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New York Times, Tuesday, August 16, 1983

Author:
Elaine George
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Elaine George has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,334

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Tams and derbies : HATS
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Insect eaters : FROGS
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Gin : TRAP
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Quod ___ demonstrandum : ERAT
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Awaken : ROUSE
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Expansive : WIDE
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Hyena of comics : LENA
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Perfume of roses : ATTAR
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Seep : OOZE
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Chess, bridge, etc. : PASTIMES
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Roof timber : RAFTER
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Railroad flares : FUSEES
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Silk or velvet, e.g. : MATERIAL
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Mary or John Jacob : ASTOR
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Present : HERE
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Tom, Dick and Harry : TRIO
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Antonïn Carême's role : CHEF
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Roman goddess of agriculture : CERES
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Angel's fixture : HALO
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River duck : TEAL
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Shortening : LARD
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Chromosome components : GENES
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Usual : ORDINARY
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Next to : BESIDE
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Defeat : BEST
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Study intently : PORE
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Harsh women : SHREWS
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Vexed : PESTERED
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Decant : POUR
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Thoughts : IDEAS
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Except : SAVE
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Turn out : OUST
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"Odyssey" sorceress : CIRCE
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Song for Domingo : ARIA
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Ace, deuce, ___ : TREY
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___ of light : SPEED
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Gusher : WELL
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S O S : HELP
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Zone : AREA
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Thrashes : TANS
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"Enlightening the World" figure : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Picture accessories : FRAMES
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Fixed courses : ROTES
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Ins and ___ : OUTS
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Org. now called G.S.U.S.A. : GSA
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Notches at the edges : SERRATES
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Hit play by William Gibson : TWOFORTHESEESAW
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Tumult : RIOT
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Shaping tool : ADZE
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Nobleman : PEER
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Relative of a via : ITER
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Lime or lemon follower : ADE
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Ventured : DARED
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Ipso ___ : FACTO
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Poe's " . . . House of ___" : USHER
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Lieu : STEAD
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Gleeful : MERRY
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One forbidden to kiss for pleasure : IRANI
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Troubled : AILED
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Detached : LOOSE
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Core : HEART
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Harvard ___ : CLASSICS
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Actor Frobe : GERT
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Just out : NEW
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Took charge of : BOSSED
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Irene's concern : PEACE
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Blemish : SPOT
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Length of a lunch break : HOUR
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Trick : RUSE
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The elder Dumas : PERE
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Uncommon : RARE
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Pernicious : EVIL
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Do some trading : DEAL
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Dunk : DIP

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