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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1983

Author:
J. Samuel Smart
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
J. Samuel Smart has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,336
Across
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Excoriate : FLAY
5
Amos Alonzo Stagg was one : COACH
10
Native of Inverness : SCOT
14
Dancer Montez : LOLA
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"Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
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Tortoise's competition : HARE
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Mideastern port : ADEN
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Pyongyang's counterpart : SEOUL
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Cinnabar and tinstone : ORES
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Paint the town red : KICKUPONESHEELS
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Spirit : ELAN
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Possessive pronoun : ITS
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Show up : APPEAR
28
Grendel and Cyclops : MONSTERS
33
Educate : TRAIN
34
Con man's victim : MARK
35
Actual : REAL
36
Rent : TORN
37
Disney film : BAMBI
38
"___ La Douce" : IRMA
39
Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
40
She caused strife in Priam's life : ERIS
41
Negatively charged particle : ANION
42
Demote : RELEGATE
44
Silver, to Shelley : ARGENT
45
King Cole : NAT
46
Actor Porter : ERIC
47
Can.-N.Y. resort area : THOUSANDISLANDS
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Navajo's neighbor : HOPI
56
Neutral color : BEIGE
57
Corrida participant : TORO
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Touch on : ABUT
59
Oscar winner for "Two Women" : LOREN
60
Hermit or fiddler : CRAB
61
Sanguine : ROSY
62
___-Deux-Mers (white wine) : ENTRE
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Exhibitionists : HAMS
Down
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Antiaircraft fire : FLAK
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Napoleonic battle: 1796 : LODI
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Waugh or Guinness : ALEC
4
Inventiveness of a sort : YANKEEINGENUITY
5
Mr. Milquetoast : CASPAR
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"___ Melancholy": Keats : ODEON
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Eternity's cousin : AEON
8
Lead : CLUE
9
High-latitude capital : HELSINKI
10
Fielder's fabulous feat : SHOESTRINGCATCH
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Concern : CARE
12
City on the Oka : OREL
13
Kinski role : TESS
21
___ Bator : ULAN
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Alts. : HTS
25
Perfume : ATTAR
26
British laborer : PROLE
27
Oral : PAROL
28
___ Stover (Huie heroine) : MAMIE
29
Spheres : ORBS
30
Mysterious : EERIE
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Film star Novarro : RAMON
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Point of view : SLANT
34
Trading center : MART
37
Unlike city hall : BEATABLE
41
Seed covering : ARIL
43
Ethane or methane : GAS
44
Leblanc's M. Lupin : ARSENE
46
Alpine climber's challenge : EIGER
47
Indo-Pakistani desert : THAR
48
Bindlestiff : HOBO
49
Musical composition : OPUS
50
Element no. 10 : NEON
51
Gossip : DIRT
52
Ibsen heroine : NORA
53
Nip : DRAM
54
Cries : SOBS

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

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