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New York Times, Tuesday, August 9, 1983

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,327
Across
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Khachaturian : ARAM
5
Marsh bird : HERON
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Pluto or Dixie ending : CRAT
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Fairy's relative : PERI
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Put on a pedestal : ADORE
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Ring of light : HALO
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Verge : RAGGEDEDGE
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Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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Ohio port : LORAIN
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Artifice : DODGE
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Fine ___ : ARTS
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Vaudeville entrepreneur : ALBEE
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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Ancient queen, for short : CLEO
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Tenth men on A.L. teams : DHS
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African port : ORAN
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Mud volcano : SALSE
34
Money for Mitsu : YEN
35
Goad : URGE
36
Some K.G.B. men : SPIES
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A.F.L.-C.I.O.'s Kirkland : LANE
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Sights along the Tigris : RUINS
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English furniture designer: 18th century : INCE
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Shade tree : ELM
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Eye with desire : OGLE
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Wallflower, in a way : LONER
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Customary : USUAL
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A ___ Able : ASIN
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Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
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Hair conditioners : RINSES
52
French artist: 1877–1953 : DUFY
53
Horatio Alger hero : RAGGEDDICK
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Seed coating : ARIL
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Airplane, in Arles : AVION
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Q.E.F. word : ERAT
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Simba's pride : MANE
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Gossipy woman : YENTA
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Clears : NETS
Down
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First mo. of D.S.T. : APR
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Veritable : REAL
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Golden Fleece craft : ARGO
4
Kind of headache : MIGRAINE
5
___ coming (deserved) : HADIT
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Utopias, in a way : EDENS
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Five and a half yards : ROD
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Assn. : ORG
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Gratuitous : NEEDLESS
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Objurgate : CHIDE
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Collector's doll : RAGGEDYANN
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Rocky peak : TOR
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One below a marquess : EARL
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Organ stop : OBOE
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"Deutschland uber ___" : ALLES
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French chicken : POULE
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Actor Flynn : ERROL
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Tatterdemalion : RAGAMUFFIN
28
Mutiny ship : CAINE
30
Therefore : HENCE
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Show contempt : SNEER
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Mishap on an oiler : SPILL
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Boxer Robinson or Leonard : SUGARRAY
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Where Daniel prevailed : LIONSDEN
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Rake : ROUE
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Memorable Jenny : LIND
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Class : STYLE
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Jargon : ARGOT
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Italian art city : SIENA
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Floral aroma : AURA
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Robert Emmet's land : EIRE
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Begone! : SCAT
52
Hungry Horse, e.g. : DAM
54
Hail or farewell : AVE
55
Card-game call : GIN
56
Chess pcs. : KTS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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