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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1982

Author:
Sterner
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,753
Across
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Bills passed in D.C. and elsewhere : ONES
5
Man from Bangkok : THAI
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Man from Helsinki : FINN
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Selected : CHOSE
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Sculls : OARS
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Atomic physicist : UREY
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Sets free : RELEASES
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Anne or Emily : BRONTE
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Pod occupant : PEA
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Kind of trap or hug : BEAR
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N.Y. college : VASSAR
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Soothing ointment : BALM
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Coagulate : GEL
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Penetrate : ENTER
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Ringer : BELL
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Musical ending : CODA
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Vegetable : TWENTYONEACROSS
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Pious language : CANT
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Malachite and mispickel : ORES
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Watering holes : OASES
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Hundreds of mins. : HRS
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Fontanne's partner : LUNT
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Character in "Measure for Measure" : ANGELO
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Horn accessory : MUTE
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Kind of smith or soldier : TIN
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Put together : ATTACH
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Saved : REDEEMED
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Mineral : FORTYFOURACROSS
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Nichols hero : ABIE
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Above, in Bonn : UBER
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Mystical card : TAROT
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Cong. members : REPS
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"David and ___," 1962 film : LISA
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Jets once barred at Kennedy : SSTS
Down
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"___ ain't got a barrel ... " : OHWE
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Coward : NOEL
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Domestic slave in Ethelred's day : ESNE
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Reserve : SETAPART
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"When I Take My Sugar ___," 1931 song : TOTEA
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Hems' partner : HAWS
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Orinoco tributary : ARO
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Christopher's backer : ISABELLA
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Uproar : FUROR
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When this is hot, strike! : IRON
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Cozy spot : NEST
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Wall St. site : NYSE
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N.B.A. athlete : CTR
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Belgian river : YSER
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Stuff : CRAM
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Bundles of hay : BALES
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Climbing plant grown for fodder : VETCH
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Menachem's co-Nobelist : ANWAR
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British guns : STENS
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Mailed : SENT
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Laura, Stephen or William Rose : BENET
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Golden-egg layer : GOOSE
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Lemon of the 50's : EDSEL
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Cowboy gear : LASSO
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Carried : BORNE
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Tor : CRAG
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Vigorous; active : YOUTHFUL
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Joins : CONNECTS
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Charlie Brown's critic : LUCY
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Ghislanzoni libretto : AIDA
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Pair of socks : MATES
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Cotta's predecessor : TERRA
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Two of Sydney Carton's last words : AFAR
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Start of a famous soliloquy : TOBE
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Fall generator : TRIP
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Plants once called "herbs of grace" : RUES
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"Ut ___!" (Caesar's "As you were!") : ERAS
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Cartoonist Walker : MORT
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Those, to Pedro : ESOS
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Apr. changeover : DST
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Japanese sash : OBI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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