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New York Times, Monday, September 5, 1983

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,354
Across
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Ibsen heroine : NORA
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Match site : ARENA
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Tail end : LAST
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
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Rocky Mt. pine tree : PINON
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Indian of yore : INCA
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A-one state : TIPTOPCONDITION
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Spires : STEEPLES
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Vales : DELLS
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Kennedy or Williams : TED
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Become enraged : SEERED
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Negligent : REMISS
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Wading birds : SORAS
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Kind of pea : SPLIT
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Deg. for a would-be Chagall : BFA
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Visible part, belying ominous immensity : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
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Suffix for journal : ESE
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Raise cattle : BREED
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Apes a hen : ROOSTS
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Term of address to a nobleman : MILORD
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Conducted : LED
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Garland's "A ___ the Middle Border" : SONOF
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A turning for aid : RECOURSE
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Greeting at dawn : TOPOFTHEMORNING
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Calla lily : ARUM
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Patron of a sort : DONOR
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Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
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Wagers : BETS
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Shell out : SPEND
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Asian holidays : TETS
Down
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N.J. court team : NETS
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Leave out : OMIT
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Mature : RIPE
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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Some are Delicious : APPLES
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Prepared potatoes, in a way : RICED
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A grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Negative prefix : NON
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Plus : AND
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Metric measures : LITERS
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Like some beldams : ANILE
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Berate : SCOLD
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Thrashes : TANS
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Chooses : OPTS
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Conceive : IDEATE
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Reliable : SOLID
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Leif's father : ERIC
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Miles per hour : RATE
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New Haven team : ELIS
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Dawdle : MOPE
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Michio ___, famous dancer : ITO
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Tear along : SPEED
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Sliver : SHRED
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Panhandles : BEGS
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Get vexed : FRET
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Eras : AGES
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Distant : FAROFF
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Row : TIER
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Disgruntled fan's sound : BOO
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Thrives, as a flower : BLOOMS
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Disk : RECORD
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Smell : ODOR
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Dudley from London : MOORE
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Facts fed to a computer : INPUT
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Flop : LEMON
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Pierce : STAB
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Coty or Magritte : RENE
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Army group : UNIT
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Take a taxi : RIDE
52
Tizzy : SNIT
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Selves : EGOS
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Grid score : TDS
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Flight on a shuttle : HOP

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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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