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New York Times, Monday, August 1, 1983

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,319
Across
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Exchange : SWAP
5
Make happy : ELATE
10
Goldfish : CARP
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A first name in mystery-writing : ERLE
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Kind of clerk : SALES
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Famous thoroughfare : WALLSTREET
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University at Houston : RICE
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Waste : SPOILAGE
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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Marcus Porcius : CATO
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Supports : UPHOLDS
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Famous thoroughfare : STATESTREET
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Related : AKIN
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Poems : ODES
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Affirmative vote : YEA
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Famous thoroughfare : SUNSETBOULEVARD
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Chapeau : HAT
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Likewise : ALSO
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Famous thoroughfare : FIFTHAVENUE
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Ornament shaped like a flower : ROSETTE
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Await decision : PEND
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Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
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Elective : OPTIONAL
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Indonesian island : BALI
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Famous thoroughfare : RODEODRIVE
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Golf club : IRON
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Straighten : ALINE
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Aalborg resident : DANE
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Repairs : MENDS
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Loch ___, in NW Scotland : NESS
Down
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Stitches : SEWS
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Envelop : WRAP
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Different: Comb. form : ALLO
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Water birds : PELICANS
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Fourth ___ (journalism) : ESTATE
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Slow musical passages : LARGOS
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To shelter, at sea : ALEE
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Golf-bag item : TEE
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N.Y.C. time : EST
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Tantalizing inducement : CARROT
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African gazelle : ARIEL
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Sped : RACED
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Squeeze : PRESS
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Venetian-blind part : SLAT
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"___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 song : THESE
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Indic language : URDU
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Cut away : PEEL
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Predatory sea gull : SKUA
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Hair dye : TINT
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Cuspid, e.g. : TOOTH
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Bat wood : ASH
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Yellow Sea feeder : YALU
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Fuss : ADO
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Pica alternative : ELITE
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Big man in the White House : TAFT
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___ the bullet : BITE
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Mamie, Carl or Mark : VANDOREN
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Catlike : FELINE
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Affix : APPEND
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Presidential rejections : VETOES
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Wife of Geraint : ENID
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Violent : RABID
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Maureen or John : OHARA
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Wise lawmaker : SOLON
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Chief Norse god : ODIN
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Emil Ludwig subject : NILE
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Advice, in Arles : AVIS
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Meadows : LEAS
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Aries : RAM
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Corrida shout : OLE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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