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S'NO JOBS

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 1992

83-Across : Minn. Siouans

Author:
Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,629
Across
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Scold vehemently : BERATE
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Quarrel : SCRAP
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On the briny : ASEA
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Old Tex. units of length : VARAS
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Cossack chief : ATAMAN
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Petrarch's beloved : LAURA
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Shoshoneans of Colo. : UTES
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"All ___ for Christmas ... " : IWANT
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Disk jockey? : RECORDHOLDER
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Society musician? : BALLPLAYER
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Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
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Inhabit : PEOPLE
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Shelters, in Savoie : ABRIS
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Leaning to one side : ALIST
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Character actor Leon : AMES
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Craftier : SLYER
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Louver : SLAT
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Yen ÷ 100 : SEN
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Irritated : IRED
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Outburst : SALLY
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Fence of stakes : PALISADE
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Radium, e.g. : EMITTER
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Baldwin-Wallace college site : BEREA
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Joint projection : TENON
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Cheville : PEG
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Swindled : ROGUED
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Robot? : METALWORKER
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Benevolent org. : SPCA
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Harrington's "The ___ America" : OTHER
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First of HOMES : HURON
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Memorable couturier : DIOR
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Large white gannet : SOLAN
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Nation's foes : WETS
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Dr. Kildare portrayer : AYRES
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Unisonally : ASONE
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Large clams : GAPERS
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Vienna-to-Graz dir. : SSW
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Gym assistant? : BARTENDER
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Grand Tour site : EUROPE
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Carries away : ABLATES
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Very long time : EON
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Rodgers and Hammerstein musical : ALLEGRO
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Motionless : ATREST
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Zookeeper? : STRAWBOSS
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Stripling : LAD
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Passerine songbird : OSCINE
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Minn. Siouans : IOWAS
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Distance equaling 1,482 meters : MILE
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Burned completely : ASHED
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Director Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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El Misti's locale : ANDES
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Hosiery thread : LISLE
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Memorable jazz artist Zoot ___ : SIMS
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Wholesale plant grower or cattleman? : STOCKBROKER
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Used a Jacuzzi : BATHED
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Christie's "There ___ Tide" : ISA
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Aspect; side : PHASE
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Members of the peerage : EARLS
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Retinue : CORTEGE
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Surface depression due to a mine collapse : SINKHOLE
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Coagulate : CURD
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Florid : RED
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Ramble : ROVE
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Showy houseplant : CALLA
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Glissaded : SLID
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Author of "Common Sense" : PAINE
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Eremite : LONER
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Expiator : ATONER
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Liturgical vestment : ALB
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Pediatrician? : NURSERYMAN
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Is he guilty of monkey business? : ORGANGRINDER
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Brazilian seaport : BELEM
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Duck, in Essen : ENTE
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Upstairs : ABOVE
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Galahad's mother : ELAINE
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End of a Stein line : AROSE
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Evening, in Paris : SOIR
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Fed : DINED
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Sinner : DEBTOR
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Young Simpson : BART
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Hot times in Tours : ETES
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Choppy sea : RACE
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Latin I word : AMO
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Swimming-pool cover : TARP
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Made beloved : ENDEARED
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Inclined : SLOPED
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Rings : CALLS
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Unpolished : RUDE
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"All the Things You ___" : ARE
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Counterpart : PARALLEL
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C. ___ Smith of old films : AUBREY
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Series of steps : STAIR
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Elusive ones : EELS
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Pelé's gp., once : ASL
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Heavy : VILLAIN
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Is in store for : AWAITS
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Mantas : RAYS
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Dill herb : ANET
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Riv. boat: Abbr. : STR
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Father of 1 Down : HOMER
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Anemic color : PALLOR
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Secondary statute : BYLAW
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Thermoplastic resin : SARAN
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Healthier, in a way : SANER
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Asiatic goat antelopes : SEROWS
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Overacts : EMOTES
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Astronomer? : NIGHTWATCHMAN
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Road to Rome : ITER
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Bristly : SETOSE
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Tea from spray's first three leaves : PEKOE
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Grocery clerk? : APPLEPOLISHER
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Area equaling 1,000 square meters : DECARE
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An Alaskan First Family : EGANS
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Day of the wk. : TUES
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"The Green ___," J. Wayne film : BERETS
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Triplet : TRIN
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Foolish guillemot : MURRE
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Estimation : ODOR
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Profound sleep : SOPOR
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Pioneer in development of celluloid : HYATT
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Puppeteer of the 30's : SARG
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Humble : ABASE
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Put on a pedestal : ADORE
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Town in Mozambique : SENA
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Infer : GUESS
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N.J. five : NETS
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"___ Dream," Wagner aria : ELSAS
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French cheeses : BRIES
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Afford temporarily : LEND
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Domiciles : ABODES
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Degrade : LOWER
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Place to see Giotto paintings : ASSISI
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Submerge : SINK
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Destructive whelk : WINKLE
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State without proof : ALLEGE
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Transferred, as property : DEEDED
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Dark Martian spot : OASIS
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Uneven : EROSE
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Intertwine : LACE
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Woman's dress glove : MITT
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Chief artery : AORTA
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Bedeck : LARD
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Aggressive one : SHOVER
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Uncle Miltie : BERLE
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Frame : RAILROAD
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Edged : BORDERED
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Smallest unit of speech : PHONEME
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Prompter's activity : CUING
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Malay daggers : KRISES
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Leather worker : TANNER
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Duplicated genetically : CLONED
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Raccoon's cousin : COATI
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Cudgel : STAVE
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Caesar, when a lad : PUER
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Young Guthrie : ARLO
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Alphabetic sequence : LMNO
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Literary conflict : AGON
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Entrance for a U.M.W. man : ADIT
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"Tonight Show" host : LENO
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Rabbit or Fox : BRER
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Hoopsters' org. : NBA
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Last word of "Ulysses" : YES
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Baseball stat : RBI
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Apprehend : NAB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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