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New York Times, Monday, August 15, 1983

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,333
Across
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Unadorned : BALD
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Young oyster : SPAT
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Wild hog : BOAR
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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One of seven arts : MUSIC
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Palo ___ : ALTO
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Deep-water food fish : REDSNAPPER
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Symbol of slenderness : REED
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Spokelike : RADIAL
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House of Lancaster emblem : REDROSE
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Olympics event : RELAY
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Shoe width : EEE
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"___ are born great ... ": Shak. : SOME
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Delete; censor : REDPENCIL
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Greedy : AVID
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Lark or condor : SOARER
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Single : ONE
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Evergreen : FIR
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Press or post ender : URE
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Squealer : RAT
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Chemical ending : ENE
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"The ___ quicker than ... " : HANDIS
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County in SE England : KENT
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In flagrante delicto : REDHANDED
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Fatal date in 44 B.C. : IDES
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Approved, for short : OKD
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Ruhr Basin city : ESSEN
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Boston Massacre soldier : REDCOAT
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Columnist Hopper et al. : HEDDAS
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In a frenzy : AMOK
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False clue : REDHERRING
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Marceau, e.g. : MIME
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Anticipate with pleasure : DROOL
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Emend : EDIT
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Quarry : PREY
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Armstrong or Diamond : NEIL
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Benedictine monks' titles : DOMS
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Force; energy : BIRR
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Locality : AREA
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She portrayed Princess Grace on TV : LADD
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Craved : DESIRED
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Diminutive : SMALL
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Baby seal : PUP
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Cleo's downfall : ASP
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Stratum : TIER
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Unfruitful : BARREN
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Margarine : OLEO
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Comedian Roscoe : ATES
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" ... ___ the six hundred": Tennyson : RODE
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Baby's one-piece garment : CREEPERS
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Scot's negative : NAE
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Farm-machinery name : DEERE
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Encircling : AROUND
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Affirmative vote : YEA
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Colleague of Wallace : SAFER
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Bogged down : MIRED
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Celtic priests : DRUIDS
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Removed the center : CORED
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Nonsensical : INANE
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Baltic people : LETTS
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Basic rule : STANDARD
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Military hat : SHAKO
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River in Scotland : DEE
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Of like nature : KINDRED
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Ray Bourque's game : HOCKEY
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Seashore find : SHELL
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Always, to Keats : EER
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Incline : RAMP
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Arab chieftain : EMIR
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Geodesic ___ : DOME
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Prank : DIDO
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Lively, to Liszt: Abbr. : ANIM
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Some noncoms : SGTS
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The buck stops her : DOE
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___ polloi : HOI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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