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New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 1983

Author:
Hickmott
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Hickmott has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,338
Across
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Kind of sandwich : CLUB
5
Corroded : ATE
8
Like some arches : FALLEN
14
Level a Londoner's lodgings : RASE
15
Endeavor : TRY
16
Cal Ripken is one : ORIOLE
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Galosh : OVERSHOE
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Ornament : EMBOSS
20
Mary Tyler and Dudley? : PARAMOURS
22
Medieval helmet : ARMET
23
S.A.T., for one : TEST
24
Icelandic literary work : EDDA
26
Madame de ___ : STAEL
29
Helios and Hurok? : PARASOLS
33
Taper : CANDLE
35
City in Paraguay : ITA
36
Early auto : REO
37
Equip : RIG
38
Jonquil shades : YELLOWS
41
Telpher : CAR
42
Ripen : AGE
43
F.F.V. name : LEE
44
Lunt, to Fontanne : SPOUSE
46
Sandy and Snoopy? : PARAPETS
49
Winkles out : OUSTS
50
Where Pizarro landed: 1532 : PERU
51
Scoter : COOT
53
Swindled : DUPED
56
Sibelius and Saarinen? : PARAFFINS
61
Muppet musician : ANIMAL
63
Napoleon, for one : CORSICAN
64
Tomorrow, in Toledo : MANANA
65
Lobster coral : ROE
66
Sun helmet : TOPI
67
"Horn" contents : PLENTY
68
Outcome : END
69
Kind of dragon : SNAP
Down
1
Cut short : CROP
2
"___, Come Back to Me" (Mauna Loa's song?) : LAVA
3
Addict : USER
4
Roundly rebuked : BERATED
5
Greek mountain : ATHOS
6
Dolly Varden, e.g. : TROUT
7
One employing binoculars : EYER
8
Front de Boeuf, to Ivanhoe : FOE
9
Pride of Philip II : ARMADA
10
"Balanced" people? : LIBRAS
11
This has heddles : LOOM
12
In addition : ELSE
13
Nutcracker's suite : NEST
18
Malodorous : SMELLY
21
Former treaty org. : SEATO
25
Sketches : DRAWS
26
Spat : SCRAP
27
Boreal forest : TAIGA
28
Osborne's "Look Back in ___" : ANGER
29
Naps : PILES
30
Roman underworld : ORCUS
31
Smallest : LEAST
32
Blisters : SORES
34
Sniggler for wrigglers : EELER
39
Abatement : LETUP
40
Parodies : SPOOFS
45
Ensembles : OUTFITS
47
Pithecanthropus : APEMAN
48
Narrow-minded teacher : PEDANT
51
Sing like Bing : CROON
52
Rowed : OARED
53
Humid : DAMP
54
Single : UNAL
55
Kind of needle : PINE
57
Land measure : ACRE
58
Image : ICON
59
Calif. city : NAPA
60
Small piece : SNIP
62
Ballad : LAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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