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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1983

59-Across : Durango or Hidalgo

Author:
Quivey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Quivey has 1 known pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,323
Across
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Soda jerk's utensil : SCOOP
6
Trilogy by Dos Passos : USA
9
Yearn : ACHE
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Apollo 16 command ship : CASPER
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Cold-weather threat : FLU
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Hera's mother : RHEA
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Grieg temptress : ANITRA
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Row : OAR
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Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Black ___ (patrol wagons) : MARIAS
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Tinges : CASTS
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Light-fingered sneak : PICKPOCKET
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Flightless bird : EMU
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Ar follower : ESS
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Extinct wild ox : URUS
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Vexes : RILES
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Pang : STAB
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Poem by Sandburg : LOSERS
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Stud on a sole : HOBNAIL
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Sandhog, e.g. : LABORER
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Root : ORIGIN
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Poet Nahum ___ : TATE
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Some singers : ALTOS
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Man of ltrs. : AUTH
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Pride of Sen. Norris : TVA
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Necktie fabric : REP
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Dead wrong : OFFTHEBEAM
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Record of a sort : ANNAL
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Malodorous : RANCID
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Pacific island staple : TARO
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Minor member : COG
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Durango or Hidalgo : ESTADO
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Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
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T-shaped staff : TAU
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His fare is spare : DIETER
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Interlock : MESH
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Pen : STY
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Mustard relative : CRESS
Down
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Sting : SCAM
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Finger food : CANAPE
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Egyptian deity : OSIRIS
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Branch of physics : OPTICS
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Malaysian state : PERAK
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Extraterrestrial vehicle? : UFO
7
Informal wear : SLACKS
8
Subtle sensory stimuli : AURAE
9
Smell ___ : ARAT
10
Shady sculptor? : CHISELER
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Mother ___ (guide carefully) : HEN
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___ Claire, Wis. city : EAU
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Ill-starred monk : RASPUTIN
22
Describing some lights : STROBE
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Part of O.R.U. : ORAL
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Beginner : CUB
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Simple : MERE
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World's largest oil producer : USSR
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Prefix with tope or type : ISO
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Hiver or été : SAISON
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Readied for the blade : LATHERED
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Rime : HOAR
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Walk-ons : BITPARTS
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Dinh Diem : NGO
39
Trellis piece : LATH
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Expression of impatience : TUT
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Free of trouble or debt : AFLOAT
44
Frame for drying cloth : TENTER
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Surrender possession : VACATE
46
Chemical compounds : AMIDES
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Data : FACTS
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Irreducible : BASIC
52
Early shipbuilder : NOAH
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Actress from Swindon, Eng. : DORS
55
"___ Lin," Scottish ballad : TAM
56
Sleeve nestler : ACE
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Writer de Maupassant : GUY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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