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New York Times, Monday, September 19, 1983

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,368
Across
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French priests' titles of respect : ABBES
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Steep cliff : SCAR
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Gripe : BEEF
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British Prime Minister in 1776 : NORTH
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Unit of length : PACE
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Gudrun's mate : ATLI
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Related on the distaff side : ENATE
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Part of A.M. : ANTE
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Scorch : CHAR
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Rainy-day gear : WATERPROOFBOOTS
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Tightwad : PIKER
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Atlas feature : INSET
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Lakehurst sight : HANGAR
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Halls of justice: Abbr. : CTS
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Nautical word : ALEE
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Regard highly : ADMIRE
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"The ___," TV series: 1965–74 : FBI
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Cold-weather inner garb : WOOLENUNDERWEAR
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Understanding : KEN
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Elect : CHOOSE
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___ vez (again, to Juan) : OTRA
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Ostrich's extinct cousin : MOA
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Primps : PREENS
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Prospero's servant : ARIEL
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New Orleans sight : LEVEE
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Cold-weather outer garb : WINTEROVERCOATS
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Opposed : ANTI
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Ham's word : OVER
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Shock : APPAL
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Understanding words : ISEE
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
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Hawaii before 1959: Abbr. : TERR
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Villa d'___, at Tivoli : ESTE
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Yield to Morpheus : SLEEP
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Once more : ANEW
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___ fide : BONA
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Small nuisance : BRAT
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Norkay, e.g. : SHERPA
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Beau : SPARK
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Bark vessel : CANOE
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Thespian : ACTOR
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Sail part : REEF
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Francis and Nathaniel : BACONS
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Group attitudes : ETHOS
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Make proud : ELATE
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Cardinals' place in 1982 : FIRST
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Voracious fish : PIRANHA
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Female mosquito : BITER
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Dove's opponent : HAWK
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Kind of lamp : NEON
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Set : GEL
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Bird or vine : CREEPER
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Couple : DUO
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Alphabetic trio : MNO
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Psyche parts : IDS
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Entertainment : FETE
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Farm feature : BARN
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An attendant on Cleopatra : IRAS
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School in Savoie : ECOLE
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Misery : WOE
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Trade : METIER
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Some tires : RECAPS
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Expect : AWAIT
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Washer cycle : RINSE
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Prefix with link or lock : INTER
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Delights in : LOVES
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Brink : VERGE
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Judge's garb : ROBE
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October stone : OPAL
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Church projection : APSE
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London gallery : TATE
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Rebuff : SLAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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