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New York Times, Friday, January 15, 1982

10-Down : Play in which Lord Scroop appears

Author:
John D. Messenheimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John D. Messenheimer has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,756
Across
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Inlet : COVE
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Indian prince : RAJAH
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Between faith and charity : HOPE
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Sign : OMEN
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Overjoy : ELATE
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Enthusiasm : ELAN
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Disembark : LAND
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Playwright Neil : SIMON
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Poppaea Sabina's third spouse : NERO
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Least moist : DRIEST
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Caesar and Napoleon : EMPERORS
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Heartwood of certain trees : ALOES
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Suffix with comment : ARY
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"Home on ___" : THERANGE
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Fastens : RIVETS
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Capital of Ore. : SALEM
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Scads : RAFTS
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Illuminated : LIT
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Parched : ARID
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Festive : MERRY
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Trig function : SINE
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Word before Sea and after see : RED
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Name : TITLE
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Subsequently : LATER
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Smudges : SMEARS
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Dolphin, e.g. : CETACEAN
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Vapor : GAS
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Assyrian god : ASHUR
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Aggressive pugilist : SCRAPPER
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Victims of anoesia : IDIOTS
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Amy Lowell was one : POET
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Consumer : EATER
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Omit : SKIP
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A wife of Esau : ADAH
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Prevent : AVERT
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Blue gum, e.g. : TREE
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Fluids in test tubes : SERA
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___ Hill, breed of English sheep : KERRY
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Word with court or back : YARD
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Unfriendly : COLD
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Moreno of baseball : OMAR
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Start of Caesar's message : VENI
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Made beloved : ENDEARED
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Noted columnist : RESTON
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His ring cycle has ended : ALI
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Plains personage : JAMESEARLCARTER
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Jot : ATOM
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Gathering of Rhode Island Reds? : HENPARTY
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Play in which Lord Scroop appears : HENRYV
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Chromolithograph, for short : OLEO
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Fish also called a skegger : PARR
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Space monkey : ENOS
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Dig : SLAM
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Tosser of a golden apple : ERIS
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Bird with long white plumes : EGRET
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Despots : TSARS
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Seraglio : HAREM
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Slur over : ELIDE
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The cream : ELITE
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Skin problem caused by fungus : TINEA
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Strict : STERN
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Liberates : FREES
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Utter a spoonerism or malapropism : MISSPEAK
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Room for vestments : SACRISTY
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Source of remorse on a course : TRAP
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Macarize : LAUD
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Sicilian saint invoked against storms : AGATHA
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___ Tyrants of ancient Athens : THIRTY
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Places to get in trim : SPAS
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Set of rules : CODE
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Raise : REAR
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Roof edge : EAVE
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Gumbo : OKRA
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Style of pinafore : TIER
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Exceeded a certain limit : SPED
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Boot one : ERR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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