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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1983

5-Down : Got away from

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,375
Across
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Basso Italo : TAJO
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Composer Sir Edward : ELGAR
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Crooked : AWRY
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Repute : ODOR
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Ostentatious; fanciful : VIEWY
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Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
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Okinawan port : NAHA
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Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Corrida protagonist : MATADOR
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Cookie : WAFER
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African river : NILE
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Open-mouthed : GAPING
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Went by birchbark : CANOED
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Malefic : EVIL
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Burrows : ABE
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Oise feeder : AISNE
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In the works : AFOOT
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Thread: Comb. form : NEM
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Oct. 15, in old Rome : IDES
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Singer Bobby: 1936-73 : DARIN
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Look longingly : OGLE
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Did electrical work : WIRED
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Intelligence : BRAIN
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Seraglio room : ODA
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"And giving ___, up the chimney ... " : ANOD
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Disabled : MAIMED
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Unclouded : SERENE
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Olive for Olivia : OLEA
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Eucharistic plate : PATEN
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Prods the memory : REMINDS
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Salute : HAIL
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Porter's "Katie Went to ___" : HAITI
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___ off (sore) : TEED
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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C.P.A.'s : ACCTS
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Effluence : AURA
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Impart : LEND
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Dogpatch surname : YOKUM
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W.W. II vessels : LSTS
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Colliery unit : TON
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Bede or West : ADAM
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Ciceronian deliveries : ORATIONS
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Got away from : EVADED
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Star of "Can-Can" : LILO
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Grain beard : AWN
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Bread or spirits : RYE
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Ornithological : AVIAN
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Precept : RULE
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Flanders river : YSER
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Nautical position : ALEE
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Droop : WILT
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Shun : AVOID
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Nuclear particle : PION
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City on the Ohio : CAIRO
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Lent a hand : AIDED
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Falsify : BELIE
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Correct : EMEND
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Copland : AARON
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Eat in style : DINE
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Rug type : ORIENTAL
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Alert : WARN
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"___ Ha'i" : BALI
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Philip Wylie subject : MOMISM
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Fished for morays : EELED
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Silvers : PHIL
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Swiss stream : AARE
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Famous next-to-last words : ETTU
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Painter José Maria : SERT
54
Fodder : HAY
55
Famed French explorer : ACO
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"___ Rheingold" : DAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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