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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 1983

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,324
Across
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Musical symbol : CLEF
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Emulated Plummer : ACTED
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British baby's "wheels" : PRAM
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Radiant disk : HALO
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Potlatch : PARTY
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Shankar specialty : RAGA
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U.N. agency : ICAO
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Angry : IRATE
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"___ and out" : OVER
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Gotham address : CENTRALPARKWEST
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High roller's town : RENO
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Paris chef's need : SEL
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Wintry fallout : SLEET
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Before juin : MAI
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Lauder who makes scents : ESTEE
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Snake sound : HISS
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Forty winks : CATNAP
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Six-legged warrior : ANT
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See 20 Across : EASTEIGHTYSIXTH
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WSW's opposite : ENE
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Pavarotti, e.g. : TENORE
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Painter of "Dog Barking at the Moon" : MIRO
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Like stickum : PASTY
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Chevets : APSES
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Japanese woman diver : AMA
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CCXV x X : MMCL
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See 20 Across : PARKAVENUESOUTH
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Yours, in Tours : ATOI
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Mariner's direction : APORT
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Teutonic trio : DREI
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Clique : CLAN
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Bristles : SETAE
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Ceorl's cousin : ESNE
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Crystal sound : TING
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Greenwings : TEALS
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Rather and Rowan : DANS
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Stylish : CHIC
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"Arsenic and Old ___" : LACE
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Dash : ELAN
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Ottoman : FOOTREST
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Of bees : APIAN
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Charlemagne, to Calabrians : CARLOMAGNO
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"The Tender ___" : TRAP
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Julia ___ (Judy Canova) : ETTA
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Users of Red 2 : DYERS
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Roams stealthily : PROWLS
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Great review : RAVE
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Stores fine wine : AGES
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Mecca for shoppers : MART
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Macerate : RET
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Donjons : KEEPS
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Hampshire Downs : SHEEP
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Tarzan's "rope" : LIANA
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Hazards on high roads : ESSES
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Dumas follower of Louis XIII : ATHOS
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Kind of contest : INTRAMURAL
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Broadway horde : TAXIS
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Belief system : ETHOS
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French co. : CIE
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Popeye's affirmative : AYE
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Original meanings : ETYMA
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Burst inward : IMPLODED
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Attractive : TAKING
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Chemists' org. : ACS
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Nautical command : AVAST
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Doles : METES
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Locarno ___: 1925 : PACT
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Gudrun's husband : ATLI
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Racing-form word : ROAN
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Fencer's arm : EPEE
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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___ Major : URSA
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Vols' home : TENN
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Doesn't tarry : HIES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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