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New York Times, Monday, August 8, 1983

Author:
Daniels
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Daniels has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,326
Across
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Victim of pillage : PREY
5
Slaves of yore : SERFS
10
Nigerian people : IBOS
14
Roof overhang : EAVE
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Solzhenitsyn, e.g. : EXILE
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Nothing more than : MERE
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Shultz's bailiwick : STATEDEPARTMENT
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Initiate a flow : TAP
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Shoe accessory : LACE
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Trims : PRUNES
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U.S. playwright: 1906–63 : ODETS
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Trotsky : LEON
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Search for provisions : FORAGE
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Exchange thoughts : CONVERSE
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Eared seal : OTARY
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Laminated rock : SLATE
34
Suffix with labor or favor : ITE
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Evaluate : RATE
36
Dull sounds : THUDS
37
City in Hungary : EGER
38
Indian of Colo. : UTE
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Tarkenton and Allison : FRANS
40
Member of an Iranian sect : BAHAI
41
Kibitzer's activity : MEDDLING
43
Make a certain chess move : CASTLE
44
Motored : RODE
45
Mediterranean state : MALTA
46
Famous silversmith : REVERE
49
Supervisor : BOSS
50
Scottish negative : NAE
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Former head of 17 Across : ALEXANDERHAIGJR
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Fen footing : MIRE
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Josh : TEASE
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Expression of woe : ALAS
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Chime : PEAL
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Muscular link : SINEW
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The one that follows : NEXT
Down
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Nuisance : PEST
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Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
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Vanished : EVAPORATED
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Nevertheless : YET
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Calm : SEDATE
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V.P.'s, e.g. : EXECS
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Ready for harvesting : RIPE
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Sen. Hawkins' state : FLA
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Medusa's tresses : SERPENTS
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Resistant to disease : IMMUNE
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Homophone for bin : BEEN
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English Channel feeder : ORNE
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Hardens : SETS
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Sorrowful poem : ELEGY
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Valuable discovery : TROVE
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Have courage : DARE
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A lot : LOADS
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Roman marketplace : FORUM
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Giant grass : OTATE
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Adhered : CLUNG
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Formation of two lines at 90 degrees : RIGHTANGLE
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Terrific buy : STEAL
31
Strange : EERIE
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Movie classic: 1953 : SHANE
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Scepters for Poseidon and Neptune : TRIDENTS
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Orient : EAST
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Fauna's partner : FLORA
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Light wood : BALSA
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Philadelphia institution : DREXEL
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Type of nut : CASHEW
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Code name : MORSE
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Boston Garden pathway : RAMP
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Miles from Okla. : VERA
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Soy or Roy : BEAN
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Trojan War hero : AJAX
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Jupiter and Mars : DEI
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John, in Glasgow : IAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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