LEOS
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Cachets : SEALS
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Words on a 50's button : ILIKE
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Caballero's title : SENOR
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___-pie : CAPA
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Former trio, with "The" : SUPREMES
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"As I live and ___" : BREATHE
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Poet Lazarus : EMMA
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Ogler's activity : EYING
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Actress Kennedy : MIMI
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"___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
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Zilch : NONE
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S.A. simian : TITI
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Woody's son : ARLO
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Two-way action? : DEED
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To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
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Sine qua ___ : NON
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Initials in Nasser's day : UAR

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

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