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New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1983

Author:
Cromwell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Cromwell has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,293
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Tendency : BENT
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Clothing fabric : SERGE
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Prefix with john or tasse : DEMI
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On the Mediterranean : ASEA
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Experiment : TRIAL
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Surprise attack : RAID
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F. A. Bartholdi's creation : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Coterie : SET
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Formed : MADE
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Evangel : GOSPEL
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Skilled : ABLE
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Apron tops : BIBS
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Seeds : SPORES
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Special-interest representative : LOBBYIST
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A malted beverage : LAGER
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American ___, state tree of Del. : HOLLY
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"O brave ___ world . . . !" : NEW
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Employs : USES
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Short story : CONTE
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Light out : FLEE
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Ave. relative : RTE
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What tyros must learn : ROPES
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Spout : ORATE
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Disregard : PASSOVER
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Type of drawing : CRAYON
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Ghazels, e.g. : ODES
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Satiate : CLOY
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Kitchen tool : SLICER
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Land of the Peacock Throne, once : IRAN
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Coal size : PEA
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Site of a D.C. French creation : LINCOLNMEMORIAL
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Erstwhile : ONCE
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A sister of Melpomene : ERATO
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In addition : ALSO
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Last : WEAR
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Leo's boss : TAMER
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Distribute : METE
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Singing voice : BASS
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Italian family of patrons : ESTE
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Unmixed : NEAT
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Make lace : TAT
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Moves quietly : STEALS
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Disintegrate : ERODE
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Widespread : RIFE
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Unit of acceleration : GAL
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Qualified : ELIGIBLE
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Stylish; elegant : DRESSY
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Frontier figure : EARP
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Tiny creature : MITE
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Pastoral composition : IDYL
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Reddish brown : UMBER
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London cop : BOBBY
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"Scourge of mortals": Homer : ARES
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Examines closely : BOLTS
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Drink noisily : SLURP
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Ristorante offering : PASTA
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S-shaped moldings : OGEES
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Anchorite : LONER
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Mosaic, e.g. : INLAY
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Take care of : SEETO
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'Twixt : TWEEN
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Partner of fears : HOPES
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Bedspread : COVERLET
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Ravel : FRAY
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Agnes DeMille ballet : RODEO
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Maine university town : ORONO
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Cosmos' game : SOCCER
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Uproar : CLAMOR
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Minoan land : CRETE
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Poky : SLOW
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Word with party or date : LINE
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Peruvian Indian : INCA
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Heap : PILE
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Senator from N.C. : EAST
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Former Fed. agency : NRA
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Ewe's mate : RAM

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