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New York Times, Friday, August 19, 1983

Author:
Jamie Kaplan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jamie Kaplan has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,337
Across
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G.I.'s therapy : REHAB
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Players : CAST
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Nanking nana : AMAH
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Israeli coin : AGORA
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Palindromic first name : OTTO
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Calif. valley : NAPA
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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Trailing plant : BEARBERRY
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"Grin ___!" : ANDBEARIT
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Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
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Open pastry : FLAN
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U.S.S.R. workers' cooperatives : ARTELS
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Large weasels : STOATS
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Prefix with meditated : PRE
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Mississippi River source : ITASCA
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Auto parts : MUFFLERS
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Harald the Fairhead's people : NORSE
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Obstacle : RUB
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External : OUTER
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Motorist's violation : SPEEDING
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Black screens : GOBOES
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Blake's "The Book of ___" : LOS
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Plan : INTEND
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Fosse show : DANCIN
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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___ Gay, bomb dropper : ENOLA
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Sauce for meat or fish : BEARNAISE
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White sight at a zoo : POLARBEAR
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Path : TRAIL
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Concubines' quarters : ODAS
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Matisse : HENRI
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Certain bills : TENS
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Cartoonist deemed nasty by Tweed : NAST
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Kin of curlicues : ESSES
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Nicaraguan native : RAMA
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Actor Richard from S.F. : EGAN
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Part of a ship : HOLD
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Swift, graceful horse : ARAB
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Bold prevaricator : BAREFACEDLIAR
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Indian snakes : COBRAS
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Did not dine out : ATEIN
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Math item : STAT
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Craggy hill : TOR
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About : ANENT
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Myrt's old radio partner : MARGE
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Spring month : APRIL
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Grant's successor : HAYES
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Neil Simon's "___ Park" : BAREFOOTINTHE
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Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
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What Sandy says : ARF
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Back backer : STOP
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Common vetch : TARE
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Bone: Comb. form : OSSE
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Soho oasis : PUB
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Electees : INS
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Make faces at the camera : MUG
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"___ tube," Alaska's pipeline : LUBE
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Nicholas Udall's school : ETON
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Protagonist of "Reds" : REED
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Alums. of tomorrow : SRS
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Hosp. group : RNS
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Charged atom : ION
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Snarl or growl : GNAR
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Not progressing : INARUT
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Railroad station : DEPOT
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Positive terminal of an electrolytic cell : ANODE
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Jeanette or Lloyd : NOLAN
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Teacher's concern : CLASS
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What policemen pound : BEATS
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Greek letter : BETA
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God once imprisoned in a bronze jar : ARES
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Fleming and Hunter : IANS
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Father : SIRE
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Team once led by Albie Booth : ELIS
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Artist Shahn : BEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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